Mark D. Joffe, MD

Areas of Expertise: Emergency medicine, Pediatric injuries, Child abuse
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

    Internship

    Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency

    Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Emergency Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Pediatrics
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Director, Community Pediatric Medicine

    Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2010

    Joffe MD: "Burns", in Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 6th Edition, Fleisher GR and Ludwig S, (eds), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA., 2010.

    Joffe MD and Loiselle J: "Orthopedic Emergencies", in Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 6th Edition, Fleisher GR and Ludwig S, (eds), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA., 2010.

    2009

    Joffe MD, Brennan L. Child Neglect and Abandonment in Recognition of Child Abuse for the Mandated Reporter. Giardino and Giardino eds, G.W.Medical Publishing, 2009.

    2008

    Joffe MD: “Respiratory Failure”, in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, Second Edition. Cronan K, Selbst S (eds), Mosby Philadelphia, 2008.

    2006

    Joffe MD: "Burns", in Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 5th Edition, Fleisher GR and Ludwig S, (eds), Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, 2006.

    Joffe MD and Loiselle J: "Orthopedic Emergencies", in Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 5th Edition, Fleisher GR and Ludwig S, (eds), Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, 2006.

    2005

    Dahlman A and Joffe MD:”Emergency Medicine”, in The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics, Frank, Shah, Catallozzi and Zaoutis, eds. Blackwell, 2005.

    2003

    Joffe, MD, Pediatric Editor, The American College of Physicians Home Medical Guide, second edition. Goldmann, D, Horowitz, D (Eds.), Dorling – Kindersley Inc., New York, 2003.

    2002

    Joffe, MD, Pediatric Editor, The American College of Physicians Home Medical Advisor , Goldmann, D, Horowitz, D (Eds.), Dorling - Kindersley Inc., New York, 2002.

    Joffe MD, Rubin D: "Sexual Abuse and Rape", in Current Pediatric Therapy. Burg F, Polin R, Ingelfinger R, and Wald E, (eds), W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA, 2002, pp 395-398.

    2001

    Joffe MD: “Respiratory Failure/Airway Management”, in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets. Cronan K, Selbst S (eds), Hanley and Belfus, Philadelphia, PA, 2001, pp 14-18.

    Abstracts

    2012

    Posner KR, McLoughlin R, Kelly A, Joffe MD, Alpern ER. Presence of serum ketones in patients with dehydration due to gastroenteritis and correlation with clinical dehydration scale. Pediatric Academic Societies, Poster Presentation, Boston, April 2012.

    Papers

    Joffe MD, Alpern ER. Occult pneumococcal bacteremia: a review. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Jun;26(6):448-54; quiz 455-7. Read abstract

    Posters and Presentations

    December 2011 - “Approach to Febrile Infants and Toddlers”, "Acute Management of Asthma", "Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Appendicitis", “Pediatric Poisoning”, "Head Trauma", "Foreign Bodies, Aspirated or Ingested", “Pediatric Poisoning”, "Pediatric Emergency Case Studies", “Medical Errors in Pediatrics”, "Pediatric Emergency Radiology", “Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders”, Update in Pediatrics for Practitioners and Emergency Medicine,Sarasota, FL

    February 2012 - “Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders”, “Child Abuse”, "Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Appendicitis", “Medical Errors in Pediatrics”, "Pediatric Emergency Case Studies", Grand Rounds and Seminar Series, Clinica Allemana, Santiago, Chile

    January 2011 - “Approach to Febrile Infants and Toddlers”, "Acute Management of Asthma", "Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Appendicitis", “Pediatric Poisoning”, "Head Trauma", "Foreign Bodies, Aspirated or Ingested", “Pediatric Poisoning”, "Pediatric Emergency Case Studies", “Medical Errors in Pediatrics”, "Pediatric Emergency Radiology", “Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders”, Update in Pediatrics for Practitioners and Emergency Medicine, Sarasota, FL