Rakesh Mistry, MD, MS

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ

    Residency

    Pediatrics - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

    Board Certification

    Emergency Medicine
    Pediatrics

    Graduate Degree

    MS - Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2011

    Mistry RD: Pertussis. In Fleisher & Ludwig’s The 5 Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult. Hoffman RJ, Wang VJ, and Scarfone RJ (eds). 1st ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2011: 742-3.

    Mistry RD: Malaria. In Fleisher & Ludwig’s The 5 Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult. Hoffman RJ, Wang VJ, and Scarfone RJ (eds). 1st ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2011:602-3.

    Mistry RD: Heat Illness. In Fleisher & Ludwig’s The 5 Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult. Hoffman RJ, Wang VJ, and Scarfone RJ (eds). 1st ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2011:468-9.  

    2009

    Mistry RD. Breast Lesions (Chapter 11). In Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 5th ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2009: 760-1  

    2008

    Iyer S, Mistry RD: Septic Arthritis. In Schwartz MW: The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 5th ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2008: 760-1.

    Iyer S, Mistry RD: Cytomegalovirus. In Schwartz MW: The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 5th ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2008: 248-9.

    Mistry RD: Malaria. In Schwartz MW: The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 5th ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2008: 504-5  

    2007

    Mistry RD, Gorelick MH: Urinary Tract Infection (Chapter 33). In Baren, Brennan, Brown, Rothrock: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1st ed., Mosby, St. Louis, MO. 2007: 299-305.  

    2004

    Mistry RD: Scarlet Fever (Chapter 16-7). In Greenberg M: Greenberg’s Text-Atlas of Emergency Medicine, 1st ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2004: 565

    Mistry RD: Pertussis (Chapter 16-4). In Greenberg M: Greenberg’s Text-Atlas of Emergency Medicine, 1st ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2004: 550-551

    Mistry RD: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (Chapter 20-1) In Greenberg M: Greenberg’s Text-Atlas of Emergency Medicine, 1st ed., Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. 2004: 700-701

    Papers

    2013

    Aronson PL, Henderson AA, Anupindi SA, Servaes S, Markowitz RI, McLoughlin RJ, Woodford AL, Mistry RD. Comparison of clinicians to radiologists in assessment of abdominal radiographs for suspected intussusception. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 May;29(5):584-7. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31828e62d6. PMID: 23603646.

    Henderson AA, Anupindi SA, Servaes S, Markowitz RI, Aronson PL, McLoughlin RJ, Mistry RD. Comparison of 2-view abdominal radiographs with ultrasound in children with suspected intussusception. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Feb;29(2):145-50. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3182808af7. PMID: 23364378.
     
    Mistry RD, Marin JR, Alpern ER. Abscess volume and ultrasound characteristics of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Feb;29(2):140-4. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3182808a41. PMID: 23364375.
     
    Kharbanda AB, Hall M, Shah SS, Freedman SB, Mistry RD, Macias CG, Bonsu B, Dayan PS, Alessandrini EA, Neuman MI. Variation in resource utilization across a national sample of pediatric emergency departments. J Pediatr. 2013 Jul;163(1):230-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2012.12.013. Epub 2013 Jan 16. PMID: 23332463.

    2012

    Scott HF, Donoghue AJ, Gaieski DF, Marchese RF, Mistry RD. The utility of early lactate testing in undifferentiated pediatric systemic inflammatory response syndrome. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Nov;19(11):1276-80. doi: 10.1111/acem.12014. PMID: 23167859.
     
    Cassidy-Smith T, Mistry RD, Russo CJ, McCans K, Brown N, Capano-Wehrle LM, Drago LA, Vitale PA, Baumann BM. Topical anesthetic cream is associated with spontaneous cutaneous abscess drainage in children. Am J Emerg Med. 2012 Jan;30(1):104-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2010.10.020. Epub 2010 Dec 3. PMID: 21129885.

    2011

    Renuart AJ, Mistry RD, Avery RA, Licht DJ, Seiden JA, Huh JW, Boswinkel JP, Liu GT, Shah SS. Reference range for cerebrospinal fluid protein concentration in children and adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Jul;165(7):671-3. doi: 10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.89. No abstract available. PMID: 21727282.
     
    Baumann BM, Russo CJ, Pavlik D, Cassidy-Smith T, Brown N, Sacchetti A, Capano-Wehrle LM, Mistry RD. Management of pediatric skin abscesses in pediatric, general academic and community emergency departments. West J Emerg Med. 2011 May;12(2):159-67. PMID: 21691519.
     
    Schinasi DA, Mistry RD. Cholelithiasis in a toddler with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Jun;27(6):533-4. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31821dc6a1. Erratum in: Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Aug;27(8):788. Mistry, Rakesh [corrected to Mistry, Rakesh D]. PMID: 21642788.
     
    Aronson PL, Mistry RD. Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency presenting as hepatitis. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Jun;27(6):527-9. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31821d86c1. PMID: 21642786.
     
    Avery RA, Licht DJ, Shah SS, Huh JW, Seiden JA, Boswinkel J, Ruppe MD, Mistry RD, Liu GT. CSF opening pressure in children with optic nerve head edema. Neurology. 2011 May 10;76(19):1658-61. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e318219fb80. PMID: 21555733.
     
    Mistry RD, Scott HF, Zaoutis TE, Alpern ER. Emergency department treatment failures for skin infections in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Jan;27(1):21-6. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e318203ca1c. PMID: 21178810.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

    Posters and Presentations

    2012

    Mistry RD, Shapiro DJ, Goyal MK, Zaoutis TE, Gerber JS, Liu C, Hersh AL. Therapeutic Differences and Geographic Variability for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the United States. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Section of Emergency Medicine Poster Session, Boston, MA, May 2012

    Mistry RD, Shapiro DJ, Goyal MK, Zaoutis TE, Gerber JS, Liu C, Hersh AL. Therapeutic Differences and Geographic Variability for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the United States. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Section of Emergency Medicine Poster Session, Boston, MA, May 2012

    2011

    March 12-15, 2011 Pediatric Emergence Medicine: Detection, Diagnosis, and Developing Treatment Plans. American Medical Seminars, Temple University CME, Sarasota, FL.

    Henderson AA, McLoughlin RJ, Aronson PL, Anupindi SA, Servaes S, Markowitz RI, Mistry RD. Plain Radiographs compared to Ultrasound for Emergency Department Screening for Intussusception. Platform Presentation American Academic of Pediatrics National Conference Section on Emergency Medicine, Boston, MA, October 2011

    November 2, 2011 Infectious Disease Workshop. 27th Annual Intensive Course in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

    June 4, 2011 Collaboration and Education: Defining the Future of Pediatric Care in Emergency Medicine. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Didactic Session. Boston, MA.

    June 4, 2011 Where is the Evidence? Current Evidence and Future Progression of Common Pediatric Emergency Conditions. Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Didactic Session. Boston, MA.

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial

    Academic Emergency Medicine, Peer-Reviewer
    Academic Pediatrics, Peer Reviewer
    Journal of the American Medical Association, Peer-Reviewer
    Journal of Pediatrics, Peer-Reviewer
    Health Policy, Peer-Reviewer
    Pediatrics, Peer-Reviewer
    Pediatric Emergency Care, Peer-Reviewer
    Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, Peer-Reviewer

    Academic Committees at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia and Affiliated Hospitals

    2011 -   Division of Emergency Medicine Scientific Review Committee Philadelphia

    2010 -   CHOP Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection

    2010 -   Faculty Mentor and Member of Clinical Competency Committee, Pediatric Residency Program

    2007 -   Division of Emergency Medicine Billing/Compliance Task Force

    2006 -   Health Information Management Committee

    2005 -   Division of Emergency Medicine Education Committee