Alex Fiks, MD, MSCE

Alex Fiks, MD, MSCE

Alex Fiks, MD, MSCE, is a pediatrician, holder of the Distinguished Chair in the Department of Pediatrics, and an academic investigator in childhood obesity research for the Healthy Weight Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: General pediatrics
Locations: Main Campus; Karabots Pediatric Care Center, West Philadelphia
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass.

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics
Clinical Informatics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Academic Investigator, Healthy Weight Program

Distinguished Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Co-Medical Director, Pediatric Research Consortium (PeRC)

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

Fiks AG, Gafen A, Hughes CC, Hunter KF, Barg FK. Using freelisting to understand shared decision making in ADHD: Parents' and pediatricians' perspectives. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Aug 24. [Epub ahead of print] Read abstract.

Fiks AG, Leslie LK. Partnership in the Treatment of Childhood Mental Health Problems: A Pediatric Perspective. School Ment Health. 2010 Jun 1;2(2):93-101. Read abstract.

 

 

Bell LM, Grundmeier R, Localio R, Zorc J, Fiks AG, Zhang X, Stephens TB, Swietlik M, Guevara JP. Electronic health record-based decision support to improve asthma care: a cluster-randomized trial. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr;125(4):e770-7. Epub 2010 Mar 15. Read abstract

Pati S, Feemster KA, Mohamad Z, Fiks A, Grundmeier R, Cnaan A. Maternal Health Literacy and Late Initiation of Immunizations Among an Inner-City Birth Cohort. Matern Child Health J. 2010 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print] Read abstract.

 

Fiks AG, Localio AR, Alessandrini EA, Asch DA, Guevara JP. Shared decision-making in pediatrics: a national perspective. Pediatrics. 2010 Aug;126(2):306-14. Epub 2010 Jul 12. Read abstract.