Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
George Washington University, Washington, DC
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


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

Board Certification

Clinical Informatics – American Board of Pathology
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Director of Clinical Informatics, Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics


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

Departments and Services




Fiks Alexander G, Mayne Stephanie, Karavite Dean J, Debartolo Elena, Grundmeier Robert W (2014). A Shared e-Decision Support Portal for Pediatric Asthma. The Journal of ambulatory care management 37(2): 120-6

Mayne Stephanie L, duRivage Nathalie E, Feemster Kristen A, Localio A Russell, Grundmeier Robert W, Fiks Alexander G (2014). Effect of decision support on missed opportunities for human papillomavirus vaccination. American journal of preventive medicine 47(6): 734-44 PMCID: PMC4254426

Weiss Scott L, Fitzgerald Julie C, Balamuth Fran, Alpern Elizabeth R, Lavelle Jane, Chilutti Marianne, Grundmeier Robert, Nadkarni Vinay M, Thomas Neal J (2014). Delayed antimicrobial therapy increases mortality and organ dysfunction duration in pediatric sepsis. Critical care medicine 42(11): 2409-17 PMCID: PMC4213742

Fierro Julie L, Prasad Priya A, Localio A Russell, Grundmeier Robert W, Wasserman Richard C, Zaoutis Theoklis E, Gerber Jeffrey S (2014). Variability in the diagnosis and treatment of group a streptococcal pharyngitis by primary care pediatricians. Infection control and hospital epidemiology 35 Suppl 3: S79-85

Fiks Alexander G, Zhang Peixin, Localio A Russell, Khan Saira, Grundmeier Robert W, Karavite Dean J, Bailey Charles, Alessandrini Evaline A, Forrest Christopher B (2014). Adoption of Electronic Medical Record-Based Decision Support for Otitis Media in Children. Health services research.


Forrest Christopher B, Fiks Alexander G, Bailey L Charles, Localio Russell, Grundmeier Robert W, Richards Thomas, Karavite Dean J, Elden Lisa, Alessandrini Evaline A (2013). Improving adherence to otitis media guidelines with clinical decision support and physician feedback. Pediatrics 131(4): e1071-81

Gerber Jeffrey S, Prasad Priya A, Localio A Russell, Fiks Alexander G, Grundmeier Robert W, Bell Louis M, Wasserman Richard C, Rubin David M, Keren Ron, Zaoutis Theoklis E (2013). Racial differences in antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians. Pediatrics 131(4): 677-84.

Fiks Alexander G, Grundmeier Robert W, Mayne Stephanie, Song Lihai, Feemster Kristen, Karavite Dean, Hughes Cayce C, Massey James, Keren Ron, Bell Louis M, Wasserman Richard, Localio A Russell (2013). Effectiveness of Decision Support for Families, Clinicians, or Both on HPV Vaccine Receipt. Pediatrics 131(6): 1114-24.

Tarczy-Hornoch Peter, Amendola Laura, Aronson Samuel J, Garraway Levi, Gray Stacy, Grundmeier Robert W, Hindorff Lucia A, Jarvik Gail, Karavite Dean, Lebo Matthew, Plon Sharon E, Van Allen Eliezer, Weck Karen E, White Peter S, Yang Yaping (2013). A survey of informatics approaches to whole-exome and whole-genome clinical reporting in the electronic health record. Genetics in medicine: official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics 15(10): 824-32 PMCID: PMC3951437.

Gerber Jeffrey S, Prasad Priya A, Fiks Alexander G, Localio A Russell, Grundmeier Robert W, Bell Louis M, Wasserman Richard C, Keren Ron, Zaoutis Theoklis E (2013). Effect of an outpatient antimicrobial stewardship intervention on broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians: a randomized trial. JAMA: the journal of the American Medical Association 309(22): 2345-52.

Glatz Andrew C, Shah Samir S, McCarthy Ann L, Geisser Diana, Daniels Kaitlyn, Xie Dawei, Hanna Brian D, Grundmeier Robert W, Gillespie Matthew J, Rome Jonathan J (2013). Prevalence of and risk factors for acute occlusive arterial injury following pediatric cardiac catheterization: a large single-center cohort study. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions: official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions 82(3): 454-62.


Fiks Alexander G, Grundmeier Robert W, Margolis Benyamin, Bell Louis M, Steffes Jennifer, Massey James, Wasserman Richard C (2012). Comparative effectiveness research using the electronic medical record: an emerging area of investigation in pediatric primary care. The Journal of pediatrics 160(5): 719-24 PMCID: PMC3586587.

Mayne Stephanie, Karavite Dean, Grundmeier Robert W, Localio Russell, Feemster Kristen, DeBartolo Elena, Hughes Cayce C, Fiks Alexander G (2012). The implementation and acceptability of an HPV vaccination decision support system directed at both clinicians and families. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium 2012: 616-24 PMCID: PMC3540460.





Awards and Honors

2022, Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors in Pediatrics