William R. Otto, MD

William R. Otto, MD

William R. Otto, MD, is a fellow with the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Otto W.R., Myers A.L., LaRussa B., Kimberlin D.W., Jackson M.A.. Clinical Markers and Outcomes of Neonates with Herpes Simplex Virus DNA Persistence in Cerebrospinal Fluid in Disseminated and Central Nervous System Infection. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 May 15;7(2):e30-e33. doi: 10.1093/jpids/pix033.

Posters and Presentations

2017

Helal A., Otto W.R., Kramer M., Jackson M.A., Myers A.L.. (2017). Clinical Indications and Risk Factors for Repeat Surgical Drainage in Pediatric Septic Arthritis. Poster presented at: University of Missouri-Kansas City Health Sciences Student Research Summit; Kansas City, MO.

Lieberman R.A., Otto W.R., Manking K., Williams K.M.. (2017). Profiling food insecurity at a pediatric health clinic: a case of unmet needs. Poster presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting; San Francisco, CA.

Otto W.R., Kramer M., Helal A., Jackson M.A., Myers A.L.. (2017). Microbiological epidemiology of acute bone and joint infections at Children’s Mercy Hospital, 2010-2015 Poster presented at: Children's Mercy Hospital Research Days; Kansas City, MO.

Otto W.R., Kramer M., Helal A., Jackson M.A., Myers A.L.. (2017). Outcomes of children treated with short versus long course parenteral antibiotic for acute hematogenous osteoarticular infections Poster presented at: IDWeek 2017; San Diego, CA.

Otto W.R., Kramer M., Helal A., Jackson M.A., Myers A.L.. (2017). Impact of C-reactive protein levels at transition to oral antibiotics on the development of chronic sequelae of osteoarticular infections in children Poster presented at: Children's Mercy Research Days; Kansas City, MO.

Kramer M., Otto W.R., Myers A.L., Helal A., Jackson M.A.. (2017). Prolonged disease course with increased risk for complication of osteomyelitis and septic arthritis infections associated with MRSA positive cultures. Oral Presentation presented at: Children's Mercy Hospital Research Days; Kansas City, MO.

Otto W.R, Myers A.L., Kramer M., Helal A., Jackson M.A.. (2017). Risk factors and outcomes of children treated with short versus long course parenteral antibiotics for acute osteoarticular infections. Oral Presentation presented at: Children's Mercy Hospital Research Days; Kansas City, MO.for complication of osteomyelitis and septic arthritis infections associated with MRSA positive cultures. Oral Presentation presented at: Children's Mercy Hospital Research Days; Kansas City, MO.

2016

Otto W.R., Myers A.L., LaRussa B., Kimberlin D.W., Jackson M.A.. (2016). Clinical and Laboratory Markers and Risk for CSF HSV DNA Persistence (pHSV) in Neonatal Disseminated and Central Nervous System (CNS) Infection. Poster presented at: Annual meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA); New Orleans, LA.

Otto W.R., Myers A.L., LaRussa B., Kimberlin D.W., Jackson M.A.. (2016). Clinical Markers of HSV DNA Persistence in CSF in Neonatal Disseminated and Central Nervous System HSV Infection Poster presented at: Midwest Society of Pediatric Research Annual Meeting; Chicago, IL.

Awards and Honors

2017, Children's Mercy Hospital Saggie Alon Research Award, First Prize
2016, AAP Section on Infectious Diseases National Conference & Exhibition Travel Award
2016, Children's Mercy Hospital Saggie Alon Research Award, First Prize
2015, Rodney M. Coe Distinction in Community Service
2015, Morton M. Weber Memorial Award for Excellence in Infectious Diseases
2012-2013, Episcopal Presbyterian Health Trust Community Award ($10,375), Saint Louis University Health Resource Center: Implementing a Cardiology Clinic

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics
 - Section of Infectious Diseases
Infectious Disease Society of America
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society