Sanjeev K. Swami, MD

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Sanjeev K. Swami, MD, is Director of the Outpatient Infectious Diseases Clinic in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Infectious diseases
Locations: Main Campus

Appointments: 215-590-2549

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

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

Residency

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Resident)

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Diseases - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

 

Board Certification

Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Director, Outpatient Infectious Diseases Clinic

Attending Physician

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Joerger T, Chan S, Swami SK, Handy LK.: Impact of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Policy to Restrict Palivizumab Use. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society  Page: doi: 10.1093, Oct 2017 Notes: epub ahead of print.

2014

Tamma PD, Sklansky DJ, Palazzi DL, Swami SK, Milstone AM: Antibiotic susceptibility of common pediatrics uropathogens in the United States.  Clin Infect Dis  59(5): 750-2, Sep 2014.

Flannery DD, Swami S, Chan S, Eppes, S: Prescriber Perceptions of a Pediatrics Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. Clinical Pediatrics March 27 2014 Notes: Published online.

2012

Swami SK, Liesinger JT, Shah N, Baddour L, Banerjee R: Incidence of Antibiotic Resistant Escherichia coli Bacteriuria According to Age and Location of Onset: a Population-based Study from Olmsted County, Minnesota. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 87(8): 753-759, Aug 2012.

Levy ER, Swami S, Dubois SG, Wendt R, Banerjee R: Rates and appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing at an academic children's hospital, 2007-2010.  Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 33(4): 346-353, Apr 2012.

2005

Levitt Katz LE, Swami S, Abraham M, Murphy KM, Jawad AF, McKnight-Menci H, Berkowitz R: Neuropsychiatric disorders at the presentation of type 2 diabetes mellitus in children. Pediatric Diabetes 6(2): 84-9, Jun 2005.

Books

Chapters

2015

Robert P. Olympia, Kaynan Doctor, Robert Wilkinson, Sanjeev Swami and Stephen Eppes: Infectious Disease Emergencies (Chapter 38). Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, Third Edition. Steven M. Selbst (eds.). Elsevier Saunders, Page: 270-311, 2015.

2014

Swami SK.: Case 6-1: Sixteen month old boy with failure to thrive in Shah SS and Ludwig S (Ed.)  Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics, Second Edition, McGraw-Hill Medical, New York  Page: 148-154, 2014.

Swami SK.: Case 7-6: Two year old girl with abdominal pain in Shah SS and Ludwig S (Ed.)  Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics, Second Edition, McGraw-Hill Medical, New York Page: 192-194, 2014.

Swami SK.: Case 5-1: Two year old boy with back pain in Shah SS and Ludwig S (Ed.)  Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics, Second Edition, McGraw-Hill Medical, New York. Page: 119-123, 2014.

Posters and Presentations

2019

Kitt, E., Graf EH, Ulloa E., Geoghegan S., Erickson K., Swami S.: Valley Fever in an Immunocompromised Host European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2019 2019 Notes: Poster.

Frankl S, Coffin SE, Swami SK, McGuire JL: Influenza Related Neurological Complications in Hospitalized Children. American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2019 2019 Notes: Podium presentation by Ms. Frankl.

2018

NV Tuite, JL McGuire, SK Swami, RA Avery: Diagnostic Yield of Infectious Testing in CSF. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada May 2018 Notes: Poster.

2017

Sarah E. Hopkins, MD, MSPH, Jennifer McGuire, MD, MSCE, Sanjeev Swami, MD, E.R. Ulloa, MD, MSc and Brenda Banwell, MD: Acute Flaccid Myelitis: Characteristics and Outcomes in 2014 and 2016 Clusters. American Academy of Neurology 69th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA 2017 Notes: Podium presentation by Dr. Hopkins.

Invited Lectures

2018

Swami S. "2018 Infectious Diseases Update" Grand Rounds, 1 hour, Atlanticare, New Jersey. Dec, 2018.

Swami S. "Community Acquired Pneumonia"; Noon Conference; 1 hour; Crozer Pediatrics Residency Program. Sep, 2018.

Swami S. "Urinary Tract Infections"; Noon Conference; 1 hour; Crozer Pediatrics Residency Program. Sep, 2018.

2017

Swami S. "ID Update", CHOP - 18th Annual Advanced Practice Nurse Conference: Positioning for the Future of Healthcare, Philadelphia, PA (regional audience). May, 2017.

Awards and Honors

2016, Joel D. Klein, M.D., Faculty Teacher of the Year, Pediatric Residency Program, Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children/Thomas Jefferson University

2014, Teaching Excellence Award , Pediatric Residency Program, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children/Thomas Jefferson University

2012, Faculty Educator of the Month, Pediatric Residency Program, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children/Thomas Jefferson University

2012, Faculty Teacher of the Year Award, Pediatric Residency Program, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children/Thomas Jefferson University

2006, Senior Resident Clinician Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2018-present, Peer Reviewer, Neuropediatrics
2016-present, Peer Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care
2016-present, Peer Reviewer, Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Academic and Institutional Committees

2017-present, Clinical Affairs Committee, Department of Pediatrics
2016-present, Quality Improvement Champion
2016-present, Fellowship Program Evaluation Committee, Division of Infectious Diseases

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2011-present, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
2007-present, 
Infectious Diseases Society of America
2003-present, 
American Academy of Pediatrics