Florin A. Todd, MD

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

Education and Training

Medical School

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, N.Y.


Chief Resident in Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Titles and Academic Titles

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Instructor in Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine



Aronson PL, Florin TA. Pediatric dermatologic emergencies: a case-based approach for the pediatrician. Pediatr Ann. 2009 Feb;38(2):109-16. Read the Abstract»

Florin TA, Zaoutis TE, Zaoutis LB. Beyond cat scratch disease: widening spectrum of Bartonella henselae infection. Pediatrics. 2008 May;121(5):e1413-25. Epub 2008 Apr 28. Read the Abstract»

Florin TA, Fryer GE, Miyoshi T et al. Physical inactivity in adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from the childhood cancer survivor study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2007 Jul;16(7):1356-63. Read the Abstract»

Mittal MK, Florin TA, Perrone J, Delgado JH, Osterhoudt KC. Toxicity From the Use of Niacin to Beat Urine Drug Screening. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Nov;50(5):587-90. Epub 2007 Apr 5. Read the Abstract»

Florin TA, Brent RL, Weitzman M. The Need for Vigilance: The Persistence of Lead Poisoning in Children. Pediatrics 2005; 115: 1767-1768.

Aronson PL, Florin TA. Pediatric Dermatologic Emergencies: A Case-Based Approach. Pediatr Ann. 2009 Feb;38(2):109-16.

Florin TA, Klein J, Szilagyi P, Weitzman M, McAnamey ER. Community as laboratory: reflections from Rochester, New York, in celebration of the dedication of the Robert J. Haggerty child health services research laboratories. Ambul Pediatr. 2006 May-Jun;6(3):130-3. Read the Abstract»


Weitzman M, Florin TA, Kavanaugh M. Prenatal Tobacco, and Postnatal Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Children's Cognitive and Behavioral Functioning. In: Bellinger DC, editor. Human Developmental Neurotoxicology, London, UK: Informa Healthcare; 2006:149-168.

Weitzman M, Kavanaugh M, Florin TA. Parental Smoking and Children's Behavioral and Cognitive Functioning. International Review of Mental Retardation 2006, Davidson P, Myers G, Weiss B editors; 31: 237-261.

Posters and Presentations

May 2009
Florin TA, Aronson PL, Werner HC, Master CL, Ludwig S. The Ever-Swinging Pendulum of Service and Education: The Positive Impact of Mentoring on Resident Perception of Clinical, Teaching, and Evidence-Based Medicine Skills. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting 2009. Poster Presentation.

Master CL, Pinola K, Pagano G, Florin T, Rezet B, Ludwig S. QI2. Quality Improvement Curriculum Development in Pediatric Residency Training. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting 2009. Poster Presentation.

October 2008
Florin TA, Shults J, Stettler N. Perceived Obesity Status and Academic Performance in U.S. Adolescents. The Obesity Society Meeting 2008. Poster Presentation.

May 2008
Todd A. Florin 5 Florin TA, Shults J, Stettler N. Obesity and Academic Performance in U.S. Adolescents. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting 2008. Poster Symposium Presentation.