Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE

Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE

Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE, is Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Director of the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness Research at the CHOP Research Institute.

Areas of Expertise: Antibiotic resistance, Fungal infections, Hospital epidemiology, Comparative effectiveness, Clinical epidemiology, Healthcare-acquired infections, Antimicrobial resistance, Antimicrobial stewardship, Pediatric mycology
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE, is Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Werner and Gertrude Henle Endowed Chair. He also serves as Director of the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) Research at the CHOP Research Institute. The mission of the CPCE is to discover, disseminate, and implement knowledge about best practices in pediatrics. Dr. Zaoutis is a senior scholar in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB) at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and directs the Master of Science of Clinical Epidemiology Training Program at the CCEB. Finally, Dr. Zaoutis is a member of the AAP Committee of Infectious Diseases ("Red Book Committee") and is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.

Education and Training

Residency

Pediatrics - AI duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Diseases - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Infectious Diseases
Pediatrics

Undergraduate Degree

MD - Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
MCM in Clinical Microbiology - Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA
MS in Clinical Epidemiology - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

Director of the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness Research at the CHOP Research Institute

Werner and Gertrude Henle Endowed Chair

Thomas Frederick McNair Scott Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

Haas EJ, Zaoutis TE, Prasad P, Li M, Coffin SE. Risk Factors and Outcomes for Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Bloodstream Infection in Children. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Aug 31. [Epub ahead of print] Read abstract.

Prasad PA, Dominguez TE, Zaoutis TE, Shah SS, Teszner E, Gaynor JW, Tabbutt S, Coffin SE. Risk factors for catheter-associated bloodstream infections in a Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Sep;29(9):812-5. Read abstract.

Zaoutis TE, Prasad PA, Localio AR, Coffin SE, Bell LM, Walsh TJ, Gross R. Risk factors and predictors for candidemia in pediatric intensive care unit patients: implications for prevention. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Sep 1;51(5):e38-45. Read abstract.

Kim JY, Zaoutis T, Chu J, Zhao H, Rutstein R. Effects of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on cholesterol in HIV-1 infected children: a retrospective cohort study. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2009 Jul;18(7):589-94. Read abstract

Mistry RD, Scott HF, Alpern ER, Zaoutis TE. Prevalence of Proteus mirabilis in skin abscesses of the axilla. J Pediatr. 2010 May;156(5):850-1. Epub 2010 Mar 19. Read abstract

Marlowe L, Mistry RD, Coffin S, Leckerman KH, McGowan KL, Dai D, Bell LM, Zaoutis T. Blood culture contamination rates after skin antisepsis with chlorhexidine gluconate versus povidone-iodine in a pediatric emergency department. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Feb;31(2):171-6. Read abstract

Mistry RD, Scott HF, Alpern ER, Zaoutis TE. Prevalence of Proteus mirabilis in skin abscesses of the axilla. J Pediatr. 2010 May;156(5):850-1. Epub 2010 Mar 19. Read abstract

Fisher BT, Chiller TM, Prasad PA, Beveridge M, Walsh TJ, Zaoutis TE. Hospitalizations for coccidioidomycosis at forty-one children's hospitals in the United States. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Mar;29(3):243-7. Read abstract

Lee I, Morales KH, Zaoutis TE, Fishman NO, Nachamkin I, Lautenbach E. Risk factors for healthcare-associated, laboratory-confirmed influenza in hospitalized pediatric patients: a case-control study. Am J Infect Control. 2010 Jun 11. Read abstract

Fisher BT, Zaoutis TE, Leckerman KH, Localio R, Aplenc R. Risk factors for renal failure in pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia: A retrospective cohort study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Jun 8. Read abstract

Leckerman KH, Sherman E, Knorr J, Zaoutis TE, Coffin SE. Risk factors for healthcare-associated, laboratory-confirmed influenza in hospitalized pediatric patients: a case-control study. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Apr;31(4):421-4. Read Abstract 

Paschke AA, Zaoutis T, Conway PH, Xie D, Keren R. Previous antimicrobial exposure is associated with drug-resistant urinary tract infections in children. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr;125(4):664-72. Epub 2010 Mar 1. Read abstract

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Editor-in-Chief

Academic and Institutional Committees

Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB), Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Senior Scholar
Master of Science of Clinical Epidemiology Training Program, Directory
AAP Committee of Infectious Diseases ("Red Book Committee")