Photo: Theoklis E. Zaoutis, MD, MSCE
Theoklis E. Zaoutis, MD, MSCE
Year elected: 2015
Current membership category: Senior
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th and Civic Center Blvd
CHOP North, Room 1527
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States of America
Phone: 267-426-5570
Facsimile: 267-426-0380

Biographical statement

Dr. Zaoutis research focuses on healthcare epidemiology and comparative effectiveness research. More specifically, the key areas include: (1) establishing the epidemiology, risk factors, outcomes, and effective treatments for fungal infections in children; (2) determining the impact of antimicrobial stewardship programs in both the hospital and ambulatory care setting; (3) discerning the frequency and impact of healthcare-acquired and antibiotic resistant infections in children; and (4) determining the risk factors for common pediatric infections (e.g. influenza) and the comparative effectiveness of different treatment strategies for the treatment of common pediatric infections (e.g., osteomyelitis), all research that has been instrumental in guiding patient care and informing both previous and upcoming guidelines.

Institutional affiliations

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (Primary)
Ben Z. Stanger, MD, PhD is the representative at this institution.

Specialties

Epidemiology
Health care disparities
Health services research
Pediatrics