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Jeffrey S. Rubenstein, M.D., M.B.A.

Jeffrey S. Rubenstein, M.D., M.B.A.

Pediatrics , Pediatric Critical Care

About Me

Pain control in the PICU
New methods of Mechanical Ventilatory Support

Certified Specialties

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Faculty Appointments

Professor Emeritus - Department of Pediatrics, Critical Care (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 1984 - 1986

Residency in Pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 1982 - 1984

Pediatric Internship, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 1981 - 1982

Education

MBA | University of Rochester, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration. Executive Development. 1999

BS | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Biology. 1981

MD | Albany Medical College. Medicine. 1981

Awards

Commendation for Excellence in Second Year Teaching. 2012

Commendation for Excellence in First Year Teaching. 2011

Ruth A. Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award in Training. 2011

Alumni Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Medical School Teaching. 2010

Commendation for First Year Teaching. 2007 - 2009

Arnold Gold Award for Humanism in Medicine. 2005

Beta Gamma Sigma. 1999

Alpha Omega Alpha. 1980

Research

Dr. Rubenstein's research interests are: (1) Parental interaction in the PICU, (2)Education in the PICU setting, and (3) New methods of hemodynamic assessment.

Publications

Journal Articles

Washing red blood cells and platelets transfused in cardiac surgery reduces postoperative inflammation and number of transfusions: results of a prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial.

Cholette JM, Henrichs KF, Alfieris GM, Powers KS, Phipps R, Spinelli SL, Swartz M, Gensini F, Daugherty LE, Nazarian E, Rubenstein JS, Sweeney D, Eaton M, Lerner NB, Blumberg N.

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2012; 13(3): 290-9.

Children with single-ventricle physiology do not benefit from higher hemoglobin levels post cavopulmonary connection: results of a prospective, randomized, controlled trial of a restrictive versus liberal red-cell transfusion strategy.

Cholette JM, Rubenstein JS, Alfieris GM, Powers KS, Eaton M, Lerner NB.

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2011; 12(1): 39-45.

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education proposed work hour regulations.

Goodman, Winkler, Fiser, AbdAllah, Mathur, Rivero, Weiss, Peterson, Cornfield, Mink, NozikGrayck, McCabe, Schuette, Nares, Totapally, PetrilloAlbarano, Wolfson, Moreland, Potter, Fackler, Garber, Burns, Shanley, LiehLai, Steiner, Tieves, Goldsmith, Asuncion, Ross, Howell, Biagas, Ognibene, Joshi, Rubenstein, Kocis, Cheifetz, Turner, Doughty, Hall, Mason, Penfil, Morrison, Hoehn, Watson, Garcia, Storgion, Fleming, Castillo, Tcharmtchi, Taylor, Haque, Crain, Baden, Lee.

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2011; 12(1): 120-121.

Elevated risk of thrombosis in neonates undergoing initial palliative cardiac surgery.

Cholette JM, Rubenstein JS, Alfieris GM, McDermott MP, Harmon WG, Vermilion R, Eaton MP, Gangemi JJ, Lerner NB

The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 2007 October 84 (4):1320-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Site of intubation and duration of mechanical ventilation in pediatric status asthmaticus.

F. A. Maffei, and J. S. Rubenstein.

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2007; 8(5): 509.

Bispectral index as a guide for titration of propofol during procedural sedation among children.

Powers KS, Nazarian EB, Tapyrik SA, Kohli SM, Yin H, van der Jagt EW, Sullivan JS, Rubenstein JS

Pediatrics.. 2005 June 115 (6):1666-74. Epub 1900 01 01.

Duration of mechanical ventilation in life-threatening pediatric asthma: description of an acute asphyxial subgroup.

Maffei FA, van der Jagt EW, Powers KS, Standage SW, Connolly HV, Harmon WG, Sullivan JS, Rubenstein JS

Pediatrics.. 2004 September 114 (3):762-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Creating opportunities for parent empowerment: program effects on the mental health/coping outcomes of critically ill young children and their mothers.

Melnyk BM, Alpert-Gillis L, Feinstein NF, Crean HF, Johnson J, Fairbanks E, Small L, Rubenstein J, Slota M, Corbo-Richert B

Pediatrics.. 2004 June 113 (6):e597-607. Epub 1900 01 01.

Treatment of complicated empyema--Perspectives on perspective.

J. S. Rubenstein.

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2003; 4(1): 122-123.

Family presence during invasive procedures in the pediatric intensive care unit: a prospective study.

Powers KS, Rubenstein JS

Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine.. 1999 September 153 (9):955-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Helping mothers cope with a critically ill child: a pilot test of the COPE intervention.

Melnyk BM, Alpert-Gillis LJ, Hensel PB, Cable-Beiling RC, Rubenstein JS

Research in nursing & health.. 1997 February 20 (1):3-14. Epub 1900 01 01.

Association of pre mortem diagnosis and autopsy findings in pediatric intensive care unit versus emergency department versus ward patients.

Goldstein B, Metlay L, Cox C, Rubenstein JS

Critical care medicine.. 1996 April 24 (4):683-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Initial management of coma and altered consciousness in the pediatric patient.

Rubenstein JS

Pediatrics in review. 1994 May 15 (5):204-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

The autonomic nervous system and adrenergic receptors in pediatric practice.

Rubenstein JS

Pediatrics in review. 1993 December 14 (12):489-92. Epub 1900 01 01.

Theophylline toxicity in children: a retrospective review.

Powell EC, Reynolds SL, Rubenstein JS

Pediatric emergency care.. 1993 June 9 (3):129-33. Epub 1900 01 01.

Acute myocarditis associated with Shigella sonnei gastroenteritis.

Rubenstein JS, Noah ZL, Zales VR, Shulman ST

The Journal of pediatrics.. 1993 January 122 (1):82-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Can the need for a physician as part of the pediatric transport team be predicted? A prospective study.

Rubenstein JS, Gomez MA, Rybicki L, Noah ZL

Critical care medicine.. 1992 December 20 (12):1657-61. Epub 1900 01 01.

Bacterial and fungal colonization of endotracheal tubes in children: a prospective study.

Rubenstein JS, Kabat K, Shulman ST, Yogev R

Critical care medicine.. 1992 November 20 (11):1544-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Interhospital transport. A pediatric perspective.

Venkataraman ST, Rubenstein JS, Orr RA

Critical care clinics.. 1992 July 8 (3):515-23. Epub 1900 01 01.

Management of the child with severe brain injury.

Noah ZL, Hahn YS, Rubenstein JS, Aronyk K

Critical care clinics.. 1992 January 8 (1):59-77. Epub 1900 01 01.

Resident, faculty, and residency program development. An integrated approach through annual retreats.

Winter RJ, Unti SM, Rubenstein JS, Burg FD, Stockman JA

American journal of diseases of children. 1991 October 145 (10):1191-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Bacterial meningitis in children: Pathophysiology and neurologic intensive care

Rubenstein JS.

Perspectives in Critical Care. 1989; 2(1): 17-27.

Tricyclic antidepressant poisoning

Rubenstein JS.

Drug Therapy. 1989; 19(4): 126-130.

Monitoring of critically ill infants and children.

Rubenstein JS, Hageman JR

Critical care clinics.. 1988 July 4 (3):621-39. Epub 1900 01 01.

What represents pleocytosis in blood-contaminated ("traumatic tap") cerebrospinal fluid in children?

Rubenstein JS, Yogev R

The Journal of pediatrics.. 1985 August 107 (2):249-51. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ragweed in China.

Wang SY, Spongberg SA, Rubenstein JS, Rubenstein HS

Nature.. 1985 316 (6027):386. Epub 1900 01 01.

Impressions of clinical allergy in China.

Rubenstein HS, Rubenstein JS

JAMA.. 1984 December 14252 (22):3127. Epub 1900 01 01.

Chronic treatment with diisopropylfluorophosphate increases dopamine turnover in the striatum of the rat.

Potter PE, Hadjiconstantinou M, Rubenstein JS, Neff NH

European journal of pharmacology.. 1984 November 27106 (3):607-11. Epub 1900 01 01.

An endogenous ligand modulates dopamine-containing neurons of retina via alpha-2 adrenoceptors.

Hadjiconstantinou M, Cohen J, Rubenstein JS, Neff NH

The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics.. 1984 May 229 (2):381-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Learning objectives in family therapy training.

Rubenstein JS

Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie.. 1982 November 27 (7):556-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Teaching individual psychotherapy: learning objectives in communication.

Watters WW, Bellissimo A, Rubenstein JS

Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie.. 1982 June 27 (4):263-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Preparing a child for a good-bye visit to a dying loved one.

Rubenstein JS

JAMA.. 1982 May 14247 (18):2571-2. Epub 1900 01 01.

Teaching psychotherapy. Learning objectives in individual psychotherapy.

Watters WW, Rubenstein JS, Bellissimo A

Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie.. 1980 March 25 (2):111-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

School refusal in adolescence: understanding the symptom.

Rubenstein JS, Hastings EM

Adolescence.. 1980 15 (60):775-82. Epub 1900 01 01.

The parent-therapist program: alternate care for emotionally disturbed children.

Rubenstein JS, Armentrout JA, Levin S, Herald D

The American journal of orthopsychiatry.. 1978 October 48 (4):654-62. Epub 1900 01 01.

A model for interagency cooperation in the provision of mental health services to youths.

Rubenstein JS, Levin S

Hospital & community psychiatry. 1976 June 27 (6):404-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

The parent-therapist program: an innovative approach to treating emotionally disturbed children.

Levin S, Rubenstein JS, Streiner DL

Hospital & community psychiatry. 1976 June 27 (6):407-10. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

Pediatric Critical Care (1998)

Chapter: Acute pediatric CNS infections

Authors: Fuhrman BP, Zimmerman JJ eds.

Publisher: Mosy, St. Louis 1998

Pediatric Transport Medicine (1995)

Chapter: Invasive procedures

Authors: Rubenstein JS

Publisher: Mosby Year Book, St. Louis, MO 1995

Pediatric critical care (1992)

Chapter: Acute pediatric CNS infections

Authors: Rubenstein JS

Publisher: Mosby Year Book, St. Louis, MO 1992

Treatment of infants, children, and adolescents (1990)

Chapter: Cardiopulmonary arrest and resuscitation

Authors: Rubenstein JS

Publisher: WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA 1990