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Laura A. Watkins, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Pediatrics

Biography

Dr.Watkins' clinical interests are:

- Applying critical care ultrasonography in bedside management of critically ill pediatric patients.
- PARDS.
- Pediatric sepsis.
- Abdominal disease in PICU.

Research

Dr. Watkins' research interests are:

- Education in pediatric critical care ultrasonography.
- Developing a curriculum and a pathway to develop competence in pediatric critical care ultrasonography.
- Fluid overload.
- Treatment of pediatric sepsis.
- Role of critical care ultrasonography in improving the management of pediatric critical care patients.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

1998
MD | Romania - Carol Davila Univ of Med and Pharm
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

11/01/2008 - 10/31/2011
Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at University of Pittsburgh

10/01/2004 - 10/12/2008
Residency in Internal Medicine / Pediatrics at University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

03/01/2000 - 07/31/2004
Residency in Nuclear Medicine at Clinical Military Hospital & University Hospital

01/04/1999 - 02/28/2000
Internship in Internal Medicine at Floreasca Clinical Emergency Hospital

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Awards

2015
Society of Critical Care Medicine Professional Development Specialty Award

2014
Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation

2013
Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation

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Publications

Journal Articles

12/28/2018
Watkins LA. "Interventions for Pediatric Sepsis and Their Impact on Outcomes: A Brief Review." Healthcare.. 2018 Dec 28; 7(1)Epub 2018 Dec 28.

12/2018
Hong J, Antony M, Watkins LA. "A 6-Month-Old Infant Admitted for Endoscopy With Acute Cardiorespiratory Decompensation." Chest.. 2018 Dec 0; 154(6):e165-e167.

10/29/2018
Zaghloul N, Watkins L, Choi-Rosen J, Perveen S, Kurepa D. "The superiority of point of care ultrasound in localizing central venous line tip position over time." European journal of pediatrics.. 2018 Oct 29; Epub 2018 Oct 29.

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