Faculty Profile

James A. Meltzer, MDJames A. Meltzer, MD
Phone: 718-918-5286
E-mail: james.meltzer@nbhn.net

Dr. Meltzer is an Attending Physician in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He is co-director of the Pediatric Emergency Bedside Ultrasound section within the division. Dr. Meltzer is board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is currently a research scholar in the Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP) at Einstein.

Undergraduate School:

Fordham University

Medical School:

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Training:

  • Internship and Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship: Jacobi Medical Center

Bibliography:

  • Meltzer JA, Reddy S, Blumfield E, Alvayay C, Blumberg SM. Pelvic fracture urethral injuries in children: a case report and appraisal of their emergency management. Pediatr Emerg Care. In press
  • Meltzer JA, Kunkov S, Chao JH, Tay ET, George JP, Borukhov D, Alerhand S, Harrison PA, Hom J, Crain EF. Association of Delay in Appendectomy with Perforation in Children with Appendicitis. Pediatr Emerg Care. In press
  • Herb B, Meltzer J, Lim CA. Dysphagia in a Teenager With Neck Trauma. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016 Apr 22. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Stone ME Jr, Farber BA, Olorunfemi O, Kalata S, Meltzer JA, Chao E, Reddy SH, Teperman S. Penetrating neck trauma in children: An uncommon entity described using the National Trauma Data Bank. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016;80(4):604-9
  • Delaney KM, Reddy SH, Dayama A, Stone ME Jr, Meltzer JA. Risk factors associated with bladder and urethral injuries in female children with pelvic fractures: An analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016;80:472-6.
  • Garcia CM, Meltzer JA, Chan KN, Cunningham SJ. A Validation Study of the PAWPER (Pediatric Advanced Weight Prediction in the Emergency Room) Tape--A New Weight Estimation Tool. J Pediatr. 2015 Apr 30.[Epub ahead of print]
  • Roberts S, Meltzer JA. An evidence-based approach to electrical injuries in children. Pediatr Emerg Med Pract. 2013 Sep;10(9):1-16
  • Acevedo D, Meltzer JA. Factitious Purpura. Consultant for Pediatricians. 2012;11:93
  • Dunlop JC,Meltzer JA, Silver EJ, Crain EF. Is Nonperforated Pediatric Appendicitis Still Considered a Surgical Emergency? A Survey of Pediatric Surgeons. Acad Pediatr. 2012 Sep 12. pii: S1876-2859. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kunkov S, Meltzer J.  Orthopedic Emergencies in Crain, EF, Gershel J.: Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics, New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. January 2011.
  • Meltzer JA, Kunkov S, Crain EJ. Identifying Children at Low Risk for Bacterial Conjunctivitis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. Accepted for Publication.
  • Meltzer JA, Jubinsky PT: Acute myeloid leukemia presenting as spinal cord compression. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2005;21:670-2.
  • Meltzer J, Ozuah PO: What do children think about your white coat? Contemporary Pediatrics. 2004;21:10-1.
  • Meltzer J. Nutrition in Stead, L. et al.: First Aid for the Pediatric Clerkship, New York, NY: McGraw Hill Companies, Health Professions Division. November 2003.

Publications

  • Meltzer JA, Jubinsky PT: Acute myeloid leukemia presenting as spinal cord compression. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2005;21:670-2.
  • Meltzer JA, Kunkov S, Crain EJ. Identifying children at low risk for bacterial conjunctivitis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010;164:263-7.
  • Acevedo D, Meltzer JA. Factitious Purpura. Consultant for Pediatricians. 2012;11:93.
  • Dunlop JC, Meltzer JA, Silver EJ, Crain EF. Is Nonperforated Pediatric Appendicitis Still Considered a Surgical Emergency? A Survey of Pediatric Surgeons. 2012;12:567-71.
  • Roberts S, Meltzer JA. An Evidenced Based Approach To Electric Injuries In Children. Pediatr Emerg Med Pract. 2013;10(9):1-16; quiz 16-7.
  • Garcia CM, Meltzer JA, Chan KN, Cunningham SJ. A Validation Study of the PAWPER (Pediatric Advanced Weight Prediction in the Emergency Room) Tape-A New Weight Estimation Tool. J Pediatr. 2015 Jul;167:173-177.e1.
  • Batsis ID, Babalola OA, Meltzer JA, Cunningham SJ. Internal hernia as a cause for intestinal obstruction in a newborn. J Emerg Med. 2015;49:277-80.
  • Meltzer JA, Reddy SH, Blumfield E, Alvayay C, Blumberg SM. Pelvic Fracture Urethral Injuries in Children: A Case Report and Appraisal of Their Emergency Management. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016;32:627-9.
  • Delaney KM, Reddy SH, Dayama A, Stone ME Jr, Meltzer JA. Risk factors associated with bladder and urethral injuries in female children with pelvic fractures: An analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016;80:472-6.
  • Stone ME Jr, Farber BA, Olorunfemi O, Kalata S, Meltzer JA, Chao E, Reddy SH, Teperman S. Penetrating neck trauma in children: An uncommon entity described using the National Trauma Data Bank. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016;80(4):604-9.
  • Herb B, Meltzer J, Lim CA. Dysphagia in a Teenager With Neck Trauma. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016 Apr 22. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Meltzer JA, Kunkov S, Chao JH, Tay ET, George JP, Borukhov D, Alerhand S, Harrison PA, Hom J, Crain EF. Association of Delay in Appendectomy with Perforation in Children with Appendicitis. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]
  • DePeter KC, Blumberg SM, Dienstag Becker S, Meltzer JA. Does the use of ibuprofen in children with extremity fractures increase their risk for bone healing complications? J Emerg Med. 2016 Oct 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Roberts S, Nixon AF, Meltzer JA, Blumfield E. Focused CT using a height-adjusted metric and the umbilicus as a landmark for children undergoing evaluation for appendicitis. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Stone ME Jr, Farber BA, Olorunfemi O, Kalata S, Meltzer JA, Chao E, Reddy SH, Teperman S. Penetrating neck trauma in children: An uncommon entity described using the National Trauma Data Bank. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Apr;80(4):604-9.
  • Delaney KM, Reddy SH, Dayama A, Stone ME Jr, Meltzer JA. Risk factors associated with bladder and urethral injuries in female children with pelvic fractures: An analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Mar;80(3):472-6.
  • Batsis ID, Okito O, Meltzer JA, Cunningham SJ. Internal hernia as a cause for intestinal obstruction in a newborn. J Emerg Med. 2015 Sep;49(3):277-80
  • Garcia CM, Meltzer JA, Chan KN, Cunningham SJ. A validation study of the PAWPER (Pediatric Advanced Weight Prediction in the Emergency Room) tape--A new weight estimation tool. J Pediatr. 2015 Jul;167(1):173-7.e1.

Chapters and Review Articles

  • Meltzer J, Nutrition in Stead, L. et al.: First Aid for the Pediatric Clerkship, New York, NY: McGraw Hill Companies, Health Professions Division. November 2003.
  • Meltzer J, Ozuah PO: What do children think about your white coat? Contemporary Pediatrics. 2004;21:10-1.
  • Kunkov S, Meltzer J. Orthopedic Emergencies in Crain, EF, Gershel J.:Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics, New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. January 2011.

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