Name:

Simon Ros, MD, FAAP

Title:

Professor – Department of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, Loyola University Chicago – Stritch School of Medicine

Fellowship:

Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1985-87

Residency:

Pediatric Residency, Cook County Hospital 1982-85

Medical School:

Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1974-1980

Areas Of Interest:

Residents education

Academic Involvement:

  • Professional:
    • Member, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Activities: American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Co-author, Sub-Board of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Certifying Examination.
    • Member, Emergency Medical Services Committee
    • Member, Disaster Committee.
    • Member, Emergency Department Quality Assurance Committee.
  • Presentations:
    • Controversies in the emergency management of bronchial asthma. Presented at Advances in Emergency Pediatrics course, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, March 1987.
    • Emergency management of bronchial asthma. Presented at Grand Rounds, Loyola University Medical Center, October, 1987.
    • Controversies in occult bacteremia. Presented at Grand Rounds, Loyola University Medical Center, November, 1988
    • Controversies in the emergency management of bronchial asthma. Presented at Grand Rounds, St. Francis Hospital, Blue Island, Illinois, February 1989.
    • Emergency management of bronchial asthma. Presented at Advances in Pediatrics course, Cook County Hospital, March 1989.
    • Controversies in the emergency management of bronchial asthma. Presented at Grand Rounds, St. Mary’s of Nazareth Hospital, Chicago, June 1989.
    • Croup and epiglottitis ‑ a Tale of Two Diseases. Presented at St. Mary’s of Nazareth Hospital, Chicago, March 1991.
    • Controversies in occult bacteremia. Presented at the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Roundtable, Loyola University Medical Center, June 1991.
    • Research without grants‑ dream or reality? Presented at Grand Rounds, Loyola University Medical Center, September 1991.
    • Controversies in occult bacteremia. Presented at Grand Rounds, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Melrose Park, Illinois, February 1992.
    • Controversies in occult bacteremia. Presented at Pediatric Rounds, Westlake Memorial Hospital, Melrose Park, Illinois, April, 1992
    • Croup and epiglottitis – a tale of two diseases. Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds, Westlake Memorial Hospital, Melrose Park, Illinois, May, 19
    • Research without grants. Presented at Grand Rounds, Loyola University Medical Center, February, 1994
    • Child abuse in the Emergency Department. Presented at Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, February, 1994.
    • Trivial head injury. Presented at Child Health Update Seminar, Lombard, Illinois, November, 1994.
    • Controversies in occult bacteremia. Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds, Illinois Masonic Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, July, 1995
    • Emergency management of asthma. Presented at Child Health Update Seminar, Oak Brook, Illinois, November, 1995.
    • FMG’s and U.S. Medicine. Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, December, 1995.
    • Controversies in occult bacteremia. Presented at Child Health Update Seminar.   Oak Brook, Illinois, November, 1996.
    • Controversies in occult bacteremia. Presented at emergency medical Services Grand Rounds, Loyola University Medical Center, October, 1998.
    • Emergency management of stridor. Presented at Emergency Medical Services Grand Rounds, Loyola University Medical Center, February, 1999.
    • Croup and epiglottitis – a tale of two diseases. Presented at Child Health Update Seminar at Loyola University Medical     Center, April, 2000.
    • Management of acute asthma exacerbations. Presented at     Suburban Asthma Consortium Meeting, September, 2001.
  • Abstracts presented at National and International Meetings
    • Hematologic effects of intraosseous infusions. Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting in Boston, October, 1990.
    • Emergency management of childhood bronchial asthma: A multicenter survey. Presented at the American College of Allergy and Immunology Annual Meeting in San Francisco, November, 1990
    • Metal detectors ‑ an alternative approach to the evaluation of coin ingestion in children? Presented at the Annual SPR/APS/APA Meeting in New Orleans, April, 1991.
    • Metal detectors ‑ an alternative approach to the evaluation of coin ingestion in children? Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., May, 1991.
    • Pediatric education in emergency medicine residency programs ‑ ten years later. Presented at the Annual SPR/APS/APA Meeting in Baltimore, MD, May, 1992.
    • The successful use of a metal detector in locating coins ingested by children. Presented at the Annual SPR/APS/APA Meeting Baltimore, MD, May, 1992.
    • Are routine immunizations in the Emergency Department realistic? Presented at the Midwest Region Meeting during the Annual SPR/APS/APA Meeting in Baltimore, MD, May, 1992
    • The successful use of a metal detector in locating coins ingested by children. Presented at the Annual Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Meeting in Toronto, May, 1992
    • Hematologic effects of intraosseous infusions. Presented at the Annual Shock Society Meeting in Point Clear, Alabama in June, 1992.
    • Genitourinary emergencies and glucagon. Presented at the International Workshop on “Glucagon – its use in emergency medicine” in Barcelona, Spain in October, 1992.
    • Plasma beta-endorphin levels and childhood intussusception. Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., October, 1993.
    • Telephone follow-up of patients discharged from the emergency department – how reliable? Presented at the Midwest Region Meeting during the Annual SPR/APS/APA Meeting in San Diego, CA, May, 1995.
    • Comparison of the success of infant lumbar puncture : sitting flexed versus lateral flexed positions. Presented at the        Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting in Boston, MA, April 2012.
  • Publications:
    • M.D. Thesis ‑30 page monograph entitled “Pelvic Traction in Treatment of Low Back Pain, a Multi‑ Year Study”, 1980.
    • Ros SP.Outpatient Pediatric Analgesia: A Tale of Two Regimens. Pediatr Emerg Care 1987;3:228‑230.
    • Ros SP. Anticholinergics and the Emergency Management of Bronchial Asthma. Pediatr Emerg Care 1988;4:187‑ 188.
    • Ros SP, Hurley RM. Glucagon in the Acute Management of Childhood Nephrolithiasis. Pediatr Emerg Care 1988;4:251‑ 252.
    • Ros SP. Lawn Mower Injuries in Children. Int Pediatr 1989;4:59‑ 60.
    • Ros SP, Black LE. Multiple‑Dose Activated Charcoal in Management of Phenytoin Overdose. Pediatr Emerg Care 1989;5:169‑ 170.
    • Black LE, Ros SP. Complete Recovery From Severe Metabolic Acidosis Associated With Isoniazid Poisoning in a Young Boy. Pediatr Emerg Care 1989;5:257‑8.
    • Ros SP. Pseudomonas Bacteremia in a Previously Healthy Two Year Old Boy. Clin Pediatr, 1989;28:336.
    • Ros SP. Evaluation of a Tympanic Membrane Thermometer in an Outpatient Clinical Setting. Ann Emerg Med, 1989;18:1004-1006
    • Ros SP, Ros MA. Should Patients with Normal CT Scans Following Minor Head Injury be Hospitalized for Observation? Pediatr Emerg Care 1989;5:216-8.
    • Ros SP, Lamprecht C, Kowal‑Vern A, McLain LG, Diamond S. An Unusual Case of Tuberculous Meningitis In A Ten Month Old. Int Pediatr 1989;4:349‑ 51
    • Ros SP, Cabrera‑Ros BL. Poor Compliance with Universal Precautions‑a Universal Phenomenon? Pediatr Emerg Care. 1990;6:183‑ 5
    • Gedeit RG, Jay MS, Ros SP. The role of MRI in evaluation of an adolescent with a pelvic mass. J Adolesc Health Care 1990;11:516-8
    • Ros SP, Bebej PA, Silver JE. Herpetic gingivostomatitis associated with a petechial skin rash. Pediatr Emerg Care, 1991;30:28A9.
    • Ros SP. Tympanic membrane thermometer: a new and improved way to measure temperature? Pediatr Emerg Care 1990;6:299‑300
    • Ros SP, Fisher EA, Bell TJ. Adenosine in the emergency management of supraventricular tachycardia. Pediatr Emerg Care, 1991;7:222‑3.
    • Ros SP, McMannis SI, Kowal‑Vern A, Zeller WP, Hurley RM. The effect of intraosseous saline infusion on hematologic parameters.   Ann Emerg Med 1991;20:243‑245.
    • Ros SP, McMannis SI. Are parents accurate in their assessment of fluid volumes? Pediatr Emerg Care, 1991;7:204-5.
    • Cetta F, Lambert GH, Ros SP. Newborn chemical exposure from over‑ the‑counter skin care products. Clin Pediatr, 1991;30:286‑9.
    • Ros SP. Survey of pediatricians’ attitudes towards HIV testing of patients and health care professionals. Clin Pediatr, 1991;30:511‑2.
    • Ros SP, Cetta F. Metal detectors ‑ an alternative approach to the evaluation of coin ingestion in children? Pediatr Emerg Care 1992;8:134-6
    • Ros SP, Cetta F. The successful use of a metal detector in locating coins ingested by children. J Pediatr, 1992;120:752‑3
    • Ros SP, Cetta F. Are skull radiographs useful in the evaluation of asymptomatic infants following minor head injury? Pediatr Emerg Care, 1992;31:653-9.
    • Cetta F, Ros SP, Beck AM. Are routine immunizations in the emergency department realistic? Clin Pediatr, 1993;32:161-2
    • Rosenberg NM, Izsak E, Ros SP, Ochsenschlager DW. Sickle cell disease and fever. Pediatr Emerg Care 1992;8:245-7
    • Ros SP, Cetta F, Ludwig S. Pediatric education in emergency medicine residency programs – ten years later.  Pediatr Emerg Care 1993;9:143-5
    • Cetta F, Bell TJ, Podlecki DC, Ros SP. Parental knowledge of bacterial endocarditis prophylaxis. Pediatr Cardiol, 1993; 14:220-2.
    • Ros SP, Herman BE, Beissel, TJ. Occult bacteremia- is there a standard of care?  Pediatr Emerg Care, 1994;10:264-7.
    • Ros SP, Conrad HA. Baseline liver function tests following acetaminophen ingestion – what is the utility?  Clin Pediatr, 1994;33:569-570
    • Beltran R, Bell T, Fisher S, Ros SP. Utility of laboratory screening in cocaine – exposed infants.  Clin Pediatr, 1994;33:683-5
    • Rosenberg NM, DeJong AR, Ros S, Smith K. Origin of neisseria gonorrhoea. Pediatr Emerg Care 1994;10:238-40.
    • Ros SP, Reynolds SL, Bhisitkul DM, Ionides SP, Handa RJ. Plasma beta-endorphin levels and childhood intussusception.  J Emerg Med, 1994;12:767-9
    • Horne A, Ros SP. Telephone follow-up of patients discharged from the emergency department – how reliable?  Pediatr Emerg Care, 1995;11:173-5
    • Lantner RR, Ros SP. Emergency management of asthma in children: impact of NIH guidelines.  Ann Allergy, 1995;74:188-191.
    • Ros SP, Herman BE, Azar-Kia B. Acute sinusitis in children – is the Water’s view sufficient? Pediatr Radiology, 1995;25:306-7.
    • Ros SP, Martens CA, Herman BE, Probst B, Doan-Wiggins L. Can emergency medicine physicians correlate between vehicle damage and velocity change?  Pediatr Emerg Care, 1995;11:277-9.
    • Gottschalk ME, Ros SP, Zeller WP. The emergency management of hyperglycemic-hyperosmolar nonketotic coma in the pediatric patient.  Pediatr Emerg Care, 1996;12:48-51.
    • Ros SP, Tamayo RC. The case of the swollen parotid gland.  Pediatr Emerg Care, 1996;12:205-6
    • Lantner RR, Ros SP. Acute hemorrhagic edema in infancy.  Pediatr Emerg Care, 1996;12:111-2.
    • Coker SB, Ros SP, Ptosis associated with sinusitis. Pediatr Neurology, 1996;14:62-3.
    • Cetta F, Bell TJ, Ros SP. Emergency department evaluation of an infant with chaotic atrial tachycardia. Pediatr Emerg Care, 1997;13:120-2.
    • Ros SP, Scheper R. Career longevity in clinical pediatric emergency medicine. Pediatr Emerg Care 2009;25:1-2
    • Buckelew S, Slivka M, Caglar D, Kwun R, Gupta R, Ros S. Index of suspicion. Pediatr. Rev. 2010;31:341-346.
    • Hanson A, Ros S, Soprano J. Analysis of infant lumbarPediatr Emerg Care, 2014; 30(5):311-4. Puncture success rates: sitting flexed va lateral flexed positions.
  • Abstracts:
    • Keen ME, Appleby M, Sharp-Pucci MM, Ros SP, Nelson BA. Minor head injury; evidence for traumatic brain injury in children.  Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 1992;73:1006.
  • Letters to the Editor:
    • Lantner RR, Ros SP. Blue jeans hands. Pediatrics 1991;88:417
    • Ros SP. A prospective analysis of intramuscular meperidine, promethazine, and chlorpromazine in pediatric emergency department patients. Ann Emerg Med, 1991;20:1274
    • Ros SP, Cetta F. Detection of ingested foreign bodies with a metal detector. J Pediatr, 1992;121:837-8.
    • Ros SP. Outpatient treatment of febrile children with sickle cell disease. N Engl J Med 1994;330:219.
    • Ros SP. Non-urgent emergency department care. Pediatrics, February 2011
  • Book Chapters:
    • Ros, SP. Genitourinary emergencies and glucagon. Picazo J, ed. Glucagon in acute medicine.  Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993:37-46.
    • Ros, SP. Near drowning. Strange GR, et al ed.  Pediatric emergency medicine.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996;601-2.

Honors & Awards:

  • IDF Scholarship (1974)
  • Doctor of Medicine, Cum Laude (1981)
  • Golden Apple Award ‑ for excellence as a teacher and role model. Awarded by graduating pediatric residents at Loyola, 1988,1992 and 2008.
  • Morning Report Award for dedication to teaching. Awarded by graduating pediatric residents at Loyola in 1993 and 1997.
  • Reviewer for the Pediatric Emergency Care and Pediatrics Journals.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Pediatric Emergency Care Journal, 1995-1998
  • Member, Editorial Board, International Scholarly Research Network, Emergency Medicine, 2011-present.
  • Special Appreciation Award.   Awarded by pediatric graduating pediatric residents in 1999, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2011.
  • Keynote speaker at LUMC pediatric residency graduation ceremony, 2008, 2013, and 2017.
  • Nominated by fellow faculty for the Ralph Leischner Master Teacher Award, 2008 and 2009.
  • Magis Galaxy Award for exemplifying the Magis values of care, concern, respect and cooperation, 2012