Jeffrey
 
S.
 
Gerdes
M.D., M.B.A.
Email: 
gerdesj@pahosp.com
Address: 
CHOP Newborn Care Pennsylvania Hospital 800 Spruce Street
215-829-3301
Affiliations
Expertise
Appointments
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1997 – 2003)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1984 – 1987)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Pennsylvania Hospital (1987 – 1993)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Pennsylvania Hospital (1993 – 1994)
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1984 – 1993)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Hospital (2004– present)
Education
M.B.A., LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA (2008)
M.D., Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH (1977)
A.B., Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT (1975)
Selected Publications
Edwards W and the Neonatal Skin Care Study Group (Gerdes JS, Principal Investigator, Pennsylvania Hospital and Study Steering Committee member). The effect of prophylactic ointment therapy on nosocomial sepsis rates and skin integrity in infants of birth weight 501-1000 grams. Pediatrics. Vol 113. 2004:1195-1203.
Gerdes JS. Diagnosis and management of bacterial infection in the neonate. Pediatric Clinics of North America. Vol 51(4) . WB Saunders Co., Philadelphia, PA; 2004:939-959.
Ludmir J, Sehdev H, Robertson P, Fisher L, Gerdes J, Abbasi S. The time interval from antenatal steroid exposure to delivery does not affect neonatal outcome in less than 1500 gm infants. (Presented at the Annual Meeting for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, New Orleans, LA,. 2004)..
Sehdev HM, Abbasi S, Marchiano DA, Gerdes JS, Ludmir J. Expectant management of patients with severe preeclampsia less than 32 weeks gestation does not appear to improve neonatal outcome. (Presented at the Society for Gynecologic Investigation Annual Meeting, Houston, TX,. 2004)..
Melnychuck J, Samimi S, Abbasi S, Agrons G, Gerdes JS. Cerebral artery resistive indices in neonates with cerebral insults. (Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies' Meeting, San Francisco, CA,. Pediatr Res. Vol 55. 2004).:416A.
Abbasi S, Ludmir J, Fisher L, Sivieri EM, Gerdes JS. Duration of the interval from antenatal steroid exposure to delivery does not affect neonatal outcome in premature infants. (Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA,. Pediatr Res. Vol 55. 2004).:479A.
Abbasi S, Sivieri EM, Gerdes JS. A comparison of surface electrogastrography (EGG) and gastric manometry in preterm neonates. Pediatr Res. Vol 55. 2004:532A.
Abbasi S, Finnegan K, Mancini T, Gerdes JS. Neurodevelopmental outcome of infants born to mothers with severe preeclampsia. Pediatr Res. Vol 55. 2004:532A.
Abbasi S, Ludmir J, Dalin C, Fisher L, Sivieri EM, Gerdes JS. The outcome of pregnancies complicated by severe preeclampsia. Pediatr Res. Vol 55. 2004:532A.
Abbasi S, Gerdes JS, Sehdev HM, Samimi SS, Ludmir J. Neonatal outcome after exposure to indomethacin in utero: A retrospective case cohort study. Am J Obstet and Gynecol. Vol 189(3) . 2003:782-785.