In This Section

Contact
E-mail
galap [at] chop.edu
Phone
Location - People View
9th floor

3501 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

Payal K. Gala, MD
Payal K. Gala, MD
Director of Education, Pediatric Emergency Medicine at CHOP @ Virtua, Virtua Voorhees Hospital

Dr. Gala is an attending physician and associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics. She has an interest in community pediatric emergency medicine and educating trainees in that specific environment.

AddtoAny
Share:

WATCH THIS PAGE

Subscribe to be notified of changes or updates to this page.

Education and Training

BA, University Of Pennsylvania (Biological Basis Of Behavior, Economics), 2003

MD, University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson, 2007

Internship, Yale - New Haven Children’s Hospital (Pediatrics)

Residency, Yale- New Haven Children’s Hospital Pediatrics)

Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatric Emergency Medicine)

Certificate, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Clinical Research Certificate Program), University Of Pennsylvania, 2012

Titles and Academic Titles

Director of Education, Pediatric Emergency Medicine at CHOP @ Virtua, Virtua Voorhees Hospital

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Professional Awards

Top Docs in Emergency Medicine, South Jersey Magazine, 2022

Publication Highlights

Gala PK, Scarfone RJ, Murray A, Balamuth F. Eliminating Lumbar Puncture for Low-Risk Febrile Infants: A Quality Improvement Initiative. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2021 Aug; 37(8): 397-402. PubMed PMID: 34267159
Marchese RF, Gala PK, Seiden JA, Scarfone R, Belfer RA, Posner J. Clinical Experience in a Community Setting During Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Training. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2020 Oct; 36(10): 477-480. PubMed PMID: 29095380