New York Presbyterian - Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, Columbia University

Program Description

Type of Program

New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital is a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center that sees over 60,000 pediatric patients per year in a state-of-the-art facility. We represent one of the largest groups of pediatric emergency ultrasound specialists in the country, with 4 ultrasound trained pediatric emergency ultrasound and a majority of our faculty credentialed in basic point-of-care ultrasound applications.

Year Fellowship Started:

2012

Ultrasound Program Status

Our fellowship is part of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine within the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Number of Ultrasound Faculty:

4

Notable Faculty

Lorraine Ng, MD, APCA/RDMS - Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound and Ultrasound Fellowship
Joni Rabiner, MD - Associate Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
Almaz Dessie, MD - Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Operations
David Kessler, MD, MSc, APCA/RDMS- Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Research

Ultrasound Fellowship Education

Our mission is to provide a strong foundation in basic and cutting edge point-of-care pediatric emergency ultrasound. The breadth of pathology in our department provides a comprehensive hands-on scanning experience that is complimented by mentorship from an active academic faculty. We aim to train PEM Ultrasound leaders who will become strong scholars and future researchers in the field of pediatric emergency ultrasound capable of running their own ultrasound programs.

Do you bill for ultrasounds?

Yes

Do you require follow up imaging for patients who get ultrasounds?

Case-dependent

Other Information

Current equipment includes:
2 Zonare machines - each machine equipped with endocavitary, phased array, curvilinear, linear, and hockey stick probes

2 GE Venue machines - each machine equipped with endocavitary, phased array, curvilinear, linear, and hockey stick probes.

2 Lumify hand-held machines - each machine equipped with a curvilinear probe

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