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Attending Physician, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-636-0493

513-636-1566

Board Certified

About Me

Clinical Interests

Cardiac critical care; critical care; CICU

Research Interests

Quality improvement and safety

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Cardiac Intensive Care

My Education

MD/DO: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME, 2006.

Residency: Pediatrics, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, 2009.

Fellowships: Hospital-based medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, 2010; Pediatric Critical Care, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2013; Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2014.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2010; Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2014.

My Publications

Correlation among Hemolysis Biomarkers in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Ghaleb, S; Reagor, JA; Tarango, C; Benscoter, A; Smith, R; Byrnes, JW. Journal of Extra-Corporeal Technology. 2021; 53:125-129.

Healthcare-Associated Infections. Benscoter, A; Brilli, R; Wheeler, D; Stalets, E. In: Zimmerman J; Rotta A, Ed. Fuhrman and Zimmerman's Pediatric Critical Care. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2021.

Rationale and design of the STeroids to REduce Systemic inflammation after infant heart Surgery (STRESS) trial. Hill, KD; Baldwin, HS; Bichel, DP; Butts, RJ; Chamberlain, RC; Ellis, AM; Graham, EM; Hickerson, J; Hornik, CP; Jacobs, JP; et al. American Heart Journal. 2020; 220:192-202.

Health care-associated infections are associated with increased length of stay and cost but not mortality in children undergoing cardiac surgery. Tweddell, S; Loomba, RS; Cooper, DS; Benscoter, AL. Congenital Heart Disease. 2019; 14:785-790.

Simulation Training Improves Resuscitation Team Leadership Skills of Nurse Practitioners. Ryan, A; Rizwan, R; Williams, B; Benscoter, A; Cooper, DS; Iliopoulos, I. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 2019; 33:280-287.

Transposition of the great arteries and the arterial switch operation. Benscoter, AL; Ryan, A; Tweddell, JS. Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children. 2019.

57 Transposition of the Great Arteries and the Arterial Switch Operation. Benscoter, AL; Ryan, A; Tweddell, JS. Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children. 2019.