Grant M. Mussman, MD, MHSA

Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-9675


Pediatric hospital medicine; quality improvement.
Grant Mussman, MD, MHSA, is a pediatric hospital medicine physician and assistant professor of pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center within the UC Department of Pediatrics. In additional to clinical training in pediatrics, Dr. Mussman has advanced training in health services administration and quality improvement. His current work includes improving provider awareness of hospital readmissions and development of strategies to reduce unnecessary readmissions, improving the reliability of verbal handoffs to primary care providers at hospital discharge, and reducing unnecessary interventions for pediatric patients with acute viral bronchiolitis.

MD: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2002.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2005.

MHSA: Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, 2013.

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Gold JM, Hall M, Shah SS, Thomson J, Subramony A, Mahant S, Mittal V, Wilson KM, Morse R, Mussman GM, Hametz P, Montalbano A, Parikh K, Ishman S, O'Neill M, Berry JG. Long length of hospital stay in children with medical complexity. Journal of Hospital Medicine (Online). 2016;11(11):750-756.

Auger KA, Mueller EL, Weinberg SH, Forster C, Shah A, Wolski C, Mussman G, Jolanta Ipsaro A, Davis MM. A Validated Method for Identifying Unplanned Pediatric Readmission. J Pediatr. 2016 Mar;170:105-12.e1-2.

Ralston S, Garber M, Rice-Conboy E, Mussman G, Walley S, Shadman K, Nichols E. A Multicenter Collaborative to Reduce Unnecessary Care in Inpatient Bronchiolitis. Pediatrics. 2016;137(1):e20150851.

Mussman GM, Vossmeyer MT, Brady PW, Warrick DM, Simmons JM, White CM. Improving the reliability of verbal communication between primary care physicians and pediatric hospitalists at hospital discharge. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2015;10(9):574–580.

Mahant S, Hall M, Ishman S, Morse R, Mittal V, Mussman G, Gold J, Montalbano A, Srivastava R, Wilson K, Shah S. Association of National Guidelines with Tonsillectomy Perioperative Care and Outcomes. Pediatrics. 2015;136(1):53-60.

Parikh K, Hall M, Mittal V, Montalbano A, Morse R, Wilson K, Mussman GM, Hain P, Shah S. Establishing Benchmarks for Hospitalized Care of Asthma, Bronchiolitis, and Pneumonia. Pediatrics. 2014;134(3):555-562. 

Mittal V, Morse R, Wilson KM, Mussman GM, Hain P, Montalbano A, Parikh K, Mahant S, Shah S. Impact of Inpatient Bronchiolitis Clinical Practice Guideline Implementation on Testing and Treatment. Journal of Pediatrics. 2014;165(3):570-576.e573.

Mussman GM, Parker M, Statile A, Sucharew H, Brady PW. Suctioning and Length of Stay in Bronchiolitis. JAMA Pediatrics. 2013; 167(5):414-421.

Mussman GM, Conway PH.  Pediatric hospitalist systems versus traditional models of care: Effect on quality and cost outcomes. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2012; 7(4):350-357.