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Blair E. Simpson, MD

  • Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


MD: Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2012.

Services and Specialties

Hospital Medicine, Chest Wall


Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection, Bacteremia, and Meningitis Among Febrile Infants Aged 8 to 60 Days With SARS-CoV-2. Aronson, PL; Louie, JP; Kerns, E; Jennings, B; Magee, S; Wang, ME; Gupta, N; Kovaleski, C; McDaniel, LM; McDaniel, CE; et al. JAMA Network Open. 2023; 6:e2313354.

Retrospective study comparing outcomes of multimodal epidural and erector spinae catheter pain protocols after pectus surgery. Walter, CM; Lee, CS; Moore, DL; Abbasian, N; Clay, SJ; Mecoli, MD; Olbrecht, VA; Batra, M; Ding, L; Yang, F; et al. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2023; 58:397-404.

Trends in Prevalence of Bacterial Infections in Febrile Infants During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Aronson, PL; Kerns, E; Jennings, B; Magee, S; Wang, ME; McDaniel, CE; AAP REVISE II QI COLLABORATIVE, . Pediatrics. 2022; 150:e2022059235.

How to Perform Quality Improvement Projects. Simpson, B; Statile, AM; Schondelmeyer, AC. Pediatrics in review / American Academy of Pediatrics. 2022; 43:549-560.

Design and implementation of a novel patient-centered empowerment approach for pain optimisation in children undergoing major surgery. Chidambaran, V; Simpson, B; Brower, L; Hanke, R; Mecoli, M; Lane, B; Williams, S; McKenna, E; Bates, C; Kraemer, A; et al. BMJ Open Quality. 2022; 11:e001874.

Multimodal continuous ambulatory erector spinae catheter pain protocol for early recovery following Nuss procedure: a retrospective cohort study. Abbasian, N; Clay, SJ; Batra, M; Walter, CM; Olbrecht, VA; Mecoli, M; Lee, CS; Nair, M; Huq, A; Simpson, BE; et al. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. 2022; 47:421-423.

Standardization of clinical care pathway leads to sustained decreased length of stay following Nuss pectus repair: A multidisciplinary quality improvement initiative. Gurria, JP; Simpson, B; Tuncel-Kara, S; Bates, C; McKenna, E; Rogers, T; Kraemer, A; Platt, M; Mecoli, M; Garcia, VF; et al. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2020; 55:2690-2698.

Periorbital and Orbital Infections. Simpson, B; Logan, LK; Tan, TQ. In: Shah SS; Kemper AR; Ratner AJ, Ed. Pediatric Infectious Diseases: Essentials for Practice. New York: McGraw Hill Professional; 2018.

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