Daniel Lindberg, MD
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine (2001)
Undergraduate School:
  • AB, Harvard University (MA) (1997)
Residency:
  • University Hospital/Cincinnati Children's/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Program, Emergency Medicine (2005)
Fellowships:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Child Abuse Pediatrics (2006)
Languages: English
Department: Emergency Medicine

Publications

  • Mitchell IC, Norat BJ, Auerbach M, Bressler CJ, Como JJ, Escobar MA Jr, Flynn-O'Brien KT, Lindberg DM, Nickoles T, Rosado N, Weeks K, Maguire S. Identifying Maltreatment in Infants and Young Children Presenting With Fractures: Does Age Matter?. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32888348
  • Lindberg DM. Abusive and Nonabusive Traumatic Brain Injury: Different Diseases, Not Just Different Intent. J Pediatr. 2020 Dec;227:15-16. PubMed PMID: 32828884
  • Fong AK, Allen MD, Waltzman D, Sarmiento K, Yeates KO, Suskauer S, Wintermark M, Lindberg DM, Tate DF, Wilde EA, Loewen JL. Neuroimaging in Pediatric Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Relating the Current 2018 Centers for Disease Control Guideline and the Potential of Advanced Neuroimaging Modalities for Research and Clinical Biomarker Development. J Neurotrauma. 2020 Oct 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32640874
  • Henry MK, Lindberg DM, Wood JN. More data, more questions: No simple answer about which children should undergo screening neuroimaging for clinically occult abusive head trauma. Child Abuse Negl. 2020 Sep;107:104561. PubMed PMID: 32544698
  • Henry MK, Feudtner C, Fortin K, Lindberg DM, Anderst JD, Berger RP, Wood JN. Occult head injuries in infants evaluated for physical abuse. Child Abuse Negl. 2020 May;103:104431. PubMed PMID: 32143091
  • Miller AJ, Narang S, Scribano P, Greeley C, Berkowitz C, Leventhal JM, Frasier L, Lindberg DM. Ethical Testimony in Cases of Suspected Child Maltreatment: The Ray E. Helfer Society Guidelines. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Aug;20(6):742-745. PubMed PMID: 32068125
  • Tiyyagura G, Bloemen EM, Berger R, Rosen T, Harris T, Jeter G, Lindberg D. Seeing the Forest in Family Violence Research: Moving to a Family-Centered Approach. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Aug;20(6):746-752. PubMed PMID: 31991169
  • Melville JD, Lindberg DM. A Novel Scale to Communicate Perceived Likelihood of Child Sexual Abuse. Acad Pediatr. 2020 May - Jun;20(4):460-467. PubMed PMID: 31899328
  • Lindberg DM. Unrelated male caregiver highly correlated with abuse vs accidental injury. J Pediatr. 2020 Jan;216:242-245. PubMed PMID: 31843114
  • Phillips R, Shahi N, Shirek G, Stevens J, Meier M, Recicar J, Lindberg DM, Kim J, Moulton S. Meaningful viscoelastic abnormalities in abusive and non-abusive pediatric trauma. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.10.018
  • Bloemen EM, Rosen AE, Lindberg DM, and Krugman RD. How Experiences of Child Abuse Pediatricians and Lessons Learned may Inform Health Care Providers Focusing on Improving Elder Abuse Geriatrics Clinical Practice and Research. Journal of Family Violence. 2020 doi: 10.1007/s10896-020-00143-7
  • Lindberg DM, Stence NV, Grubenhoff JA, Lewis T, Mirsky DM, Miller AL, O'Neill BR, Grice K, Mourani PM, Runyan DK. Feasibility and Accuracy of Fast MRI Versus CT for Traumatic Brain Injury in Young Children. Pediatrics. 2019 Oct;144(4). PubMed PMID: 31533974
  • Feldman KW, Lindberg DM. Clinically occult abusive head trauma: which age group should we screen?. Pediatr Radiol. 2019 Sep;49(10):1378-1379. PubMed PMID: 31352513
  • Silverman LB, Lindberg DM, O'Neill BR, Orru' E, Huisman TAGM, Izbudak I. Cytotoxic Edema in Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma: Adopting a Common Nomenclature. J Neuroimaging. 2019 Mar;29(2):272-273. PubMed PMID: 30623511
  • Berger RP, Lindberg DM. Early Recognition of Physical Abuse: Bridging the Gap between Knowledge and Practice. J Pediatr. 2019 Jan;204:16-23. PubMed PMID: 30268403
  • Bennett CV, Maguire S, Nuttall D, Lindberg DM, Moulton S, Bajaj L, Kemp AM, Mullen S. First aid for children's burns in the US and UK: An urgent call to establish and promote international standards. Burns. 2019 Mar;45(2):440-449. PubMed PMID: 30266196
  • Wood JN, Henry MK, Berger RP, Lindberg DM, Anderst JD, Song L, Localio R, Feudtner C. Use and Utility of Skeletal Surveys to Evaluate for Occult Fractures in Young Injured Children. Acad Pediatr. 2019 May - Jun;19(4):428-437. PubMed PMID: 30121318
  • Melville JD, Hertz SK, Steiner RD, Lindberg DM. Use of Imaging in Children With Witnessed Physical Abuse. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2019 Apr;35(4):245-248. PubMed PMID: 28291153
  • Lindberg DM, Stence NV, Grubenhoff JA, Lewis T, Mirsky DM, Miller AL, O'Neill BR, Grice K, Mourani PM, Runyan DK. Feasibility and Accuracy of Fast MRI Versus CT for Traumatic Brain Injury in Young Children. Pediatrics. 2019 Oct;144(4). PubMed PMID: 31533974
  • Feldman KW, Lindberg DM. Clinically occult abusive head trauma: which age group should we screen?. Pediatr Radiol. 2019 Sep;49(10):1378-1379. PubMed PMID: 31352513
  • Silverman LB, Lindberg DM, O'Neill BR, Orru' E, Huisman TAGM, Izbudak I. Cytotoxic Edema in Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma: Adopting a Common Nomenclature. J Neuroimaging. 2019 Mar;29(2):272-273. PubMed PMID: 30623511
  • Lindberg DM, Dubowitz H, Alexander RC, Reece RM. The "New Science" of Abusive Head Trauma. Int J Child Maltreat. 2019;2(1-2):1-16. PubMed PMID: 32954215
  • Berger RP, Lindberg DM. Early Recognition of Physical Abuse: Bridging the Gap between Knowledge and Practice. J Pediatr. 2019 Jan;204:16-23. PubMed PMID: 30268403
  • Bennett CV, Maguire S, Nuttall D, Lindberg DM, Moulton S, Bajaj L, Kemp AM, Mullen S. First aid for children's burns in the US and UK: An urgent call to establish and promote international standards. Burns. 2019 Mar;45(2):440-449. PubMed PMID: 30266196
  • Wood JN, Henry MK, Berger RP, Lindberg DM, Anderst JD, Song L, Localio R, Feudtner C. Use and Utility of Skeletal Surveys to Evaluate for Occult Fractures in Young Injured Children. Acad Pediatr. 2019 May - Jun;19(4):428-437. PubMed PMID: 30121318
  • Melville JD, Hertz SK, Steiner RD, Lindberg DM. Use of Imaging in Children With Witnessed Physical Abuse. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2019 Apr;35(4):245-248. PubMed PMID: 28291153
  • Berger RP, Lindberg DM. Early Recognition of Physical Abuse: Bridging the Gap between Knowledge and Practice. J Pediatr. 2018 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30268403
  • Bennett CV, Maguire S, Nuttall D, Lindberg DM, Moulton S, Bajaj L, Kemp AM, Mullen S. First aid for children's burns in the US and UK: An urgent call to establish and promote international standards. Burns. 2018 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30266196
  • Afifi TO, Brown S, Dube SR, Emery C, Fraser J, Jud A, Lindberg D, Theron L, Wekerle C. Putting Children First: When trauma research and governmental policy collides. Child Abuse Negl. 2018 Sep;83:A1-A2. PubMed PMID: 30122237
  • Wood JN, Henry MK, Berger RP, Lindberg DM, Anderst JD, Song L, Localio R, Feudtner C. Use and Utility of Skeletal Surveys to Evaluate for Occult Fractures in Young Injured Children. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Aug 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30121318
  • Boehnke M, Mirsky D, Stence N, Stanley RM, Lindberg DM. Occult head injury is common in children with concern for physical abuse. Pediatr Radiol. 2018 Aug;48(8):1123-1129. PubMed PMID: 29654352
  • Lindberg DM. Bias and Objectivity When Evaluating Social Risk Factors for Physical Abuse: of Babies and Bathwater. J Pediatr. 2018 Jul;198:13-15. PubMed PMID: 29551314
  • Henry MK, French B, Feudtner C, Zonfrillo MR, Lindberg DM, Anderst JD, Berger RP, Wood JN. Cervical Spine Imaging and Injuries in Young Children With Non-Motor Vehicle Crash-Associated Traumatic Brain Injury. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29461428
  • Tiyyagura G, Christian C, Berger R, Lindberg D. Occult abusive injuries in children brought for care after intimate partner violence: An exploratory study. Child Abuse Negl. 2018 May;79:136-143. PubMed PMID: 29452932
  • Dorfman MV, Metz JB, Feldman KW, Farris R, Lindberg DM. Oral injuries and occult harm in children evaluated for abuse. Arch Dis Child. 2018 Aug;103(8):747-752. PubMed PMID: 29102964
  • Afifi TO, Brown S, Dube SR, Emery C, Fraser J, Jud A, Lindberg D, Theron L, Wekerle C. Putting Children First: When trauma research and governmental policy collides. Child Abuse Negl. 2018 Sep;83:A1-A2. PubMed PMID: 30122237
  • Boehnke M, Mirsky D, Stence N, Stanley RM, Lindberg DM. Occult head injury is common in children with concern for physical abuse. Pediatr Radiol. 2018 Aug;48(8):1123-1129. PubMed PMID: 29654352
  • Lindberg DM. Bias and Objectivity When Evaluating Social Risk Factors for Physical Abuse: of Babies and Bathwater. J Pediatr. 2018 Jul;198:13-15. PubMed PMID: 29551314
  • Henry MK, French B, Feudtner C, Zonfrillo MR, Lindberg DM, Anderst JD, Berger RP, Wood JN. Cervical Spine Imaging and Injuries in Young Children With Non-Motor Vehicle Crash-Associated Traumatic Brain Injury. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29461428
  • Tiyyagura G, Christian C, Berger R, Lindberg D. Occult abusive injuries in children brought for care after intimate partner violence: An exploratory study. Child Abuse Negl. 2018 May;79:136-143. PubMed PMID: 29452932
  • Dorfman MV, Metz JB, Feldman KW, Farris R, Lindberg DM. Oral injuries and occult harm in children evaluated for abuse. Arch Dis Child. 2018 Aug;103(8):747-752. PubMed PMID: 29102964
  • Dorfman MV, Metz JB, Feldman KW, Farris R, Lindberg DM. Oral injuries and occult harm in children evaluated for abuse. Arch Dis Child. 2017 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29102964
  • Lindberg DM, Scribano PV. A child abuse research network: Now what?. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 Aug;70:406-407. PubMed PMID: 28442194
  • Melville JD, Hertz SK, Steiner RD, Lindberg DM. Use of Imaging in Children With Witnessed Physical Abuse. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Mar 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28291153
  • Lindberg DM, Wood JN, Campbell KA, Scribano PV, Laskey A, Leventhal JM, Pierce MC, Runyan DK. Research priorities for a multi-center child abuse pediatrics network - CAPNET. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 Mar;65:152-157. PubMed PMID: 28161656
  • Lindberg DM, Scribano PV. A child abuse research network: Now what?. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 Aug;70:406-407. PubMed PMID: 28442194
  • Melville JD, Hertz SK, Steiner RD, Lindberg DM. Use of Imaging in Children With Witnessed Physical Abuse. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Mar 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28291153
  • Lindberg DM, Wood JN, Campbell KA, Scribano PV, Laskey A, Leventhal JM, Pierce MC, Runyan DK. Research priorities for a multi-center child abuse pediatrics network - CAPNET. Child Abuse Negl. 2017 Mar;65:152-157. PubMed PMID: 28161656
  • Narang SK, Estrada C, Greenberg S, Lindberg D. Acceptance of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma as Medical Diagnoses. J Pediatr. 2016 Oct;177:273-8. PubMed PMID: 27458075
  • Lindberg DM, Runyan DK. Improving Clinical Judgment in Abuse Case Finding. Pediatrics. 2016 Jul;138(1). PubMed PMID: 27338700
  • Pawlik MC, Kemp A, Maguire S, Nuttall D, Feldman KW, Lindberg DM. Children with burns referred for child abuse evaluation: Burn characteristics and co-existent injuries. Child Abuse Negl. 2016 May;55:52-61. PubMed PMID: 27088728
  • Thackeray JD, Wannemacher J, Adler BH, Lindberg DM. The classic metaphyseal lesion and traumatic injury. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Jul;46(8):1128-33. PubMed PMID: 26902299
  • Harper NS, Lewis T, Eddleman S, Lindberg DM. Follow-up skeletal survey use by child abuse pediatricians. Child Abuse Negl. 2016 Jan;51:336-42. PubMed PMID: 26342432
  • Lindberg DM, Beaty B, Juarez-Colunga E, Wood JN, Runyan DK. Testing for Abuse in Children With Sentinel Injuries. Pediatrics. 2015 Nov;136(5):831-8. PubMed PMID: 26438705
  • Harper NS, Lewis T, Eddleman S, Lindberg DM. Follow-up skeletal survey use by child abuse pediatricians. Child Abuse Negl. 2015 Sep 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26342432
  • Lindberg DM, Beaty B, Juarez-Colunga E, Wood JN, Runyan DK. Testing for Abuse in Children With Sentinel Injuries. Pediatrics. 2015 Nov;136(5):831-8. PubMed PMID: 26438705
  • Harper NS, Feldman KW, Sugar NF, Anderst JD, Lindberg DM, Examining Siblings To Recognize Abuse Investigators. Additional injuries in young infants with concern for abuse and apparently isolated bruises. J Pediatr. 2014 Aug;165(2):383-388.e1. PubMed PMID: 24840754
  • Metz JB, Schwartz KA, Feldman KW, Lindberg DM, ExSTRA investigators. Non-cutaneous conditions clinicians might mistake for abuse. Arch Dis Child. 2014 Sep;99(9):817-23. PubMed PMID: 24748639
  • Martindale J, Swenson A, Coffman J, Newton AW, Lindberg DM, ExSTRA Investigators. Recurrent concerns for child abuse: repeated consultations by a subspecialty child abuse team. Child Abuse Negl. 2014 Jul;38(7):1259-66. PubMed PMID: 24726050
  • Lindberg DM, Berger RP, Reynolds MS, Alwan RM, Harper NS, Examining Siblings To Recognize Abuse Investigators. Yield of skeletal survey by age in children referred to abuse specialists. J Pediatr. 2014 Jun;164(6):1268-73.e1. PubMed PMID: 24630357
  • Schwartz KA, Metz J, Feldman K, Sidbury R, Lindberg DM, the ExSTRA Investigators. Cutaneous Findings Mistaken for Physical Abuse: Present but Not Pervasive. Pediatr Dermatol. 2014 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24612322
  • Lindberg DM, Berger RP, Lane WG. PECARN abdominal injury rule should exclude potentially abused children. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Sep;62(3):276-7. PubMed PMID: 23969129
  • Deye KP, Berger RP, Lindberg DM, ExSTRA Investigators. Occult abusive injuries in infants with apparently isolated skull fractures. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jun;74(6):1553-8. PubMed PMID: 23694887
  • Lindberg DM, Blood EA, Campbell KA, Laskey AL, Berger RP, Examining Siblings to Recognize Abuse Study Group. Predictors of screening and injury in contacts of physically abused children. J Pediatr. 2013 Sep;163(3):730-5.e1-3. PubMed PMID: 23566385
  • Greiner MV, Berger RP, Thackeray JD, Lindberg DM, Examining Siblings to Recognize Abuse (ExSTRA) Investigators. Dedicated retinal examination in children evaluated for physical abuse without radiographically identified traumatic brain injury. J Pediatr. 2013 Aug;163(2):527-31. PubMed PMID: 23498157
  • Harper NS, Eddleman S, Lindberg DM, ExSTRA Investigators. The utility of follow-up skeletal surveys in child abuse. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar;131(3):e672-8. PubMed PMID: 23400607
  • Lindberg DM, Shapiro RA, Blood EA, Steiner RD, Berger RP, ExSTRA investigators. Utility of hepatic transaminases in children with concern for abuse. Pediatrics. 2013 Feb;131(2):268-75. PubMed PMID: 23319537
  • Lindberg DM, Harper NS, Laskey AL, Berger RP, ExSTRA Investigators. Prevalence of abusive fractures of the hands, feet, spine, or pelvis on skeletal survey: perhaps "uncommon" is more common than suggested. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Jan;29(1):26-9. PubMed PMID: 23283258
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Professional Memberships

  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, Member
  • The Helfer Society, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American College of Emergency Physicians, Co-Chair
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Member

Practice Locations

Emergency Department - Anschutz
12505 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-9111

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Emergency Medicine, Board Certification (2006)

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine (2001)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • AB, Harvard University (MA) (1997)
Residency Programs:
  • University Hospital/Cincinnati Children's/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Program, Emergency Medicine (2005)
Fellowships:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Child Abuse Pediatrics (2006)
Languages: English
Department: Emergency Medicine
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