Lalit Bajaj, MD, MPH/MSPH
Professor, Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine (1996)
Graduate School :
  • MPH, University of California, Berkeley (1995)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of California–Davis (CA) (1991)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (1997)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Chief Resident, Pediatrics (1999)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2003)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine

Teaching

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics (2003)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics

Publications

  • Goyal MK, Chamberlain JM, Webb M, Grundmeier RW, Johnson TJ, Lorch SA, Zorc JJ, Alessandrini E, Bajaj L, Cook L, Alpern ER. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Delayed Diagnosis of Appendicitis Among Children. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32991770
  • Brousseau DC, Alpern ER, Chamberlain JM, Ellison AM, Bajaj L, Cohen DM, Hariharan S, Cook LJ, Harding M, Panepinto J. A Multiyear Cross-sectional Study of Guideline Adherence for the Timeliness of Opioid Administration in Children With Sickle Cell Pain Crisis. Ann Emerg Med. 2020 Sep;76(3S):S6-S11. PubMed PMID: 32928464
  • Scott HF, Kempe A, Deakyne Davies SJ, Krack P, Leonard J, Rolison E, Mackenzie J, Wathen B, Bajaj L. Managing Diagnostic Uncertainty in Pediatric Sepsis Quality Improvement with a Two-Tiered Approach. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2020 Jan-Feb;5(1):e244. PubMed PMID: 32766482
  • Wang GS, Reese J, Bakel LA, Leonard J, Bos T, Bielsky A, Nickels S, Bajaj L. Prescribing Patterns of Oral Opioid Analgesic for Long Bone Fracture at Tertiary Care Children's Hospital Emergency Departments and Urgent Cares. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2020 May 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32384393
  • Goyal MK, Johnson TJ, Chamberlain JM, Cook L, Webb M, Drendel AL, Alessandrini E, Bajaj L, Lorch S, Grundmeier RW, Alpern ER. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Emergency Department Pain Management of Children With Fractures. Pediatrics. 2020 May;145(5). PubMed PMID: 32312910
  • Johnson MD, Zorc JJ, Nelson DS, Casper TC, Cook LJ, Finkelstein Y, Babcock L, Bajaj L, Chamberlain JM, Grundmeier RW, Webb M, Alpern ER. Intravenous Magnesium in Asthma Pharmacotherapy: Variability in Use in the PECARN Registry. J Pediatr. 2020 May;220:165-174.e2. PubMed PMID: 32147221
  • Wang GS, Bourne DWA, Klawitter J, Sempio C, Chapman K, Knupp K, Wempe MF, Borgelt L, Christians U, Leonard J, Heard K, Bajaj L. Disposition of Oral Cannabidiol-Rich Cannabis Extracts in Children with Epilepsy. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2020 Aug;59(8):1005-1012. PubMed PMID: 32048179
  • Drendel AL, Brousseau DC, Casper TC, Bajaj L, Alessandrini EA, Grundmeier RW, Chamberlain JM, Goyal MK, Olsen CS, Alpern ER. Opioid Prescription Patterns at Emergency Department Discharge for Children with Fractures. Pain Med. 2020 Sep 1;21(9):1947-1954. PubMed PMID: 32022894
  • Scott HF, Colborn KL, Sevick CJ, Bajaj L, Kissoon N, Deakyne Davies SJ, Kempe A. Development and Validation of a Predictive Model of the Risk of Pediatric Septic Shock Using Data Known at the Time of Hospital Arrival. J Pediatr. 2020 Feb;217:145-151.e6. PubMed PMID: 31733815
  • Scott HF, Colborn KL, Sevick CJ, Bajaj L, Deakyne Davies SJ, Fairclough D, Kissoon N, Kempe A. Development and Validation of a Model to Predict Pediatric Septic Shock Using Data Known 2 Hours After Hospital Arrival. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33060422
  • Rao S, Kwan BM, Curtis D, Swanson A, Bakel LA, Bajaj L, Boguniewicz J, Lockwood J, Ogawa K, Katherine P, Fuhlbrigge RC, Brumbaugh D, Givens P, Grayck EN, Sills MR. Implementation of a Rapid Evidence Assessment Infrastructure during the COVID-19 Pandemic to Develop Policies, Clinical Pathways, Stimulate Academic Research, and Create Educational Opportunities. J Pediatr. 2020 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33091418
  • Pugh-Bernard A, Nickels S, Melendez J, Shawkat J, Rolison E, Swanson A, Bajaj L, Hyman D, Bakel LA. A Strategy for the Renovation of a Clinical Pathways Program. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2019 May-Jun;4(3):e178. PubMed PMID: 31579877
  • Wang GS, Bourne DWA, Klawitter J, Sempio C, Chapman K, Knupp K, Wempe MF, Borgelt L, Christians U, Heard K, Bajaj L. Disposition of oral delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in children receiving cannabis extracts for epilepsy. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2019 May 21;:1-5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31111749
  • Zorc JJ, Chamberlain JM, Bajaj L. Machine Learning at the Clinical Bedside-The Ghost in the Machine. JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Jul 1;173(7):622-624. PubMed PMID: 31081878
  • Linakis JG, Bromberg JR, Casper TC, Chun TH, Mello MJ, Richards R, Mull CC, Shenoi RP, Vance C, Ahmad F, Bajaj L, Brown KM, Chernick LS, Cohen DM, Fein J, Horeczko T, Levas MN, McAninch B, Monuteaux MC, Grupp-Phelan J, Powell EC, Rogers A, Suffoletto B, Dean JM, Spirito A. Predictive Validity of a 2-Question Alcohol Screen at 1-, 2-, and 3-Year Follow-up. Pediatrics. 2019 Mar;143(3). PubMed PMID: 30783022
  • Spirito A, Bromberg JR, Casper TC, Chun T, Mello MJ, Mull CC, Shenoi RP, Vance C, Ahmad F, Bajaj L, Brown KM, Chernick LS, Cohen DM, Fein J, Horeczko T, Levas MN, McAninch B, Monuteaux MC, Grupp-Phelan J, Powell EC, Rogers A, Suffoletto B, Linakis JG. Screening for Adolescent Alcohol Use in the Emergency Department: What Does It Tell Us About Cannabis, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use?. Subst Use Misuse. 2019;54(6):1007-1016. PubMed PMID: 30727811
  • Grubenhoff JA, Ziniel SI, Bajaj L, Hyman D. Pediatric faculty knowledge and comfort discussing diagnostic errors: a pilot survey to understand barriers to an educational program. Diagnosis (Berl). 2019 Jun 26;6(2):101-107. PubMed PMID: 30759067
  • Ballard DW, Kuppermann N, Vinson DR, Tham E, Hoffman JM, Swietlik M, Deakyne Davies SJ, Alessandrini EA, Tzimenatos L, Bajaj L, Mark DG, Offerman SR, Chettipally UK, Paterno MD, Schaeffer MH, Richards R, Casper TC, Goldberg HS, Grundmeier RW, Dayan PS. Implementation of a Clinical Decision Support System for Children With Minor Blunt Head Trauma Who Are at Nonnegligible Risk for Traumatic Brain Injuries. Ann Emerg Med. 2019 May;73(5):440-451. PubMed PMID: 30583957
  • 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
  • Scott HF, Colborn KL, Sevick CJ, Bajaj L, Kissoon N, Deakyne Davies SJ, Kempe A. Development and Validation of a Predictive Model of the Risk of Pediatric Septic Shock Using Data Known at the Time of Hospital Arrival. J Pediatr. 2019 Nov 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31733815
  • Wang GS, Reese J, Bakel LA, Leonard J, Bielsky A, Reid A, Bos T, Nickels S, Bajaj L. Prescribing Patterns of Oral Opioid Analgesic for Acute Pain at a Tertiary Care Children's Hospital Emergency Departments and Urgent Cares. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2019 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31688834
  • Bajaj L. The Impact of the Evolving Health Care System on Pediatric Emergency Care. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2018 Dec;65(6):1247-1256. PubMed PMID: 30446060
  • 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
  • Deakyne Davies SJ, Grundmeier RW, Campos DA, Hayes KL, Bell J, Alessandrini EA, Bajaj L, Chamberlain JM, Gorelick MH, Enriquez R, Casper TC, Scheid B, Kittick M, Dean JM, Alpern ER. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network Registry: A Multicenter Electronic Health Record Registry of Pediatric Emergency Care. Appl Clin Inform. 2018 Apr;9(2):366-376. PubMed PMID: 29791930
  • Tyler A, Krack P, Bakel LA, O'Hara K, Scudamore D, Topoz I, Freeman J, Moss A, Allen R, Swanson A, Bajaj L. Interventions to Reduce Over-Utilized Tests and Treatments in Bronchiolitis. Pediatrics. 2018 Jun;141(6). PubMed PMID: 29752289
  • Kharbanda AB, Christensen EW, Dudley NC, Bajaj L, Stevenson MD, Macias CG, Mittal MK, Bachur RG, Bennett JE, Sinclair K, McMichael B, Dayan PS. Economic Analysis of Diagnostic Imaging in Pediatric Patients With Suspected Appendicitis. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Jul;25(7):785-794. PubMed PMID: 29427374
  • Scott HF, Greenwald EE, Bajaj L, Deakyne Davies SJ, Brou L, Kempe A. The Sensitivity of Clinician Diagnosis of Sepsis in Tertiary and Community-Based Emergency Settings. J Pediatr. 2018 Apr;195:220-227.e1. PubMed PMID: 29395173
  • Bajaj L. The Impact of the Evolving Health Care System on Pediatric Emergency Care. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2018 Dec;65(6):1247-1256. PubMed PMID: 30446060
  • Deakyne Davies SJ, Grundmeier RW, Campos DA, Hayes KL, Bell J, Alessandrini EA, Bajaj L, Chamberlain JM, Gorelick MH, Enriquez R, Casper TC, Scheid B, Kittick M, Dean JM, Alpern ER. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network Registry: A Multicenter Electronic Health Record Registry of Pediatric Emergency Care. Appl Clin Inform. 2018 Apr;9(2):366-376. PubMed PMID: 29791930
  • Tyler A, Krack P, Bakel LA, O'Hara K, Scudamore D, Topoz I, Freeman J, Moss A, Allen R, Swanson A, Bajaj L. Interventions to Reduce Over-Utilized Tests and Treatments in Bronchiolitis. Pediatrics. 2018 Jun;141(6). PubMed PMID: 29752289
  • Kharbanda AB, Christensen EW, Dudley NC, Bajaj L, Stevenson MD, Macias CG, Mittal MK, Bachur RG, Bennett JE, Sinclair K, McMichael B, Dayan PS. Economic Analysis of Diagnostic Imaging in Pediatric Patients With Suspected Appendicitis. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Jul;25(7):785-794. PubMed PMID: 29427374
  • Scott HF, Greenwald EE, Bajaj L, Deakyne Davies SJ, Brou L, Kempe A. The Sensitivity of Clinician Diagnosis of Sepsis in Tertiary and Community-Based Emergency Settings. J Pediatr. 2018 Apr;195:220-227.e1. PubMed PMID: 29395173
  • Stanley RM, Johnson MD, Vance C, Bajaj L, Babcock L, Atabaki S, Thomas D, Simon HK, Cohen DM, Rubacalva D, David Adelson P, Bulloch B, Rogers AJ, Mahajan P, Baren J, Lee L, Hoyle J, Quayle K, Charles Casper T, Michael Dean J, Kuppermann N. Challenges Enrolling Children Into Traumatic Brain Injury Trials: An Observational Study. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Jan;24(1):31-39. PubMed PMID: 27618167
  • Kharbanda AB, Monuteaux MC, Bachur RG, Dudley NC, Bajaj L, Stevenson MD, Macias CG, Mittal MK, Bennett JE, Sinclair K, Dayan PS. A Clinical Score to Predict Appendicitis in Older Male Children. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Apr;17(3):261-266. PubMed PMID: 27890780
  • Scott HF, Brou L, Deakyne SJ, Kempe A, Fairclough DL, Bajaj L. Association Between Early Lactate Levels and 30-Day Mortality in Clinically Suspected Sepsis in Children. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Mar 1;171(3):249-255. PubMed PMID: 28068437
  • Freeman JF, Deakyne S, Bajaj L. Emergency Department-initiated Home Oxygen for Bronchiolitis: A Prospective Study of Community Follow-up, Caregiver Satisfaction, and Outcomes. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Aug;24(8):920-929. PubMed PMID: 28207971
  • Dayan PS, Ballard DW, Tham E, Hoffman JM, Swietlik M, Deakyne SJ, Alessandrini EA, Tzimenatos L, Bajaj L, Vinson DR, Mark DG, Offerman SR, Chettipally UK, Paterno MD, Schaeffer MH, Wang J, Casper TC, Goldberg HS, Grundmeier RW, Kuppermann N. Use of Traumatic Brain Injury Prediction Rules With Clinical Decision Support. Pediatrics. 2017 Apr;139(4). PubMed PMID: 28341799
  • Weisz K, Bajaj L, Deakyne SJ, Brou L, Brent A, Wathen J, Roosevelt GE. Adverse Events During a Randomized Trial of Ketamine Versus Co-Administration of Ketamine and Propofol for Procedural Sedation in a Pediatric Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2017 Jul;53(1):1-9. PubMed PMID: 28433211
  • Stevenson MD, Dayan PS, Dudley NC, Bajaj L, Macias CG, Bachur RG, Sinclair K, Bennett J, Mittal MK, Donneyong MM, Kharbanda AB. Time From Emergency Department Evaluation to Operation and Appendiceal Perforation. Pediatrics. 2017 Jun;139(6). PubMed PMID: 28562252
  • Scott HF, Kempe A, Bajaj L. Venous vs Arterial Lactate and 30-Day Mortality in Pediatric Sepsis-Reply. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Aug 1;171(8):813-814. PubMed PMID: 28655033
  • Goyal MK, Johnson TJ, Chamberlain JM, Casper TC, Simmons T, Alessandrini EA, Bajaj L, Grundmeier RW, Gerber JS, Lorch SA, Alpern ER. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Antibiotic Use for Viral Illness in Emergency Departments. Pediatrics. 2017 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28872046
  • Schuh S, Babl FE, Dalziel SR, Freedman SB, Macias CG, Stephens D, Steele DW, Fernandes RM, Zemek R, Plint AC, Florin TA, Lyttle MD, Johnson DW, Gouin S, Schnadower D, Klassen TP, Bajaj L, Benito J, Kharbanda A, Kuppermann N. Practice Variation in Acute Bronchiolitis: A Pediatric Emergency Research Networks Study. Pediatrics. 2017 Dec;140(6). PubMed PMID: 29184035
  • Bromberg JR, Spirito A, Chun T, Mello MJ, Casper TC, Ahmad F, Bajaj L, Brown KM, Chernick LS, Cohen DM, Fein J, Horeczko T, Levas MN, McAninch B, Monuteaux M, Mull CC, Grupp-Phelan J, Powell EC, Rogers A, Shenoi RP, Suffoletto B, Vance C, Linakis JG. Methodology and Demographics of a Brief Adolescent Alcohol Screen Validation Study. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Jul 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29112110
  • Bachur RG, Dayan PS, Dudley NC, Bajaj L, Stevenson MD, Macias CG, Mittal MK, Bennett J, Sinclair K, Monuteaux MC, Kharbanda AB. The Influence of Age on the Diagnostic Performance of White Blood Cell Count and Absolute Neutrophil Count in Suspected Pediatric Appendicitis. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27251399
  • Stanley RM, Johnson MD, Vance C, Bajaj L, Babcock L, Atabaki S, Thomas D, Simon HK, Cohen DM, Rubacalva D, Adelson PD, Bulloch B, Rogers AJ, Mahajan P, Baren J, Lee L, Hoyle J, Quayle K, Casper TC, Dean JM, Kuppermann N. Challenges enrolling children into traumatic brain injury trials: An observational study. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27618167
  • Wang GS, Le Lait MC, Deakyne SJ, Bronstein AC, Bajaj L, Roosevelt G. Unintentional Pediatric Exposures to Marijuana in Colorado, 2009-2015. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Sep 6;170(9):e160971. PubMed PMID: 27454910
  • Grubenhoff JA, Currie D, Comstock RD, Juarez-Colunga E, Bajaj L, Kirkwood MW. Psychological Factors Associated with Delayed Symptom Resolution in Children with Concussion. J Pediatr. 2016 Jul;174:27-32.e1. PubMed PMID: 27079963
  • Bajaj L, Zorc JJ. Bronchiolitis and Pulse Oximetry: Choosing Wisely With a Technological Pandora's Box. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Jun 1;170(6):531-2. PubMed PMID: 26928165
  • Scott HF, Brou L, Deakyne SJ, Fairclough DL, Kempe A, Bajaj L. Lactate Clearance and Normalization and Prolonged Organ Dysfunction in Pediatric Sepsis. J Pediatr. 2016 Mar;170:149-55.e1-4. PubMed PMID: 26711848
  • Chatterjee D, Agarwal R, Bajaj L, Teng SN, Prager JD. Airway management in laryngotracheal injuries from blunt neck trauma in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Feb;26(2):132-8. PubMed PMID: 26530711
  • Freeman JF, Ciarallo C, Rappaport L, Mandt M, Bajaj L. Use of capnographs to assess quality of pediatric ventilation with 3 different airway modalities. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Jan;34(1):69-74. PubMed PMID: 26508582
  • Scott H, Brou L, Deakyne S, Bajaj L. 1371: USING LACTATE AND BLOOD PRESSURE TO CLASSIFY SHOCK IN PEDIATRIC SEPSIS: AN EHR-BASED APPROACH. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec;44(12 Suppl 1):418. PubMed PMID: 27851007
  • Freeman JF, Ciarallo C, Rappaport L, Mandt M, Bajaj L. Use of capnographs to assess quality of pediatric ventilation with 3 different airway modalities. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Jan;34(1):69-74. PubMed PMID: 26508582
  • Chatterjee D, Agarwal R, Bajaj L, Teng SN, Prager JD. Airway management in laryngotracheal injuries from blunt neck trauma in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Feb;26(2):132-8. PubMed PMID: 26530711
  • Scott HF, Brou L, Deakyne SJ, Fairclough DL, Kempe A, Bajaj L. Lactate Clearance and Normalization and Prolonged Organ Dysfunction in Pediatric Sepsis. J Pediatr. 2016 Mar;170:149-55.e1-4. PubMed PMID: 26711848
  • Bajaj L, Zorc JJ. Bronchiolitis and Pulse Oximetry: Choosing Wisely With a Technological Pandora's Box. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Jun 1;170(6):531-2. PubMed PMID: 26928165
  • Grubenhoff JA, Currie D, Comstock RD, Juarez-Colunga E, Bajaj L, Kirkwood MW. Psychological Factors Associated with Delayed Symptom Resolution in Children with Concussion. J Pediatr. 2016 Jul;174:27-32.e1. PubMed PMID: 27079963
  • Wang GS, Le Lait MC, Deakyne SJ, Bronstein AC, Bajaj L, Roosevelt G. Unintentional Pediatric Exposures to Marijuana in Colorado, 2009-2015. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Sep 6;170(9):e160971. PubMed PMID: 27454910
  • Bachur RG, Dayan PS, Dudley NC, Bajaj L, Stevenson MD, Macias CG, Mittal MK, Bennett J, Sinclair K, Monuteaux MC, Kharbanda AB. The Influence of Age on the Diagnostic Performance of White Blood Cell Count and Absolute Neutrophil Count in Suspected Pediatric Appendicitis. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 Nov;23(11):1235-1242. PubMed PMID: 27251399
  • Chatterjee D, Agarwal R, Bajaj L, Teng SN, Prager JD. Airway management in laryngotracheal injuries from blunt neck trauma in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26530711
  • Barker JM, Bajaj L. Hypo and Hyper: Common Pediatric Endocrine and Metabolic Emergencies. Adv Pediatr. 2015 Aug;62(1):257-82. PubMed PMID: 26205117
  • Grubenhoff JA, Deakyne SJ, Comstock RD, Kirkwood MW, Bajaj L. Outpatient follow-up and return to school after emergency department evaluation among children with persistent post-concussion symptoms. Brain Inj. 2015 May 25;:1-6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26004755
  • Scott HF, Deakyne SJ, Woods JM, Bajaj L. The prevalence and diagnostic utility of systemic inflammatory response syndrome vital signs in a pediatric emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Apr;22(4):381-9. PubMed PMID: 25778743
  • Reese J, Deakyne SJ, Blanchard A, Bajaj L. Rate of preventable early unplanned intensive care unit transfer for direct admissions and emergency department admissions. Hosp Pediatr. 2015 Jan;5(1):27-34. PubMed PMID: 25554756
  • Grubenhoff JA, Deakyne SJ, Brou L, Bajaj L, Comstock RD, Kirkwood MW. Acute concussion symptom severity and delayed symptom resolution. Pediatrics. 2014 Jul;134(1):54-62. PubMed PMID: 24958583
  • Levas MN, Dayan PS, Mittal MK, Stevenson MD, Bachur RG, Dudley NC, Bajaj L, Macias CG, Bennett J, Dowd MD, Thomas AJ, Kharbanda AB, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Effect of Hispanic ethnicity and language barriers on appendiceal perforation rates and imaging in children. J Pediatr. 2014 Jun;164(6):1286-91.e2. PubMed PMID: 24565425
  • Grubenhoff JA, Deakyne SJ, Brou L, Bajaj L, Comstock RD, Kirkwood MW. Acute concussion symptom severity and delayed symptom resolution. Pediatrics. 2014 Jul;134(1):54-62. PubMed PMID: 24958583
  • Levas MN, Dayan PS, Mittal MK, Stevenson MD, Bachur RG, Dudley NC, Bajaj L, Macias CG, Bennett J, Dowd MD, Thomas AJ, Kharbanda AB. Effect of Hispanic ethnicity and language barriers on appendiceal perforation rates and imaging in children. J Pediatr. 2014 Jun;164(6):1286-91.e2. PubMed PMID: 24565425
  • Sheehan B, Nigrovic LE, Dayan PS, Kuppermann N, Ballard DW, Alessandrini E, Bajaj L, Goldberg H, Hoffman J, Offerman SR, Mark DG, Swietlik M, Tham E, Tzimenatos L, Vinson DR, Jones GS, Bakken S, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Informing the design of clinical decision support services for evaluation of children with minor blunt head trauma in the emergency department: a sociotechnical analysis. J Biomed Inform. 2013 Oct;46(5):905-13. PubMed PMID: 23892207
  • Mittal MK, Dayan PS, Macias CG, Bachur RG, Bennett J, Dudley NC, Bajaj L, Sinclair K, Stevenson MD, Kharbanda AB, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Performance of ultrasound in the diagnosis of appendicitis in children in a multicenter cohort. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Jul;20(7):697-702. PubMed PMID: 23859583
  • Wang GS, Deakyne S, Bajaj L, Yin S, Heard K, Roosevelt G. The limited utility of screening laboratory tests and electrocardiograms in the management of unintentional asymptomatic pediatric ingestions. J Emerg Med. 2013 Jul;45(1):34-8. PubMed PMID: 23561311
  • Goldenberg NA, Jenkins S, Jack J, Armstrong-Wells J, Fenton LZ, Stence NV, Oleszek J, Boada R, Wilkening GN, Wilkinson C, Soep JB, Miyamoto SD, Bajaj L, Mourani PM, Manco-Johnson MJ, Bernard TJ. Arteriopathy, D-dimer, and risk of poor neurologic outcome in childhood-onset arterial ischemic stroke. J Pediatr. 2013 May;162(5):1041-6.e1. PubMed PMID: 23260102
  • Goldenberg NA, Jenkins S, Jack J, Armstrong-Wells J, Fenton LZ, Stence NV, Oleszek J, Boada R, Wilkening GN, Wilkinson C, Soep JB, Miyamoto SD, Bajaj L, Mourani PM, Manco-Johnson MJ, Bernard TJ. Arteriopathy, D-Dimer, and Risk of Poor Neurologic Outcome in Childhood-Onset Arterial Ischemic Stroke. J Pediatr. 2012 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23260102
  • Halstead SM, Deakyne SJ, Bajaj L, Enzenauer R, Roosevelt GE. The effect of ketamine on intraocular pressure in pediatric patients during procedural sedation. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Oct;19(10):1145-50. PubMed PMID: 23009160
  • Mandt MJ, Roback MG, Bajaj L, Galinkin JL, Gao D, Wathen JE. Etomidate for short pediatric procedures in the emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Sep;28(9):898-904. PubMed PMID: 22929142
  • Kharbanda AB, Dudley NC, Bajaj L, Stevenson MD, Macias CG, Mittal MK, Bachur RG, Bennett JE, Sinclair K, Huang C, Dayan PS, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Validation and refinement of a prediction rule to identify children at low risk for acute appendicitis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Aug;166(8):738-44. PubMed PMID: 22869405
  • Bachur RG, Dayan PS, Bajaj L, Macias CG, Mittal MK, Stevenson MD, Dudley NC, Sinclair K, Bennett J, Monuteaux MC, Kharbanda AB, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The effect of abdominal pain duration on the accuracy of diagnostic imaging for pediatric appendicitis. Ann Emerg Med. 2012 Nov;60(5):582-590.e3. PubMed PMID: 22841176
  • Kharbanda AB, Stevenson MD, Macias CG, Sinclair K, Dudley NC, Bennett J, Bajaj L, Mittal MK, Huang C, Bachur RG, Dayan PS, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Interrater reliability of clinical findings in children with possible appendicitis. Pediatrics. 2012 Apr;129(4):695-700. PubMed PMID: 22392173
  • Halstead S, Roosevelt G, Deakyne S, Bajaj L. Discharged on supplemental oxygen from an emergency department in patients with bronchiolitis. Pediatrics. 2012 Mar;129(3):e605-10. PubMed PMID: 22331343
  • Branchford BR, Mourani P, Bajaj L, Manco-Johnson M, Wang M, Goldenberg NA. Risk factors for in-hospital venous thromboembolism in children: a case-control study employing diagnostic validation. Haematologica. 2012 Apr;97(4):509-15. PubMed PMID: 22133768
  • Grover A, Deakyne S, Bajaj L, Roosevelt GE. Comparison of throughput times for limited English proficiency patient visits in the emergency department between different interpreter modalities. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012 Aug;14(4):602-7. PubMed PMID: 21947693
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Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado Parker Campus
9395 Crown Crest Blvd
Parker, CO 80138
720-777-1350

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Board Certification (1999)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Emergency Care
  • Child and Teen Health

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine (1996)
Graduate Schools:
  • MPH, University of California, Berkeley (1995)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of California–Davis (CA) (1991)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (1997)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Chief Resident, Pediatrics (1999)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2003)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine
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