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Dewesh Agrawal, MD

The Center for Hospital-based Specialties

Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine
Foreign LanguagesHindi, Spanish
National Provider Identifier1205913514

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Dewesh Agrawal, MD, is a physician in Children's Emergency Department. He serves as the program director for Pediatric Resident Training. Dr. Agrawal was born in Pittsburgh, PA and raised in Toledo, OH. He is an active researcher in the areas of medical education, pediatric fever evaluation, and procedural sedation. His passion is education, and he was the recipient of numerous teaching awards including the prestigious 2005 Golden Apple Award from Children's pediatric residency training program. He enjoys traveling, running, and most of all spending time with his son Sachin.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Duke University Durham, NCBachelor of Science 1989 -1993
Medical School University of Michigan Medical School Ann Arbor, MIDoctor of Medicine 1993 -1997
National & International Recognitions
Emergency Department Faculty Award for Excellence in TeachingChildren's National Medical Center2007
Henry Christian AwardAmerican Federation for Medical Research2006
Ludwig-Seidel AwardAmbulatory Pediatric Association 2006
Golden Apple Award for Excellence in TeachingChildren's National Medical Center2005
Residency Class of 2007 Recognition for Teaching ExcellenceChildren's National Medical Center2005

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberChildren's National Medical CenterGraduate Medical Education Committee2007 - 2009
MemberChildren's National Medical CenterMaster Teacher Education Consult Service2007 - 2009
FellowAmerican College of Emergency Physicians2007 - 2009
MemberChildren's National Medical CenterPediatric Residency Program Portfolio Advisors Com2007 - 2009
Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics2005 - 2009
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
InvestigatorPredictors of Airway Complications with Ketamine: A Meta-Analysis
Journal Article, NG Uspal, D Agrawal. (2009), Misconceptions Regarding Levalbuterol in the Treatment of Acute Asthma Exacerbations in Children., Am J Emerg Med , 27, 1, 117-199.

Journal Article, L Nigrovic, R Malley, C Macias, J Kanegaye, D Moro-Sutherland, R Schremmer, S Schwab, D Agrawal, K Mansour, J Bennett, Y Katsogridakis, M Mohseni, B Bulloch, D Steele, R Kaplan, M Herman, S Bandyopady (2008), Effect of Antibiotic Pretreatment on Cerebrospinal Fluid Profiles of Children with Bacterial Meningitis., Pediatrics, 122, 4, 726-730.

Journal Article, Agrawal D, Glazier S, Roddy M (2007), Pediatric Mastoiditis in the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Era: Symptom Duration Guides Antimicrobial Therapy, Academic Emergency Medicine, 23, 11, 779-784.

Journal Article, Agrawal D, Bennett J, Bonsu B, Bulloch B, Chapman J, et al. (2007), Multi-center Validation of a Clinical Prediction Rule for Identifying Children with CSF Pleocytosis at Very Low Risk of Bacterial Meningitis, Journal of the American Medical Association, 297, 1, 52-60.

Other, Agrawal D (2007), New England Journal of Medicine, Lumbar Puncture, 356, 4, 424-425.

Journal Article, D Agrawal. (2006), Rapid Sequence Intubation in Children., UpToDate.

Book Chapter, Agrawal D (2005), Shock: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, In Agrawal D, Pediatric Resuscitation: A Practical Approach, 169-173, Dallas, TX, American College of Emergency Physicians.

Book Chapter, Agrawal D (2005), The Irritable Infant, In Agrawal D, Signs and Symptoms in Pediatrics: Urgent and Emergent Care, 281-295, Philadelphia, PA, Elsevier Mosby.

Journal Article, Agrawal D, Feldman HA, Krauss B, Waltzman ML (2004), Bispectral Index Monitoring Quantifies Depth of Sedation During Emergency Department Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Children, Annals of Emergency Medicine, 43, 2, 247-255.

Journal Article, Agrawal D, Gupta R, Krauss B, Manze SF (2003), Preprocedural Fasting State and Adverse Events in Children Undergoing Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in a Pediatric Emergency Department, Annals of Emergency Medicine, 42, 5, 636-646.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Dewesh Agrawal, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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