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Education & Training

  • MBA, 2016
    Drexel University
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2016
    St. Christophers Hospital for Children
  • PHD, 2015
    University of Athens
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 2012
    Flushing Hospital Medical Center
  • Internship, Pediatrics, 2010
    Flushing Hospital Medical Center
  • MD, 2006
    University of Athens

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine

National Provider ID: 1417260985


Ioannis Koutroulis, M.D., an emergency medicine physician at Children's National Hospital and associate dean of M.D. admissions at George Washington University. He is originally from Greece, where he attended medical school and received a Ph.D. in infectious diseases. He completed residency training in New York and a fellowship in Philadelphia at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Drexel University College of Medicine. At that time, he also completed an MBA in healthcare management and finance.

While at Drexel, Dr. Koutroulis served as the course director of pathophysiology for second year medical students. He has published work on sepsis, atopic dermatitis, obesity and asthma. Dr. Koutroulis also spends a lot of his time teaching the next generation of physicians. He loves traveling all over the world and his favorite place is Santorini, Greece, where he enjoys the beautiful sunsets.

Research & Publications

Grier WR, Kratimenos P, Singh S, Guaghan JP, Koutroulis I. Obesity as a risk factor for urinary tract infection in children. Clinical Pediatrics. 2016:55(10):952-956.

Koutroulis I, Loscalzo SM, Kratimenos P, et al. Clinical applications of procalcitonin in pediatrics: An advanced biomarker for inflammation and infection-can it also be used in trauma? International Scholarly Research Notices. 2014:286493.

Koutroulis I, Magnelli L, Gaughan J, Weiner E, Kratimenos P. Atopic dermatitis is more severe in children over the age of two who have an increased body mass index. Acta Paediatrica. 2015:104(7):713-717.

Koutroulis I, Pyle T, Kopylov D, Little A, Gaughan J, Kratimenos P. The association between bathing habits and severity of atopic dermatitis in children. Clinical Pediatrics. 2016:55(2):176-181.