Rebeccah Brown

Rebeccah L. Brown , MD

Professor of Clinical

Associate Director of Trauma Services at CCHMC

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Division of Pediatric Surgery
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
Phone 513-636-9059
Email rebeccah.brown@cchmc.org

Education

Bachelor's Degree: New Mexico State University 1986 (Biology and Chemistry)

Medical Degree: University of New Mexico 1990

Research Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center 1994

ECMO Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 1994

General Surgery Residency: University of Cincinnati 1997

Pediatric Surgery Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Buffalo 1999

Research and Practice Interests

General Pediatric Surgery, Trauma, Injury Prevention, Neonatal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Chatoorgoon, Kaveer; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F; Falcone, Richard A (2012. ) Role of computed tomography and clinical findings in pediatric blunt intestinal injury: a multicenter study.Pediatric emergency care, , 28 (12 ) ,1338-42 More Information

Beaudin, Marianne; Daugherty, Margot; Geis, Gary; Moody, Suzanne; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F; Falcone, Richard A (2012. ) Assessment of factors associated with the delayed transfer of pediatric trauma patients: an emergency physician survey.Pediatric emergency care, , 28 (8 ) ,758-63 More Information

Goldberg, Jillian; McClaine, Rebecca J; Cook, Becky; Garcia, Victor F; Brown, Rebeccah L; Crone, Kerry; Falcone, Richard A (2011. ) Use of a mild traumatic brain injury guideline to reduce inpatient hospital imaging and charges.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 46 (9 ) ,1777-83 More Information

Chatoorgoon, Kaveer; Huezo, Karen; Rangel, Erika; François, Nathaly; Schweer, Lynn; Daugherty, Margot; Koehn, Margie; Ricketts, Crystal; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F; Falcone, Richard A (2010. ) Unnecessary imaging, not hospital distance, or transportation mode impacts delays in the transfer of injured children.Pediatric emergency care, , 26 (7 ) ,481-6 More Information

Brown, Rebeccah L (2010. ) Epidemiology of injury and the impact of health disparities.Current opinion in pediatrics, , 22 (3 ) ,321-5 More Information

Martin, Colin A; Care, Marguerite; Rangel, Erika L; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F; Falcone, Richard A (2010. ) Severity of head computed tomography scan findings fail to explain racial differences in mortality following child abuse.American journal of surgery, , 199 (2 ) ,210-5 More Information

Pieretti-Vanmarcke, Rafael; Velmahos, George C; Nance, Michael L; Islam, Saleem; Falcone, Richard A; Wales, Paul W; Brown, Rebeccah L; Gaines, Barbara A; McKenna, Christine; Moore, Forrest O; Goslar, Pamela W; Inaba, Kenji; Barmparas, Galinos; Scaife, Eric R; Metzger, Ryan R; Brockmeyer, Douglas L; Upperman, Jeffrey S; Estrada, Joaquin; Lanning, David A; Rasmussen, Sara K; Danielson, Paul D; Hirsh, Michael P; Consani, Heitor F X; Stylianos, Steven; Pineda, Candace; Norwood, Scott H; Bruch, Steven W; Drongowski, Robert; Barraco, Robert D; Pasquale, Michael D; Hussain, Farheen; Hirsch, Erwin F; McNeely, P Daniel; Fallat, Mary E; Foley, David S; Iocono, Joseph A; Bennett, Heather M; Waxman, Kenneth; Kam, Kelly; Bakhos, Lisa; Petrovick, Laurie; Chang, Yuchiao; Masiakos, Peter T (2009. ) Clinical clearance of the cervical spine in blunt trauma patients younger than 3 years: a multi-center study of the american association for the surgery of trauma.The Journal of trauma, , 67 (3 ) ,543-9; discussion 54 More Information

Falcone, Richard A; Martin, Colin; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F (2008. ) Despite overall low pediatric head injury mortality, disparities exist between races.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 43 (10 ) ,1858-64 More Information

Falcone, Richard A; Daugherty, Margot; Schweer, Lynn; Patterson, Mary; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F (2008. ) Multidisciplinary pediatric trauma team training using high-fidelity trauma simulation.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 43 (6 ) ,1065-71 More Information

Richter, Gresham T; Ryckman, Frederick; Brown, Rebeccah L; Rutter, Michael J (2008. ) Endoscopic management of recurrent tracheoesophageal fistula.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 43 (1 ) ,238-45 More Information

Rangel, Shawn J; Martin, Colin A; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F; Falcone, Richard A (2008. ) Alarming trends in the improper use of motor vehicle restraints in children: implications for public policy and the development of race-based strategies for improving compliance.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 43 (1 ) ,200-7 More Information

Jafri, Mubeen; Alonso, Maria; Kaul, Ajay; Dierig, Jackie; Racadio, John; Inge, Thomas; Brown, Rebeccah; Ryckman, Frederick; Tiao, Greg (2008. ) Intraoperative manometry during laparoscopic Heller myotomy improves outcome in pediatric achalasia.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 43 (1 ) ,66-70; discussion 70 More Information

Tataria, Monika; Nance, Michael L; Holmes, James H; Miller, Charles C; Mattix, Kelly D; Brown, Rebeccah L; Mooney, David P; Scherer, L R Tres; Groner, Jon I; Scaife, Eric R; Spain, David A; Brundage, Susan I (2007. ) Pediatric blunt abdominal injury: age is irrelevant and delayed operation is not detrimental.The Journal of trauma, , 63 (3 ) ,608-14 More Information

Falcone, Richard A; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F (2007. ) Disparities in child abuse mortality are not explained by injury severity.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 42 (6 ) ,1031-6; discussion 1 More Information

Falcone, Richard A; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F (2007. ) The epidemiology of infant injuries and alarming health disparities.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 42 (1 ) ,172-6; discussion 17 More Information

Ignacio, Romeo C; Falcone, Richard A; Brown, Rebeccah L (2006. ) A case report of severe tracheal obstruction requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 41 (10 ) ,E1-4 More Information

Giss, Steven R; Dobrilovic, Nick; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F (2006. ) Complications of nonoperative management of pediatric blunt hepatic injury: Diagnosis, management, and outcomes.The Journal of trauma, , 61 (2 ) ,334-9 More Information

Cook, Becky S; Ricketts, Crystal D; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F; Falcone, Richard A Effect of safety education on classmates of injured children: a prospective clinical trial. Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses, , 13 (3 ) ,96-101

Shebesta, Kaaren Fanta; Cook, Becky; Rickets, Crystal; Schweer, Lynn; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F; Falcone, Richard A Pediatric trauma nurse practitioners increase bedside nurses' satisfaction with pediatric trauma patient care. Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses, , 13 (2 ) ,66-9

Allen, Steven R; Ignacio, Romeo; Falcone, Richard A; Alonso, Maria H; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F; Inge, Thomas H; Ryckman, Frederick C; Warner, Brad W; Azizkhan, Richard G; Tiao, Gregory M (2006. ) The effect of a right-sided aortic arch on outcome in children with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 41 (3 ) ,479-83 More Information

Fanta, Kaaren; Cook, Becky; Falcone, Richard A; Rickets, Crystal; Schweer, Lynn; Brown, Rebeccah L; Garcia, Victor F (2006. ) Pediatric trauma nurse practitioners provide excellent care with superior patient satisfaction for injured children.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 41 (1 ) ,277-81 More Information

Frey, Ala Stanford; Garcia, Victor F; Brown, Rebeccah L; Inge, Thomas H; Ryckman, Frederick C; Cohen, Aliza P; Durrett, Greg; Azizkhan, Richard G (2006. ) Nonoperative management of pectus carinatum.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 41 (1 ) ,40-5; discussion 40- More Information

Holmes, James H; Wiebe, Douglas J; Tataria, Monica; Mattix, Kelly D; Mooney, David P; Scaife, Eric R; Brown, Rebeccah L; Groner, Jon I; Brundage, Susan I; Tres Scherer, L R; Nance, Michael L (2005. ) The failure of nonoperative management in pediatric solid organ injury: a multi-institutional experience. The Journal of trauma, , 59 (6 ) ,1309-13

Blakely, Martin L; Lally, Kevin P; McDonald, Scott; Brown, Rebeccah L; Barnhart, Douglas C; Ricketts, Richard R; Thompson, W Raleigh; Scherer, L R; Klein, Michael D; Letton, Robert W; Chwals, Walter J; Touloukian, Robert J; Kurkchubasche, Arlett G; Skinner, Michael A; Moss, R Lawrence; Hilfiker, Mary L (2005. ) Postoperative outcomes of extremely low birth-weight infants with necrotizing enterocolitis or isolated intestinal perforation: a prospective cohort study by the NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Annals of surgery, , 241 (6 ) ,984-9; discussion 98

Garcia, Victor F; Brown, Rebeccah L (2003. ) Pediatric trauma: beyond the brain. Critical care clinics, , 19 (3 ) ,551-61, x

Brown, Rebeccah L; Koepplinger, Matthew E; Mehlman, Charles T; Gittelman, Michael; Garcia, Victor F (2002. ) All-terrain vehicle and bicycle crashes in children: epidemiology and comparison of injury severity. Journal of pediatric surgery, , 37 (3 ) ,375-80

Apelt, Nadja; Schaffzin, Joshua; Bates, Christina; Brown, Rebeccah L; Mecoli, Marc; Sadhasivam, Senthilkumar; Garcia, Victor (2017. ) Surgical site infection related to use of elastomeric pumps in pectus excavatum repair. Lessons learned from root cause analysis.Journal of pediatric surgery, , More Information

Englum, Brian R; Rothman, Jennifer; Leonard, Sarah; Reiter, Audra; Thornburg, Courtney; Brindle, Mary; Wright, Nicola; Heeney, Matthew M; Jason Smithers, C; Brown, Rebeccah L; Kalfa, Theodosia; Langer, Jacob C; Cada, Michaela; Oldham, Keith T; Scott, J Paul; St Peter, Shawn D; Sharma, Mukta; Davidoff, Andrew M; Nottage, Kerri; Bernabe, Kathryn; Wilson, David B; Dutta, Sanjeev; Glader, Bertil; Crary, Shelley E; Dassinger, Melvin S; Dunbar, Levette; Islam, Saleem; Kumar, Manjusha; Rescorla, Fred; Bruch, Steve; Campbell, Andrew; Austin, Mary; Sidonio, Robert; Blakely, Martin L; Rice, Henry E (2016. ) Hematologic outcomes after total splenectomy and partial splenectomy for congenital hemolytic anemia.Journal of pediatric surgery, , 51 (1 ) ,122-7 More Information

Scorletti F.;Bove K.;Brown R.L. (01-01-2019. ) Small bowel-small bowel intussusception with high grade obstruction due to intramural submucosal ile.International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, , 61 ,33-37 More Information

Truong V.;Li C.;Brown R.;Moore R.;Garcia V.;Crotty E.;Taylor M.;Ngo T.;Mazur W. (12-01-2017. ) Occult RV systolic dysfunction detected by CMR derived RV circumferential strain in patients with pe.PLoS ONE, , 12 (12 ) , More Information

Brown R.L.;Falcone R.A.;Garcia V.F. (12-01-2012. ) Genitourinary Tract Trauma.Pediatric Surgery, , 311-325 More Information

Mattix K.;Tataria M.;Holmes J.;Kristoffersen K.;Brown R.;Groner J.;Scaife E.;Mooney D.;Nance M.;Scherer L. (02-01-2007. ) Pediatric pancreatic trauma: predictors of nonoperative management failure and associated outcomes.Journal of Pediatric Surgery, , 42 (2 ) ,340-344 More Information

Brown R.;Garcia V. (01-01-2006. ) Genitourinary Tract Trauma.Pediatric Surgery: Sixth Edition, , 1-2 ,317-336 More Information

Brown R.;Brunn M.;Garcia V. (01-01-2001. ) Cervical spine injuries in children: A review of 103 patients treated consecutively at a level 1 ped.Journal of Pediatric Surgery, , 36 (8 ) ,1107-1114 More Information

Rice H.;Acosta A.;Brown R.;Gutierrez C.;Alashari M.;Mintequi D.;Rodriguez A.;Chavarrfa O.;Azizkhan R. (01-01-2000. ) Juvenile papillomatosis of the breast in male infants: Two case reports.Pediatric Surgery International, , 16 (1-2 ) ,104-106 More Information

Brown R.;Azizkhan R. (01-01-1999. ) Gastrointestinal bleeding in infants and children: Meckel's diverticulum and intestinal duplication.Seminars in Pediatric Surgery, , 8 (4 ) ,202-209 More Information

Brown R.L.;Irish M.S.;McCabe A.J.;Glick P.L.;Caty M.G. (01-01-1999. ) Observation of splenic trauma: When is a little too much?.Journal of Pediatric Surgery, , 34 (7 ) ,1124-1126 More Information

Rice H.;Arbesman M.;Martin D.;Brown R.;Gollin G.;Gilbert J.;Caty M.;Glick P.;Azizkhan R. (01-01-1999. ) Does early ultrasonography affect management of pediatric appendicitis? A prospective analysis.Journal of Pediatric Surgery, , 34 (5 ) ,754-759 More Information

Brown R.;Azizkhan R. (01-01-1998. ) Pediatric head and neck lesions.Pediatric Clinics of North America, , 45 (4 ) ,889-905 More Information

Brown R.;Irish M.;Rice H.;Caty M.;Glick P. (01-01-1998. ) Care of the surgical intensive care nursery graduate: The primary care pediatrician's perspective.Pediatric Clinics of North America, , 45 (6 ) ,1327-1352 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45229
Phone: 513-636-9059
rebeccah.brown@cchmc.org