Aaron Kornblith, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
+1 415 353-1634
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
UCSF PEM, Box 0632
550 - 16th Street, Floor 5
San Francisco, CA  94143
 

Education:
BA:
 University of California, Santa Barbara
MD: University of Colorado
Fellowship: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland
Training: University of California, San Francisco, Resident
Board Certifications: Emergency Medicine

Research and Academic Interests: 
Pediatric Point of Care Ultrasound
Pediatric Trauma and Critical Care

Honors/Awards:
Teaching Fellow of the Year - UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland (2015)
Annals of Emergency Medicine Top New Reviewers (2015)
Graduating Resident of the Year - UCSF-SFGH Emergency Medicine (2013)
Honorary Elect AOA UCSF (2012)
Intern of the Year - UCSF-SFGH Emergency Medicine (2010)
Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Colorado (2008)
Robinson-Durst Scholarship for International Service (2008)
Ruskin Family Award for Community Service (2007)
Coulter Foundation Scholarship for Pulmonary Research (2006)

Aaron Kornblith, MD, is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Kornblith practices clinically at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco and the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH), where he teaches housestaff. He is the Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound, for which he educates faculty, residents and medical students both locally and nationally on the use of point-of-care ultrasound in pediatric emergencies. Likewise, Dr. Kornblith’s research focus is on the development of diagnostic ultrasound in caring for sick and injured children. Prior to his current appointment, Dr. Kornblith was a pediatric emergency and pediatric ultrasound fellow at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland where he was awarded Teaching Fellow of the Year. He completed his emergency medicine residency at UCSF-SFGH, during which time he served as chief resident and was awarded Graduating Resident of the Year. 

Publications: 

Computed Tomography Use Plateaus Among Children With Emergency Visits for Abdominal Pain.

Pediatric emergency care

Fahimi J, Kornblith AE, Kanzaria H, Herring A, Wang RC

Predictors for under-prescribing antibiotics in children with respiratory infections requiring antibiotics.

The American journal of emergency medicine

Kornblith AE, Fahimi J, Kanzaria HK, Wang RC

Point-of-Care Diagnosis of Cardiac Tamponade Identified by the Flow Velocity Paradoxus.

Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

Shyy W, Knight RS, Kornblith A, Teismann NA

Technical Pitfalls in Sonography of the Inferior Vena Cava: Beware the Diaphragm.

Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

Teismann NA, Ching B, Shyy W, Knight RS, Kornblith A, Webb E, Bogerman M, Qasim A

Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for Appendicitis Uncovers Two Alternate Diagnoses.

Pediatric emergency care

Marin JR, Kornblith AE, Doniger SJ

Useful but not used: pediatric critical care physician views on bedside ultrasound.

Pediatric emergency care

Kornblith AE, van Schaik S, Reynolds T

Reliability and validity of 5 databases for the identification of warfarin-medication interactions.

Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis

Kornblith A, Heard K