Aaron Kornblith, MD


Dr. Kornblith is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco. He is Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound for the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco. His research program is focused on improving the diagnostic evaluation of the sick and injured child through advanced data analytics and novel hardware design. Dr. Kornblith has received institutional funding to advance his research mission, which includes improving the accuracy and reliability of risk stratification tools to diagnose hemorrhage in injured children. His academic mission is to collaborate and support a multidisciplinary team to solve complex real-world clinical problems with elegant and innovative technological solutions.


Emergency Visits and Hospitalizations for Child Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Kaiser SV, Kornblith AE, Richardson T, Pantell MS, Fleegler EW, Fritz CQ, Parikh K, Zagel A, Sills MR, De Souza HG, Goyal MK, Hogan AH, Heller KR, DeLaroche AM, Cooper JN, Puls HT

Pediatric Emergency Department Visits at US Children's Hospitals During the COVID-19 Pandemic.


DeLaroche AM, Rodean J, Aronson PL, Fleegler EW, Florin TA, Goyal M, Hirsch AW, Jain S, Kornblith AE, Sills MR, Wells JM, Neuman MI

Clinical Evaluation of a COVID-19 Antibody Lateral Flow Assay using Point of Care Samples.

medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Lee W, Straube S, Sincic R, Noble JA, Montoy JC, Kornblith AE, Prakash A, Wang R, Bainton R, Kurien P

The DISTANCE Study: Determining the Impact of Social Distancing on Trauma Epidemiology During the COVID-19 Epidemic-An Interrupted Time-Series Analysis.

The journal of trauma and acute care surgery

Matthay ZA, Kornblith AE, Matthay EC, Sedaghati M, Peterson S, Boeck M, Bongiovanni T, Campbell A, Chalwell L, Colwell C, Farrell MS, Kim WC, Knudson MM, Mackersie R, Li L, Nunez-Garcia B, Langness S, Plevin RE, Sammann A, Tesoriero R, Stein DM, Kornblith LZ

Trends in Use of Diagnostic Imaging for Abdominal Pain in U.S. Emergency Departments.

AJR. American journal of roentgenology

Wang RC, Kornblith AE, Grupp-Phelan J, Smith-Bindman R, Kao LS, Fahimi J

Evaluating a Web-based Point-of-care Ultrasound Curriculum for the Diagnosis of Intussusception.

AEM Education and Training

Margaret Lin-Martore, Michael P. Olvera, Aaron E. Kornblith, Matthew Zapala, Newton Addo, Michelle Lin, Heidi C. Werner

Open Science in Emergency Medicine Research.

Annals of emergency medicine

Taylor RA, Haimovich AD, Horng S, Hinson J, Levin S, Porturas T, Du K, Kornblith A, Hall MK

Meckel Diverticulum Presenting as Abdominal Pain and Subsequent Bowel Perforation.

The Journal of emergency medicine

LaFlam TN, Phelps A, Choi WT, Kornblith AE

The Utility of Focused Assessment With Sonography for Trauma Enhanced Physical Examination in Children With Blunt Torso Trauma.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Kornblith AE, Graf J, Addo N, Newton C, Callcut R, Grupp-Phelan J, Jaffe DM

Revisits, readmissions, and outcomes for pediatric traumatic brain injury in California, 2005-2014.

PloS one

Hsia RY, Mannix RC, Guo J, Kornblith AE, Lin F, Sokolove PE, Manley GT

Severe Sea Lion Bites in Urban Cold-Water Swimmers.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Kornblith AE, Budak JZ, Simeone CA, Nuckton TJ

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

Pediatric Emergency Care Research Networks: A Research Agenda.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Stoner MJ, Mahajan P, Bressan S, Lam SHF, Chumpitazi CE, Kornblith AE, Linakis SW, Roland D, Freedman SB, Nigrovic LE, Denninghoff K, Ishimine P, Kuppermann N

Acoustic Methods for Pulmonary Diagnosis.

IEEE reviews in biomedical engineering

Rao A, Huynh E, Royston T, Kornblith A, Roy S

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

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