Shari Platt, M.D.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Shari Platt

  

Dr. Shari L. Platt is the Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Director of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship program, and the Medical Director of the American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support program at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

After receiving her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Platt entered medical school at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, earning her medical degree (M.D.). She completed her residency in pediatrics at New York Hospital and a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at the New York University School of Medicine/Bellevue Hospital Center.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Platt is a dedicated teacher and has taught in numerous venues for the Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine and the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She is committed to fellow and resident education and research. She has a dedicated interest in Evidence Based Medicine and in teaching this tool to residents and fellows.

Dr. Platt is also involved in numerous administrative activities, including membership in hospital and departmental committees, such as trauma, quality assurance, operations, moderate sedation and division chiefs. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine Section member as well as a member of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association and President of the Executive Committee of The New York Society of Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please feel free to contact this physician or this physician's practice as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

  • AETNA [HMO]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CIGNA
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Medicare [Medicare]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]

Publications

  1. Platt SL, Notterman DA, Winchester P. Fungal osteomyelitis and sepsis from intraosseous infusion. Ped. Emerg. Care. 9:149-50, 1993.
  2. Platt SL, Fine J, Foltin GL. Escalator Injuries in Children. Pediatrics Electronic Pages, Vol. 99 (6) August, 1997.
  3. Platt SL, Foltin GL. Ingrown Toenail Management. In Henretig FM, King C. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures. William and Wilkins. Baltimore, MD.
  4. Platt SL, Santiago LS. Foreign Bodies of the Airway and Gastrointestinal Tract: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Study Guide. Rubin, et. al. 1998.
  5. Levine DA, Platt SL, Foltin GL. Scooter Injuries in Children. Pediatrics Electronics, May 2001.
  6. Levine DA, Platt SL, et. al. and the RSV-SBI Study Group for the Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The Risk of Serious Bacterial Infection and Respiratory Syncitial Virus in the Young Febrile Infant. A Multicenter Prospective Study. Pediatrics 2004;113(6):1728-34.
  7. Zorc JJ, Levine DA, Platt SL, et. al. and the RSV-SBI Study Group for the Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Clinical Predictors of Urinary Tract Infections in Young Febrile Infants. Pediatric Research 2003; 53:108A.