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Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MSCE

Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MSCE Physician

Associate Director, Clinical Epidemiology Unit and Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases Robert Austrian Professor Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Dr. Lautenbach is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 1999

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Infectious Diseases

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Columbia University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): Healthcare Acquired Infection Activities in the Context of the Overall Federal Effort, National American College of Epidemiology (ACE), National American College of Physicians (ACP), National American Geriatrics Society, National American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), National American Society of Microbiology (ASM) , National Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group (ARLG), facilitated by Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI)and supported by the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Association of American Physicians (AAP), National CDC Interagency Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop, CDC Strategic Priorities for Combating Antimicrobial Resistant Infections, Office of Antimicrobial Resistance (OAR) and the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Office of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, National CDC Interagency Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance, A Public Health Action Plan to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance, National CDC Special Emphasis Panel, Applied Research in Antimicrobial Resistance: Studies of Susceptibility Testing on Gram-negative Multidrug Resistant Organisms, National Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERT) , National Health Care Quality and Effectiveness Research (HCQER) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Study Section, National Health Research Board of Ireland: Clinical and Applied Biomedical Research, Infectious Diseases Study Section, Dublin, Ireland, National Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), National International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) , International National Institutes of Health, Infectious Diseases, Reproductive Health, Asthma and Pulmonary Conditions (IRAP) Study Section, National National Institutes of Health, Special Emphasis Panel, Scientific Review Group IDM-N(02)S,Topics in Antimicrobial Resistance and Drug Discovery , National National Institutes of Health, Special Emphasis Panel, Scientific Review Group ZRG1 PSE-C” Study Section , National National Institutes of Health, Special Emphasis Panel, Scientific Review Group ZRG1 PSE-J Study Section , National National Institutes of Health: Special Emphasis Panel, Scientific Review Group 2011 ZRG1 IDM-S(02)-Microbiology and Epidemiology Study Section, National National Institutes of Health: Special Emphasis Panel, Scientific Review Group ZRG1 IDM-S (02)S-Microbiology and Epidemiology Study Section, National National Institutes of Health: Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2013 ZRG1 IDM-S(02)S-Microbiology and Epidemiology Study Section, National National Quality Forum, National Voluntary Consensus Standards for the Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infection Data, Technical Advisory Panel for Indwelling Catheters and Urinary Tract Infections, National Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER), National Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), National Special Emphasis Panel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Applied Research on Antimicrobial Resistance: Estimates of Economic Cost , National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Lautenbach is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Bushen JL, Mehta JM, Hamilton KW, Shawn B, Timko DR, Lautenbach E, Pegues DA: Impact of Two Different Antimicrobial Stewardship Methods on Frequency of Streamlining Antimicrobial Agents in Patients with Bacteremia Infection control and hospital epidemiology : 1-7,2016.

Kerlin MP, Trick WE, Anderson DJ, Babcock HM, Lautenbach E, Gueret R, Klompas M: Interrater Reliability of Surveillance for Ventilator-Associated Events and Pneumonia Infection control and hospital epidemiology : 1-7,2016.

Cluzet VC, Gerber JS, Metlay JP, Nachamkin I, Zaoutis TE, Davis MF, Julian KG, Linkin DR, Coffin SE, Margolis DJ, Hollander JE, Bilker WB, Han X, Mistry RD, Gavin LJ, Tolomeo P, Wise JA, Wheeler MK, Hu B, Fishman NO, Royer D, Lautenbach E: The Effect of Total Household Decolonization on Clearance of Colonization With Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection control and hospital epidemiology 37 (10): 1226-33,2016.

Goodman KE, Lessler J, Cosgrove SE, Harris AD, Lautenbach E, Han JH, Milstone AM, Massey CJ, Tamma PD: A Clinical Decision Tree to Predict Whether a Bacteremic Patient Is Infected With an Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Organism Clinical infectious diseases 63 (7): 896-903,2016.

Anesi JA, Lautenbach E, Nachamkin I, Garrigan C, Bilker WB, Wheeler M, Tolomeo P, Han JH: Clinical and Molecular Characterization of Community-Onset Urinary Tract Infections Due to Extended-Spectrum Cephalosporin-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infection control and hospital epidemiology : 1-7,2016.

Downes KJ, Weiss SL, Gerber JS, Klieger SB, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth F, Kubis SE, Tolomeo P, Bilker WB, Han X, Nachamkin I, Garrigan C, Han JH, Lautenbach E, Coffin SE: A Pragmatic Biomarker-Driven Algorithm to Guide Antibiotic Use in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: The Optimizing Antibiotic Strategies in Sepsis (OASIS) Study Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society : pii: piw02,2016.

Kelly BJ, Lautenbach E, Nachamkin I, Coffin SE, Gerber JS, Fuchs BD, Garrigan C, Han X, Bilker WB, Wise J, Tolomeo P, Han JH, Centers for Disease Control (CDC)Prevention Epicenters Program: Combined biomarkers discriminate a low likelihood of bacterial infection among surgical intensive care unit patients with suspected sepsis Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease 85 (1): 109-15,2016.

Davis MF, Hu B, Carroll K, Bilker WB, Tolomeo P, Cluzet VC, Baron P, Ferguson JM, Morris DO, Rankin SC, Lautenbach E, Nachamkin I, CDC Prevention Epicenters Network: Comparison of culture-based methods to identify colonization with methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus in the context of co-colonization Journal of clinical microbiology : JCM.00132-16,2016.

Garrigan C, Han J, Tolomeo P, Johnson KJ, Master SR, Lautenbach E, Nachamkin I: Evaluation of a research use only luminex based assay for measurement of procalcitonin in serum samples American journal of translational research 8 (10): 4362-4369,2016.

Balamuth F, Alpern ER, Grundmeier RW, Chilutti M, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Hayes K, Bilker W, Lautenbach E: Comparison of Two Sepsis Recognition Methods in a Pediatric Emergency Department Academic emergency medicine 22 (11): 1298-306,2015.

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Academic Contact Info

502A Johnson Pavilion
3610 Hamilton Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6073
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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