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    Arpi Bekmezian, MD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address550 16th Street, 5th Floor
    San Francisco CA 94158
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      University of California, Los AngelesInternship and ResidencyPediatrics2005
      University of California, San FranciscoM.D. Medicine2002
      University of California, Los AngelesB.S.Physiological Science1998

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      Dr. Bekmezian is a pediatric hospitalist. She serves as the Medical Director of Quality and Safety for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine and as the Medical Director of Quality and Safety for the Benioff Children's Hospital.

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      1. Bekmezian A, Fee C, Weber E. Clinical pathway improves pediatrics asthma management in the emergency department and reduces admissions. J Asthma. 2015 Oct; 52(8):806-14. PMID: 25985707.
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      2. Bekmezian A, Fee C, Bekmezian S, Maselli JH, Weber E. Emergency department crowding and younger age are associated with delayed corticosteroid administration to children with acute asthma. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Oct; 29(10):1075-81. PMID: 24076611; PMCID: PMC3809097.
      3. Teufel RJ, Bekmezian A, Wilson K. Pediatric hospitalist research productivity: predictors of success at presenting abstracts and publishing peer-reviewed manuscripts among pediatric hospitalists. Hosp Pediatr. 2012 Jul; 2(3):149-60. PMID: 24319919.
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      4. Bekmezian A, Chung PJ. Boarding admitted children in the emergency department impacts inpatient outcomes. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Mar; 28(3):236-42. PMID: 22344211.
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      5. Bekmezian A, Teufel RJ, Wilson KM. Research needs of pediatric hospitalists. Hosp Pediatr. 2011 Jul 1; 1(1):38-44. PMID: 24510928.
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      6. Bekmezian A, Chung PJ, Cabana MD, Maselli JH, Hilton JF, Hersh AL. Factors associated with prolonged emergency department length of stay for admitted children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Feb; 27(2):110-5. PMID: 21252810.
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      7. Bekmezian A, Hersh AL, Maselli JH, Cabana MD. Pediatric emergency departments are more likely than general emergency departments to treat asthma exacerbation with systemic corticosteroids. J Asthma. 2011 Feb; 48(1):69-74. PMID: 21117877.
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      8. Bekmezian A, Lasky JL, Osman S, Kaddurah AK, Varela AM, Velez K, Alvarez O. Index of suspicion. Pediatr Rev. 2009 Aug; 30(8):311-6. PMID: 19648262.
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      9. Bekmezian A, Vargas J, Krogstad P. Jaundice in a neonate with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Paediatr Child Health. 2009 Jul; 14(6):389-92. PMID: 20592976; PMCID: PMC2735383.
      10. Bekmezian A, Chung PJ, Yazdani S. Standardized admission order set improves perceived quality of pediatric inpatient care. J Hosp Med. 2009 Feb; 4(2):90-6. PMID: 19219924.
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      11. Bekmezian A, Gomperts B, Weisleder P, Patraitis C, Thibodeau P, Parker-Mello K. Index of suspicion. Pediatr Rev. 2009 Jan; 30(1):15-21. PMID: 19118138.
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      12. Bekmezian A, Gomperts B. Case 1: A limping child...with abdominal pain. Paediatr Child Health. 2008 Nov; 13(9):775-7. PMID: 19436540; PMCID: PMC2603153.
      13. Bekmezian A, Chung PJ, Yazdani S. Staff-only pediatric hospitalist care of patients with medically complex subspecialty conditions in a major teaching hospital. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008 Oct; 162(10):975-80. PMID: 18838651.
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      14. Andersson SV, Edman MC, Bekmezian A, Holmberg J, Mircheff AK, Gierow JP. Characterization of beta-hexosaminidase secretion in rabbit lacrimal gland. Exp Eye Res. 2006 Nov; 83(5):1081-8. PMID: 16839547.
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      15. Roy RR, Kim JA, Grossman EJ, Bekmezian A, Talmadge RJ, Zhong H, Edgerton VR. Persistence of myosin heavy chain-based fiber types in innervated but silenced rat fast muscle. Muscle Nerve. 2000 May; 23(5):735-47. PMID: 10797397.
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      16. Gierow JP, Yang T, Bekmezian A, Liu N, Norian JM, Kim SA, Rafisolyman S, Zeng H, Okamoto CT, Wood RL, Mircheff AK. Na-K-ATPase in lacrimal gland acinar cell endosomal system: correcting a case of mistaken identity. Am J Physiol. 1996 Nov; 271(5 Pt 1):C1685-98. PMID: 8944653.
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