Justin Searns, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Publications

  • Rosenbaum ARP, Jewell JL, Searns JB. Infant with Acute Onset Esotropia. Pediatr Rev. 2023 Oct 1;44(S1):S55-S58. PubMed PMID: 37777233
  • Grubenhoff JA, Bakel LA, Dominguez F, Leonard J, Widmer K, Sanders JS, Spencer SP, Stein JM, Searns JB. Clinical Pathway Adherence and Missed Diagnostic Opportunities Among Children with Musculoskeletal Infections. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2023 Oct;49(10):547-556. PubMed PMID: 37495472
  • Navanandan N, Searns J, Ambroggio L. Method/ology of Phases of Biomarker Discovery. Hosp Pediatr. 2023 Jul 1;13(7):e181-e185. PubMed PMID: 37317806
  • Purtell SR, Thornhill D, Loi M, Lockwood J, Kim JS, MacBrayne CE, DeVine MN, Sanders J, Searns J. Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolic Events in Children With Acute Musculoskeletal Infections. J Pediatr Orthop. 2023 Jul 1;43(6):400-406. PubMed PMID: 36922007
  • Wang XB, Samant N, Searns J, Glaser C. Epidemiology and clinical characteristics of pediatric osteomyelitis in northern California. World J Pediatr. 2023 Jun;19(6):609-613. PubMed PMID: 36481962
  • Searns JB, Rice JD, Bertin KB, Birkholz M, Barganier LB, Creech CB, Downes KJ, Hubbell BB, Kronman MP, Rolsma SL, Sydney GI, O'Leary ST, Parker SK, Dominguez SR. Using Administrative Billing Codes to Identify Acute Musculoskeletal Infections in Children. Hosp Pediatr. 2023 Feb 1;13(2):182-195. PubMed PMID: 36601701
  • MacBrayne CE, DeVine MN, Pearce K, Donaldson N, Parker SK, Searns JB. Identifying predictors for source culture positivity in children with acute musculoskeletal infections. Diagnosis (Berl). 2022 Aug 1;9(3):359-363. PubMed PMID: 35619048
  • Searns JB, DeVine MN, MacBrayne CE, Williams MC, Pearce K, Donaldson N, Parker SK. Characteristics of Children With Culture Negative Acute Hematogenous Musculoskeletal Infections. J Pediatr Orthop. 2022 Feb 1;42(2):e206-e211. PubMed PMID: 34923507
  • Searns JB, Parker SK, Ambroggio LV, O'Leary ST. Identifying the Causative Pathogen in Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infections: Moving the Debate Forward. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2022 Mar 24;11(3):85-89. PubMed PMID: 34894261
  • Bauer ME, MacBrayne C, Stein A, Searns J, Hicks A, Sarin T, Lin T, Duffey H, Rannie M, Wickstrom K, Yang C, Bajaj L, Carel K. A Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Initiative to Facilitate Penicillin Allergy Delabeling Among Hospitalized Pediatric Patients. Hosp Pediatr. 2021 May;11(5):427-434. PubMed PMID: 33849960
  • Searns JB, Williams MC, MacBrayne CE, Wirtz AL, Leonard JE, Boguniewicz J, Parker SK, Grubenhoff JA. Handshake antimicrobial stewardship as a model to recognize and prevent diagnostic errors. Diagnosis (Berl). 2021 Aug 26;8(3):347-352. PubMed PMID: 33112779
  • DeVine MN, MacBrayne CE, Williams MC, Pearce K, Wickstrom K, Donaldson N, Parker SK, Searns JB. Long-term Impact of a Clinical Care Guideline for Pediatric Acute Musculoskeletal Infections: Are Improved Outcomes Sustainable?. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33154082
  • Searns JB, Williams MC, MacBrayne CE, Wirtz AL, Leonard JE, Boguniewicz J, Parker SK, Grubenhoff JA. Handshake antimicrobial stewardship as a model to recognize and prevent diagnostic errors. Diagnosis (Berl). 2020 Oct 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33112779
  • Searns JB, Gist KM, Brinton JT, Pickett K, Todd J, Birkholz M, Soranno DE. Impact of acute kidney injury and nephrotoxic exposure on hospital length of stay. Pediatr Nephrol. 2020 May;35(5):799-806. PubMed PMID: 31940070
  • Searns JB, Gralla J, Parker SK, Dominguez SR. Potential Clinical Effects of a Novel Rapid Diagnostic Panel for Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infections. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020 Jul 13;9(3):382-385. PubMed PMID: 31194251
  • Parker SK, Child J, MacBrayne C, Haynes A, Searns J “Antimicrobial Therapy.” Current Pediatric Diagnosis and Treatment, 25th edition. Editor Myron Levin. United States: McGraw Hill Companies, 2020.
  • Amy Stein, Christine MacBrayne, Tara Sarin, Hannah Duffey, Allison Hicks, Cheryl Yang, Lalit Bajaj, Justin Searns, Maureen Bauer, Kirstin Carel. “Inpatient Penicillin Allergy De-labeling Pathway.” American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting: Philadelphia, PA, March 2020. Accepted for oral presentation.
  • Michelle Corrado MD, MBA, Gina Whitney MD, Samuel Dominguez MD, PhD, Lilliam Ambroggio PhD, Christina Osborne MD, Justin Searns MD, Tyler Morrissey MD, David Brumbaugh MD, Lalit Bajaj MD, MPH/MSPH, Sarah Jung PhD, Thomas Inge MD, Suchitra Rao MBBS, MSCS. “Evaluation of the Reliability of the SARS-CoV-2 PCR Respiratory Assays in Children Undergoing Surgery at Children’s Hospital Colorado.” Pediatric Research Virtual Poster Session: Aurora, CO, May 2020. Accepted for oral presentation.
  • Lalit Bajaj MD, Maureen Bauer MD, Kirstin Carel MD, Hannah Duffey MD, Allison Hicks MD, Taylor Lin MD, Christine MacBrayne PharmD, MSCS, Justin Searns MD, Amy Stein, Kaylee Wickstrom MSHS, BSN, RN, CPEN. “Increasing Penicillin Allergy Delabeling in Hospitalized Children.” 2020 Children’s Hospital Colorado Quality Improvement Symposium: Aurora, CO, July 2020. Accepted for poster presentation.
  • Justin Searns MD, Amy Stein, Christine MacBrayne PharmD, MSCS, Tara Sarin MD, Taylor Lin MD, Hannah Duffey MD, Allison Hicks MD, Kaylee Wickstrom MSHS, BSN, RN, CPEN, Lalit Bajaj MD, Maureen Bauer MD, Kirstin Carel MD. “Single Dose Oral Amoxicillin Challenge is a Safe and Effective Strategy to Delabel Penicillin Allergies among Low Risk Hospitalized Children.” IDWeek 2020: Philadelphia, PA, October 2020. Accepted for poster presentation.
  • Suchitra Rao MD, Lilliam Ambroggio PhD, Edwin Asturias MD, Lalit Bajaj MD, MPH/MSPH, Michelle Corrado MD, MBA, Thomas Inge MD, Sarah Jung PhD, Tyler Morrissey MD, Christina Osborne MD, Justin Searns MD, Gina Whitney MD, Samuel Dominguez MD, PhD. “Evaluation of the negative predictive value of the SARS-CoV-2 PCR respiratory assays in children undergoing surgery.” IDWeek 2020: Philadelphia, PA, October 2020. Accepted for poster presentation.
  • Searns JB, Robinson CC, Wei Q, Yuan J, Hamilton S, Pretty K, Donaldson N, Parker SK, Dominguez SR. Validation of a novel molecular diagnostic panel for pediatric musculoskeletal infections: Integration of the Cepheid Xpert MRSA/SA SSTI and laboratory-developed real-time PCR assays for clindamycin resistance genes and Kingella kingae detection. J Microbiol Methods. 2019 Jan;156:60-67. PubMed PMID: 30527965
  • Searns J, Cataldi JR, McCormack K, Simões E, Messacar K, Dominguez SR. A 4-Year-Old Boy With an Unusual Bacterial Meningitis Infection. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 Jul 1;8(3):282-283. PubMed PMID: 30299497
  • Searns JB, Gralla J, Parker SK, Dominguez SR. Potential Clinical Effects of a Novel Rapid Diagnostic Panel for Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infections. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31194251
  • Searns J, Cataldi JR, McCormack K, Simões E, Messacar K, Dominguez SR. A 4-Year-Old Boy With an Unusual Bacterial Meningitis Infection. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30299497
  • Searns J, DeVine M, MacBrayne C, Williams M, Pearce K, Donaldson N, Parker S: “Patient Characteristics of Children with Culture Negative Acute Hematogenous Musculoskeletal Infections.” Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. (2021).
  • Searns J, Parker S, Ambroggio L, O'Leary S. "Identifying the Causative Pathogen in Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infections: Addressing an Ongoing Debate." Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. (2021).
  • Bauer M, MacBrayne C, Stein A, Searns J, Hicks A, Sarin T, Lin T, Duffey H, Rannie M, Wickstrom K, Yang C, Bajaj L, Carel K: “Single Dose Oral Amoxicillin Provocation Challenges for Penicillin Allergy Delabeling.” Hospital Pediatrics, Accepted for publication November 2020
  • Searns JB, Rice JD, Bertin KB, et al. Using Administrative Billing Codes to Identify Acute Musculoskeletal Infections in Children. Hospital Pediatrics. Accepted for Publication October 2022. [In Press].
  • Searns JB. Delaying Antimicrobials for Pediatric Bone and Joint Infections: Balancing Clinical Risks with Diagnostic Benefits. Frontiers in Pediatrics. Accepted for Publication October 2022. [In Press].
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification

General Information

Department: Pediatrics-Pediatric Hospital Medicine
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