Dr. Perlstein received his Medical Degree from the University of Cincinnati and then completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at The New York Hospital, Cornell medical Center in New York City. After serving an additional year as Chief Pediatric Resident, he worked as a private practitioner and then was appointed Director of Ambulatory Pediatrics at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx.
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Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Colby D Mayo, DO, Clinical Instructor of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, Department of
Emergency Medicine, Hermann Memorial Hospital, University of Texas at Houston
Brent R King, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics,
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Memorial Hermann Hospital and LBJ Hospital.
Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD,
FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine,
Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy
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