Shireen Atabaki, MD, MPH Emergency Medicine Specialist



Shireen Atabaki, MD, MPH, is a physician in Children's emergency department.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MPH, Public Health, 1998
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1998
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1995
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 1993
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 1992
    Howard University College of Medicine
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Shireen Atabaki

Patient story

Avery's Story: Parent's Letter Project

"I hope you never have to experience the need to have your child taken to the hospital, but if you do, Children's National is the place to go. There's no question about it!"



Research & Publications

Research & Publications

A Clinical Decision Rule for Cranial Computed Tomography in Minor Pediatric Head Trauma

(2008) Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

Bilious Emesis in Pediatric Emergency Department Etiology and Outcome

(2002) Clinical Pediatrics

Could it Be Cardiac

(2005) Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Do Children with Normal Cranial CT Scans After Blunt Head Trauma Require Hospitalization for Observation

(2008) Academy of Emergency Medicine

Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury by the Prehospital Provider

(2008) Emergency Medical Services Conference- Winterfest

Pediatric Head Injury

(2007) Pediatrics In Review

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Research in the Chesapeake Area Research Network

(2008) Pediatric Research Forum (Maryland Institute of Emergency Medicine)

Practice Pattern Variation in Head CT Use in Children with Minor Blunt Head Trauma Evaluated in the Emergency Department Is There an Association with Physician Training

(2008) Academy of Emergency Medicine

Prehospital Evaluation and Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

(2006) Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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