Medical Director of the MCH LifeFlight© Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Services
Medical Director of the Extra Corporeal Life Support (ECLS/ECMO) and Apheresis Services
Division of Critical Care Medicine: Section Director of Neurological Intensive Care and Patient Safety and Outcomes
Dr. Keith Meyer holds a medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. He completed both his Pediatric Internship and Residency at Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH). He then went on to New York City and completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Children’s Hospital of New York. He also completed an elective fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Sloan Memorial Cancer Center. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. Meyer is the Medical Director of the MCH LifeFlight© Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Services and the Medical Director of the Extra Corporeal Life Support (ECLS/ECMO) and Apheresis Services (ECLS/ECMO). He also provides medical leadership for: Neurological Intensive Care and Patient Safety and Outcomes. He participates in various administrative leadership roles at Miami Children’s Hospital including the Medical Executive Committee (MEC.) Locally, he is an active member for Florida International University’s College of Medicine Interview Panel since 2009. At the national level, he was elected to the American Academy of Pediatrics Executive Committee on Transport Medicine in 2009 and re-elected in 2012. He was nominated chair of the 2012 American Academy of Pediatrics National Course and Exhibition (NCE) Course on Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Medicine. He is also an associate editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for Air and Ground Transport of Pediatric Patients/Field Guide 2013 edition. In addition, he has authored 2 medical board preparation review books published by McGraw-Hill in both General Pediatrics (2004) and Internal Medicine (2008.)
Dr. Meyer actively participates in clinical research and is the MCH site principle investigator for several large prospective studies. His research and clinical interests and expertise include neonatal and pediatric specialty transport, neurological injuries, advanced airway protection and management, sepsis, systemic inflammatory response and shock. He has published extensively on some of these topics.
Dr. Meyer is a member of The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), Air Medical Physician Association (AMPA), Neurocritical Care Society (NCS), ExtraCorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO), Florida Medical Association (FMA) and Florida Emergency Medical Directors Association.