Primary Office

Address:
Nicklaus Children's Emergency Medicine
3100 SW 62 Avenue - ER Department
Miami, FL 33155
Phone Number: 786-624-3588

Education

Medical School - Yale University School of Medicine
Residency - Boston Children's Hospital
Fellowship - Boston Children's Hospital

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics (Ped Emergency Med) - Certified
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) - Certified



Publications

Zimmerman, E., Cohen, N., Maniaci, V., Pena, B., et al (2015). Use of a Metronome in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A Simulation Study. Pediatrics, 136(5), 905-911. View in Pubmed

De Jesus, C.R., García Peña, B.M., Lozano, J.M., Maniaci, V. (2015). Cervical Spine Motion During Airway Management Using Two Manual In-line Immobilization Techniques: A Human Simulator Model Study. Pediatric Emergency Care, 31(9), 627-632. View in Pubmed

Umbrello, L., Maniaci, V., Garcia Peña, B.M., Lozano, J.M., Friedman, M. (2013). Accuracy of laceration length estimation in a pediatric emergency department and its impact on billing practices. Pediatric Emergency Care, 29(10), 1066-1069. View in Pubmed

Maniaci, V., Garcia Pena, B. M. (2012). Dermatomyositis. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis . Fleisher and Ludwig's 5-minute pediatric emergency medicine consult .

Costello, C., Garcia Pena, B.M. (2012). "Abdominal pain". Wolters Kluwer Health. Fleisher and Ludwig’s 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult..

Green, D.A., Garcia Pena, B.M., Umbrello, L. (2012). "Gastrointestinal polyps". Wolters Kluwer Health. Fleisher and Ludwig’s 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult..

Grossman, S.L., Garcia Pena, B.M. (2012). "Gastroesophageal reflux". Wolters Kluwer Health. Fleisher and Ludwig’s 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult..

Heggland, A., Garcia-Pena, B.M. (2012). "Colitis". Wolters Kluwer Health. Fleisher and Ludwig’s 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult..

Zavolkovskaya, S., Garcia Pena, B.M. (2012). "Gastritis". Wolters Kluwer Health. Fleisher and Ludwig’s 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult..

Kamat, S., Garcia-Pena, B.M., Blackmore, C., Medina, L.S. (2011). "US versus CT: evidence-based medicine and cost-effectiveness in imaging acute appendicitis in children". New York, NY. Springer. Imaging of Acute Appendicitis in Adults and Children..

Green, S.M., Roback, M.G., Krauss, B., Garcia Pena, B.M. collaborator (2010). Anticholinergics and ketamine sedation in children: a secondary analysis of atropine versus glycopyrrolate. Academic Emergency Medicine, 17(2), 157-162. View in Pubmed

Green, S.M., Roback, M.G., Krauss, B. collaborator (2010). Laryngospasm during emergency department ketamine sedation: a case control study. Pediatric Emergency Care, 26(11), 798-802. View in Pubmed

Siano, C.J., Messiah, S.E., Banan, L., Arheart, K., Pena, B. (2010). Swimming proficiency in a multiethnic sample in a high-risk area for drowning. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 164(3), 299-300. View in Pubmed

Beach, H., Garcia Pena, B.M., Linares, M.Y. (2009). Heelys injuries: a review of the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System data. Pediatric Emergency Care, 25(10), 642-644. View in Pubmed

Green, S.M., Roback, M.G., Krauss, B., Brown, L., McGlone, R.G., Agrawal, D., McKee, M., Weiss, M., Pitetti, R.D., Hostetler, M.A., Wathen, J.E., Treston, G., Garcia Pena, B.M., Gerber, A.C., Losek, J.D., Emergency Department Ketamine Meta-Analysis Study (2009). Predictors of emesis and recovery agitation with emergency department ketamine sedation: an individual-patient data meta-analysis of 8,282 children. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 54(2), 171-180, e1-e4. View in Pubmed

Green, S.M., Roback, M.G., Krauss, B., Brown, L., McGlone, R.G., Agrawal, D., McKee, M., Weiss, M., Pitetti, R.D., Hostetler, M.A., Wathen, J.E., Treston, G., Garcia Pena, B.M., Gerber, A.C., Losek, J.D., Emergency Department Ketamine Meta-Analysis Study. (2009). Predictors of airway and respiratory adverse events with ketamine sedation in the emergency department: an individual-patient data meta-analysis of 8,282 children. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 54(2), 158-168, e1-e4. View in Pubmed

Keller, W.R., Biehler, J., Linares, M.Y., Garcia-Pena, B.M. (2009). False-positive colorimetric capnometry after ingestion of carbonated beverages. Pediatric Emergency Care, 25(2), 69-73. View in Pubmed

Shaked, O., Pena, B.M., Linares, M.Y., Baker, R.L. (2009). Simple febrile seizures: are the AAP guidelines regarding lumbar puncture being followed? . Pediatric Emergency Care, 25(1), 8-11. View in Pubmed

Sanchez, G., Nova, J., Arias, N., Pena, B. (2008). [Reliability and reproducibility of the Fitzpatrick phototype scale for skin sensitivity to ultraviolet light]. Biomedica (Bogota), 28(4), 544-550.


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