Edward G. Seferian, MD, MS, FAAP

Pediatric Critical Care

Edward G. Seferian, MD, MS, FAAP is a pediatric critical care physician in the Department of Pediatrics at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He specializes in the treatment of critically ill and injured infants, children, and adolescents. Dr. Seferian also is a Physician Associate in the Department of Medical Affairs at Cedars-Sinai, where he helps direct quality and safety initiatives and performance improvement projects for the hospital. 

Prior to joining Cedars-Sinai, Dr. Seferian was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine.

In addition to Dr. Seferian’s extensive clinical experience, his major areas of research are the epidemiology of critical illness and resource utilization and clinical outcomes in the intensive care unit. His research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals including Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Critical Care Medicine and the Journal of Pediatrics.  An accomplished writer, Dr. Seferian has written chapters in medical books and editorials for the Journal Club of the Critical Care Assembly of the American Thoracic Society.

Dr. Seferian is frequently an invited speaker at national and international scientific conferences and pediatric symposiums.  He is a member of many medical societies and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is listed in America’s Top Pediatricians.

After graduating magna cum laude from Tufts University with a bachelor’s of science in chemical engineering, Dr. Seferian earned a medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and a master's of science in health studies from the University of Chicago. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine and pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at the University of Chicago Hospitals.  

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