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David Fleece, MD


David Fleece, MD


Associate Professor, Clinical Pediatrics

Telephone:  215-707-5437

FAX: 215-707-5180

Email: david.fleece@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Pediatrics


Educational Background:


Undergraduate degree, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1987


MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1993


Internship, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA, 1993-1996


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clinical Interests:

  • General pediatrics
  • Premature infants

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board certification(s):


American Board of Pediatrics, 1996-present

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professional affiliations:


Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

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books/book chapters:


Fleece D, Aronoff S.  Blastomycosis and Sporotrichosis (two chapters) in Kliegman R et al., eds.  Nelson's Textbook of Pediatrics 18th Edition (in press) 2006, Elsevier, Philadelphia.


Fleece D, Aronoff S.  Pregnancy and Puerperium in Schlossberg D, ed.  Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections, 2006, McGraw-Hill, New York..


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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

23987302. Lepore SJ, Winickoff JP, Moughan B, Bryant-Stephens TC, Taylor DR, Fleece D, Davey A, Nair US, Godfrey M, Collins BN, Kids Safe and Smokefree (KiSS): a randomized controlled trial of a multilevel intervention to reduce secondhand tobacco smoke exposure in children. BMC Public Health 13:(792)2013 Aug 30

20563945. Aronoff SC, Evans B, Fleece D, Lyons P, Kaplan L, Rojas R, Integrating evidence based medicine into undergraduate medical education: combining online instruction with clinical clerkships. Teach Learn Med 22:3(219-23)2010 Jul

19446103. Fleece DM, Kochan PS, Skull fracture in an infant not visible with computed tomography. J Pediatr 154:6(934)2009 Jun

17489835. Fleece DM, Robinson NB, Encephalopathy in a newborn due to prenatal lead exposure. J Paediatr Child Health 43:5(409-10)2007 May

15520113. Fleece D, Gaughan JP, Aronoff SC, Griseofulvin versus terbinafine in the treatment of tinea capitis: a meta-analysis of randomized, clinical trials. Pediatrics 114:5(1312-5)2004 Nov

9790617. Fleece DM, Faerber EN, de Chadarévian JP, Pathological case of the month. Hepatosplenic candidiasis in a patient with leukemia. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:10(1033-4)1998 Oct

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