Kristina H Deeter, MD

Deeter Kristina H
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Primary Office
3501 Johnson Street
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics
Hollywood, FL 33021
Alternate Location
1117 E Hallandale Beach Blvd
Administrative Office
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

Meet the Physician

Dr. Kristina Deeter is a board-certified doctor of pediatrics with a specialty in critical care medicine. Raised in Northern California, Dr. Deeter spent her undergraduate years at the University of California at Berkeley, where she double-majored in integrative biology and psychology. She received her doctorate from New York Medical College and then served as a pediatric resident, chief resident and hospitalist at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Dr. Deeter worked in underserved clinics for the National Health Service Corps and later in private pediatric practice in Georgia before returning to fellowship training in critical care at Seattle Children's Hospital in Washington.

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Awards and honors
Best Critical Care Research Abstract, Oral Presentation, National AAP Convention, 2010
Fellows’ Research Award, Seattle Children’s Hospital, 2009
Corkery Endowment Fellowship Award, Seattle Children’s Hospital, 2008
National Head Start Association Achievement Award, 2000
National Health Service Corps Scholarship, 1996
Ciba-Geigy Award for Community Service, 1996
Alumni Scholarship, University of California, 1989-1993
Northern California Scholarship Foundation Award, 1989-1993

Professional organizations
Society of Critical Care Medicine
American Academy of Pediatrics
Florida Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
AAP Section Membership: Critical Care, Hospital Medicine and Young Physicians
American Medical Association
Florida Medical Association
Institute of Translational Health Sciences, University of Washington

Recent publications
“Successful Implementation of a Sedation Protocol in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit,” Critical Care Medicine, 2011
“Hypertension Despite Dehydration in Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis,” Pediatric Diabetes, 2011
“Blood Brain Barrier Permeability in Diabetic Ketoacidosis,” Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2010
“Developing and Implementing Pull Systems in the Intensive Care Unit,” Chapter 9, Leading the Lean Healthcare Journey, 2010
“Submersion Injury in Children,” Chapter 49, Pediatric and Perinatal Respiratory Care Medicine, 2009

“How a Little Sedation Protocol Made a Big Impact on a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit,” AAP, 2010
“Hypertension in Pediatric Ketoacidosis,” poster presentation, SCCM, 2009
“Introduction of a Sedation Protocol in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit,” poster presentation, SCCM, 2009


  • New York Medical College, 1998
  • University Of Texas Health Science, 2001, Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatrics

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