Cristina M Zeretzke-Bien

Cristina M Zeretzke-Bien, M.D., FAAP, FAAEM, FACEP

Clinical Associate Professor, Assistant Medical Director – Pediatric Emergency Department

Department: Department of Emergency Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 265-5911

About Cristina M Zeretzke-Bien

Cristina Zeretzke-Bien, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.A.E.M., is board-certified in general pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. Dr. Zeretzke-Bien completed her medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine in St. George, Grenada. She performed her internship of residency training at Tulane University in New Orleans, La., and completed her pediatric residency at the University of Florida. She then completed her fellowship training in pediatric emergency medicine at the University of Florida in Jacksonville. She is currently the medical director of the SANE program at UF.

Dr. Zeretzke-Bien is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine. She is involved in the Emergency Medical Services for Children, serving as a board member on the council for EMSC for the state and as a director for the Child Advocacy Center in Gainesville.

She is passionate regarding improving child services surrounding pediatric emergency medicine with a particular focus on the areas of injury prevention, disaster preparedness and child abuse.

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Child physical abuse

Publications

2020
Using an Online Vaccination Registry to Confirm Tetanus Status in Children with Tetanus-prone Wounds.
The western journal of emergency medicine. 21(5):1140-1146 [DOI] 10.5811/westjem.2020.6.46582. [PMID] 32970567.
2019
Case 1: Progressive Weakness in a Previously Healthy 4-year-old Boy.
Pediatrics in review. 40(6):302-304 [DOI] 10.1542/pir.2016-0141. [PMID] 31152102.
2019
Female Teenager With Purple Toe.
Annals of emergency medicine. 74(3):333-364 [DOI] 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2019.02.027. [PMID] 31445545.
2015
Protocol to Clear Cervical Spine Injuries in Pediatric Trauma Patients.
Radiology management. 37(5):42-8 [PMID] 26571972.
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Grants

Jul 2014 – Dec 2016
Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (PAMI): A Patient Safety Project
Role: Project Manager
Funding: FL MED MALPRACTICE JOINT UNDRWRTNG ASSO

Education

Fellowship – Pediatric Emergency Medicine
2006-2009 · University of Florida College of Medicine at Jacksonville
Residency – Pediatrics
2006 · University of Florida
Residency – Pediatrics
2004-2006 · Tulane University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7400 Pediatric Clerkship
2018
MDC6001 Intro Clin Practice
2018
MDC7710 Sr Emerg Med Clerkshp

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-5911
Administrative Assistant: