Pediatrics-Infectious Disease

MEMPHIS TN 381030000
Tel: (901) 287-5617


  • M.D., McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Medicine
  • B.A., University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, n/a


  1. Rodriguez, CA, Atkinson, R, Bitar, W, Whitney, CG, Edwards, KM, Mitchell, L, Li, J, Sublett, J, Li, CS, Liu, T, Chesney, PJ, Tuomanen, EI. Tolerance to vancomycin in pneumococci: detection with a molecular marker and assessment of clinical impact. J Infect Dis, 190 (8), 1481-7, 2004.
  2. Chesney, RW, Chesney, PJ. Women pediatricians: can facts shed light on prejudices and myths. J Pediatr, 144 (4), 413-4, 2004.
  3. Chesney, PJ. Nontuberculous mycobacteria. Pediatr Rev, 23 (9), 300-9, 2002.
  4. Tutor, JD, Schoumacher, RA, Chesney, PJ. Chylothorax associated with histoplasmosis in a child. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 19 (3), 262-3, 2000.
  5. McCullers, JA, Facchini, S, Chesney, PJ, Webster, RG. Influenza B virus encephalitis. Clin Infect Dis, 28 (4), 898-900, 1999.
  6. Daw, NC, Wilimas, JA, Wang, WC, Presbury, GJ, Joyner, RE, Harris, SC, Davis, Y, Chen, G, Chesney, PJ. Nasopharyngeal carriage of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in children with sickle cell disease. Pediatrics, 99 (4), E7, 1997.
  7. English, BK, Chesney, PJ. Infections due to drug-resistant pneumococci, enterococci, and Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Pediatr Ann, 25 (9), 502-10, 1996.
  8. Chesney, PJ, Davis, Y, English, BK, Wang, WC. Occurrence of Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis during vancomycin and cefotaxime therapy of septicemia in a patient with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 14 (11), 1013-5, 1995.
  9. Chesney, PJ, Wilimas, JA, Presbury, G, Abbasi, S, Leggiadro, RJ, Davis, Y, Day, SW, Schutze, GE, Wang, WC. Penicillin- and cephalosporin-resistant strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae causing sepsis and meningitis in children with sickle cell disease. J Pediatr, 127 (4), 526-32, 1995.
  10. Abbasi, S, Chesney, PJ. Pulmonary manifestations of cat-scratch disease; a case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 14 (6), 547-8, 1995.
  11. Robertson, KR, James, DH, Chesney, PJ, Leggiadro, RJ. Radiological cases of the month. Case 2. Miliary pulmonary histoplasmosis in an immunologically normal child. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 148 (8), 833-4, 1994.
  12. Chesney, PJ. Cervical adenopathy. Pediatr Rev, 15 (7), 276-84; quiz 285, 1994.
  13. Leggiadro, RJ, Barrett, FF, Chesney, PJ, Davis, Y, Tenover, FC. Invasive pneumococci with high level penicillin and cephalosporin resistance at a mid-south children's hospital. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 13 (4), 320-2, 1994.
  14. Wilimas, JA, Flynn, PM, Harris, S, Day, SW, Smith, R, Chesney, PJ, Rodman, JH, Eguiguren, JM, Fairclough, DL, Wang, WC. A randomized study of outpatient treatment with ceftriaxone for selected febrile children with sickle cell disease. N Engl J Med, 329 (7), 472-6, 1993.
  15. Sloas, MM, Barrett, FF, Chesney, PJ, English, BK, Hill, BC, Tenover, FC, Leggiadro, RJ. Cephalosporin treatment failure in penicillin- and cephalosporin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 11 (8), 662-6, 1992.
  16. Sixbey, JW, Shirley, P, Chesney, PJ, Buntin, DM, Resnick, L. Detection of a second widespread strain of Epstein-Barr virus. Lancet, 2 (8666), 761-5, 1989.
  17. Chesney, PJ, Chesney, RW. Hemorrhagic shock and encephalopathy: reflections about a new devastating disorder that affects normal children. J Pediatr, 114 (2), 254-6, 1989.
  18. Chesney, PJ. Clinical aspects and spectrum of illness of toxic shock syndrome: overview. Rev Infect Dis, 11 Suppl 1, S1-7, 1989.