Jeffrey Birnbaum, MD

Attending Physician
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Clinician-Educator), Keck School of Medicine of USC

Dr. Birnbaum grew up in Parkland, Florida and is a proud alumnus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. He studied biomedical engineering at Duke University before attending medical school at Emory University. Following this, he completed his pediatrics residency and pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

His clinical interests include the development of clinical decision support tools to help busy emergency medicine providers utilize the most up to date, evidence-based protocols. He also enjoys advocating for the health and safety of his patients both in his community and more broadly by working to influence health policy.

In his free time, he enjoys going on adventures with his beautiful wife and their two dachshunds, Scrappy-Doo and Hamburgers.

Clinical Interests

Clinical Decision Support Tools, ED Operations, Child Injury Prevention, Health Policy


Medical School

Emory University School of Medicine


Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Pediatrics


Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Pediatrics


Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Pediatric Emergency Medicine



Pediatric Emergency Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics


Gold Humanism Honor Society