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Dennis E. Schellhase, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • Pulmonary


  • Pulmonary

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-1006
    Fax: 501-364-3930
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    Sturgis 4th floor
    Little Rock, 72202


  • None, Tarrant County Junior College, 1977
  • None, Baylor University, 1979
  • M.D., University of Texas Medical Branch, 1983


  • Internship, Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, 1983-1984
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, 1984-1986
  • Fellow, Pulmonology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1986-1989
  • Research Fellow, Pulmonology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and National Jewsih Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, 1987-1989

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology

Recent Honors

  • Quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Article: A Costly Drug is Denied, and Medicaid Takes Heat. Published July 17, 2014. , 2014

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Agarwal A., Marks N., Wessel V., Bai S., Hu Z., Tang X., Ward W., Schellhase D., Carroll JL. Improving Knowledge Technical Skills and Confidence in Management of Chronic Tracheostomy Among Pediatric Residents Using Simulation Model. Pediatr Pulmonol 2016 51:696-704.
  • Journal Article, Burbank AJ., Lewis SD., Hewes M., Schellhase D., Rettiganti M., Hali-Barrow J., Bylander L., Brown RH., Perry TT. Mobile-based Asthma Action Plans for Adolescents. J Asthma 2015 Jan; 7:1-4.
  • Journal Article, Hink H., Schellhase DE. Transitioning families to adult cystic fibrosis care. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing 2006 11:260-263.
  • Journal Article, Schellhase DE. Pediatric flexible airway endoscopy. Curr Opin Pediatr 2002 Jun; 14(3):327 - 333.
  • Journal Article, Ding Y., Simpson PM., Ding L., Tryka FA., Parham DM., Schellhase DE. Limited reliability of lipid-laden macrophage index (LLMI) restricts its use as a test for pulmonary aspiration: comparison with a simple semi-quantitative assay. Pediatr Dev Pathol 2002 5:551-558.

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