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Meet The Newest PCCSF Members

We are pleased to announce the newest members of the Pediatric Critical Care of South Florida team. Read on and get to know them!

Chad Scheller, M.D.

Dr. Scheller completed his Bachelors of Arts and Sciences degree in Biology at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. Upon completion, he then attended St. George’s School of Medicine where he received his medical degree.

Dr. Scheller completed his Pediatrics residency at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Arizona. He later completed his Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship at The University of California San Diego Rady Children's Hospital, and a Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, a member of The Society of Critical Care Medicine, and a member of The Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society.

Originally from South Dakota, Dr. Scheller relocated with his wife and two sons to South Florida. His medical interests within the field of pediatric critical care are focused around the advancement in treatment of children with congenital heart disease. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and the outdoors.

Marcelo Egea, M.D.

Dr. Marcelo Egea is originally from Argentina and earned his Medical Degree from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina. After completing his observership at the University of Miami, he joined the Pediatric Critical Care Laboratory directed by Dr. John Kuluz at the University of Miami.

Dr Egea's research focused on traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury models. He has been practicing in South Florida since 2011 after completing his Pediatric and Pediatric Critical Care training at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care.

He lives in South Florida with his wife and four daughters. His areas of interest include traumatic brain injury, trauma, sepsis and multi organ dysfunction syndrome and solid organ transplants.

Chelsea Crothers, PA-C

Chelsea Crothers attended Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she successfully completed the Physician Assistant program and received a Masters in Medical Science degree. Prior, she attended Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree.

Chelsea is a board certified Physician Assistant. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She has a special interest in the field of pediatrics, specifically with the critical care management of infants and children.

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