Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Stephen Eppes, M.D.

Academic Title: Professor

Pediatrics - Infectious Disease

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Office Locations

duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington DE 19803
Phone: (800) 416-4441

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • duPont Hospital for Children


  • University of Florida College of Medicine, Medical School


  • Bowman Gray Medical Center, NC


  • Bowman Gray Medical Center, NC


  • Duke University Medical Center

Recent Publications

A Network Model of Hand Hygiene: How Good Is Good Enough to Stop the Spread of MRSA?

Assessing Occupancy and Its Relation to Healthcare-Associated Infections

Characteristics of late-onset sepsis in the NICU: Does occupancy impact risk of infection?

Exposure to gastric acid-suppression therapy is associated with health care- and community-associated clostridium difficile infection in children

Fever in a returning traveler: The importance of a good history, physical examination, and focused laboratory testing

Prescriber perceptions of a pediatric antimicrobial stewardship program

Antimicrobial prescription errors in hospitalized children: Role of antimicrobial stewardship program in detection and intervention

Why are young infants tested for herpes simplex virus?

Bone, Joint, and Soft Tissue Infections

Safety and efficacy of enfuvirtide for 48 weeks as part of an optimized antiretroviral regimen in pediatric human immunodeficiency virus 1-infected patients

Tick-borne diseases

Increased incidence of head and neck abscesses in children

Predictive model for Lyme meningitis: A reply [6]

Pediatricians knowledge, views, and perspectives on smallpox and smallpox vaccine

Prediction of Lyme meningitis in children from a Lyme disease-endemic region: A logistic-regression model using history, physical, and laboratory findings

Musculoskeletal infections in children

Diagnostic utility of Borrelia burgdorferi cerebrospinal fluid polymerase chain reaction in children with lyme meningitis

Variable presentation of the cause of lymphadenopathy in two children

Development of IgA nephritis following cat scratch disease in a 13-year-old boy

Variable presentation of the cause of lymphadenopathy in two children