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Walter J. Chwals, MD, FACS, FAAP, FCCM

Walter J. Chwals, MD, FACS, FAAP, FCCM

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief of Pediatric Surgery; Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief; Director, Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5025
Fax #: 617-636-8122

Pediatric surgery, pediatric trauma, congenital disorders requiring surgery in newborns, GI inflammatory diseases in children, pediatric tumors (surgical oncology), nutrition in post-surgical neonates, pediatric obesity and minimally invasive surgery

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Monica H. Ultmann, MD

Monica H. Ultmann, MD

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Title(s): Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics; Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621

Developmental disabilities, autism, literacy

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Christiane E. L. Dammann, MD

Christiane E. L. Dammann, MD

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Title(s): Neonatologist; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5322
Fax #: 617-636-1456

Prevention of the development of long-term respiratory disability and disease in preterm infants

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Jonathan M. Davis, MD

Jonathan M. Davis, MD

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Title(s): Chief, Division of Newborn Medicine; Neonatologist; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5322
Fax #: 617-636-1456

Neonatal lung injury (acute chronic), neonatal brain damage, neonatal infection, neonatal drug development

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Anjali Iyengar, MD

Anjali Iyengar, MD

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Title(s): Neonatologist; Clinical Associate, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5322
Fax #: 617-636-1456

Newborn medicine

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Jill L. Maron, MD, MPH

Jill L. Maron, MD, MPH

Title(s): Executive Director, Mother Infant Research Institute; Vice Chair of Pediatric Research, Tufts Children's Hospital; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5322
Fax #: 617-636-1456

Neonatal salivary gene expression

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H. Cody Meissner, MD

H. Cody Meissner, MD

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Title(s): Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease; Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-0066

Immunizations, Kawasaki disease, immuno-deficiencies, respiratory viruses

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Karen J. Miller, MD

Karen J. Miller, MD

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Title(s): Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician; Director of Training; Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621

Developmental-behavioral pediatrics, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities

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Susan K. Parsons, MD, MRP

Susan K. Parsons, MD, MRP

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Founding Director, Reid R. Sacco Adolescent and Young Adult Program for Cancer and Hereditary Blood Diseases; Director, The Center for Health Solutions at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Cancer Center, Medicine, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5168
Fax #: 617-636-6280

Pediatric bone marrow transplantation, long-term quality of life following transplantation, supportive medical and emotional care for patients and families

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Ellen C. Perrin, MD

Ellen C. Perrin, MD

Title(s): Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-5621

Developmental-behavioral pediatrics, family functioning, chronic health problems, children in non-traditional families

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Andrew Scott, MD

Andrew Scott, MD

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Title(s): Medical Director, Cleft Lip and Palate Team; Pediatric Otolaryngologist; Associate Professor, Otolaryngology, Tufts University School of Medicine; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine; Clinical Associate, Tufts School of Dental Medicine
Department(s): Otolaryngology, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2820
Fax #: 617-636-1479

Pediatric ENT, cleft lip and palate surgery, vascular anomalies, neonatal mandibular distraction osteogenesis for airway obstruction, endoscopic and laser airway surgery, open airway surgery, EXIT procedures, otologic surgery including cochlear implantation, micrognathia, microtia

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R. Christopher Sheldrick, PhD

Title(s): Research Psychologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
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Behavioral screening, group parenting interventions

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Tomo Tarui, MD

Tomo Tarui, MD

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Title(s): Director, Baby Neurology Program; Pediatric Neurologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5356
Fax #: 617-636-8375

Pediatric neurology, fetal neurology, neonatal neurology, neurological intensive care

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MaryAnn V. Volpe, MD

MaryAnn V. Volpe, MD

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Title(s): Neonatologist; Director, Special Care Nursery at Metrowest Medical Center; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-9001
Fax #: 617-636-1456

Lung development, neonatal lung disease, necrotizing enterocolitis

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Elizabeth Yen, MD

Elizabeth Yen, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Neonatologist; Chair, Women in Medicine and Science (WiMS); Principal Investigator, Mother Infant Research Institute; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5322
Fax #: 617-636-1456

Newborn medicine, neonatal abstinence syndrome, neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome, early intervention follow up, neurodevelopmental outcomes

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