Samuel J. Garber, MD

Samuel Garber, MD, is an attending neonatologist at CHOP Newborn Care at Pennsylvania Hospital.

Locations: Main Campus; CHOP Newborn Care at Pennsylvania Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Background

    After graduating from the University of Michigan, Dr. Garber went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky. He then completed his pediatric residency training at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Following completion of residency, he served as a Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics at the Washington University School of Medicine prior to relocating to Philadelphia for his fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine here at CHOP.

    Since completing his fellowship, Dr. Garber has served primarily as an attending neonatologist in the Intensive Care Nursery (ICN) at Pennsylvania Hospital where he is the director of the ICN Apnea Program. In addition, he is involved in the post-discharge care of ICt\1 babies as a member of the Hospital's Developmental Follow-up Team.

    With an interest in resident and student education, he serves as the liaison between Neonatology and the residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital.

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY


    St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO


    Pediatrics - St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO


    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Neonatologist, Pennsylvania Hospital

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications



    Garber SJ and Harris ME. Neonatal Sepsis. In Burg FD, Ingelfinger JR, Polin RA, Gershon AA (eds): Gellis & Kagan's Current Pediatric Therapy (18th ed.), WB Saunders, 2006.



    Nitschke V, Baujat G; Ulrike Botschen, du Moulin M, Stella J, Le Merrer M, Guest G, Lambot K, Tazarourte-Pinturier M, Chassaing N, Roche 0, Feenstra I, Loechner K, Deshpande C, Garber, SJ, Chikarmane R, Steinmann B, Shahinyan T, Martorell L, Davies J, Smith WE, Kahler SG, Loidi L, Hahne W, Martin L, Hadj-Rabia 5, Terkeltaub R, and Rutsch F. Generalized Arterial Calcification of Infancy and Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum can be Caused by Mutations in Either ENPP1 or ABCC6. The American Journal of Human Genetics. 2012, January 13;90(1):25-39. Epub 2011 Dec29.

    Posters and Presentations


    Kovatch KJ, Garber SJ, Levine, MA and Kelly A. National Survey on Metabolic Bone Disease of Prematurity. Poster presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, May 2013.