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Iyalla E. Peterside, MD, MRCP, FAAP

Attending Neonatologist

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Iyalla Peterside, MD, MRCP, FAAP, is the medical director of the Intensive Care Unit at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of interest are care of the complex neonatal patient, infection control with emphasis on catheter-related blood stream infections. He has expertise on the use of ECMO to treat critically ill patients in respiratory and cardiac failure.

He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of London and Ireland. He is the president of the Philadelphia Perinatal Society.

After receiving his primary medical education in Nigeria, Dr. Peterside trained in pediatrics, pediatric surgery and neonatology at the Booth Hall Children's Hospital in Manchester, England, and The Bolton General Hospital in Bolton, England. He continued his training at the Brooklyn Medical Center in New York and completed a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


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