Iyalla E. Peterside, MD, MRCP, FAAP

Iyalla E. Peterside, MD, is medical director of the CHOP-led Intensive Care Nursery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Areas of Expertise: Neonatal Apnea, Neonatal Brain Injury, Neonatal ECMO, Neonatal Surgery, Nosocomial Infections, Ventilation of the Neonate
Locations: Main Campus; CHOP Newborn Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Phone: 215-662-3228

  • Background

    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.

     

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

    Internship

    University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
    Booth Hall Children's Hospital, Manchester, England

    Residency

    University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
    Booth Hall Children's Hospital, Manchester, England
    Bolton General Hospital, Bolton, England
    The Brooklyn Hospital Center, NY
    Cornell Medical Center, NY

    Fellowship

    University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Member, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
    Member, Royal College of Physicians of London
    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Neonatologist

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

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Papers

    2010

    Binenbaum G, Bruno CJ, Forbes BJ, Snyder MA, Mollen TJ, Schmidt B, Peterside I. Periocular ulcerative dermatitis associated with gentamicin ointment prophylaxis in newborns. J Pediatr 2010;156:320-321. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20105641. Read the article

    2009

    Garland JS, Alex CP, Uhing MR, Peterside IE, Rentz A, Harris MC. Pilot trial to compare tolerance of chlorhexidine gluconate to povidone-iodine antisepsis for central venous catheter placement in neonates. J  Perinatol. 2009 Dec;29(12):808-13. Epub 2009 Oct 8. Cited in PubMed: PMID 19812587.  Read the abstract