Eric C. Eichenwald, MD

Eric C. Eichenwald, MD

Eric C. Eichenwald, MD, is Chief of the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and holder of the Thomas Frederick McNair Scott Endowed Chair.

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

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Residency

Pediatrics - Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Fellowship

Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine, Joint Program in Neonatology - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Board Certification

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Chief, Division of Neonatology

Thomas Frederick McNair Scott Endowed Chair

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Wai KC, Hibbs AM, Steurer MA, Black DM, Asselin JM, Eichenwald EC, Ballard PL, Ballard RA, Keller RL; Trial of Late Surfactant (TOLSURF) Study Group. Maternal Black Race and Persistent Wheezing Illness in Former Extremely Low Gestational Age Newborns: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Trial. J Pediatr. 2018 Apr 4. pii: S0022-3476(18)30220-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.02.032. [Epub ahead of print]

2016

Ballard RA, Keller RL, Black DM, Ballard PL, Merrill JD, Eichenwald EC, Truog WE, Mammel MC, Steinhorn RH, Rogers EE, Ryan RM, Durand DJ, Asselin JM, Bendel CM, Bendel-Stenzel EM, Courtney SE, Dhanireddy R, Hudak ML, Koch FR, Mayock DE, McKay VJ, O'Shea TM, Porta NF, Wadhawan R, Palermo L, TOLSURF Study Group: Randomized Trial of Late Surfactant Treatment in Ventilated Preterm Infants Receiving Inhaled Nitric Oxide. J Pediatr 168: 23-29, Jan 2016.

2015

Holzmann-Pazgal G, Khan AM, Northrup TF, Domonoske C, Eichenwald EC: Decreasing Vancomycin Utilization in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Am J Infect Control 43(11): 1255-1257, Nov 2015.

Maitre NL, Ballard RA, Ellenberg JH, Davis SD, Greenberg JM, Hamvas A, Pryhuber GS: Respiratory Consequences of Prematurity: Evolution of a Diagnosis and Development of a Comprehensive Approach. J Perinatol 35(5): 313-321, May 2015.

Pryhuber GS, Maitre NL, Ballard RA, Cifelli D, Davis SD, Ellenberg JH, Greenberg JM, Kemp J, Mariani TJ, Panitch H, Ren C, Shaw P, Taussig LM, Hamvas A: Prematurity and Respiratory Outcomes Program (PROP): Study Protocol of A Prospective Multicenter Study of Respiratory Outcomes of Preterm Infants in the United States. BMC Pediatr 15: 37, Apr 2015.

Ballard PL, Keller RL, Black DM, Durand DJ, Merrill JD, Eichenwald EC, Truog WE, Mammel MC, Steinhorn R, Ryan RM, Courtney SE, Horneman H, Ballard RA, Investigators of TOLSURF Pilot and TOLSURF: Inhaled Nitric Oxide Increases Urinary Nitric Oxide Metabolites and Cyclic Guanosine Monophosphate in Premature Infants: Relationship to Pulmonary Outcome. Am J Perinatol 32(3): 225-232, Feb 2015.

2014

Moyer VA, Papile LA, Eichenwald E, Giardino AP, Khan MM, Singh H: An Intervention to Improve Transitions from NICU to Ambulatory Care: Quasi-Experimental Study. BMJ Qual Saf 23(12): e3, Dec 2014.

Guay-Woodford LM, Bissler JJ, Braun MC, Bockenhauer D, Cadnapaphornchai MA, Dell KM,  Kerecuk L, Liebau MC, Alonso-Peclet MH, Shneider B, Emre S, Heller T, Kamath BM, Murray KF, Moise K, Eichenwald EE, Evans J, Keller RL, Wilkins-Haug L, Bergmann C, Gunay-Aygun M, Hooper SR, Hardy KK, Hartung EA, Streisand R, Perrone R, Moxey-Mims M: Consensus Expert Recommendations for the Diagnosis And Management of Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease: Report 0f an International Conference. J Pediatr 165(3): 611-617, Sep 2014.

Klompas M1, Branson R, Eichenwald EC, Greene LR, Howell MD, Lee G, Magill SS, Maragakis LL, Priebe GP, Speck K, Yokoe DS, Berenholtz SM; Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).: Strategies to Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Update. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35(8): 915-936, Aug 2014.

Mukhopadhyay S, Dukhovny D, Mao W, Eichenwald EC, Puopolo KM: 2010 Perinatal GBS Prevention Guideline and Resource Utilization. Pediatrics 133(2): 196-203, Feb 2014.

Books

2011

Cloherty J, Eichenwald E, Hansen A, Stark A (eds.): Manual of Neonatal Care, 7th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2011.

2007

Cloherty J, Eichenwald E, Stark A (eds.): Manual of Neonatal Care, 6th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2007.

2006

Cloherty J, Eichenwald E, Stark A (eds.): Manual of Neonatal Care, 5th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2003.

Chapters

2011

Eichenwald EC: Mechanical Ventilation. Manual of Neonatal Care (7th ed.). Cloherty JP, Eichenwald EC, Hansen A, Stark AR  (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011.

Eichenwald EC: Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant. Avery's Diseases of the Newborn (9th ed.). Devaskar S, Gleason CW  (eds.). Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders, 2011.

2008

Eichenwald EC: Apnea of Prematurity. Primary Care of the Premature Infant. Brodsky D, Ouellette MA  (eds.). Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier, 2008.

2007

Eichenwald EC : Early Discharge of the Premature Infant. Workbook in Practical Neonatology (4th ed.). Polin RA, Yoder MC (eds.). Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders, 2007.

Eichenwald EC: Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Manual of Neonatal Care (6th ed.). Cloherty JP, Eichenwald EC, Stark AR  (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007.

2005

Eichenwald EC: Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant. Avery's Diseases of the Newborn (8th ed.)  Taeusch HW, Ballard RA, Gleason CA (eds.). Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders, Page: 410-427, 2005.

2003

Eichenwald EC, Stark AR: Maturation of Respiratory Control. Respiratory Control and its Disorders in the Newborn. Lung Biology in Health and Disease. Farber OP (eds.). New York: Marcell Dekker, 2003.

Eichenwald EC: Mechanical Ventilation. Manual of Neonatal Care (5th ed.). Cloherty JP, Eichenwald EC, Stark AR (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Page: 348-361, 2003.

1999

Eichenwald EC, Stark AR: Pulmonary Function in BPD and Its Aftermath. Chronic Lung Disease of Early Infancy. Lung Biology in Health and Disease. Bland RD, Coalson J (eds.). New York: Marcel Dekker, Page: 297-314, 1999.

Eichenwald EC: Special Needs of the Premature Infant after Discharge. Ambulatory Pediatric Care (3rd ed.). Dershewitz RA (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1999.

1998

Eichenwald EC, Richardson D: Blood Gas Monitoring and Pulmonary Function Testing. Manual of Neonatal Care (4th ed). Cloherty JP, Stark AR (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Page: 353-358, 1998.

Eichenwald EC: Meconium Aspiration. Manual of Neonatal Care (4th ed.). Cloherty JP, Stark AR (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Page: 388-393, 1998.

Eichenwald EC: Mechanical Ventilation. Manual of Neonatal Care (4th ed). Cloherty JP, Stark AR (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Publisher, Page: 336-348, 1998.

1993

Eichenwald EC, Stark AR, von Stockhausen HB: Respiratory Distress in the Neonate. Pediatric Therapy. Eichenwald HF, Stroder J (eds.). St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Page: 54-58, 1993.

Eichenwald EC, Stark AR: Apnea of Prematurity. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care. Koff P, Eitzman D (eds.). St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book, Page: 178-186, 1993.

1992

Eichenwald EC, Stark AR: Apnea of Prematurity: Etiology and Management. Neonatal Respiratory Diseases Series. Frantz I (eds.). Newtown, PA: AMM Co., Inc, Page: 1-11, 1992.

1991

Eichenwald EC, Stark AR: Respiratory Motor Output: Effect of State and Maturation in Early Life. Developmental Neurobiology of Breathing. Lung Biology In Health and Disease. Haddad GG, Farber JP (eds.). New York: Marcel Dekker, Page: 551-587, 1991.

Eichenwald EC: Meconium Aspiration. Manual of Neonatal Care (3rd ed). Cloherty JP, Stark AR (eds.). Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, Page: 246-250, 1991.

Awards and Honors

2016, Pediatric Education Award, Southern Society for Pediatric Research (SSPR)

2013-2015, Best Doctors in Houston

2008, Pediatrics paper (2005 115: 1240-1246) selected as "One of 10 best papers in pediatric infectious diseases", Infectious Disease Society of America

2007-2015, Best Doctors in America

2006, Merton Bernfield Mentoring Award, Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program

2005, Nominated for Best Tutor Award, Harvard Medical School Class of 2005

2002, Nominated for Best Tutor Award, Harvard Medical School Class of 2002

2002, Merton Bernfield Mentoring Award, Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program

1989, Farley Fund Fellowship, Children's Hospital, Boston

1988, Farley Fund Fellowship, Children's Hospital, Boston

1988, Ross Award, best presentation by fellow-in-training, New England Perinatal Society Annual Meeting. Manchester, VT

1980, Finalist (Texas), Rhodes Scholar competition

1980, Degree with High Honors, Honors Program, Swarthmore College

1980, Phi Beta Kappa

1978, Sarah Smith Scholarship Award, Swarthmore College

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2013-present, Associate Editor, Archives of Diseases of Children, Fetal/Neonatal

2012-present, Editor, AAP NRP Instructor Update

2010-present, Editorial Board, Pediatrics

2003-present, Co Editor, Manual of Neonatal Care

2000-present, Associate Editor, Journal of Intensive Care Medicine

1996-present, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Pediatrics

1996-present, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Pediatrics

1996-present, Ad Hoc Reviewer, New England Journal of Medicine

1996-present Ad Hoc Reviewer, Lung

1996-present, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Perinatology

1996-present, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Archives of Diseases of Childhood

1996-present, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Lancet

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations and Scientific Societies

2015-2012, American Board of Pediatrics

- Sub-Board Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

2009-present, The Southern Society for Pediatric Research (SSPR)

- Executive Council

2008-present, American Pediatric Society

2001-present, Society for Pediatric Research

1996-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow

- 2008-2015, NeoPREP Course Planning Committee (Chair, 2014)

- 1998-present, Section of Perinatal Pediatrics

- 2011-2017, Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Steering Committee 

- 2012-2018, Committee on Fetus and Newborn