Erik Jensen, MD, MSCE

Erik Jensen, MD, MSCE

Erik Jensen, MD, MSCE, is an attending neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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 - University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Residency

Pediatrics - Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital/NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Fellowship

Neonatology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Neonatologist

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

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Neonatal epidemiology

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Publications

Papers

2018

Bamat N, Bryan M, Jensen EA. Inconsistent conclusions of statistical significance based on p-values and confidence intervals. J Perinatol. 2018 Jan 3. doi: 10.1038/s41372-017-0027-1. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 29298983

2017

Jensen EA, Foglia EE, Dysart KC, Aghai ZH, Cook A, Greenspan JS, DeMauro SB. Car Seat Tolerance Screening in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Failure Rates, Risk Factors, and Adverse Outcomes. J Pediatr. 2017 Dec 18. pii: S0022-3476(17)31503-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.11.010. [Epub ahead of print]

Tkach EK, White AM, Dysart KC, Waber B, Nawab US, Zhang H, Jensen EA. Comparison of Intact Parathyroid Hormone, Alkaline Phosphatase, Phosphate Levels for Diagnosing Severe Metabolic Bone Disease in Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Am J Perinatol. 2017 Apr 21. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1602419. [Epub ahead of print]

Foglia EE, Jensen EA, Kirpalani H. State of the Art Review: Delivery room interventions to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia in extremely preterm infants. J Perinatol. 2017. June 1 [Epub ahead of print]. 

Jensen EA, Lorch SA. Association between off-peak hour birth and neonatal morbidity and mortality among very low birth weight infants. J Pediatr. 2017;186:41-48

Jensen EA, Dysart KC, Gantz MG, Carper B, Higgins RD, Keszler M, Laughon MM, Poindexter BB, Stoll BJ, Walsh MC, Schmidt B, For the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Association between use of prophylactic indomethacin and the risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia in extremely preterm infants. J Pediatr. 2017;186:34-40

Foglia EE, Langeveld R, Heimall L, Deveney A, Ades A, Jensen EA, Nadkarni VM. Incidence, characteristics, and survival following cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the quaternary neonatal intensive care unit. Resuscitation. 2017;110:32-36.

Tramper J, Zhang H, Foglia EE, Dysart KC, Padula MA, Sullivan KV, Jensen EA. The association between positive tracheal aspirate cultures and adverse pulmonary outcomes in preterm infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Am J Perinatol. 2017;34(1):96-104.

2016

Jensen EA, Panitch H, Feng R, Moore PE, Schmidt B. Inter-observer reliability of the respiratory physical examination in premature infants: A multi-center study. J Pediatr. 2016;178-87-92.

Jensen EA, White AM, Liu P, Yee K, Waber B, Monk HM, Zhang H. Determinants of severe metabolic bone disease in very low-birth-weight infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia admitted to a tertiary referral center. Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(1):1011-7.

Jensen EA1, Chaudhary A2, Bhutta ZA3, Kirpalani H4. Non-invasive respiratory support for infants in low- and middle-income countries. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Feb 22. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2016.02.003.

Bamat N, Jensen EA, Kirpalani H. Duration of continuous positive airway pressure in premature infants. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016;21(3):189-95.

Jensen EA, Kirpalani H. Non-invasive respiratory support. Semin Feetal Neonatal Med. 2016; 21(3):133-4

2015

Jensen EA, Lorch SA. Effects of a Birth Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level and Annual Volume of Very Low-Birth-Weight Infant Deliveries on Morbidity and Mortality. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Aug 3;169(8):e151906. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.1906. Epub 2015 Aug 3. PMID: 26237466

Bamat N, Ghavam S, Liu Y, DeMauro SB, Jensen EA, Roberts R, Yoder BA, Kirpalani H. Reliability of a Non-Invasive Measure of Ventilation/Perfusion Mismatch for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25714998.

Jensen EA, DeMauro SB, Kornhauser M, Aghai ZH, Greenspan JS, Dysart KC. Effects of multiple ventilation courses and duration of mechanical ventilation on respiratory outcomes in extremely low-birth-weight infants. JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(11):1011-7.

Jensen EA, Munson DA, Zhang H, Blinman TA, Kirpalani H. Anti-gastroesophageal reflux surgery in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015;50(6):584-587.

Jensen EA, Foglia EE, Schmidt B. Evidence-based pharmacological therapies for prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Application of the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology. Clin Perinatol. 2015;42(4):755-79.

2014

Jensen EA, Kirpalani H. Inhaled nitric oxide to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants – Less than a silver bullet. J Pediatr. 27 Sep 2014 [Epub ahead of print].

Jensen EA, Munson DA, Zhang H, Blinman TA, Kirpalani H. Anti-gastroesophageal reflux surgery in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Giaccone A, Jensen E, Davis P, Schmidt B. Definitions of extubation success in very premature infants: a systematic review. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2014;99(2):F124–127.

Jensen EA, Kirpalani H. Less than a silver bullet – inhaled nitric oxide to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia. J Pediatr. 27 Sep 2014 [Epub ahead of print].

Jensen EA, DeMauro SB, Kirpalani H. Has enough evidence accumulated to consider CPAP a first-line standard of care in developing countries? Arch Dis Child. 2014. 99:F443-4.

Jensen EA, Munson DA, Zhang H, Blinman TA, Kirpalani H. Anti-Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery in Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 21 April 2014 [Epub ahead of print].

Jensen EA, Schmidt B. Epidemiology of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Birth Defects Res Part A. 2014. 100:145-157

Giaccone A, Jensen E, Davis P, Schmidt B. Definitions of Extubation Success in Preterm Infants: A Systematic Review. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2014. 99:F124-F127.

Jensen EA, Allen BD, Kishi YK, O’Leary D. Conformational Analysis of a Covalently Linked Watson-Crick Base Pair Model. J Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 2008. 22:5884-5887.

Oelschlager BK, Lal DR, Jensen E, Cahill M, and Pellegrini CA. Medium- and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic redo fundolications. Surg Endosc. 2006. 20:1817-1823.

Posters and Presentations

2018

Zhang H, Nilan K, Luo J, Jensen E. Duration of tracheostomy and ventilation support in infants with severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Platform presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 7, 2018.

Wu KY, Jensen EA, White A, Wang Y, Biko DM, Zhang H, Fraga MV, Mercer-Rosa L, Kirpalani HM. Phenotypes of Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 6, 2018.

Avitabile CM, Ansems S, Wang Y, Fraga MV, Kirpalani HM, Zhang H, Mercer-Rosa L, Jensen EA. Accuracy of brain natriuretic peptide as compared to a reference standard of echocardiogram for diagnosing pulmonary hypertension in severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Platform presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 5, 2018.

Zhang H, Nilan K, Luo J, Jensen E. Duration of tracheostomy and ventilation support in infants with severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Platform presentation at the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 2018.

Wu KY, Jensen EA, White A, Wang Y, Biko DM, Zhang H, Fraga MV, Mercer-Rosa L, Kirpalani HM. Phenotypes of Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Platform presentation at the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 2018.

Bamat NA, Kirpalani H, Feudtner C, Jensen EA, Laughon M, Zhang H, Monk HM, Passarella M, Lorch S. Medication Use and Polypharmacy in Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Admitted to United States Children’s Hospitals. Poster presentation at the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 2018.