Iyalla E. Peterside, MD, MRCP, FAAP

Iyalla E. Peterside, MD, MRCP, FAAP

Iyalla E. Peterside, MD, MRCP, FAAP, is an attending neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Departments and Services

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