Elizabeth G. Salazar, MD

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Elizabeth G. Salazar, MD, is a research fellow and attending neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


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

Titles and Academic Titles

Research Fellow

Attending Neonatologist

Departments and Services




Salazar E, Handley SC, Greenberg LT, Edwards EM, Lorch SA. “Measuring Quality of Care in Moderate and Late Preterm Infants.” J Perinatology. 2022. Mar 30. doi: 10.1038/s41372-022-01377-7. PMID: 35354940.

Handley SC, Salazar EG, Greenberg LT, Foglia EE, Lorch SA, Edwards EM. “Variation and temporal trends in delivery room management of moderate and late preterm infants.” Pediatrics.2022. Jul 19; e2021055994. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-055994. PMID 35851607. 

Handley SC, Salazar EG, Greenberg LT, Foglia EE, Lorch SA, Edwards EM. Variation and Temporal Trends in Delivery Room Management of Moderate and Late Preterm Infants. Pediatrics. 2022 Aug 1;150(2):e2021055994. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-055994. PMID: 35851607; PMCID: PMC9721105.

Ron, HA, Scobell R, Strong A, Salazar EG, Ganetzky R. “Congenital adrenal calcifications as the first clinical indication of sphingosine lyase insufficiency syndrome: A case report and review of the literature.” Am J Med Genet A. 2022, Aug 16. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.62956. PMID 35972040.

Salazar E, Paul K, Murosko D, Nguemeni Tiako MJ, Burris HH. “Preterm Birth in Historically Redlined Neighborhoods – Spatial Analysis with Individual and Community Level Factors.” J Perinatology. 2022. Sept 12. doi: 10.1038/s41372-022-01509-z.

Ramadurai D, Salazar EG, Reddy A. “The Need to Address Social Determinants of Health During Critical Care Training.” ATS Scholar. 2022. Nov 15. DOI: 10.34197/ats-scholar.2022-0057VL.


Vujkovic M, Attiyeh EF, Ries RE, Goodman EK, Ding Y, Kavcic M, Alonzo RA, Wang YC, Gerbing RB, Sung L, Hirsch B, Raimondi S, Gamis AS, Soheil Meshinchi S, Aplenc R.. Genomic Architecture and Treatment Response in de novo Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Report from the Children's Oncology Group. Blood. 2017, Jun; 123(23): 3051-3058.


DiNofia A, Salazar E, Seif AE, Li Y, Huang YS, Bagatell R, Fisher B, Aplenc. Bortezomib Inpatient Prescribing Practices in Free-Standing Children’s Hospitals in the United States. PLOS One. 2016, Mar; 11(3): e0151362.

Salazar E, Li Y, Fisher BT, Fitzgerald J, Seif AE, Huang YS, Bagatell R, Aplenc R. Treatment Toxicity and Supportive Care Utilization in Children with Down syndrome and Acute Lymphoid Leukemia at Free-Standing Pediatric Hospitals in the United States. British Journal of Haematology. 2016, Aug; 174(4): 591-599.


Salazar E, Bernhardt MB, Li Y, Aplenc R, Adamson PC. Clinical Trials and Chemotherapy Shortages in Pediatric Oncology: A Report from the Children’s Oncology Group. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2015, Jun; 62(6): 940-944. Salazar E, Wertheim GB , Biegel JA , Hwang W, Tasian SK, Rheingold SR. Mixed Phenotype Acute Leukemia with Low Hypodiploidy in a Pediatric Patient. Journal of Pediatric Oncology. 2015, Oct; 3(1): 24-28.

Vujkovic M, Attiyeh E, Ries R, Horn M, Goodman E, Ding Y, Kavcic M, Alonzo T, Gerbing R, Hirsch B, Raimondi S, Gamis A, Meshinchi S, Aplenc R. Concordance of copy number alterations in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia samples between Illumina and Affymetrix genotyping platforms: A report from the Children’s Oncology Group. Cancer Genetics. 2015, Jul; 209(7-8): 408-13.


Goodman E, Reilly A, Li Y, Seif A, Fitzgerald J, Huang YS, Bagatell R, Fisher B, Aplenc, R. Impact of weekend admission on hospital length of stay and organ failure in pediatric leukemia patients at free-standing U.S. children’s hospitals. JAMA Pediatrics. 2014, Oct; 168(10): 925-931.

Posters and Presentations


Agawu A, Argraves M, Becker A, Carroll, B, Christiano C, Frosch O, Krass P, Meadow J, Mehta S, Salazar E, Wild T. (2018). Project SPHERE: Shaping a Patient and Housestaff Engaged Rounding Environment. Poster presented at: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Educational Symposium; Philadelphia, PA.

Awards and Honors

2018, Acute Care Track, Business in Medicine Specialization at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatric Residency
2015, Perelman School of Medicine Pediatric Award
2014, Perelman School of Medicine Clinical Epidemiology Research Prize
2014, American Society of Hematology Achievement Award
2010, Phi Beta Kappa Society at Princeton University
2010, Molecular Biology Pitts Senior Research Prize at Princeton University
2010, Neuroscience Senior Thesis Prize for Clinical Relevance at Princeton University
2010, Summa Cum Laude at Princeton University

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics Membership
Phi Beta Kappa Membership