Robert L. Schelonka, M.D.

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Dr. Schelonka provides all inclusive neonatal care for common and rare conditions. He has a special interest in assisted ventilatory support for infants with respiratory failure utilizing conventional patient-triggered ventilation, nasal ventilation and high frequency oscillatory ventilation.

His specialized research focuses on the developing immune system and infectious diseases of the newborn. 

Selected Publications

"Cytokines associated with necrotizing enterocolitis in extremely-low-birth- weight infants," Pediatric Research (Vol: 76, Issue: 1, Page 100-108) - 2014

"Immunogenicity of haemophilus influenzae type b protein conjugate vaccines in very low birth weight infants," Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal (Vol: 32, Issue: 12, Page 1400-1402) - 2013

"Plastic bags for prevention of hypothermia in preterm and low birth weight infants," Pediatrics (Vol: 132, Issue: 1, Page e128-e134) - 2013

"Recirculating bone marrow B cells in C57BL/6 mice are more tolerant of highly hydrophobic and highly charged CDR-H3s than those in BALB/c mice," European Journal of Immunology (Vol: 43, Issue: 3, Page 629-640) - 2013

"Septicemia mortality reduction in neonates in a heart rate characteristics monitoring trial," Pediatric Research (Vol: 74, Issue: 5, Page 570-575) - 2013


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Memberships & Associations

American Academy of Pediatrics

Society for Pediatric Research