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Cynthia T. McEvoy M.D., M.C.R.

Dr. McEvoy's clinical interest involves pulmonary function testing in neonates and pediatric patients. She received her medical degree in 1985 from Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Ill. Dr. McEvoy is board certified in pediatrics and neonatology.


  • M.D., Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine 1985
  • M.C.R., Oregon Health & Science University 2008
  • Residency:

    • Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Los Angeles
  • Fellowship:

    • Neonatology-University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Memberships and associations

  • Pediatrics, 1989 (recertification 1998)


  • "Effects of early dexamethasone therapy on pulmonary mechanics and chronic lung disease in very low birth weight infants" Pediatrics  1995
  • "Episodes of hypoxemia during synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation in ventilator-dependent very low birth weight infants" Pediatric Pulmonology July 2005
  • "Prone positioning decreases episodes of hypoxemia in extremely low birth weight infants (1000 grams or less) with chronic lung disease" Journal of Pediatrics  1997
  • "The Ureaplasma Conundrum"   2012
  • "Neonatal pulmonary mechanics and oxygenation after prophylactic amnioinfusion in labor" Pediatrics  1995
  • "The effect of a single remote course versus weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids on functional residual capacity in preterm infants" Pediatrics  2002
  • "Increased vitamin E intake is associated with higher α-tocopherol concentration in the maternal circulation but higher α-carboxyethyl hydroxychroman concentration in the fetal circulation" American Journal of Clinical Nutrition February 1 2011
  • "Acute effects of vecuronium on pulmonary function and hypoxemic episodes in preterm infants" Pediatrics International October 2007
  • "Effect of antenatal steroids (AS) on functional residual capacity and pulmonary compliance in twins" Journal of Investigative Medicine  1996
  • "Fetal pulmonary arterial vascular impedance reflects changes in fetal oxygenation at near-term gestation in a nonhuman primate model" Reproductive Sciences January 2013
  • "Respiratory function in healthy late preterm infants delivered at 33-36 weeks of gestation" Journal of Pediatrics March 2013
  • "The Natural History of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia" Clinics in Perinatology December 1 2015
  • "Respiratory compliance in preterm infants after a single rescue course of antenatal steroids" American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology June 2010
  • "Healthy Moms, a randomized trial to promote and evaluate weight maintenance among obese pregnant women" Contemporary Clinical Trials July 2012
  • "Bronchopulmonary dysplasia" Annals of the American Thoracic Society  2014
  • "Episodes of spontaneous desaturations in infants with chronic lung disease at two different levels of oxygenation." Pediatric Pulmonology March 1993
  • "Spontaneous desaturations in intubated very low birth weight infants with acute and chronic lung disease." Pediatric Pulmonology July 1992
  • "Respiratory morbidity and lung function in preterm infants of 32 to 36 weeks' gestational age" Pediatrics July 2010
  • "Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in infants with meconium aspiration syndrome" Journal of Pediatric Surgery July 2005
  • "Pulse Oximetry in Newborn Infants with Birth Weights of 620 to 4285 Grams Receiving Dopamine and Dobutamine" Journal of Perinatology January 1996
  • "Vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smoking women and pulmonary function in their newborn infants" Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey  2014
  • "Functional residual capacity and passive compliance measurements after antenatal steroid therapy in preterm infants" Pediatric Pulmonology  2001
  • "Effect of inhaled furosemide on Functional Residual Capacity (FRC) in Very Low Birth Weight(VLBW) infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)" Journal of Investigative Medicine February 1999
  • "Timing of antenatal corticosteroids and neonatal pulmonary mechanics" American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology  2000
  • "Randomized, double-blinded trial of low-dose dexamethasone" Pediatric Pulmonology July 1 2004
  • "Timely repetitive antenatal steroids (AS) vs. single course AS" Journal of Investigative Medicine  1996
  • "Repeat prenatal corticosteroid prior to preterm birth" Systematic Reviews February 12 2012
  • "Decreased respiratory compliance in infants less than or equal to 32 weeks' gestation, delivered more than 7 days after antenatal steroid therapy" Pediatrics May 2008
  • "Vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smoking women and pulmonary function in their newborn infants" JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association  2014
  • "A randomized trial of moderately early low-dose dexamethasone therapy in very low birth weight infants" Pediatrics  2002

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