Matthew J. Bizzarro MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology); Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Director, Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program; Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Transport Team

Research Interests

Neonatal infectious disease epidemiology; Hospital acquired infections


Selected Publications

  • Streimish I, Bizzarro M, Northrup V, Wang C, Renna S, Koval N, Li FY, Ehrenkranz R, Rinder HM, Bhandari V. Neutrophil Cd64 as a Diagnostic Marker in Neonatal Sepsis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Apr 4
  • Colacchio K, Deng Y, Northrup V, Bizzarro MJ. Complications associated with central and non-central venous catheters in a neonatal intensive care unit. J Perinatol. J Perinatol. 2012: 32(12); 941-96
  • Stoll BJ, Hansen NI, Sánchez PJ, Faix RG, Poindexter BB, Van Meurs KP, Bizzarro MJ, Goldberg RN, Frantz ID 3rd, Hale EC, Shankaran S, Kennedy K, Carlo WA, Watterberg KL, Bell EF, Walsh MC, Schibler K, Laptook AR, Shane AL, Schrag SJ, Das A, Higgins RD; for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Early Onset Neonatal Sepsis: The Burden of Group B Streptococcal and E. coli Disease Continues. Pediatrics. 2011;127(5):817-26.
  • Alexander VN, Northrup V, Bizzarro MJ. Antibiotic Exposure in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit and the Risk of Necrotizing Enterocolitis. J Pediatr. 2011;159(3):392-7
  • Bizzarro MJ, Conrad SA, Kaufman DA, Rycus P, on behalf of the ELSO Task Force on Infections and ECMO. Infections Acquired During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Neonates, Children, and Adults. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010, epub ahead of print.
  • Bizzarro MJ, Sabo B, Noonan M, Bonfiglio MP, Northrup V, Diefenbach K. A Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 ;31(3):241-8.

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