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Howard  J Birenbaum
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Howard J Birenbaum M.D.

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Pediatrics
Additional Title(s): Director, Division of Neonatology, Greater Baltimore Medical Center
hbirenba@gbmc.org
Location: Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Phone: (443) 849-2792
Fax: (443) 849-2977

Personal History:

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Residency: Pediatrics, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Fellowship: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, The Perinatology Center, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Research Interests:

Chronic Lung Disease in neonates, quality improvement activities, neonatal nutrition and necrotizing enterocolitis

Clinical Speciality:

Neonatology


Publications:

Selected Publications

Birenbaum, HJ; Dentry A; Cirelli J et. al; Reduction in the Incidence of Chronic Lung Disease in Very Low Birth Weight Infants: Results of a Quality Improvement Process in a Tertiary Level NICU. Pediatrics 2009;123:44-50.

Birenbaum HJ, Dentry A, Cirelli J, et. al: Incidence of Chronic Lung Disease (CLD) in Very Low Birth Weight Infants: A Retrospective Cohort Study of VLBW Infants Prior to and Following the Introduction of CPAP in the Delivery Room and Bubble CPAP in the NICU, E-PAS 2007:7935.25.

Birenbaum HJ, Pane MA, Helou SM, Starr, KP: Comparison of a Restricted Transfusion Schedule with Erythropoietin Therapy versus a Restricted Transfusion Schedule Alone in Very Low Birth Weight Premature Infants. Southern Medical Journal 2006: 99:1059-1063.

Birenbaum HJ, Glorioso L, Rosenberger C, et. al: Gowning on a Post-Partum Ward Fails to Decrease Colonization in the Newborn Infant. AJDC, 144:1031, 1990.

LaGamma EF, Ostertag SG, Birenbaum H: Failure of Delayed Enteral Feedings to Prevent Necrotizing Enterocolitis. AJDC, 139:385, 1985.