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Kendra M. Smith, MD

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Kendra M. Smith, MD

Neonatology

On staff since February 2001

Children's Title: Member Extracorporeal Life Support Steering Committee, Co-Medical Director Seattle Children's ICU Transport Team

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Research Center: Center for Developmental Therapeutics

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ErinMissoula, MT12.02.10
My husband and I strongly recommend Dr. Smith as an incredibly knowledgable, compassionate doctor. We truly felt that Dr. Smith was treating our daughter as if she were her own daughter. Thank you so much.
Recommend Dr. Kendra Smith

Overview

Board Certification(s)
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Medical/Professional School
University of Minnesota , Minneapolis
Residency
Pediatrics, University of Minnesota , Minneapolis
Fellowship
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Minnesota , Minneapolis
Clinical Interests

Potential effects of narcotics and sedatives on the developing brain, Family centered care, Parent brochures reviewing information on problems infants can have in the newborn period

Publications

Is age at initiation of extracorporeal life support associated with mortality and intraventricular hemorrhage in neonates with respiratory failure?
J Perinatol , 2014: 34(5)386-391
Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation outcomes in term and premature neonates*.
Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies , 2014 Jan: 15(1)e9-e16
Extracorporeal life support in neonates
Neonatology, 7th edition , 2013
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
Neonatology, 6th edition , 2009
A prospective, randomized pilot trial of perfluorocarbon-induced lung growth in newborns with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Journal of pediatric surgery , 2003 Mar: 38(3)283-9; discussion 283-9
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
Neonatology, 5th edition , 2003
Surfactant and partial liquid ventilation via conventional and high-frequency techniques in an animal model of respiratory distress syndrome.
Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies , 2000 Jul: 72-78
Exogenous surfactant and partial liquid ventilation: Physiologic and pathologic effects
Am Rev Respiratory Crit Care Med , 1997: 1561058-1065
Lower respiratory rates without decreases in oxygen consumption during neonatal synchronized mandatory ventilation
Intensive Care Med , 1997: (23)463-468
Partial liquid ventilation: a comparison using conventional and high-frequency techniques in an animal model of acute respiratory failure
Crit Care Med , 1997: (25)1179-1186
Exogenous surfactant and partial liquid ventilation: Physiologic and pathologic effects
Am Rev Respiratory Crit Care Med , 1997: (156)1058-1065
Prolonged partial liquid ventilation using conventional and high frequency ventilatory techniques: Gas exchange and lung pathology in an animal model of respiratory distress syndrome
Crit Care Med , 1997: (25)1888-1897

Presentations

Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Use of the IPad for direct MCP consultation on transportHIMSS and Seattle Children's Mobile Health Tech TalkSeattle, WAMarch 26, 2014
Volume Guarantee: Facts, Strategies and Case Studies in Neonatal VentilationCCANN Conference "New Horizons in Neonatal Pulmonary CareChildrens Hospital of Central California, Madera, CAApril 27, 2013
Lines, Loops and Lessons Learned, Ventilating the Critically Ill NewbornAnnual Dr. Enok Lohne Memorial Current Concepts and Innovations in Respiratory CareMadera, CAApril 26, 2013
Lines, Loops and Lessons LearnedAlta Bates HospitalOakland, CAFeb. 21, 2012
Outcomes of premature and small-for-gestational age neonates supported with extracorporeal life support for cardiac failure and extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation21st Annual ELSO ConferenceSt. Petersburg, FlOct. 3, 2010
Outcomes of premature and small-for-gestational age neonates supported with extracorporeal life support for respiratory failure21st Annual ELSO ConferenceSt. Petersburg, FlOct. 2, 2010
The essentials of managing a patient on extracorporeal life supportUniversity of Washington NNP ConferenceSeattle, WASept. 15, 2010
Ventilation of the critically ill newbornUniversity of Washington Fellow's ConferenceSeattle, WASept. 14, 2010
The essentials of managing a patient on extracorporeal life support University of Washington Fellows conferenceSeattle, WAJuly 1, 2010
Survey of ECMO centers on congenital diaphragmatic hernia managementChildrens National Medical Center Washington, DCFeb. 2010
Outcomes of premature and small-for-gestational age neonates supported with extracorporeal life support for respiratory failureELSO ConferenceSt. Petersburg, FL 2010
Management of Pain and Agitation in the Critically Ill Preterm Infant: A Survey of Current Practices, accepted for APSAPS 2004San Francisco, CA 2004

Research Funding

Grant TitleGrantorAmountAward Date
Partial liquid ventilation for lung protection in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) patients on ECLSSeattle Childrens Hospital -Academic Enrichment Fund $50,000
A multi-center, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, two-armed, parallel group study to evaluate efficacy and safety of IV Sildenafil in the treatment of neonates with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn or hypoxic respiratory failure and at risk for persistent pulmonary hypertension, with a long term follow-up investigation of developmental progress 12 and 24 months after completion of study treatment.Pfizer Pharmaceutical Company $51,827

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
M1-12 - NICU Administration
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206-987-2675

Additional Offices

University of Washington
UW Box 356320 - Neonatology
1959 NE Pacific St
Seattle, WA 98195-6320
206-543-3200
Providence Regional Medical Center - Everett
NICU - 2nd Floor
PO Box 1067
Everett, WA 98026
425-304-6040

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