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Patricia Spitale, MD

Patricia Spitale, MD


On staff since April 2013

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor


Board Certification(s)
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Medical/Professional School
Universidad Centro de Estudios Tecnologicos, Altos de Arroyo Hondo
SUNY School of Medicine - Buffalo, Buffalo
Pediatrics, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, SUNY - Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo


Respiratory function in healthy late preterm infants delivered at 33-36 weeks of gestation.
The Journal of pediatrics , 2013 Mar: 162(3)464-9
Respiratory compliance in preterm infants after a single rescue course of antenatal steroids: a randomized controlled trial.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology , 2010 Jun: 202(6)544.e1-9
Decreased respiratory compliance in infants less than or equal to 32 weeks' gestation, delivered more than 7 days after antenatal steroid therapy.
Pediatrics , 2008 May: 121(5)e1032-8


Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
What is New about Hyperbilirubin?Grand Rounds SJMC/SCHGroup Health Pediatrics 2013
The Late Preterm InfantNeonatal Medicine Grand Rounds, Emanuel Hospital 2011

Primary Office

St Joseph Medical Center
1717 S J St
Tacoma, WA 98405

Additional Offices

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

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