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Patricia Spitale, MD

Patricia Spitale, MD


On staff since April 2013

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor

"I am constantly impressed that we have the opportunity to change the lives of the young babies and their families for the better. My passion is to build teams in Community Hospitals to improve the over all care of the fragile neonate,by introducing "best practices" ensuring quality outcomes,and providing the families the opportunity to remain withing their comunity. I am lucky to work with some of the best people in the area and together we will make sure that the tiniest most fragile of our patients are given the best care possible."


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


Vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smoking women and pulmonary function in their newborn infants: a randomized clinical trial.
JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association , 2014 May: 311(20)2074-82
Respiratory function in healthy late preterm infants delivered at 33-36 weeks of gestation.
The Journal of pediatrics , 2013 Mar: 162(3)464-9


Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
What is New about Hyperbilirubin?Grand Rounds SJMC/SCHGroup Health Pediatrics 2013

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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