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Thomas P. Strandjord, MD

Thomas P. Strandjord, MD


On staff since October 1990

Children's Title: Associate Medical Director, Overlake Hospital Medical Center NICU; Medical Director, University of Washington Medical Center NICU

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

"I chose neonatology as a career because of the opportunity to make dramatic impacts in children's lives. I have the privilege of helping critically ill babies, who might otherwise die or suffer serious injuries, recover and lead long, healthy lives. I am particularly interested in helping young doctors become better physicians so they can provide the best care to the children they will see. This interest is focused in helping them learn how best to resuscitate newborn babies at the moment of birth, when they are particularly vulnerable."


Board Certification(s)
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Medical/Professional School
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore
Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Clinical Interests

Medical education Patient safety


Resuscitation of the newborn
Neonatology: Management, Procedures, On-Call Problems, Diseases, and Drugs , 2013: (15-24)
In search of perinatal quality outcome measures: 1 hospital's in-depth analysis of the Adverse Outcomes Index.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology , 2010 Oct: 336.e1-7
Effects of transfusions in extremely low birth weight infants: a retrospective study.
The Journal of pediatrics , 2009 Sep: 331-37.e1
Resuscitation of the newborn
Neonatology: Management, Procedures, On-Call Problems, Diseases, and Drugs , 2009: 15-22
Neonatology Chapter: Neonatal Resuscitation
Oxford Pediatric Handbook, American Version , 2008
Evaluation of an anonymous system to report medical errors in pediatric inpatients.
Journal of hospital medicine : an official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine , 2007 Jul: 226-33
Use of incident reports by physicians and nurses to document medical errors in pediatric patients.
Pediatrics , 2004 Sep: 729-35
Zinc protoporphyrin/heme as an indicator of iron status in NICU patients.
The Journal of pediatrics , 2003 Mar: 273-8
Induction of TGF-b1 by the matricellular protein SPARC in a rat model of glomerulonephritis
Kidney Int , 2000: 57117-128


Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Ethics in Newborn CareBioethics Course, University of WashingtonSeattle, WADec. 9, 2009

Primary Office

University of Washington
UW Box 356320 - Neonatology
1959 NE Pacific St
Seattle, WA 98195-6320

Additional Offices

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

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