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Kendra M. Smith, MD

Kendra M. Smith, MD


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


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


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


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


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

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

Additional Offices

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

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