Michael D Neufeld, MD, MPH
On staff since January 2003
Children's Title: Medical Director, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett NICU
Academic Title: Clinical Professor, Pediatrics
"Each child is so precious and full of hope. As an intern in Pediatrics, I remember holding a baby in the NICU and feeling like nothing else in the world mattered but that child at that time. I still feel that way and each child deserves the best care possible. I'm fortunate to work with a team of incredible people that dedicate their lives to helping our most fragile babies and their families through tough times. As medical director of one of our NICUs, I have the opportunity to continuously improve the safety and the quality of the care that we deliver. As an educator, I have the privilege of teaching our Pediatric residents and fellows and passing on this passion to them."
Dr. Neufeld is interested in long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes of premature infants. His recent research has focused on maternal infection and the risk of cerebral palsy in term and preterm infants, and on markers of inflammation and the risk of severe retinopathy of prematurity.
He manages the division's clinical database, participation in the Vermont Oxford Network, and developed a database of the patients seen in the High-Risk Infant Follow-up clinic. He is mentoring Neonatology fellows in data management and in research projects using the databases. Other interests include quality improvement, eliminating nosocomial infections, and medical education. Dr. Neufeld is the medical director of the NICU at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, WA and is developing a 3rd year rotation for neonatal fellows at that site.
I gave birth to my son, Micah, on March 25, 2008. Micah was born at 25 weeks of gestation. It was a terrifying time for me. Doctor Michael Neufeld was kind, patient, and always had a smile on his face. His presence was encouraging even during difficult and unknown times. He fought for my son, and for that, Dr. Neufeld will forever have a special place in my heart.
Neufeld MD, Frigon C, Graham AS, Mueller BAMaternal infection and risk of cerebral palsy in term and preterm infants.
15538398 Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, 2005 Feb. : 108-13
- Board Certification(s)
- Medical/Professional School
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
- Clinical Interests
Neurodevelopmental outcomes of term and preterm infants