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Director, Fellowship Training Program in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine;

Alternate PI, UTSW at Dallas, NICHD Cooperative Multicenter Neonatal Research Network;

Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Perinatology


Medical School Universite Libre de Bruxelles (1976)
Residency Hopital Universitaire Saint-Pierre (1979), Pediatrics
Residency Instiut Edith Cavell (1981), Pediatrics
Fellowship Hospital for Sick Children (1982), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
Fellowship Instiut Edith Cavell (1982), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
Fellowship Cliniques Universitaires (1983), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
Fellowship Montefiore Medical Center (1985), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
Residency Albert Einstein Coll. Hosp. (1986), Pediatrics

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Interventions to Reduce Morbidity in Preterm Infants

Research Interest

  • Interventions to reduce mortality and morbidity in neonates
  • Neonatal nutrition and growth


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Hypomagnesemia secondary to cerebrospinal fluid losses in a patient with congenital hydrocephalus.
Lal CV, Mir IN, Kelley E, Weprin BE, Sengupta AL, Booth TN, Brion LP J Perinatol 2014 Aug 34 8 640-1
Change in practice after the Surfactant, Positive Pressure and Oxygenation Randomised Trial.
LeVan JM, Brion LP, Wrage LA, Gantz MG, Wyckoff MH, Sánchez PJ, Heyne R, Jaleel M, Finer NN, Carlo WA, Das A, Stoll BJ, Higgins RD Arch. Dis. Child. Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2014 May
Serum Tocopherol Levels in Very Preterm Infants After a Single Dose of Vitamin E at Birth.
Bell EF, Hansen NI, Brion LP, Ehrenkranz RA, Kennedy KA, Walsh MC, Shankaran S, Acarregui MJ, Johnson KJ, Hale EC, Messina LA, Crawford MM, Laptook AR, Goldberg RN, Van Meurs KP, Carlo WA, Poindexter BB, Faix RG, Carlton DP, Watterberg KL, Ellsbury DL, Das A, Higgins RD Pediatrics 2013 Nov
Change in Care Among Nonenrolled Patients During and After a Randomized Trial.
Levan JM, Wyckoff MH, Ahn C, Heyne R, Sánchez PJ, Chalak L, Jaleel MA, Burchfield PJ, Christie L, Soll R, Badger GJ, Brion LP Pediatrics 2013 Sep
Perinatal Asphyxia with Hyperoxemia within the First Hour of Life Is Associated with Moderate to Severe Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy.
Kapadia VS, Chalak LF, Dupont TL, Rollins NK, Brion LP, Wyckoff MH J. Pediatr. 2013 Jun
Perinatal Acidosis and Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy in Preterm Infants of 33 to 35 Weeks' Gestation.
Chalak LF, Rollins N, Morriss MC, Brion LP, Heyne R, Sánchez PJ J. Pediatr. 2011 Oct
Routine use of diuretics in very-low birth-weight infants in the absence of supporting evidence.
Stewart AL, Brion LP J Perinatol 2011 Oct 31 10 633-4
Organization of Neonatal Training Program Directors Council responds to the ACGME 2010 Proposed Standards.
Ryan RM, Brion LP, Aucott SW, Juul SE, Parker TA, Savich RD, Dukhovny D, Cummings JJ, Guttentag SH, LaGamma EF, Price WA, Campbell DE J Perinatol 2011 Apr 31 4 296-7
Diuretics for respiratory distress syndrome in preterm infants.
Stewart A, Brion LP, Soll R Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011 12 CD001454
Diuretics acting on the distal renal tubule for preterm infants with (or developing) chronic lung disease.
Stewart A, Brion LP, Ambrosio-Perez I Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011 9 CD001817


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Neonatal jaundice. In AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care

Kapadia VS, Brion LP (2013, in press). Elk Grove Village, IL, American Academy of Pediatrics

Clinical significance of developmental renal physiology. In Fetal and Neonatal Physiology

Brion LP, Satlin LM (1998). Philadelphia, PA., Saunders

Kidney and Urinary Tract. In Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Brion LP, Bernstein J, Spitzer A (1997). St Louis, MO., Mosby

Renal disease. In Avery's Neonatology: Pathophysiology and Management of the Newborn

Nafday S, Brion LP, Benchimol C, Satlin LM, Flynn J, Edelmann CM Jr (2004). Philadelphia, PA, JB Lippincott Company

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in Best Doctors in America
  • Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
    New York Metro Area Top Doctors (2006)
  • Recognition by program directors for special contribution
    COGME, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, bronx, NY (2006)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association
  • Society of Pediatric Research