Author Archives: Dr. Steven Abrams, Neonatologist

About Dr. Steven Abrams, Neonatologist

I am the program director for the neonatology fellowship for Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. My academic interests include absorption and metabolism of dietary minerals in infants and children and nutritional policies and interventions to prevent and treat malnutrition in developing countries. My specialties are neonatology and nutrition. You can follow me on Twitter at @stableisotope.

Nearly 30 Years At Texas Children’s Hospital: Memories And A Goodbye To A Very Special Friendship

I arrived at Texas Children’s Hospital from Ohio as a newly minted fellow in neonatology in the summer of 1985. At the time, Texas Children’s was one building, now called “Abercrombie”, and … Full Entry »

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Clinical Judgments And Research In Neonatal Nutrition

One of the most important changes in medicine in recent years has been an increased emphasis on practicing evidence-based medicine. Physicians and others caring for patients should not rely entirely … Full Entry »

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Wandering Through The Infant Formula Aisle: A Guide For The Perplexed

When I first started as a pediatric trainee in 1982, if an infant was going to receive a formula, which, unfortunately was most of them back then, there were only … Full Entry »

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Christmas In The NICU: A Doctor’s Perspective

I’ve spent a lot of Christmas days and nights in a NICU. In fact, I’ve spent virtually all of the last 30 of them there. This is not a problem … Full Entry »

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What Is A Neonatologist? Part 2: What We Do

There are many ways that neonatologists organize their days and nights. Neonatologists, in common with other doctors who care for critically ill patients, generally work in a pattern in which … Full Entry »

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