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Amy O'Connell, MD, Pediatrics, Boston, MA, Boston Children's Hospital


Pediatrics Boston, MA

Neonatology, Pediatric Allergy

Physician scientist studying intestinal and immune development

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  • Dr. Amy O'Connell is a neonatologist in Boston, MA and is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital. She received her medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College. She is board certified in pediatrics, allergy/immunology, and neonatology and has clinical expertise in neonatal infections. Her research expertise includes orphan disease, immunology, and intestinal biology.

Clinical Expertise

  • Meconium aspiration syndrome, Neonatology, Genomics, Primary immunodeficiency, Neonatology / Perinatology, Immunology, Persistent fetal circulation, Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal resuscitation

Education & Training

  • Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center
    Children's Hospital/Boston Medical CenterFellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2015 - 2017
  • Children's Hospital
    Children's HospitalFellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 2012 - 2014
  • University of Vermont Medical Center
    University of Vermont Medical CenterResidency, Pediatrics, 2009 - 2012
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson UniversityClass of 2009

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2012 - 2025
  • VT State Medical License
    VT State Medical License 2009 - 2012
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2010 - 2010
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology Allergy & Immunology
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Are Antibiotics Necessary in All Newborns?
    Are Antibiotics Necessary in All Newborns?January 17th, 2022

Grant Support

  • K08NIH/NIDDK2020–2024
  • Faculty Development AwardBoston Children's Hospital2020–2022
  • Innovation AwardManton Center for Orphan Disease Research2020–2021

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations