Darlene Calhoun, DO

Darlene Calhoun, DO

Neonat/Perinatology Saint Petersburg, FL

Clinical Neonatologist

Office Address

  • 880 6th St S
    Suite 470
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
    Phone: (727) 767-4313
    Fax: (727) 767-4391

Darlene Calhoun, DO

Neonat/Perinatology Saint Petersburg, FL

Clinical Neonatologist

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neonat/Perinatology: General Neonatology, Neonatal Ethics, Neonatal Infections

Education & Training

  • University of FloridaUniversity of Florida
  • Ohio State University HospitalOhio State University Hospital
  • Ohio University College of Osteopathic MedicineOhio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Youngstown State University
  • State University of New YorkState University of New York

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical LicenseActive through 2014
  • American Board of PediatricsNeonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
    • Crystal Apple Teaching AwardDivision of Neonatology, Univ. of Florida, 1998
    • Fellow's Clinical Research AwardSociety for Pediatric Research, 1997

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Bartter Syndrome: Presentation in an extremely premature neonate  Flores FX, Ojeda FJ, Calhoun DA, J.Perinatol., 1/1/2012
    • Neutrophil-specific chemokines are produced by astrocytic cells but not by neuronal cells  Lu W, Maheshwari A, Misiuta I, Fox SE, Chen N, Zigova T, Christensen RD, Calhoun DA, Brain Research Developmental Brain Research, 1/1/2005
    • The effects and comparative differences of neutrophil specific chemokines on neutrophil chemotaxis in the neonate  Fox SE, Lu W, Maheshwari A, Christensen RD, Calhoun DA, Cytokine, 1/1/2005

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Hematologic Problems of the Neonate Chapter: Hematologic aspects of the maternal-fetal relationship. Page 91 - 113
      Calhoun DA
      Editors: Christensen.W. B. Saunders


    • Effect of Interleukin-8/CXCL8 in Intestinal Epithelial Cell Injury. Maheshwari A, Fox SE, Nafday SM, Calhoun DA, Christensen RD, Society for Mucosal Immunology's 12th International Congress of Mucosal Immunology, Boston, MA, 6/24/2005
    • Interleukin-8 Protects Intestinal Epithelial Cells Against The Extrinsic Cellular Injury Pathway, But Exacerbates Injury In The Mitochondrial Pathway. Maheshwari A, Hartman Y, Fox SE, Nafday S, Christensen RD, Calhoun DA, Pediatric Research, 1/1/2005
    • Intestinal Epithelial Cell Interleukin-8 Expression Is Regulated By An Autocrine Loop Of Tumor Necrosis Factor-With TNF-Receptor I. Hartman Y, Lacson A, Fox SE, Christensen RD, Calhoun DA, Maheshwari A, Pediatric Research, 1/1/2005


    Professional Memberships

    • American Academy of Pediatrics - AAPFellow

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • The full profile is locked and available to verified physicians only.
      Join over 60% of U.S. physicians already on Doximity and get access to this and over 700,000 physician CVs. Find your physician profile

    Physicians, view Dr. Calhoun's full Doximity profile to:

    • Trade HIPAA-secure messages
    • Send and receive online faxes
    • Refer a patient
    • See their complete CV