Edmund Lagamma, MD, Neonat/Perinatology, Valhalla, NY, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center

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Neonat/Perinatology Valhalla, NY

Neonatal Infections, Neonatal Neurodevelopment

Chief, Division of Newborn Medicine Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program Professor of Pediatrics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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  • Office

    100 Woods Rd
    The Regional NICU, Maria Fareri Children's Hosp
    Valhalla, NY 10595
    Phone(914) 493-8558
    Fax(914) 493-1488
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Summary

  • Dr. Edmund F. La Gamma is Professor of Pediatrics, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the New York Medical College. He is the Chief of the Division of Newborn Medicine and is the Director of the 49-bed Regional Neonatal Center of the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. His Division has the 3rd largest fellowship program in America with a 98% board pass rate since 1999. Dr. La Gamma was an elected member of the Council of the Society for Pediatric Research; is the past President of the New York Perinatal Society; a former Secretary of the Easter SPR as well as elected their “Mentor of the Year 2015” and is the recipient of grants from the NIH, NSF, March of Dimes, Dysautonomia Foundation, American Heart Association and industry. He has been on various regional and national “Best Doctors” lists for over 15 years. He has served on multiple NIH Study Sections. Dr. La Gamma has published over 125 peer reviewed reports and 25 invited chapters. He holds two patents on clinically relevant research and is a consultant to industry.

Education & Training

  • Cold Spring HarborOTHER_TRAINING
  • City College of the City University of New York (CCNY)OTHER_TRAINING
  • University of California San Francisco Medical CenterPOST_DOCTORAL_FELLOWSHIP
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell CampusFELLOWSHIP
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell CampusRESIDENCY
  • New York Medical College
    New York Medical CollegeMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1977 - 2022
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Mentor of the Year award, Eastern Society for Perinatal Research, 2015
  • Stanly James Award NYS Perinatal Association, 2010
  • 31st Annual Gala Honoree Westchester Medical Center’s, 2010
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Lectures

  • NEAN/Griffin Symposium 2013 
    University of Massachusetts - Worcester Campus - Office of Continuing Medical Education, Marlborough - 9/20/2013

Authored Content

  • Effect of High-Dose Erythropoietin on Blood Transfusions in Extremely Low Gestational Age NeonatesAugust 2020
  • Effect of High-Dose Erythropoietin on Blood Transfusions in Extremely Low Gestational Age NeonatesAugust 2020

Grant Support

  • Phase I Study Of Thyroid Hormone In PrematuresNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2003–2007
  • Enkephalin Gene Regulatory ProteinsNational Science Foundation1988–1991
  • Stress Mediated Regulation of Adrenal Neurotransmitters,American Heart Association1985
  • Ontogeny Of Fetal Autonomic Cardiovascular RegulationNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute1985

Research History

  • Professor of Pediatrics, Biochemistry & Molecular BiologyAstrocytes For Gene Therapy: Inventors: E.F. LaGamma, G. Weisinger, R.E. Strecker, N.J. Lenn, Granted 2000 – U.S. #08/862,438 patent #6,106,827 GCSF Therapy for Neonatal Sepsis & neutropenia, Granted 2000 #08/851,044 Patent #6,162,426. Inventor: E.F.LaGamma2000 - Present

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