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Robert J. DiGeronimo, M.D.

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 507-7000 Intermountain Medical Center
5121 Cottonwood Street
Murray, UT 84107
(801) 662-4100 Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
(801) 581-2745 University Hospital
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Robert DiGeronimo, MD, is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He currently serves as the Medical Director for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Primary Children´s Hospital as well as for the neonatal ECMO program and Life Flight transport team. He provides neonatology services at three facilities, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Utah Hospital, Primary Children’s Hospital and Intermountain Medical Center. Among his responsibilities is educating Pediatric Residents, Neonatology Fellows and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Neonatology
Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • The efficacy non-invasive respiratory support in the neonate
  • Management of congenital heart disease in the neonate
  • Neonatal Transport
  • Hypothermia and Neonatal Brain Injury
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Clinical brain monitoring in the neonate
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Neonatology
Board Certification National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
University Hospital
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Robert DiGeronimo, MD, is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah, School of Medicine. He currently serves as the Medical Director for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, neonatal Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Life FLight transport team at Primary Children´s Hospital. Dr. DiGeronimo is actively involved with clinical and translational research with a special interest in neonatal respiratory disorders, congenital cardiac disease and extracorporeal support technologies.

Dr. DiGeronimo is currently involved with research investigating the effects of extracorporeal circulatory support on cerebral and other end organ injury. Specific areas of interest include the role of oxidative stress and inflammation, modification of injury using hypothermia and other targeted interventions, and measuring regional cerebral oxygen saturations using near infrared spectroscopy. Additional clinical interests include studying clinical outcomes of ECMO patients, retinopathy of prematurity, congenital heart disease and alternative modes of neonatal respiratory support.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Other Training Air University
Air War College
Fellowship Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
Neonatology
Fellow
Other Training Air University
Air Command and Staff College
Residency Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
Pediatrics
Resident
Professional Medical Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate United States Air Force Academy
Biology
B.S.

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