Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Mary E Robbins, MD

Mary E Robbins, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology)

Focus of Work

Bio

Mary E. Robbins received an B.S. degree in Biology from Wheeling Jesuit University and her M.D. at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She then completed both her General Pediatrics Residency and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. She joined the faculty here at Northwestern in August of 2014 following the completion of her clinical training. In addition to providing care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at ...[Read full text]Mary E. Robbins received an B.S. degree in Biology from Wheeling Jesuit University and her M.D. at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She then completed both her General Pediatrics Residency and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. She joined the faculty here at Northwestern in August of 2014 following the completion of her clinical training. In addition to providing care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at both Ann and Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern Medicine's Prentice Women's Hospital, she also investigates lung development and a neonatal lung disease, called Bronchopulnonary Dysplasia.[Shorten text]

Clinical Focus

Previously as a clinical fellow, Dr. Robbins studied the benefits and risks of attempts at early extubation to non-invasive ventilation in extremely premature neonates. She found that these infants were benefited by transitioning from invasive ventilation as evidenced by decreased length of stay and other morbidities. At Northwestern, she continues this interest in the care of the extremely preterm infants by participating in Quality Improvement initiatives and development of care bundles for th...[Read full text]Previously as a clinical fellow, Dr. Robbins studied the benefits and risks of attempts at early extubation to non-invasive ventilation in extremely premature neonates. She found that these infants were benefited by transitioning from invasive ventilation as evidenced by decreased length of stay and other morbidities. At Northwestern, she continues this interest in the care of the extremely preterm infants by participating in Quality Improvement initiatives and development of care bundles for this vulnerable population.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Georgetown University (2008)
  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Pediatrics (2011)
  • Fellowship: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine (2014)
  • Board Certification: General Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Contact

312/227-4190

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 45
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611