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Faculty

Dr. Jeffrey Kaiser

Jeffrey R Kaiser, M.D., M.A.

Academic Appointments

  • Senior Faculty of Pediatrics — Neonatology
  • Professor of Pediatrics — Neonatology
  • Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical Titles

  • Attending Neonatologist, Texas Children's Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Neonatal–Perinatal Medicine

Professional History

  • M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1989
  • M.A., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1987
  • OB/GYN Resident, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1989–1991
  • Pediatric Resident, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1991–1994
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX, 1994–1997

Academic Interests

  • Clinical Neonatology
  • Neonatal Neurology
  • Intraventricular Hemorrhage
  • Effects of Hypercapnia on Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Autoregulation
  • Hypoxic–Ischemic Encephalopathy
  • Hypothermia
  • Hypoglycemia

Recent Publications

  1. Mulkey SB, Yap VL, Swearingen CJ, Riggins MS, Kaiser JR, Schaefer GB. Quantitative cranial magnetic resonance imaging in neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Pediatr Neurol 2012; 47:101-108.

  2. Kaiser JR, Gauss CH, Williams DK. The effects of closed tracheal suctioning plus volume guarantee on cerebral hemodynamics. J Perinatol 2011; 31:671-6.

  3. Kaiser JR. The association of high-magnitude cerebral passivity and intraventricular hemorrhage in premature infants. Pediatrics 2009; 124:384-6.

  4. Kaiser JR, Gauss CH, Pont MM, Williams DK. Hypercapnia during the first 3 days of life is associated with severe intraventricular hemorrhage in very low birth weight infants. J Perinatol 2006; 26:279-85.

  5. Kaiser JR, Gauss CH, Williams DK. The effects of hypercapnia on cerebral autoregulation in ventilated very low birth weight infants. Pediatr Res 2005; 58:931-5.