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Kelly Wade, MD

Kelly Wade, MD Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Provider

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Dr. Wade is employed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Clinical Specialties


  • Neonatology and Newborn Services

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2005
  • Pediatrics, 2000

Practice Locations and Appointments

Education and Training

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
Residency: Children's Hospital of Boston
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


American Academy of Pediatrics, National American Society for Health-System Pharmacists, National eROP-Telemedicine for the evaluation of Retinopathy of Prematurity (NEI funded clinical trial), National Food and Drug Administration, National International Neonatal Consortium, National NICHD Better Pharmaceutical for Children's Act (BPCA), National NICHD Pediatric Trials Network, National Philadelphia Perinatal Society, Local Society for Pediatric Research, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Wade is employed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Kemper Alex R, Prosser Lisa A, Wade Kelly C, Repka Michael X, Ying Gui-Shuang, Baumritter Agnieshka, Quinn Graham E: A Comparison of Strategies for Retinopathy of Prematurity Detection. Pediatrics 137 (1): 1-10,2016.

Wade Kelly C, Pistilli Maxwell, Baumritter Agnieshka, Karp Karen, Gong Alice, Kemper Alex R, Ying Gui-Shuang, Quinn Graham: Safety of Retinopathy of Prematurity Examination and Imaging in Premature Infants. The Journal of pediatrics 167 (5): 994-1000.e2,2015.

Watt Kevin M, Gonzalez Daniel, Benjamin Daniel K, Brouwer Kim L R, Wade Kelly C, Capparelli Edmund, Barrett Jeffrey, Cohen-Wolkowiez Michael: Fluconazole population pharmacokinetics and dosing for prevention and treatment of invasive Candidiasis in children supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 59 (7): 3935-43,2015.

Ying Gui-Shuang, Quinn Graham E, Wade Kelly C, Repka Michael X, Baumritter Agnieshka, Daniel Ebenezer: Predictors for the Development of Referral-Warranted Retinopathy of Prematurity in the Telemedicine Approaches to Evaluating Acute-Phase Retinopathy of Prematurity (e-ROP) Study. JAMA ophthalmology 133 (3): 304-11,2014.

Kemper Alex R, Wade Kelly C, Hornik Christoph P, Ying Gui-Shuang, Baumritter Agnieshka, Quinn Graham E: Retinopathy of Prematurity Risk Prediction for Infants with Birth Weight Less than 1251 Grams. The Journal of pediatrics 166 (2): 257-61.e2,2014.

Quinn Graham E, Ying Gui-shuang, Daniel Ebenezer, Hildebrand P Lloyd, Ells Anna, Baumritter Agnieshka, Kemper Alex R, Schron Eleanor B, Wade Kelly: Validity of a telemedicine system for the evaluation of acute-phase retinopathy of prematurity. JAMA ophthalmology 132 (10): 1178-84,2014.

e-ROP Cooperative Group: Telemedicine approaches to evaluating acute-phase retinopathy of prematurity: study design. Ophthalmic epidemiology 21 (4): 256-67,2014.

Monk Heather M, Motsney Adam J, Wade Kelly C: Safety of Rotavirus Vaccine in the NICU. Pediatrics 133 (6): e1555-60,2014.

Benjamin Daniel K, Hudak Mark L, Duara Shahnaz, Randolph David A, Bidegain Margarita, Mundakel Gratias T, Natarajan Girija, Burchfield David J, White Robert D, Shattuck Karen E, Neu Natalie, Bendel Catherine M, Kim M Roger, Finer Neil N, Stewart Dan L, Arrieta Antonio C, Wade Kelly C, Kaufman David A, Manzoni Paolo, Prather Kristi O, Testoni Daniela, Berezny Katherine Y, Smith P Brian: Effect of fluconazole prophylaxis on candidiasis and mortality in premature infants: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association 311 (17): 1742-9,2014.

Cohen-Wolkowiez Michael, Poindexter Brenda, Bidegain Margarita, Weitkamp Joern-Hendrik, Schelonka Robert L, Randolph David A, Ward Robert M, Wade Kelly, Valencia Gloria, Burchfield David, Arrieta Antonio, Mehta Varsha, Walsh Michele, Kantak Anand, Rasmussen Maynard, Sullivan Janice E, Finer Neil, Rich Wade, Brozanski Beverly S, van den Anker John, Blumer Jeffrey, Laughon Matthew, Watt Kevin M, Kearns Gregory L, Capparelli Edmund V, Martz Karen, Berezny Katherine, Benjamin Daniel K, Smith P Brian: Safety and effectiveness of meropenem in infants with suspected or complicated intra-abdominal infections. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 55 (11): 1495-502,2012.

Academic Contact Info

CHOP Newborn Care
Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-3301
Fax: (215) 829-7211
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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