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Maria V. Fraga, MD

Maria V. Fraga, MD Non-Penn Medicine Provider

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Pediatrics
    • Neonatology and Newborn Services

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2012
  • Pediatrics, 2008

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Buenos Aires
Residency: Hospital de Niños Ricardo Gutierrez
Fellowship: Hospital de Niños Juan P. Garrahan
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, National Society of Critical Care Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

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

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Fraga MV, Rintoul N, Chaudhary A, Fedec A, Kren S, Cohen MS, Ratcliffe SJ, Dysart KC, Kirpalani HM: Cardiac Output Measurement in Neonates Using the Ultrasonic Cardiac Output Monitor (USCOM): A Validation Study in Newborn Infants Poster presentation, Society for Pediatric Research, Baltimore, MD : 2016.

Czerwonko ME, Fraga MV, Goldberg DJ, Hedrick HL, Laje P: Cardiovascular Perforation During Placement of an Avalon Elite® Bicaval Dual Lumen ECMO Cannula in a Newborn J Card Surg : 2014.

Maxwell LG, Malavolta CP, Fraga MV: Assessment of Pain in the Neonate Clinics of Perinatology 40 (3): 457-469,2013.

Fraga, MV, Giaccone A.: Respiratory Morbidity in Infants with Myelomeningocele Poster presentation, Society for Pediatric Research, Washington, DC : 2013.

Fraga, MV, Giaccone A: Respiratory Morbidity in Infants with Myelomeningocele Poster presentation, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA : 2013.

Fraga MV, Guttentag SH: Developmental Physiology of the Respiratory System Gregory’s Pediatric Anesthesia, 5th edition : 2012.

Fraga, MV, Perry B, Zhang P, Guttentag SH: In Vivo Expression of Pepsinogen C in a Gene Trap Mouse Model Poster presentation, Society for Pediatric Research, Denver, CO : 2011.

Fraga, MV, Perry B, Zhang P, Guttentag SH: Developmental Expression of Pepsinogen C in a Gene Trap Mouse Model Society for Pediatric Research, Denver, CO : 2011.

Fraga, MV, Perry B, Zhang P, Guttentag SH: In Vivo Expression of Pepsinogen C in a Gene Trap Mouse Model Platform presentation, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA : 2011.

Fraga MV, Hedrick H, Connelly J, Rintoul N: Special Considerations for Neonatal ECMO Imaging of the Newborn, 2nd edition : 2011.

Academic Contact Info

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neonatology, 2 Main, Room 2NW13
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (267) 426-4977
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)