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Maria V. Fraga, MD

Maria V. Fraga, MD Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Provider

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neonatology and Newborn Services

Programs & Centers:

  • Neonatology Program (Intensive Care Nursery)

Board Certification:

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2012
  • Pediatrics, 2008

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • CVS Health
  • 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
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • 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 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Neonatal Research Network , 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, Laje P, Peranteau WH, Hedrick HL, Flake AW, Adzick NA: The influence of gestational age, mode of delivery and abdominal wall closure method on the outcome of neonates with uncomplicated gastroschisis Platform presentation, poster presentation, British Association of Paedriatric Surgeons 64th Annual Congress, London, England : 2017.

Ansems SM, Kirpalani H, Fraga MV, Zhang H, Dysart K, Jensen EA: Utility of Brain Natriuretic Peptide as a Prognostic Marker in Preterm Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Poster Presentation, Society for Pediatric Research, San Francisco, CA : 2017.

Fraga MV, Brandsma E, Stoller JZ: Implementation of a Neonatology Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training Program in a Large Academic Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Poster presentation, Society for Pediatric Research, San Francisco, CA : 2017.

Tkach E, Carroll JM, Correale C, Padula M, Stoller JZ, Dysart K, Fraga MV, Soorikian L, Tyler L, Munson DA, Clifford P, Sillers L, Chuo J: Reducing Inhaled Nitric Oxide Use in Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn: A Quality Improvement Value Project Poster presentation, Society for Pediatric Research, San Francisco, CA : 2017.

Gaulton JS, Gordon SM, Stoller JZ, Fraga MV, Nawab US, Chuo J: Use of Ultrasound to confirm central venous line position decreases number of x-rays and line manipulations in the neonatal intensive care unit Poster presentation, Society for Pediatric Research, San Francisco, CA : 2017.

Stoller JZ, Fraga MV: Dynamic ultrasound-guided lumbar puncture in the neonatal intensive care unit Poster presentation, Society for Pediatric Research, San Francisco, CA : 2017.

Fraga MV, Brandsma E, Stoller JZ: Implementation of a Neonatology Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training Program in a Large Academic Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Poster presentation, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA : 2017.

Tkach E, Carroll JM, Correale C, Padula M, Stoller JZ, Dysart K, Fraga MV, Soorikian L, Tyler L, Munson DA, Clifford P, Sillers L, Chuo J: Reducing Inhaled Nitric Oxide Use in Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn: A Quality Improvement Value Project Platform presentation by collaborator, poster presentation, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA : 2017.

Gaulton JS, Gordon SM, Stoller JZ, Fraga MV, Nawab US, Chuo J: Use of Ultrasound to confirm central venous line position decreases number of x-rays and line manipulations in the neonatal intensive care unit Platform presentation by collaborator, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA : 2017.

Stoller JZ, Fraga MV: Dynamic ultrasound-guided lumbar puncture in the neonatal intensive care unit Platform presentation by collaborator, poster presentation, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA : 2017.

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: 800-789-7366 (PENN)