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William W. Fox, MD

William W. Fox, MD Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Provider

Director, Infant Breathing Disorder Center
Emeritus Professor CE of Pediatrics

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish
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About Dr. William W. Fox

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2004 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neonatology and Newborn Services

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 1975
  • Pediatrics, 1974

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: Duke University School of Medicine
Residency: Presbyterian University Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship: McGill University Hospital

Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, American Lung Association, American Pediatric Society, Philadelphia Perinatal Society, Society for Pediatric Research, Southern Society for Pediatric Research,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Fox 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.

Research

Selected Publications:

Hirschl, RB, Fox W, Glick PL, Greenspan J, Smith K, Thompson A, Wilson J, Adzick S: A prospective, randomized pilot trial of perfluorocarbon-induced lung growth in newborns with congenital diaphragmatic hernia J Pediatr Surg 38 (3): 283-289,2003.

Spitzer AR, Shaffer TH, Fox WW, Greenspan J: Assisted ventilation: Physiologic implications and complications Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, Third Edition : 2003.

Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, 3rd Edition : 2003.

Jeng MJ, Trevisanuto D, Weis CM, Fox WW, Cullen AB, Wolfson MR, Shaffer TH: The role of ventilation strategy on perfluorochemical evaporation from the lungs J Appl Physiol 90 (4): 1365-1372,2001.

Weis CM, Fox WW, Philips CM, Wolfson MR, Shaffer TH: Perfluorochemical elimination from the lungs: effect of initial dose Pediatric Pulmonology 30 : 324-329,2000.

Jeng MJ, Trevisanuto D, Weis CW, Fox WW, Wolfson MR, Shaffer TH: The role of ventilation strategy on perfluorochemical (PFC) evaporation from the lungs Pediatric Research 47 (4): 404A,2000.

Trevisanuto D, Jeng MJ, Weis CM, Fox WW, Wolfson MR, Shaffer TH: Positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) modulates perfluorochemical (PFC) evaporation from the lungs Pediatric Research 47 (4): 436A,2000.

Weis CM, Garbarino R, Fox WWF, Shaffer TH, Wolfson MR: Nitric oxide independence of low-dose histamine as a selective pulmonary vasodilator in the newborn lamb Pediatric Research 47 (4): 380A,2000.

Weis C, Fox WW: Liquid ventilation: current status Current Opinion in Pediatrics 11 (2): 126-132,1999.

Weis C, Fox WW, Wolfson MR, Shaffer TH: Perfluorochemical (PFC) elimination from the lungs: the role of repositioning Pediatric Research 45 : 326A,1999.

Academic Contact Info

CHOP
34th & CIVIC CENTER
4399

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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