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Joanne S. Szabo, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • Neonatology


  • Neonatology

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-1028
    Fax: 501-364-4264
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • M.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1979
  • B.A., University Of Virginia, 1976


  • Residency, Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson Univ Hospital, 1980-1982
  • Internship, Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson Univ Hospital, 1979-1980
  • Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Brown Univeristy, 1982-1984

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Recent Honors

  • Physician's Recognition Award, American Medical Association, 2007
  • The Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, 2009

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Elhassan NO., Sproles C., Sachdeva R., Bhutta ST., Szabo, JS. A Neonate with Left Pulmonary Artery Thrombosis and Left Lung Hypoplasia: A Case Report. J of Med Case Reports 2010 4:284-.
  • Journal Article, Dykman, RA, Szabo J, Casey, PH, Kim, EY, Pivik, RT. Growth Status Related to Brain Responses, Nutrition, Home Environment and Behavior in Infants and Toddlers. Dev Neuropsychol 2007; 31(3):297-427.
  • Journal Article, Wang, C, Szabo, JS, Dykman, RA. Effects of a Carbohydrate Supplement Upon Resting Brain Activity. Integ Phys Beh Sci 2004 April; 39:126-138.
  • Journal Article, O'Connor, DL, Jacobs, J, Hall, R, Adamkin, D, Szabo J. Growth and Development of Premature Infants Fed Predominantly Human Milk, Predominantly Premature Infant Formula, or a Combination of Human Milk and Premature Formula. J Pediatr Gastroenterology Nutr 2003; 37:437-446.
  • Journal Article, O'Connor, DL., Hall, R., Adamkin, D., Auestad, N., Castillo, M., Connor, WE., Connor, SL., Fitzgerald, K., Szabo J. Growth and Development in Preterm Infants Fed Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: A Prospective, Randomized Control Trial. Pediatrics 2001 108:359-371.
  • Journal Article, Yee, J., Smith, AM., O’Connor, D., Auestad, N., Adamkin, D., Connor, WE., Connor, SL., Groh-Wargo, S., Hall, R., Lucas, A., Mena, P., Nesin, M., Singer, L., Szabo, J. Introduction of Complementary Foods in Preterm Infants Varies Among Countries. J Am Dietetic Assoc 2001

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