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Emmalee S. Bandstra, M.D.

General Information

Emmalee S. Bandstra, M.D.

Appointments

Call 305-243-4000 or request an appointment online

Contact

  • Fax: 305-545-6581

Specialties

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics

Languages

English

Clinical Areas

Neonatal-perinatal medicine, maternal substance abuse

Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Roles

  • Director, UM Perinatal Chemical Addiction Research (CARE) Program
  • Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Research Interests

Prenatal exposure to cocaine and other substances of abuse and their effects on the developing fetus and child from birth to adolescence. The development and application of neuroimaging techniques (magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and diffusion tensor imaging) in the study of pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders. The prevention and treatment of periventricular-intraventricular hemorrhage in the premature infant.

Awards

Best Doctors
Super Doctors
Top Pediatrician

Education

Undergraduate
University of Alabama
Graduate
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Residency
University of Alabama at Birmingham Children's Hospital
Fellowship
University of Alabama at Birmingham University Hospital

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