Dr. Harold A Kaftan MD Neonatologist

Dr. Harold Kaftan is a neonatologist in Omaha, Nebraska. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alegent Creighton Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center and Alegent Creighton Health Lakeside Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin and has been in practice for 24 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Alegent Creighton Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center and one of 5 at Alegent Creighton Health Lakeside Hospital who specialize in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neonatologist: General Neonatology

Education & Medical Training

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, Pediatrics, 1990 - 1993

University of Missouri at Kansas City
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 1996 - 1999

Medical College of Wisconsin
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Altered expression of pro-inflammatory and developmental genes in the fetal brain in a mouse model of maternal infection.
Liverman, C. S., Kaftan, H. A., Cui, L., Hersperger, S. G., Taboada, E., Klein, R. M., Berman, N. E.

Endogenous production of nitric oxide in endotoxemic piglets.
Kaftan, H. A., Clark, P. L., Norberg, M., Garg, U., Thibeault, D. W., Truog, W. E.

Interaction of endogenous endothelin-1 and inhaled nitric oxide in term and preterm infants.
Truog, W. E., Pallotto, E., Clark, P., Banks, B., Kaftan, H. A., Ekekezie, I. I., Norberg, M., Ballard, R. A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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