Dr. Lea A Bonifacio MD Neonatologist

Dr. Lea Bonifacio is a neonatologist in Shreveport, Louisiana. She received her medical degree from University of the City of Manila College of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neonatologist: General Neonatology

Education & Medical Training

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, Pediatrics, 1998 - 2001

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2002 - 2005

University of the City of Manila College of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

KY State Medical License
Active through 2013

LA State Medical License
Active through 2013

MI State Medical License
Active through 2015

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Thrombocytopenia related neonatal outcome in preterms.
Bonifacio, L., Petrova, A., Nanjundaswamy, S., Mehta, R.

Evidence for interleukin-10-mediated inhibition of cyclo- oxygenase-2 expression and prostaglandin production in preterm human placenta.
Hanna, N., Bonifacio, L., Weinberger, B., Reddy, P., Murphy, S., Romero, R., Sharma, S.

IFN-gamma-mediated inhibition of COX-2 expression in the placenta from term and preterm labor pregnancies.
Hanna, N., Bonifacio, L., Reddy, P., Hanna, I., Weinberger, B., Murphy, S., Laskin, D., Sharma, S.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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