Dr. Mesfin Woldesenbet MD Neonatologist

Dr. Mesfin Woldesenbet is a neonatologist in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Hermann SW Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. He received his medical degree from Addis Ababa University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Memorial Hermann SW Hospital and one of 8 at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital who specialize in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neonatologist: General Neonatology

Education & Medical Training

Harlem Hospital Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1999 - 2002

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2002 - 2005

Addis Ababa University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

TN State Medical License
Active through 2014

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Bubble nasal CPAP, early surfactant treatment, and rapid extubation are associated with decreased incidence of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in very-low-birth-weight newborns: efficacy and safety considerations.
Friedman, C. A.,Menchaca, R. C.,Baker, M. C.,Rivas, C. K.,Laberge, R. N.,Rios, E. H.,Haider, S. H.,Romero, E. J.,Eason, E. B.,Fraley, J. K.,Woldesenbet, M.

Severe neonatal hypoxic respiratory failure correlates with histological chorioamnionitis and raised concentrations of interleukin 6 (IL6), IL8 and C-reactive protein.
Woldesenbet, M., Rosenfeld, C. R., Ramilo, O., Johnson-Welch, S., Perlman, J. M.

Histologic chorioamnionitis: an occult marker of severe pulmonary hypertension in the term newborn.
Woldesenbet, M., Perlman, J. M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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