Dr. Monica M Fonseca-Aten MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Monica Fonseca-Aten is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Plano, Texas. She received her medical degree from Universidad de Costa Rica Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Pediatrics, 1999–2002

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Disease, 2002–2005

Universidad de Costa Rica Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Respiratory tract infection with Mycoplasma pneumoniae in interleukin-12 knockout mice results in improved bacterial clearance and reduced pulmonary inflammation.
Salvatore, C. M., Fonseca-Aten, M., Katz-Gaynor, K., Gomez, A. M., Mejias, A., Somers, C., Chavez-Bueno, S., McCracken, G. H., Hardy, R. D.

[Asthma and respiratory syncytial virus. New opportunities for therapeutic intervention].
Mejías, A., Chávez-Bueno, S., Ríos, A. M., Fonseca-Aten, M., Gómez, A. M., Jafri, H. S., Ramilo, O.

Intranasal interleukin-12 therapy inhibits Mycoplasma pneumoniae clearance and sustains airway obstruction in murine pneumonia.
Salvatore, C. M., Fonseca-Aten, M., Katz-Gaynor, K., Gomez, A. M., Hardy, R. D.

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