Dr. Ruth B Deddish MD Neonatologist

Dr. Ruth Deddish is a neonatologist in Chicago, Illinois. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for 45 years. She is one of 39 doctors at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and one of 50 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neonatologist: General Neonatology

Hospital Affiliation

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Ranked #15 in Pediatrics: Neonatology

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Children's Memorial Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1969 - 1972

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1973 - 1976

State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Prevalance of heparin-dependent platelet-activating antibodies in preterm newborns after exposure to unfractionated heparin.
Kumar, P., Hoppensteadt, D.A., Prechel, M.M., Deddish, R.B., Walenga, J.M.

Microbiologic surveillance using nasal cultures alone is sufficient for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates in neonates.
Singh, K., Gavin, P.J., Vescio, T., Thomson Jr, R.B., Deddish, R.B., Fisher, A., Noskin, G.A., Peterson, L.R.

Severe acidosis and subsequent neurologic status.
Fee, S. C., Malee, K., Deddish, R., Minogue, J. P., Socol, M. L.

See all 14 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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