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Robert E. Kimura, MD

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Board Certification:
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital - Pediatrics
Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital - Neonatology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Chest tube placement
  • High-risk newborns
  • Intubation
  • Multiorgan dysfunction syndrome
  • Neonatal care
  • Radial artery catheterization
  • Umbilical artery and vein catheterization
  • Very low birthweight infants, adrenal insufficiency in
  • Very low birthweight infants, early-onset chronic lung disease in
  • Very low birthweight infants, nutrition for
Research Interests:
  • Multiorgan dysfunction syndrome
  • Drug interactions
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Perinatal palliative care: Parent perceptions of caring in interactions surrounding counseling for risk of delivering an extremely premature infant.
    Kavanaugh K, Roscigno CI, Swanson KM, Savage TA, Kimura RE, Kilpatrick SJ
    Palliat Support Care
    2013 Nov 4
  2. Intestinal and hepatic first-pass extraction of the 11ß-HSD1 inhibitor AMG 221 in rats with chronic vascular catheters.
    Gao Q, Kimura RE, Zhang X, Nam J, Amore BM, Hickman D, Greg Slatter J, Emery MG.
    Xenobiotica. 2013
    2013 Mar 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Divergent views of hope influencing communications between parents and hospital providers.
    Roscigno CI, Savage TA, Kavanaugh K, Moro TT, Kilpatrick SJ, Strassner HT, Grobman WA, Kimura RE.
    Qual Health Res. 2012
    2012 Sep
    22(9):1232-46. doi: 10.1177/1049732312449210. Epub 2012 Jun 28.
  4. Fetal MR imaging of posterior intracranial dural sinus thrombosis: a report of three cases with variable outcomes.
    Byrd SE, Abramowicz JS, Kent P, Kimura RE, Elias D, Heydeman PT.
    Pediatr Radiol. 2012
    2012 May
    42(5):536-43. doi: 10.1007/s00247-011-2287-9. Epub 2011 Oct 28.
  5. Parent decision making for life support for extremely premature infants: from the prenatal through end-of-life period.
    Moro TT, Kavanaugh K, Savage TA, Reyes MR, Kimura RE, Bhat R.
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 2011
    2011 Jan-Mar
    25(1):52-60. doi: 10.1097/JPN.0b013e31820377e5.
  6. Inhibition of CYP3A by erythromycin: in vitro-in vivo correlation in rats.
    Zhang X, Galinsky RE, Kimura RE, Quinney SK, Jones DR, Hall SD.
    Drug Metab Dispos. 2010
    2010 Jan
    38(1):61-72. doi: 10.1124/dmd.109.028290. Epub .
  7. Calculating postnatal growth velocity in very low birth weight (VLBW) premature infants
    Patel AL, Engstrom JL, Meier PP, Jegier BJ, Kimura RE
    J Perinatol
    2009 Sep
  8. Hydroxyitraconazole, formed during intestinal first-pass metabolism of itraconazole, controls the time course of hepatic CYP3A inhibition and the bioavailability of itraconazole in rats.
    Quinney SK, Galinsky RE, Jiyamapa-Serna VA, Chen Y, Hamman MA, Hall SD, Kimura RE.
    Drug Metab Dispos. 2008
    2008 Jun
    36(6):1097-101. doi: 10.1124/dmd.108.020644. Epub 2008 Mar 13.
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