Nathalie El Ters

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Newborn Medicine

phone: (314) 454-6148


  • BS, High Distinction, American University of Beirut2006
  • MD, Degree with distinction, American University of Beirut2010


  • Internship, American University of Beirut Medical Center2010 - 2011
  • Residency, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital2011 - 2014
  • Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine 2014 - 2017

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2011 - 2014OH, Ohio Medical License/Temporary
  • 2014 - PresMO, Missouri Medical License/Permanent
  • 2014 - PresBoard Certified in Pediatrics
  • 2017 - PresNeonatal Resuscitation Program, Certified Instructor
  • 2018 - PresBoard Certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • 2021Healthcare Change Management
  • 2021Executive Healthcare Leadership

Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society2010
  • Second Best Abstract, The 9th International Conference on Brain Monitoring and Neuroprotection in the Newborn2015

Recent Publications view all (12)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Survey of Quaternary Neonatal Management of Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus Am J Perinatol. 2021. PMID:34293803 
  2. Understanding umbilical venous catheter insertion practices through a prospective multicenter observational study J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med.. 2021. PMID:33530795 
  3. Cerebellar hemorrhage: a 10-year evaluation of risk factors. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med.. 2019. PMCID:6717683   PMID:30821542 
  4. Central versus Low-Lying Umbilical Venous Catheters: A Multicenter Study of Practices and Complications. Am J Perinatol.. 2018. PMID:30566998 
  5. A Web-Based Calculator for the Prediction of Severe Neurodevelopmental Impairment in Preterm Infants Using Clinical and Imaging Characteristics. Children (Basel).. 2018. PMID:30441798 
  6. Long term electroencephalography in preterm neonates: Safety and quality of electrode types. Clin Neurophysiol. 2018;129(7):1366-1371. PMID:29729590 
  7. Term-equivalent functional brain maturational measures predict neurodevelopmental outcomes in premature infants. Early Hum Dev. 2018;119:68-72. PMID:29579560 
  8. Impact of brain injury on functional measures of amplitude-integrated EEG at term equivalent age in premature infants. J Perinatol. 2017. PMID:28492522 
  9. Low-frequency blood pressure oscillations and inotrope treatment failure in premature infants. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2017;jap.00205.2017. PMID:28428252 
  10. Response to dopamine in prematurity: a biomarker for brain injury? J Perinatol. 2016. doi:10.1038/jp.2016.5  PMID:26890555 
  11. Empirical estimation of the normative blood pressure in infants <28 weeks gestation using a massive data approach. J Perinatol. 2015. doi:10.1038/jp.2015.185  PMID:26633144 
  12. A novel method for assessing cerebral autoregulation in preterm infants using transfer function analysis. Pediatr Res. 2015. doi:10.1038/pr.2015.238  PMID:26571222 
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