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Carl T. D'Angio, M.D.

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Office: (585) 275-2972

Fax: (585) 461-3614

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Dr. D'Angio is Chief of the Division of Neonatology. He is an attending neonatologist at both URMC and Rochester General Hospital. In collaboration with other members of the neonatal team, he strives to provide compassionate, cutting-edge medical care to at-risk or critically ill newborns. Dr. D'Angio's particular clinical interests are infection and immunity in the newborn and the prevention of lung injury.

Professional Background

Dr. D’Angio attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University and received his Pediatric training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia before arriving in Rochester in 1991 to complete a Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. He has been a member of the University of Rochester faculty since 1994.


Dr. D'Angio's research focuses on clinical trials of therapies in the newborn. He is principal investigator for a combined University of Rochester-University of Buffalo site in the NICHD Neonatal Research Network, a 15-center consortium performing research in newborns. He has particular interest in immunizations and infections in the premature infant, lung injury, prevention of catheter-related infections, neonatal outcomes and clinical and research ethics.



  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1991 - 06/30/1994
Fellowship in Neonatology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1985 - 06/30/1987
Residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1985
Internship in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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2011 - 2012
America's Top Doctors

2009 - 2010
Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare

America's Top Doctors

2008 - 2009
Who's Who in America

2007 - 2010
Guide to America's Top Pediatricians

2004 - 2010
Best Doctors in America

1999 - 2000
Buswell Fellowship Award, University of Rochester

Bicentennial Unit Commendation, US Public Health Service

The PHS Citation, US Public Health Service

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Journal Articles

Kirpalani H, Bell EF, Hintz SR, Tan S, Schmidt B, Chaudhary AS, Johnson KJ, Crawford MM, Newman JE, Vohr BR, Carlo WA, D'Angio CT, Kennedy KA, Ohls RK, Poindexter BB, Schibler K, Whyte RK, Widness JA, Zupancic JAF, Wyckoff MH, Truog WE, Walsh MC, Chock VY, Laptook AR, Sokol GM, Yoder BA, Patel RM, Cotten CM, Carmen MF, Devaskar U, Chawla S, Seabrook R, Higgins RD, Das A, . "Higher or Lower Hemoglobin Transfusion Thresholds for Preterm Infants." The New England journal of medicine.. 2020 Dec 31; 383(27):2639-2651.

Dworetz AR, Natarajan G, Langer J, Kinlaw K, James JR, Bidegain M, Das A, Poindexter B, Bell EF, Cotten CM, Kirpalani H, Shankaran S, Stoll BJ, , . "Withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining treatment in extremely low gestational age neonates." Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition.. 2020 Oct 20; Epub 2020 Oct 20.

Meyers JM, Tulloch J, Brown K, Caserta MT, D'Angio CT, . "A Quality Improvement Initiative To Optimize Antibiotic Use in a Level 4 NICU." Pediatrics.. 2020 Oct 14; Epub 2020 Oct 14.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Burden of Chronic Lung Disease on the Care-Givers: Families, Nurses, and Physicians
Book Title: Updates on Neonatal Chronic Lung Disease
Author List: Chiafery MC, D'Angio CT.
Edited By: Kallapur SG
Published By: Elsevier 2019

Chapter Title: Perinatal Ethics
Book Title: Perinatal Palliative Care: A Clinical Guide
Author List: Wax J, D'Angio CT, Chiafery MC.
Edited By: Denney-Koelsch E, Cote-Arsenault D.
Published By: Springer 2019 in New York

Chapter Title: Biostatistics in Research
Book Title: Avery's Neonatology Review
Author List: D'Angio CT.
Edited By: Chess PR.
Published By: Elsevier 2019 in New York