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  • Main Hospital

    Washington, District of Columbia 20010
    1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, NRSA Fellowship, 1991
    N.I.H. Clinical Center
  • Fellowship Program, Neonatology, 1988
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1986
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 1983
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • BA, BA, 1973
    Temple University

Board Certifications

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

National Provider ID: 1649357005


Louis Scavo, M.D., is a neonatologist at Children's National Health System. He is initiating translational studies on the role of omega-3 fatty acid in mitigating clinical problems in neonates.

Annual Childrens National Medical Center Symposium

(2006) Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Diagnosed after Failure to Wean from Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.

Effects of Oligohydramnios on Lung Growth and Maturation in the Fetal Rat

(2002) Journal of Physiology Lung Cellular Molecular Physiology

Endocrine Society Annual Meeting

(2002) During the Differention of Bone Marrow Derived Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Adipocytes IGF-I Receptor Activation is Required for Both Cell Growth and Lipogenesis.

Increased Tumor Growth in Mice with DietInduced Obesity Impact of Ovarian Hormones

(2006) Journal of Endocrinology

Insulin like Growth Factor Stimulates Both Cell Growth and Lipogenesis During Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Adiopocytes

(2004) Journal of Clinical Endocrinology Metabolism

Maternally Delivered Dexamethasone Increases the Rate of Apoptosis in Rat Fetal Lungs

(0001) Experimental Lung Research

Metabolic Effects of IGFI Deficiency Lessons from Mouse Models

(2005) Pediatric Endocrinology Review

Ontogeny of Poly ADP ribose Polymerase in Lung and Developmental Implications

(2004) American Journal of Respiratory Cellular Molecular Biology

Pulmonary Vein Stenosis Diagnosed after Failure to Wean from Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

(2008) Journal of Pediatric Cardiology

Society of Pediatric Research

(2003) Increased Expression of Poly (ADP-ribose) Polymerase in Murine Models of Allergic Asthma: Implications for the Pathogenesis of Lung Inflammation in Asthma