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Featured Doctor: Dr. Robert Fleming

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Featured Doctor: Dr. Robert Fleming

CDH International would like to thank Dr. Robert Fleming with Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital for bringing hope to so many CDH families. Brittaney Dalton, mom to cherub Athena, had this to share about Dr. Fleming:

“After Athena had her appointments we went to visit the NICU. Luckily we ran into her primary Neonatologist, Dr. Fleming. She had so many doctors that loved her but this man right here is her absolute favorite.

He played such a huge role in her success, he would always be in her room rocking her and snuggling her, and he did everything in his power to make sure she came home. I cannot even express how much he means to our family.

He even got caught by the nurses showing Athena her first movie, the little mermaid. He said she needed a redheaded princess to look up to. I cried because it was the sweetest thing ever.

If anyone’s babies need a neonatologist, go to Cardinal Glennon and ask for Dr. Fleming.

We love you doc!!! Thank you for every thing!”

Per the SSMHealth website, https://www.ssmhealth.com/find-a-doctor/doctor-details/robert-e-fleming-md, “Dr. Robert Fleming is a Neonatologist at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. He is a member of the SLUCare Physician Group. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine He is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He has special interests in iron homeostasis, iron metabolism, and acute phase response. He treats premature infants with a variety of medical issues. He does outpatient care in the high-risk nursery clinic and also offers consultations for expectant mothers.

Dr. Fleming is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He serves as an Assistant Editor for the American Journal of Hematology. He is also a project director of the Newborn Care Project through the international nonprofit organization, World Pediatric Project.”

Medical School – Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Fellowship – Washington University

Residency – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Internship – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Certified By – American Board of Pediatrics (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine) and American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

Medical Interests – Antenatal consultation, Care for premature and extremely premature infants, Care for sick newborn infants, Premature infants

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