Kara Calkins, M.D.

Work Titles
UCLA Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neonatology
M.D., University of California, Irvine
B.S., University of California, Davis
2010 American Board of Pediatrics
2007 American Board of Pediatrics

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(310) 206-6197

Mailing Address:

UCLA Ped / Neonatology Div
BOX 951752, B2-325 MDCC
Los Angeles, CA 90095


A selected list of publications:

Calkins Kara L, Dunn James C Y, Shew Stephen B, Reyen Laurie, Farmer Douglas G, Devaskar Sherin U, Venick Robert S   Pediatric Intestinal Failure-Associated Liver Disease Is Reversed With 6 Months of Intravenous Fish Oil JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition, 2013; .
Calkins Kara, Lowe Allison, Shew Stephen B, Dunn James C Y, Reyen Laurie, Farmer Douglas G, Devaskar Sherin U, Venick Robert   Short-term intravenous fish oil and pediatric intestinal failure associated liver disease: 3-year follow-up on liver function and nutrition Journal of pediatric surgery, 2013; 48(1): 228-32.
Kelley-Quon Lorraine I, Tseng Chi-Hong, Scott Andrew, Jen Howard C, Calkins Kara L, Shew Stephen B   Does hospital transfer predict mortality in very low birth weight infants requiring surgery for necrotizing enterocolitis? Surgery, 2012; 152(3): 337-43.
Calkins Kara, Devaskar Sherin U   Fetal origins of adult disease Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care, 2011; 41(6): 158-76.
Venick Robert S, Calkins Kara   The impact of intravenous fish oil emulsions on pediatric intestinal failure-associated liver disease Current opinion in organ transplantation, 2011; 16(3): 306-11.

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