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Alexander M. Newman


Pediatric infectious disease physician
Amateur cross-stitcher, comic enthusiast, terrible cook

About me

Gay | Cisgender man

Pronouns: He | Him | His

Dr. Alexander M. Newman is a pediatric infectious disease specialist who cares for children with unusual or advanced infections, with a focus on patients who are critically ill or immunocompromised. With expertise in prevention, diagnosis and treatment, he has a special interest in HIV care for adolescents. He is also interested in treating complex infections in bone marrow transplant recipients.

Newman earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed a residency in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. He also has a master's degree in clinical investigation from Northwestern University.

  • Education

    Medical College of Wisconsin, MD, 2014

  • Residencies

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrics, 2017

  • Fellowships

    Lurie Children's Hospital Chicago, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 2021

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

The first step on the path to diagnosis and healing is listening to the patient.

Where I see patients (3)

    Selected research

    Fetal surgery firsts

    The first open fetal surgery in the world was performed at UCSF in the early 1980s.