Michael Schreiber, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Executive Vice-Chair, Pediatrics
Michael Schreiber, MD, is an expert in neonatal-perinatal medicine and pediatric critical care. He is a member of a multidisciplinary team of specialists that treats more than 1,000 premature and critically ill babies each year.
Dr. Schreiber’s research focuses on finding new and better therapies to improve the care and quality of life for premature babies. He served as the director of two important studies showing that inhaled nitric oxide reduced the risk of physical and developmental complications related to premature birth. Dr. Schreiber is also interested in ethical issues associated with neonatal and pediatric intensive care.
A popular teacher and speaker, Dr. Schreiber has lectured at universities, hospitals and medical meetings around the world. He is an author on more than two hundred scientific reports. In addition, he serves as an ad hoc reviewer for many medical publications including the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Journal of Perinatology, Pediatric Research, Journal of Pediatrics, and the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
The University of Chicago Medicine
Year Started Practice
Rush University Medical College
Internship and Residency
Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago
University of California San Francisco Children’s Hospital (pediatric critical care)
American Academy of Pediatrics
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Read More About Dr. Schreiber
Dr. Schreiber was one of dozens of specialists who cared for an infant born with a large neck tumor called a cervical teratoma. Dr. Schreiber ensured the newborn boy was stable enough after delivery to make the critical trip to the operating room. Read John Carlos’ birth story.
Dr. Schreiber’s research team reported that while advances in neonatal care enable most children born prematurely to be ready for school at an appropriate age, children living in poverty are less likely to be adequately prepared at school age. Read more about the nine-year study.
Dr. Schreiber was selected for the 2014 Best of Chicago Award in the Physicians category by the Chicago Award Program. Learn more.
View a partial list of Dr. Schreiber's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.