Roberta Keller, MD

Director of ECMO
Neonatologist

Dr. Roberta Keller is a neonatologist, an expert in caring for critically ill newborns, particularly those with congenital lung or heart disease. She is director of the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) program, or artificial lung, for newborns. Her research addresses lung and heart disorders affecting newborns, such as congenital diaphragmatic hernia and patent ductus arteriosus. Her research on these conditions has been published in numerous journals.

Keller completed a medical degree, residency in pediatrics and fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at UCSF, before joining the department of pediatrics faculty in 2003. She is the coordinator of the UCSF Neonatology Clinical Consensus Program and during her fellowship, she was the recipient of the Glaser Pediatric Research Network fellowship.

Clinics

Fetal Treatment Center
1855 Fourth St., Second Floor, Room A-2432
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (800) 793-3887
Fax: (415) 502-0660

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Academic Title

Professor

More about Roberta Keller

Additional Languages

Spanish

Education

UCSF School of Medicine 1993

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Pediatrics 1996

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Balkin EM, Zinter MS, Rajagopal SK, Keller RL, Fineman JR, Steurer MA. Intensive Care Mortality Prognostic Model for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Jun 19.
  2. Steurer MA, Oltman S, Baer RJ, Feuer S, Liang L, Paynter RA, Rand L, Ryckman KK, Keller RL, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL. Altered metabolites in newborns with persistent pulmonary hypertension. Pediatr Res. 2018 Jun 12.
  3. Kinsella JP, Steinhorn RH, Mullen MP, Hopper RK, Keller RL, Ivy DD, Austin ED, Krishnan US, Rosenzweig EB, Fineman JR, Everett AD, Hanna BD, Humpl T, Raj JU, Abman SH. The Left Ventricle in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Implications for the Management of Pulmonary Hypertension. J Pediatr. 2018 Apr 05.

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