David J Burchfield

David J Burchfield, M.D.

Professor & Chief; Neonatology Eminent Scholar Chair

Department: MD-PEDS-NEONATOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-8985
Business Email: burchdj@peds.ufl.edu

About David J Burchfield

Dr. Burchfield is Chief of the Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics at UF Health, and University of Florida since September 2001. Prior to the chief appointment he was Instructor in Neonatology from July 86-87, Assistant Professor in Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida August 87-92. Associate Professor in Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, August 92-98 Staff Privileges, North Florida Regional Medical Center, 1991-2012, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology (joint appointee) University of Florida, February 92-98., Graduate Faculty Advisor, University of Florida April 95 to present, Medical Director Newborn Services July 95-present, Staff Privileges, at former Shands Hospital Alachua General, Department of Pediatrics and Physiology, University of Florida, August 98-present. And Staff Privileges Munroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala Florida, November 2006-present.

Dr. Burchfield attended the University 1977, M.D., University of South Florida, 1981, Intern (Pediatrics), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1981-1982. Residency (Pediatrics), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Fellow (Neonatology), Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida college of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida July 84- June 86. He has received honors and awards throughout his career most resent The Best Doctors in America 2002-20012. Board affiliacation: FLEX-1981, American Board of Pediatrics, 1986, Neonatal/Perinatal Board Certified, 1987, Memberships: American Academy of Pediatrics, section on Perinatal Pediatrics, Florida Medical Association, Alachua County Medical Society, Florida Society of Neonatal-Perinatologists, Society for Pediatric Research, American Heart Association Council on Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care, Southern Society for Pediatric Research Council Member 1998-present and American Pediatric Society.

 

Accomplishments

Best Doctor
2002-2011 · Best Doctors in America
Resident Teacher Award
1984 · University of North Carolina
Outstanding Student in Pediatrics
1981 · University of South Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2013-2018
MDT7400 Elect Top/Pediatrics
2018
MDC7401 Senior Pediatric Clk
2010-2013
BCC7141 Senior Pediatric Clk
2010-2013
MEL7937 Elect Top/Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Neonatal – Perinatal Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Congenital heart disease

Publications

2021
Absence of relationship between serum cortisol and critical illness in premature infants.
Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition. 106(4):408-412 [DOI] 10.1136/archdischild-2020-319970. [PMID] 33541918.
2021
Case 3: Three Occurrences of a Rare Phenomenon in the Premature Population with Varying Outcomes.
NeoReviews. 22(5):e339-e343 [DOI] 10.1542/neo.22-5-e339. [PMID] 33931480.
2021
Detection of SARS-CoV-2-Specific IgA in the Human Milk of COVID-19 Vaccinated Lactating Health Care Workers.
Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. 16(12):1004-1009 [DOI] 10.1089/bfm.2021.0122. [PMID] 34427487.
2019
RE: Management of Neonates Born at ≤34 6/7 Weeks’ Gestation With Suspected or Proven Early-Onset Bacterial Sepsis.
Pediatrics. 143(5) [DOI] 10.1542/peds.2019-0533A. [PMID] 31040194.
2018
Effect of fluconazole prophylaxis on Candida fluconazole susceptibility in premature infants.
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy. 73(12):3482-3487 [DOI] 10.1093/jac/dky353. [PMID] 30247579.
2014
Costs and cost-effectiveness of periviable care.
Seminars in perinatology. 38(1):56-62 [DOI] 10.1053/j.semperi.2013.07.010. [PMID] 24468571.
2014
Decreased Respiratory Morbidity in Very Low Birth Weight Infants of Hypertensive Mothers
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 210(1, S)
2014
Effect of fluconazole prophylaxis on candidiasis and mortality in premature infants: a randomized clinical trial.
JAMA. 311(17):1742-9 [DOI] 10.1001/jama.2014.2624. [PMID] 24794367.
2014
In Reply: Dr. Perlman.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 124(3):635-636 [DOI] 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000440. [PMID] 25162272.
2014
Periviable birth: executive summary of a joint workshop by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 210(5):406-17 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.02.027. [PMID] 24725732.
2014
Periviable birth: executive summary of a joint workshop by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 123(5):1083-1096 [DOI] 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000243. [PMID] 24785861.
2014
Periviable birth: executive summary of a Joint Workshop by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 34(5):333-42 [DOI] 10.1038/jp.2014.70. [PMID] 24722647.
2013
Treatment of presumed hypotension in very low birthweight neonates: effects on regional cerebral oxygenation.
Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition. 98(2):F117-21 [DOI] 10.1136/archdischild-2011-301488. [PMID] 22782995.
2012
Prophylactic indomethacin infusion increases fractional cerebral oxygen extraction in ELBW neonates.
Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 32(9):695-8 [DOI] 10.1038/jp.2011.175. [PMID] 22222547.
2012
Safety and effectiveness of meropenem in infants with suspected or complicated intra-abdominal infections.
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 55(11):1495-502 [DOI] 10.1093/cid/cis758. [PMID] 22955430.
2012
Two Thumb Cpr Provides Better Brain Blood Flow as Compare To Two Finger Cpr, in Neonatal Piglet Cardiac Arrest Model.
Critical Care Medicine. 40
2011
Population pharmacokinetics of meropenem in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid of infants with suspected or complicated intra-abdominal infections.
The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 30(10):844-9 [DOI] 10.1097/INF.0b013e31822e8b0b. [PMID] 21829139.
2009
Gastroschisis with jejunal and colonic atresia, and isolated colonic atresia in dichorionic, diamniotic twins.
Pediatric surgery international. 25(5):437-9 [DOI] 10.1007/s00383-009-2353-7. [PMID] 19308430.
2009
The evaluation and management of postnatal thromboses.
Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 29(7):467-78 [DOI] 10.1038/jp.2009.14. [PMID] 19279647.
2007
Clinical trial of safety and efficacy of INH-A21 for the prevention of nosocomial staphylococcal bloodstream infection in premature infants.
The Journal of pediatrics. 151(3):260-5, 265.e1 [PMID] 17719934.
2006
A single dose of fentanyl and midazolam prior to Cesarean section have no adverse neonatal effects.
Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie. 53(1):79-85 [PMID] 16371613.
2005
Neonatal hypothalamic hamartoma: a differentiating nonlethal hamartoblastoma.
Journal of neurosurgery. 103(3 Suppl):277-81 [PMID] 16238084.
2003
Postnatal steroids to treat or prevent chronic lung disease in preterm infants.
Pediatrics. 111(1):221-2; author reply 221 [PMID] 12509584.
2002
Laryngeal muscle activities with cerebral hypoxia-ischemia in newborn lambs.
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 166(1):85-91 [PMID] 12091176.
2001
Absence of physiological tolerance to cocaine in pregnant sheep.
The Journal of maternal-fetal medicine. 10(5):341-9 [PMID] 11730499.
2001
Congenital autoimmune neutropenia in two premature neonates.
Pediatrics. 108(1):181-4 [PMID] 11433074.
2001
Elimination of cocaine by pregnant sheep following single or multiple exposures.
Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology. 63(2):157-9 [PMID] 11568358.
2001
Nitric oxide inhalation increases alveolar gas exchange by decreasing deadspace volume.
Critical care medicine. 29(6):1195-200 [PMID] 11395602.
2001
Resuscitation of newborns.
Annals of emergency medicine. 37(4 Suppl):S110-25 [PMID] 11290975.
2000
International Guidelines for Neonatal Resuscitation: An excerpt from the Guidelines 2000 for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care: International Consensus on Science. Contributors and Reviewers for the Neonatal Resuscitation Guidelines.
Pediatrics. 106(3) [PMID] 10969113.
1999
Medication use in neonatal resuscitation.
Clinics in perinatology. 26(3):683-91 [PMID] 10494473.
1999
The ontogeny of glutamate receptors and D-aspartate binding sites in the ovine CNS.
Brain research. Developmental brain research. 118(1-2):69-77 [PMID] 10611505.
1998
Accuracy of different methods for heart rate determination during simulated neonatal resuscitations.
Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 18(1):65-7 [PMID] 9527948.
1997
Cost-effectiveness of RespiGam at a university teaching hospital.
Pediatrics. 100(1):160-1 [PMID] 9229713.
1997
Rates of local cerebral protein synthesis in fetal and neonatal sheep.
The American journal of physiology. 272(4 Pt 2):R1235-44 [PMID] 9140025.
1996
Cocaine does not compromise cerebral or myocardial oxygen delivery in fetal sheep.
Reproduction, fertility, and development. 8(3):383-9 [PMID] 8795101.
1996
Myocardial and cerebral oxygen delivery are not adversely affected by cocaine administration to early-gestation fetal sheep.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 174(3):1028-32 [PMID] 8633631.
1996
Public access defibrillation. AHA Pediatric Subcommittee Emergency Cardiac Care Committee.
Circulation. 94(9):2320-1 [PMID] 8901704.
1995
Effects of cocaine on fetal brain metabolism and behavioral state in the sheep model.
NIDA research monograph. 158:58-66 [PMID] 8594489.
1995
Fetal behavioral state patterns during and after prolonged exposure to cocaine in sheep.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 172(4 Pt 1):1223-8 [PMID] 7726260.
1995
One-year follow-up evaluation of 260 premature infants with respiratory distress syndrome and birth weights of 700 to 1350 grams randomized to two rescue doses of synthetic surfactant or air placebo. American Exosurf Neonatal Study Group I.
The Journal of pediatrics. 126(5 Pt 2):S68-74 [PMID] 7745514.
1994
Accidental catheterization of internal iliac artery branches: a serious complication of umbilical artery catheterization.
Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 14(4):304-9 [PMID] 7965227.
1994
Early-onset respiratory failure caused by severe congenital neuromuscular disease.
The Journal of pediatrics. 124(4):636-8 [PMID] 8151483.
1994
Epinephrine absorption following endotracheal administration: effects of hypoxia-induced low pulmonary blood flow.
Resuscitation. 27(1):31-4 [PMID] 8191024.
1994
Multiple coronary thromboemboli and myocardial infarction in a newborn infant.
Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 14(2):145-9 [PMID] 8014700.
1994
Term neonates with hemolytic disease of the newborn and necrotizing enterocolitis: a report of two cases.
Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 14(3):201-3 [PMID] 8064424.
1994
Why change the compression and ventilation rates during CPR in neonates? Neonatal Resuscitation Steering Committee, American Heart Association and American Academy of Pediatrics.
Pediatrics. 93(6 Pt 1):1026-7 [PMID] 8190570.
1993
Cocaine depresses cerebral glucose utilization in fetal sheep.
Brain research. Developmental brain research. 73(2):283-8 [PMID] 8353938.
1993
Effects of graded doses of epinephrine during asphxia-induced bradycardia in newborn lambs.
Resuscitation. 25(3):235-44 [PMID] 8351420.
1993
Meconium passage in very-low-birth-weight infants.
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition. 17(6):537-40 [PMID] 8301808.
1993
Medications in neonatal resuscitation.
Annals of emergency medicine. 22(2 Pt 2):435-9 [PMID] 8434843.
1993
Metabolic acidemia with hypoxia attenuates the hemodynamic responses to epinephrine during resuscitation in lambs.
Critical care medicine. 21(12):1901-7 [PMID] 8252896.
1993
Vibroacoustic stimulation in fetal sheep: effect on cerebral glucose utilization and behavioral state.
Journal of developmental physiology. 19(4):171-7 [PMID] 8089446.
1992
Cochlear microphonics recorded from fetal and newborn sheep.
American journal of otolaryngology. 13(4):226-33 [PMID] 1503196.
1992
Effect of cocaine on electrocortical activity in fetal sheep.
Brain research. Developmental brain research. 70(1):97-102 [PMID] 1473282.
1992
Seizures in a fetal lamb after cocaine exposure: a case report.
Epilepsia. 33(6):1001-4 [PMID] 1464255.
1991
Behavioral state transition and local cerebral blood flow in fetal sheep.
Journal of developmental physiology. 15(5):283-8 [PMID] 1753069.
1991
Disposition and pharmacodynamics of methamphetamine in pregnant sheep.
JAMA. 265(15):1968-73 [PMID] 2008026.
1991
Disposition of cocaine in pregnant sheep. I. Pharmacokinetics.
Developmental pharmacology and therapeutics. 16(3):123-9 [PMID] 1914786.
1991
Disposition of cocaine in pregnant sheep. II. Physiological responses.
Developmental pharmacology and therapeutics. 16(3):130-8 [PMID] 1914787.
1991
Inhalational administration of cocaine in sheep.
Life sciences. 48(22):2129-36 [PMID] 2034039.
1991
Intraabdominal sound levels during vibroacoustic stimulation.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 164(4):1140-4 [PMID] 2014840.
1991
Sudden deaths and apparent life-threatening events in hospitalized neonates presumed to be healthy.
American journal of diseases of children (1960). 145(11):1319-22 [PMID] 1842214.
1990
Cocaine alters behavioral states in fetal sheep.
Brain research. Developmental brain research. 56(1):41-5 [PMID] 2279330.
1990
Local cerebral blood flow is increased in rapid-eye-movement sleep in fetal sheep.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 162(1):278-81 [PMID] 2301502.
1990
Local cerebral glucose utilization in normoxemic and hypoxemic newborn lambs.
Brain research. Developmental brain research. 55(2):249-53 [PMID] 2253325.
1988
Carboxy- and oxyhemoglobin in pregnant ewe and fetus after inhalation of marijuana, marijuana placebo and tobacco cigarette smoke.
Life sciences. 43(24):2043-7 [PMID] 3210899.
1983
Intussusception associated with Yersinia enterocolitica gastroenteritis.
American journal of diseases of children (1960). 137(8):803-4 [PMID] 6869343.

Grants

Apr 2022 ACTIVE
Prevention of Neonatal Sepsis by Therapeutic Targeting of MDSCs
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIGMS
Mar 2012 – Mar 2017
ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF SUPPORT
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: 214 OPERATING ACCOUNT
Jan 2007 – Dec 2016
NICU Family Support Specialist
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: MARCH OF DIMES NE FL CHAPTER

Education

Fellowship – Neonatal – Perinatal Medicine
1987 · University of Florida
Residency – Pediatrics
1984 · University of North Carolina
Internship – Pediatrics
1982 · University of North Carolina
Medical Degree
1981 · University of South Florida

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