John M. Fiascone, MD

Physician in Medicine; Director, Special Care Nursery and NICU, South Shore Hospital

Lecturer on Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

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Medical Services


  • Newborn Medicine


  • Medicine
  • Newborn Medicine


  • Community Newborn Medicine
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Experience and Education


Medical School

Tufts University School of Medicine, 1981

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Yale University School of Medicine & Yale New Haven Hospital, 1984-1987

New Haven, CT

Internship, Pediatrics

Tufts-New England Medical Center, 1981

Boston, MA

Residency, Pediatrics

Tufts-New England Medical Center, 1982-1984

Boston, MA


  • American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Kubicka Z, Zahr E, Rousseau T, Feldman HA, Fiascone J. Quality improvement to reduce chronic lung disease rates in very-low birth weight infants: high compliance with a respiratory care bundle in a small NICU. J Perinatol. 2017 Dec 12.
  2. Twichell SA, Fiascone J, Gupta M, Prendergast M, Rodig N, Hansen A. A Regional Evaluation of Survival of Infants with End-Stage Renal Disease. Neonatology. 2017; 112(1):73-79.
  3. Hwang SS, O'Sullivan A, Fitzgerald E, Melvin P, Gorman T, Fiascone JM. Implementation of safe sleep practices in the neonatal intensive care unit. J Perinatol. 2015 Oct; 35(10):862-6.
  4. Chen M, Citil A, McCabe F, Leicht KM, Fiascone J, Dammann CE, Dammann O. Infection, oxygen, and immaturity: interacting risk factors for retinopathy of prematurity. Neonatology. 2011; 99(2):125-32.
  5. Madan J, Fiascone J, Balasubramanian V, Griffith J, Hagadorn JI. Predictors of ductal closure and intestinal complications in very low birth weight infants treated with indomethacin. Neonatology. 2008; 94(1):45-51.
  6. Cole CH, Fiascone JM. Strategies for prevention of neonatal chronic lung disease. Semin Perinatol. 2000 Dec; 24(6):445-62.
  7. Farrell PA, Fiascone JM. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia in the 1990s: a review for the pediatrician. Curr Probl Pediatr. 1997 Apr; 27(4):129-63.
  8. Fiascone JM, Hu LM, Vreeland PN. Terbutaline does not improve lung function in preterm rabbits. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1992 Sep; 167(3):847-53.
  9. Fiascone JM, Mercurio MR, Lima DM, Jacobs HC. Corticosteroids and intratracheal surfactant both alter the distribution between the airways and lung tissue of intratracheally administered radiolabeled phosphatidylcholine in the preterm rabbit. Exp Lung Res. 1990 Jul-Aug; 16(4):311-21.
  10. Mercurio MR, Fiascone JM, Lima DM, Jacobs HC. Surface tension and pulmonary compliance in premature rabbits. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1989 May; 66(5):2039-44.
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  12. Fiascone JM, Rhodes TT, Grandgeorge SR, Knapp MA. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: a review for the pediatrician. Curr Probl Pediatr. 1989 Apr; 19(4):169-227.
  13. Jacobs HC, Lima DM, Fiascone JM, Mercurio MR. Reutilization of surfactant phosphatidylglycerol and lysophosphatidylcholine by adult rabbits. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1988 Sep 23; 962(2):227-33.
  14. Fiascone JM, Jacobs HC, Moya FR, Mercurio MR, Lima DM. Betamethasone increases pulmonary compliance in part by surfactant-independent mechanisms in preterm rabbits. Pediatr Res. 1987 Dec; 22(6):730-5.
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