Catherine Sheils, MD

Catherine A. Sheils, MD

Associate Director, Center for Healthy Infant Lung Development (CHILD)

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-1900

  • Fax: 617-730-0373

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Asthma
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Pneumonia
  • Respiratory Disease
  • Fanconi Anemia and Other Genetic Disorders

Departments

  • Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Diseases

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Chronic Pulmonary and Ventilator Program
  • Cystic Fibrosis Center
  • Center for Healthy Infant Lung Development (CHILD)
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • General Pulmonary Program
  • Tuberculosis Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-1900 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

Villanova University, 1984

Philadelphia, PA

Medical School

Johns Hopkins Medical School, 1988

Baltimore, MD

Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital, 1991-1994

Boston, MA

Residency

Johns Hopkins Medical School, 1989-1991

Baltimore, MD

Certifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonology

Publications

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  1. Cauley RP, Potanos K, Fullington N, Bairdain S, Sheils CA, Finkelstein JA, Graham DA, Wilson JM. Pulmonary support on day of life 30 is a strong predictor of increased 1 and 5-year morbidity in survivors of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 May; 50(5):849-55.
  2. Butler WR, Sheils CA, Brown-Elliott BA, Charles N, Colin AA, Gant MJ, Goodill J, Hindman D, Toney SR, Wallace RJ, Yakrus MA. First isolations of Segniliparus rugosus from patients with cystic fibrosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Oct; 45(10):3449-52.
  3. Hayward MJ, Kharasch V, Sheils C, Friedman S, Dunleavy MJ, Utter S, Zurakowski D, Jennings R, Wilson JM. Predicting inadequate long-term lung development in children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia: an analysis of longitudinal changes in ventilation and perfusion. J Pediatr Surg. 2007 Jan; 42(1):112-6.
  4. Tang JX, Wen Q, Bennett A, Kim B, Sheils CA, Bucki R, Janmey PA. Anionic poly(amino acid)s dissolve F-actin and DNA bundles, enhance DNase activity, and reduce the viscosity of cystic fibrosis sputum. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2005 Oct; 289(4):L599-605.
  5. Nielsen H, Hvidt S, Sheils CA, Janmey PA. Elastic contributions dominate the viscoelastic properties of sputum from cystic fibrosis patients. Biophys Chem. 2004 Dec 20; 112(2-3):193-200.
  6. Muratore CS, Kharasch V, Lund DP, Sheils C, Friedman S, Brown C, Utter S, Jaksic T, Wilson JM. Pulmonary morbidity in 100 survivors of congenital diaphragmatic hernia monitored in a multidisciplinary clinic. J Pediatr Surg. 2001 Jan; 36(1):133-40.
  7. Sheils CA, Käs J, Travassos W, Allen PG, Janmey PA, Wohl ME, Stossel TP. Actin filaments mediate DNA fiber formation in chronic inflammatory airway disease. Am J Pathol. 1996 Mar; 148(3):919-27.
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