Milenka Cuevas-Guaman, MD


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Neonatal-Perinatal 2013
University of South Alabama residency Pediatrics 2010
Universidad Mayor de San Andres medical school Doctor of Medicine 2004

Personal Statement

Every kid deserves the opportunity to grow to their fullest potential from the first minute they are alive.

Research interests



Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member (2007 - Present)
American Academy of Pediatrics, Perinatal Section Member (2010 - Present)
American Thoracic Society Member (2012 - Present)
ECMO Committee Section of Neonatology, Baylor College of Medicine. Member (2010 - Present)
ECMO Committee Texas Children’s Hospital Wide Committee Member (2014 - Present)
Society of Pediatric Research Member (2016 - Present)
Texas Pediatric Society, Fetus and Newborn Committee Member (2010 - Present)

Selected Publications

Guevas,M, Rettig KR, Bhowmick SK, Clements LS, Infant with failure to thrive. Clinical Pediatrics Vol 50, N4, April 2011.

Cuevas Guaman M, Sbrana E, Shope C, et al. Administration of antenatal glucocorticoids and postnatal surfactant ameliorates respiratory distress syndrome-associated neonatal lethality in Erk3(-/-) mouse pups. Pediatric Research Jul 2014;76(1):24-32.

Cuevas Guaman M, Gien J, Baker CD, Zhang H, Austin ED, Collaco JM. Point Prevalence, Clinical Characteristics, and Treatment Variation for Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. American Journal of Perinatology 2015 Aug;32(10):960-7. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1547326. Epub 2015 Mar 4.

Pew, B. K., Harris, R. A., Sbrana, E., Cuevas Guaman, M., Shope, C., Chen, R., Meloche, S.,  Aagaard, K. Structural and Transcriptomic Response to Antenatal Corticosteroids in an Erk3-null Mouse Model of Respiratory Distress.  American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2016 Sep;215(3):384.e1-384.e89. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.04.043. Epub 2016 Apr 30.

Abman SH, Collaco JM, Shepherd EG, Keszler M, Cuevas-Guaman M, Welty SE, Truog WE, McGrath-Morrow SA, Moore PE, Rhein LM, Kirpalani H, Zhang H, Gratny LL, Lynch SK, Curtiss J, Stonestreet BS, McKinney RL, Dysart KC, Gien J, Baker CD, Donohue PK, Austin E, Fike C, Nelin LD; Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Collaborative. Interdisciplinary Care of Children with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Journal of Pediatrics 2016 Nov 28. pii: S0022-3476(16)31216-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.10.082. [Epub ahead of print.]