Connecticut Children's Specialty Group



Victor Herson, MD


Education: BA, Colgate University, 1969
MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 1973
Residency: Pediatrics, University of Colorado Medical Center, 1973-1976
Fellowship: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Connecticut, 1979-1981

Board Certifications

Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine

Faculty Appointment

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine


General neonatology with focuses on quality improvement and infection control

Published Research

  • Hagadorn JI, Brownell EA, Lussier MM, Parker MG, Herson VC. Variability of Criteria for Pasteurized Donor Human Milk Use: A Survey of U.S. Neonatal ICU Medical Directors.J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 40(3):326-33; 2016
  • Hagadorn JI, Salikooti S, Pappagallo M, Arias-Camison J, Weiner S, Alba J, Herson V. Postpartum Triage, Services Provided, and Length of Stay for Infants Born At 35 Weeks Gestation. Am J Perinatol. 32: 747-54, 2015
  • Brownell, EA, Lussier MM, Hagadorn JI, McGrath JM, Marinelli KA, Herson VC. Independent Predictors of Human Milk Receipt at Neonatal Intensive Care. Am J Perinatol. 31:891-8, 2014.
  • Fang; Guirguis; Borgida; Feldman; Ingardia; Herson; Increased neonatal morbidity despite pulmonary maturity for deliveries occurring before 39 weeks. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, 26(1), 79-82, 2013
  • Kabbur P, Herson V, Wolkoff L: Midaortic syndrome on a premature infant. Connecticut Medicine, 76:73-75, 2012.
  • Hagadorn J, Sanders M, Staves C, Herson V, Daigle K: Diuretics for very low birth weight babies in the first 28 days: a survey of U.S. neonatologists. J Perinatology, 31: 677-681, 2011.
  • Herson V: Culturing expressed breast milk: a costly and (mostly) useless procedure. [Editorial] Journal of Perinatology; 31: 301, 2011.
  • Spencer J, Ingardia C, Nold C, Borida A, Herson V, Egan J: Perinatal and neonatal outcomes of triplet gestations based on placental chorionicity. Am J of Perinatology; 26(8):587-90, 2009.
  • Feldman D, Carbone J, Belden L, Borgida A, Herson V: Betamethasone versus dexamethasone for prevention of morbidity in very low birth weight neonates. Am. J Ob Gyn; 197:284 e1- 284e4, 2007.