Jeffrey S. Shenberger, MD is Division Head of Neonatology and the Ross Mayer Endowed Chair in Neonatology at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Shenberger’s clinical interests include bronchopulmonary dysplasia, nutrition, neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome, retinopathy of prematurity, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). In his free time, Dr. Shenberger enjoys time with his family, kayaking, hiking, and photography.


Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine


University Of Minnesota


University of Minnesota

American Board of Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Visiting Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • Cardona VQ, Rao R, Zaniletti I, Joe P, Johnson Y, DiGeronimo R, Hamrick SE, Lee K-S, Mietzsch U, Natarajan G, Peeples E, Wu T-W, Hossain T, Flibotte, J, Chandel A, Distler A, Shenberger JS, Oghifobibi O, Massaro AN, Dizon MLV. Association of Hospital Resource Utilization with Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Neonates with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Mar 1;6(3):e233770. PMID: 36943267.
  • O’Shea TM, Register HM, Xi JX, Jensen ET, Joseph RM, Kuban KC, Frazier JA, Washburn L, Belfort M, South AM, Santos HP, Shenberger J, Perrin EM, Thompson AL, Singh R, Rollins J, Gogcu S, Sanderson K, Woods C, Fry RC. Gains in Weight and Length during Infancy after Extremely Preterm Birth: Associations with Later Neurodevelopment and Health Outcomes. J Pediatr 252:40-47, 2023.
  • Davis JM, Shenberger JS, Terrin N, Breeze J, Hudak M, Silverstein M, Wachman E, Oliveira EL, Harvey-Wilkes K, Marro P, Czynski A, Englehardt B, D’Apolito K, Bogen DL, Lester B. Comparison of Safety and Efficacy of Methadone vs Morphine for Treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial, JAMA Pediatr 2018; 172 (8):741-748. PMCID: PMC6142918
  • Fang L, Zhang L, Barber A, and Shenberger JS. Translational regulation of FGF2 expression in oxygen-induced retinopathy. Investig Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2015; 56: 207-215.
  • Meyers JM, Greecher CP, Shaffer ML, and Shenberger JS. Potential influence of total parenteral nutrition on body composition at discharge in preterm infants. J Maternal-Fetal Neonatal Med 2013; 26: 1548-1553.