Rana Alissa

Rana Alissa, MD

Associate Professor

Department: Pediatrics – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-3050
Business Email: rana.alissa@jax.ufl.edu

About Rana Alissa

Rana Alissa, M.D., is a University of Florida associate professor of pediatrics and a board-certified pediatrician at UF Health specializing in newborn care. She received her medical degree from Damascus University in Damascus, Syria, and completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida.

Additional Positions:
Associate Professor
2022 – Current · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7400 Pediatric Clerkship
2018
MDC6001 Intro Clin Practice

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

Publications

2023
A Case of Congenital Syphilis Diagnosed in an Infant Past the Newborn Period.
Cureus. 15(8) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.44102. [PMID] 37750150.
2023
Prevalence of asymptomatic cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in newborns in northeast Florida.
Frontiers in epidemiology. 3 [DOI] 10.3389/fepid.2023.1270374. [PMID] 38455916.
2023
Tailored Approach to Evaluation and Management of Early Onset Neonatal Sepsis in a Safety-Net Teaching Hospital in Northeast Florida.
Cureus. 15(9) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.45263. [PMID] 37846280.
2023
The Many Faces of Neurological Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infection.
Cureus. 15(7) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.41580. [PMID] 37559852.
2021
Copious amount of bloody stool in a newborn shortly after birth.
SAGE open medical case reports. 9 [DOI] 10.1177/2050313X211054260. [PMID] 34707868.
2021
Decreasing Admissions to the NICU: An Official Transition Bed for Neonates.
Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. 21(1):87-91 [DOI] 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000765. [PMID] 32384327.
2021
Saving Time for Patient Care by Optimizing Physician Note Templates: A Pilot Study.
Frontiers in digital health. 3 [DOI] 10.3389/fdgth.2021.772356. [PMID] 35098206.
2021
Suitability of Placental Blood Samples of Newborns for Pre-Transfusion Testing.
Frontiers in pediatrics. 9 [DOI] 10.3389/fped.2021.661321. [PMID] 33996695.
2020
The impact on the exclusive breastfeeding rate at 6 months of life of introducing supplementary donor milk into the level 1 newborn nursery.
Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 40(7):1109-1114 [DOI] 10.1038/s41372-020-0657-6. [PMID] 32231257.
2018
Comparison of heel stick sample with placental blood sample for pretransfusion testing.
Transfusion. 58(9):2227-2231 [DOI] 10.1111/trf.14792. [PMID] 30153354.
2018
Glucose Gel in Infants at Risk for Transitional Neonatal Hypoglycemia.
American journal of perinatology. 35(11):1050-1056 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0038-1639338. [PMID] 29579758.
2018
Primer in Patient Safety Concepts: Simulation Case-Based Training for Pediatric Residents and Fellows.
MedEdPORTAL : the journal of teaching and learning resources. 14 [DOI] 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10711. [PMID] 30800911.
2011
Functional profile of the platelet P2Y₁₂ receptor signalling pathway in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and coronary artery disease.
Thrombosis and haemostasis. 105(4):730-2 [DOI] 10.1160/TH10-10-0652. [PMID] 21225097.

Education

Pediatrics Residency
2013 · University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville
Medical Degree
1997 · Damascus University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(904) 244-3050
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
653 W 8TH ST L16
JACKSONVILLE FL 32209