Albert Antonio, DO, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician and neonatologist, and serves as the Director of the Neonatal Transport Medicine Program at Miller Children’s & Women’s.
After earning his medical degree from the University of Medicine & Dentistry in New Jersey, Dr. Antonio completed his residency in pediatrics at the Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ His fellowship in neonatology was completed at Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center in New York, known for its level I pediatric trauma center.
Dr. Antonio spent time at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a research fellow where his population health research focused on drug abuse and immune deficiency. His scholarly research in fellowship included newborn screening for primary immune deficiencies. His research interests include neonatal transport medicine, high-frequency ventilation, pulmonary hypertension, chronic lung disease, neonatal resuscitation, newborn screening, and point-of-care ultrasound.
At Miller Children's & Women's, Dr. Antonio oversees the Neonatal Transport Medicine Program operations, program development, staff and physician training specific to critically ill neonates transport. His commitment to improving clinical and patient outcomes centers on TeamSTEPPS®, designed to optimize the use of information, clinicians, and resources to achieve optimal outcomes. It was developed by the Department of Defense’s Patient Safety Program in collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality and Dr. Antonio is a certified master trainer.
Dr. Antonio is an active member of the California Association of Neonatologists and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Areas of Interest
- Neonatal Transport Medicine
- Pulmonary Hypertension
- Chronic Lung Disease
- Neonatal Resuscitation
- Newborn Screening
- Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency - Pediatrics
Goryeb Children’s Hospital
Fellowship - Neonatology
Cohen's Children's Medical Center
Locations & Affiliations
Pediatrix/MEDNEX Inc., 2801 Atlantic Ave., Neonatology, Long Beach CA 90806
2801 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA
Pediatrix Medical Group
24451Health Center Drive Suite 540
Laguna Hills, CA
Office: (949) 452-7165