Mary Patrinos

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Mary Elaine Patrinos, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor

  • Division: Neonatology


Mary Elaine Patrinos, MD, FAAP, is a neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology and Perinatal Medicine at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and a staff neonatologist at UH Parma Medical Center, Parma, Ohio, and Southwest General Health Center, Middleburg Heights, Ohio, a UH partner hospital. She also is Director of the Infant Apnea Program and Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Patrinos is board certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine and is certified in neonatal resuscitation. Her special interests are apnea in premature infants and follow-up of neonatal intensive care unit graduates.

Dr. Patrinos earned her bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, and her medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill., and a fellowship in neonatology-perinatal medicine at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Ill.

Dr. Patrinos was named to the UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital staff in 2011. Prior to that she was a staff neonatologist at Lovelace Women’s Hospital, Albuquerque, N.M., for five years and at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, Hawaii for 11 years.

She has authored papers in medical journals and written eight textbook chapters. Dr. Patrinos is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and Phi Kappa Phi.

Awards and Recognition
• Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
• Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society