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Jocelyn C. Leung, MD

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:




Education and Training


Medical School: State University of New York at Brooklyn 
Pediatric Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 
Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


I received my MD from the State University of New York - Downstate Medical Center. I then completed my pediatric residency training at Montefiore Medical Center (Bronx, NY) followed by fellowship training in neonatal-perinatal medicine. I started my fellowship training at Montefiore Medical Center (Bronx, NY) and completed it at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia, PA). Upon completion of my fellowship training, I joined the faculty at Louisiana State University Medical School. In 2007, I joined the faculty at University of Maryland Medical School. I was appointed the Medical Director for the NICU Follow-up program.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Neonatal kidney disease, neonatal outcomes

Highlighted Publications

  1. Leung J.C., Travis B.C., Verlander J.W., Sandhu S.K., Yang S-G, Zea A.H., Weiner I.D., and Silverstein D.M.: Expression and developmental regulation of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor subunits in the kidney and cardiovascular system Amer. J. Physiol. 283(4):R964-71, 2002.
  2. Leung J.C., Marphis T., Craver R.D., Silverstein D.M.: Altered NMDA receptor expression in renal toxicity: Protection with a receptor antagonist. Kidney Int. 66(1):167-76, 2004
  3. Leung J.C., Ragland N., Marphis T., SilversteinD.M.: NMDA agonists and antagonists induce renal culture cell toxicity. Med Chem 4(6): 565-71, 2008.
  4. Leung J.C., Cifra C.L, Agthe A.G., Sun C.J., Viscardi, R.M.: Antenatal Factors Modulate Hearing Screen Failure Risk in Preterm Infants.  Arch Dis Childhood, doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-307843