- MD, WVU School of Medicine
Neonatal Abstinence Treatment at WVU Medicine Children's Hospital
Families with babies receiving treatment in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) can't always be as close by as they'd like, and the separation can be stressful. Mark Polak, MD, explains how WVU Medicine Children's NICVIEW camera system helps keep parents connected with our tiniest patients.
About Mark Polak
Dr. Polak is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, and chief of the Section of Neonatology at the West Virginia University School of Medicine. He has been on faculty at WVU since 1988. He is the senior attending in the NICU at WVU Children’s Hospital. Dr. Polak received his medical degree from West Virginia University. He completed his pediatric residency at West Virginia University. He completed his fellowship in neonatal and perinatal medicine at the Shand’s Hospital at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. He has authored more than 80 publications, book chapters, and abstracts about research topics including respiratory disease, neonatology, and pulmonary hemodynamics. He has been active in clinical research endeavors. A member of the Society for Pediatric Research, Dr Polak is also a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is active in the Perinatal, and the Administration and Practice Management Subsections.
Patient Care Information
- Pediatric Neonatology
- General Pediatrics
- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
- Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
West Virginia University Hospitals; WVU School of Medicine, 1985
Fellowship, Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine, 1987