Dr. Eugene Mahmoud

Neonatology
Pasadena, CA
43 years experience male

Locations

Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

Pasadena, CA

Address

775 E. Union Street, Apt. 424, Pasadena, CA
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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About

Bio

I began to practice Neonatology in 1984 and have been very fortunate to have worked with some of the best minds in this field of medicine. Working in this field has helped me to understand that many problems that a newborn has at birth can be treated or ameliorated.

Specialties
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Neonatology

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

Arabic, English

Doctor Q&A

44 Answers
18 Agrees
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
43 years experience
Periodic breathing: Periodic breathing, where newborns have a brief interruption of breathing for a few seconds, is common in newborns. They will outgrow this over seve... Read More
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Permethrin: The treatment of choice in children is permethrin 5% cream. It is applied all over the body and face for infants, left on for 12 hours, and washed off... Read More
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Yes.: Other cephalothoracapagus twins result when twins resulting from one zygote to form identical twins do not separate completely from the the head and c... Read More
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Bumps on the head: Newborns and infants suffering many bumps and bruises heal quickly.With respect to the head, there is always concern for potential brain injury. As ... Read More
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Intestinal atresia: Intestinal atresia is a malformation where there is a narrowing or absence of a portion of the intestine. This defect can either occur in the small or... Read More
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Omphalocele: Omphalocele is a birth defect of the abdominal (belly) wall. The infant’s intestines, liver, or other organs may stick outside of the belly through th... Read More
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Congenital defect: Congenital malformation is aphysical defect present in a baby at birth that can involve many different parts of the body, including the brain, heart, ... Read More
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Newborn constipation: Infant constipation is not common. Yet, your baby might have infant constipation if he or she has hard or pellet-like bowel movements and it appears ... Read More
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Tic douloureux: Tic douloureux or trigeminal neuralgia is a severe, stabbing pain to one side of the face. It stems from one or more branches of the nerve that suppli... Read More
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Large baby: A large baby or large for gestational age baby is a baby whose weight is greater than 95% of babies born at that particular gestational age.
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AV septal defects: Endocardial cushion defects, more commonly known as atrioventricular (AV) canal or septal defects, include a range of defects characterized by involve... Read More
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MPS: An inherited metabolic disorders affecting a type of complex carbohydrate called a mucopolysaccharide that is deposited in body tissues because the pe... Read More
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Hypotonia: A limp baby is used to describe most a baby born with decreased muscle tone. Most full term babies are born with flexed arms and legs toward the cent... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
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Apnea of prematurity: Apnea is a term for breathing pauses more than 20 seconds. It can occur in full-term babies, but is more greater, the more the baby is premature. Ap... Read More
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TORCHES: The TORCH screen is a group of blood tests that check the presence of antibodies for several different infections that may be present. TORCH stands f... Read More
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Kernicterus tests: Kernicterus is a devastating chronic disabling condition characterized by the clinical tetrad of choreoathetoid cerebral palsy, central neural hearing... Read More
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Rooting reflex: A reflex that is seen in normal newborn babies, who automatically turn the face toward the stimulus and make sucking (rooting) motions with the mouth ... Read More
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Breast feeding: Most medication taken by the mother is safe for breast feeding. If you are taking medication that may be harmful for the newborn, your doctor will ad... Read More
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Preterm birth: A preterm delivery is defined as any delivery of a newborn less than 37 weeks gestation completed.
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Meconium staining: Sometimes, however, a baby has a bowel movement before or during birth. If this happens, the amniotic fluid released when the mother's bag of water br... Read More
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Patau syndrome: Patau syndrome is the least common and most severe of the viable autosomal trisomies. Median survival is fewer than 3 days. First was identified as a ... Read More
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Aortic stenosis: Aortic stenosis is a narrowing of the aortic valve opening. Aortic stenosis restricts the blood flow from the left ventricle to the aorta and may also... Read More
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Hemihypertrophy: Hemihypertrophy or hemihyperplasia is a condition in which one side of the body or a part of one side of the body is larger than the other to an exten... Read More
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IUGR: A more accurate term is Intrauterine Growth Restriction, which refers to restricted fetal growth due to decreased blood flow to the placenta in the ut... Read More
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Chorioamnionitis: Intra-amniotic infection (formerly called chorioamnionitis) is infection of the chorion, amnion, amniotic fluid, placenta, or a combination. Infection... Read More
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Umbilical prolapse: In umbilical cord prolapse, the cord slips ahead of the presenting part of the fetus and protrudes into the cervical canal or vagina, or beyond. It co... Read More
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Immunization: For the most part these are minor (for example, a sore arm or low-grade fever) and go away within a few days. However, each immunization has potential... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
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Neural tube defect: Neural tube defects are birth defects of the brain, spine, or spinal cord. They happen in the first month of pregnancy, often before a woman even know... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
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HELLP Syndrome: HELLP syndrome is named for 3 features of the disease (hemolysis, elevated liver enzyme levels, and low platelet levels). It is a life-threatening co... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
43 years experience
Respiratory distress: A description of a newborn with pneumonia is a newborn born to a mother who may have signs or symptoms of an infection. Thus, a newborn may be born w... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
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Chronic lung disease: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is a form of chronic lung disease that affects newborns (mostly premature) and infants. It results from damage to the lungs... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
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Medications and risk: Safety has not been established during breastfeeding. Because it can cause methemoglobinemia, sulfhemoglobinemia, and hemolytic anemia, it should be ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
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Red birth mark: An infantile hemangioma is one of the most common benign tumors of infancy. For most hemangiomas, 80% of infantile hemangioma size is generally reac... Read More
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Newborn heart rate: Most fetal heart rates before birth are normally more than 100. This helps to indicate fetal well being before birth. After birth, most newborn hear... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
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Ignore: Pertussis immunization will minimize and eliminate the risk of Whooping Cough.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
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Multiple births: The chances of having twins, triplets or other multiples without the assistance of fertility treatments or procedures like invitro fertilization, are:... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
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Craniosynostosis: Craniosynostosis present at birth consists of premature fusion of one or more cranial sutures, often resulting in an abnormal head shape, representing... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
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Esophageal atresia: Esophageal atresia (EA) is a congenital defect, which occurs before birth. There are several types. In most cases, the upper esophagus ends and does n... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
43 years experience
HDN: During pregnancy, red blood cells from the unborn baby can cross into the mother's blood through the placenta. Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn occurs... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
43 years experience
Imperforate anus: An imperforate anus or anorectal malformations are birth defects in which the rectum is malformed. Anorectal malformations are a spectrum of differen... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
43 years experience
TTN: Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) is a parenchymal lung disorder characterized by pulmonary edema resulting from delayed resorption and clearan... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
43 years experience
Rubella: Rubella is generally a benign communicable exanthematous disease. The major complication of rubella is its teratogenic effects when pregnant women co... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
43 years experience
Tethered spinal cold: A tethered spinal cord is when the spinal cord becomes attached to tissue around the vertebral column, most commonly at its base. Consequently, the sp... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
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Prenatal CMV: When CMV seronegative mothers contract primary CMV infection during pregnancy, roughly 50% will transmit to the infection to the fetus. About 25% of ... Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, NJ
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS HOSPITAL
Completed 1984

Awards

Founding Knowledge Editor, First Place, California - Winter
2016
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Expert Medical Reviewer, Medical Board Of California
Advanced Medical Reviews Reviewer
Consultant of the Plasma Center (GMAC) Sacramento, CA
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