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David Selewski MD

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  • College of Medicine
  • Pediatrics
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Education & Training:

Syracuse University, 2000, BS in Biology - Summa Cum Laude
Rush University Medical School, 2005, M.D. - with honors
University of Michigan, 2008, Residency in Pediatrics
University of Michigan, 2011, Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology
University of Michigan, 2013, MS in Clinical Research Design & Statistical Analysis


Research Interests:


Dr. Selewski's research focuses on critical care nephrology in neonates and pediatric patients. This work includes participation in multicenter research collaboratives focused on AKI in a variety of populations including the Neonatal Kidney Collaborative (NKC), Kidney Interventions During Membrane Oxygenation (KIDMO) study group, the Prospective Pediatric AKI study group, and the Neonatal and Pediatric Heart and Renal Outcomes Network (NEPHRON) study group.  Dr. Selewski currently sits on the steering committee for the NKC, KIDMO study group, and the NEPHRON study.  He is currently serving as the program chairperson for the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology annual meeting at the Pediatric Academic Society meeting in 2022.


Highlight Publications:

1. Renal Dysfunction Criteria in Critically Ill Children: The PODIUM Consensus Conference. Fitzgerald JC, Basu RK, Fuhrman DY, Gorga SM, Hassinger AB, Sanchez-Pinto LN, Selewski DT, Sutherland SM, Akcan-Arikan A; Pediatric Organ Dysfunction Information Update Mandate (PODIUM) Collaborative. Pediatrics. 2022 Jan 1;149(1 Suppl 1):S66-S73. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-052888J. PMID: 34970682


2. Acute Kidney Injury and Fluid Overload in Pediatric Extracorporeal Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study. Gist KM, Misfeldt A, Sahay RD, Gorga SM, Askenazi DJ, Bridges BC, Paden ML, Zappitelli M, Gien J, Basu RK, Jetton JG, Murphy HJ, King E, Fleming GM, Selewski DT, Cooper DS. ASAIO J. 2021 Oct 12. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000001601. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34643574


3. Advances in Neonatal Acute Kidney Injury. Starr MC, Charlton JR, Guillet R, Reidy K, Tipple TE, Jetton JG, Kent AL, Abitbol CL, Ambalavanan N, Mhanna MJ, Askenazi DJ, Selewski DT, Harer MW; Neonatal Kidney Collaborative Board. Pediatrics. 2021 Nov;148(5):e2021051220. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-051220. Epub 2021 Oct 1.
PMID: 34599008 Review.


4. Fluid Balance Management Informs Renal Replacement Therapy Use During Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: A Survey Report From the Kidney Intervention During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Group. Gorga SM, Lima L, Askenazi DJ, Bridges BC, Cooper DS, Paden ML, Zappitelli M, Gist KM, Gien J, Jetton JG, Murphy HJ, Fleming GM, Selewski DT, Basu RK. ASAIO J. 2022 Mar 1;68(3):407-412. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000001471. PMID: 34570725


5. Epidemiology of Acute Kidney Injury After Neonatal Cardiac Surgery: A Report From the Multicenter Neonatal and Pediatric Heart and Renal Outcomes Network. Alten JA, Cooper DS, Blinder JJ, Selewski DT, Tabbutt S, Sasaki J, Gaies MG, Bertrandt RA, Smith AH, Reichle G, Gist KM, Banerjee M, Zhang W, Hock KM, Borasino S; Neonatal and Pediatric Heart and Renal Outcomes Network (NEPHRON) Investigators. Crit Care Med. 2021 Oct 1;49(10):e941-e951. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000005165. PMID: 34166288


6. Fluid management, electrolytes imbalance and renal management in neonates with neonatal encephalopathy treated with hypothermia.     Segar JL, Chock VY, Harer MW, Selewski DT, Askenazi DJ; Newborn Brain Society Guidelines and Publications Committee.
Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2021 Aug;26(4):101261. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2021.101261. Epub 2021 Jun 12. PMID: 34140246 Review.


7. Nutrition Considerations in Neonatal Extracorporeal Life Support. Murphy HJ, Selewski DT. Neoreviews. 2021 Jun;22(6):e382-e391. doi: 10.1542/neo.22-6-e382. PMID: 34074643

8. Relationship of patent ductus arteriosus management with neonatal AKI. Guillet R, Selewski DT, Griffin R, Rastogi S, Askenazi DJ, D'Angio CT; Neonatal Kidney Collaborative. J Perinatol. 2021 Jun;41(6):1441-1447. doi: 10.1038/s41372-021-01054-1. Epub 2021 Apr 19. PMID: 33875795 Free PMC article.


9. Continuous renal replacement therapy in patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Selewski DT, Wille KM. Semin Dial. 2021 Nov;34(6):537-549. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12965. Epub 2021 Mar 25. PMID: 33765346 Free PMC article. Review.


10. Use of the Selective Cytopheretic Device in Critically Ill Children. Goldstein SL, Askenazi DJ, Basu RK, Selewski DT, Paden ML, Krallman KA, Kirby CL, Mottes TA, Terrell T, Humes HD. Kidney Int Rep. 2020 Dec 19;6(3):775-784. doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2020.12.010. eCollection 2021 Mar. PMID: 33732992 Free PMC article.