- Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
Thomas Michael Raffay, MD, FAAP, is a neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology and Perinatal Medicine at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and Instructor, Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
Dr. Raffay is board certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine and is certified in extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and neonatal resuscitation. His special interest is in lung and respiratory problems in newborns. He joined the UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital staff in 2013.
Dr. Raffay earned his bachelor’s degree cum laude from Case Western Reserve University and his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, Ohio. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, and a William Randolph Hearst Neonatology Fellowship at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital.
As a fellow, Dr. Raffay won several awards for basic research. His current research interest is lung development in the newborn infant. He presently is participating in a basic science research project in this field and has published abstracts and papers and presented lectures at local and national medical meetings about it.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Awards and Recognition
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
William Randolph Hearst Neonatology Fellowship, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, 2011
Lung development in the newborn infant
- Airway Hyperreactivity
- Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
- Neonatal Lung Disease
- Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
- Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Fellowship | Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - Uh Rainbow Babies And Children's Hospital (2010 - 2013)
Residency | Pediatrics
Pediatrics - Nationwide Children's Hospital (2007 - 2010)
The Ohio State University College Of Medicine (2003 - 2007)
Case Western Reserve University (2003)
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