Thomas George, MD

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U.S. News & World Report 2012 Top Doctor

Mpls St. Paul Magazine Top Docs 2011

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Docs 2010

Best Doctors in America®, 2009-2010

Best Doctors in America®, 2007-2008

Best Doctors in America®, 2006-2007

Best Doctors in America®, 2005-2006

Joseph L. Butterfield Award for Excellence in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Colorado (1998)

Competitive Institutional Research Fellowship, NIH funded University of Iowa Cardiovascular Center (1996 – 1997)

Finalist, M3 Teacher of the Year, Carver College of Medicine (1996)

Member, Teaching Scholars Program Office of Consultation and Research in Medical Education Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa (2001 – 2004)

PL-3 Teacher of the Year, Department of Pediatrics (1994)

Outstanding PL-3 Award by Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics (1994)

PL-2 Sarah Riesz Award for Compassion and Caring in patient care.  Department of Pediatrics (1993)

Honors Research Program with Center for Paralysis Research, Purdue University (1986 – 1990)

George TN, Snyder JM.  Regulation of surfactant protein gene expression by retinoic acid metabolites.  Pediatr Res.  1997; 41:692-701.

Klein JM, Thompson MW, Snyder JM, George TN, Whitsett JA, Bell EF, McCray PB, Nogee LM.  Transient surfactant protein B deficiency in a term infant with severe respiratory failure. J Pediatr.  1998; 132:244-248.

George TN, Johnson KJ, Bates JN, Segar JL.  The effect of inhaled nitric oxide therapy on bleeding time and platelet aggregation in neonates.  J Pediatr.  1998; 132:731-734.

George TN, Miakotina OL, Goss KL, Snyder JM.  Mechanism of all-trans retinoic acid and glucocorticoid regulation of surfactant protein mRNA.  Am J Physiol (Lung Cell Mol Physiol). 1998; 274:L560-L566.

Acarregui MJ, George TN, Rhead WJ.  Carbohydrate-deficient glycoprotein syndrome type 1 with profound thrombocytopenia and normal phosphomannomutase and phosphomannose isomerase activities.  J Pediatr.  1998; 133(5):697-700.

Kinsella JP, Cutter GR, Walsh WF, Gerstmann DR, Bose CL, Hart C, Sekar KS, Auten RL, Bhutani VK, Gerdes JS, George TN, Southgate WM, Carriedo H, Couser RJ, Mammel MC, Hall DC,  Pappagallo M, Sardesai S, Strain J,  Baier M, Abman SH. Early Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy in Premature Newborns with Respiratory Failure. N Engl J Med 2006 355:354-64

Ephgrave K, Stansfield B, Woodhead J, Sharp WJ, George T, Lawrence J.  The resident view of professionalism behavior frequency in ‘outstanding’ and ‘not outstanding’ faculty.  American Journal of Surgery 2006; 191: 701-5

George TN, Prince LS, Launspach J, Thomas C, Zabner J.  Nasal Voltage in premature infants treated with glucocorticoids.  Under revision.

Books or Chapters
Snyder JM, George TN, Miakotina OL. Insulin and Lung Development.  In: Contemporary Endocrinology: Endocrinology of the Lung: Development.  Mendelson CR, ed. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ 2000. p.181-200.

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