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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.


Timothy Sanders, MD, PhD, provides skilled neonatal care for infants ranging from extreme prematurity through full term. He specializes in a spectrum of neonatal conditions requiring coordinated intensive care, including complex surgical care.

Dr. Sanders has several years of experience in the management of multiple modes of respiratory support, therapeutic hypothermia and ECMO. As program director for the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, he oversees the clinical education and scholarship pursuits of future neonatologists. Dr. Sanders’ independent research program investigates mechanisms of patterning and cell communication during embryogenesis, with a particular focus on nervous system development using sophisticated methods for imaging biological processes in real time and at high resolution.

Medical Education

  • Weill Cornell Medicine


  • Boston Children's Hospital


  • Boston Children's Hospital


  • University of California San Francisco Health

Other Grad Education

  • PhD, University of Chicago

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2011

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English