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New Chief of the Division of Neonatology Appointed

Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Welcomes Dr. Ogino

Monday, Sep 24, 2012

Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington

Mark Ogino, MD

Mark Ogino, MD, has been appointed Chief, Division of Neonatology at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. He comes to Nemours from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) where he was an attending neonatologist and Director of CHOP Newborn Care at the Chester County Hospital. 

A graduate of UCLA and the University of California — San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, Dr. Ogino served his pediatric residency and chief residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and his neonatal-perinatal fellowship at UCSD. He also completed a research fellowship in infectious diseases at UCSD.

Prior to joining CHOP, Dr. Ogino served as the director of neonatology for Kaiser-Permanente and the director of the Hanuola ECMO program in Hawaii. He is board-certified in neonatal-perinatal medicine. Listed among “America’s Top Pediatricians” and “America’s Best Doctors,” he is the Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Ogino actively publishes and lectures, most extensively on topics surrounding ECMO. He looks forward to enhancing the ECMO and simulations programs at Nemours as well as the academic and research interests of the division.

About Nemours

Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the two free-standing children’s hospitals: the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla., along with outpatient facilities in five states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens,, and offers on-demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnect. Nemours is a program dedicated to preventing reading failure in young children, grounded in Nemours’ understanding that child health and learning are inextricably linked, and that reading level is a strong predictor of adult health.

Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves.