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Raul Chavez Valdez, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


Languages: English, French, Spanish

Expertise: Neonatology

Research Interests: Neurological disorders during the perinatal period; Mechanisms of inflammation and trophism

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Dr. Raul Chavez-Valdez is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is neonatology.

After finishing medical school at Universidad Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru, Dr. Chavez-Valdez did his pediatric residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in neonatology-perinatology and community pediatrics at Johns Hopkins, where he was awarded the 2007 Eudowood Board Bauernschmidt Fellowship Award. In 2013, he became a Sutland-Pakula Scholar Fellow in the Division of Neonatology.

Since 2005 his research has focused in mechanisms of inflammation and trophism with particular interest in the neurological disorders during the perinatal period. His work has been reported at many national and international meetings and in several publications in well-recognized journals. more


  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics



  • MD, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (2000)


  • University of Illinois at Chicago / Pediatrics (2005)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics (2009)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics / Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (2010)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Chavez-Valdez’s research focuses on the mechanisms of inflammation and trophism, with particular interest in neurological disorders during the perinatal period.

Activities & Honors


  • Sheila S. and Lawrence C. Pakula M.D Fellowship, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2013
  • Eudowood Board Bauernschmidt Fellowship, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2007
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