Jonathan Muraskas, MD, FAAP


Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal/Fetal Medicine
Maternal/Fetal Medicine
Co-Medical Director, Neonatal ICU

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Conjoined Twins
  • Ethical Issues
  • Low Birth-Weight Infants
  • Multiple Births
  • Neonatology
  • Perinatal Asphyxia
  • Premature Babies
  • Premature Babies
  • Medical-Legal Issues

About Dr. Muraskas

Fishing, Golf

Medical Education

Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola University Medical Center - Pediatrics
Loyola University Medical Center - Pediatrics: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Board Certification

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - General Cert: AM Board of Pediatrics


  • Factors influencing independent oral feeding in preterm infants Van Nostrand, S. M.; Bennett, L. N.; Coraglio, V. J.; Guo, R.; Muraskas, J. K., Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Influence of perinatal factors in short- and long-term outcomes of infants born at 23 weeks of gestation Miltaha, H. R.; Fahey, L. M.; Sajous, C. H.; Morrison, J. C.; Muraskas, J. K., American Journal of Perinatology
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  • Acute drop in blood monocyte count differentiates NEC from other causes of feeding intolerance Remon, J.; Kampanatkosol, R.; Kaul, R. R.; Muraskas, J. K.; Christensen, R. D.; Maheshwari, A., Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association
  • Measurement of the glucocorticoid receptor: relevance to the diagnosis of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency in children Bhatia, R.; Muraskas, J.; Janusek, L. W.; Mathews, H., Journal of critical care
  • The relationship between reticulated platelets intestinal alkaline phosphatase, and necrotizing enterocolitis, Kampanatkosol, R.; Thomson, T.; Habeeb, O.; Glynn, L.; Dechristopher, P. J.; Yong, S.; Jeske, W.; Maheshwari, A.; Muraskas, J., Journal of pediatric surgery
  • Adult outcomes of three newborns with a combined weight of 1100 grams. Minoli, I.; Castillo, P. R.; Ginsberg, H.; Muraskas, J., Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Decreased survival in necrotizing enterocolitis is significantly associated with neonatal and maternal blood group: the AB isoagglutinin hypothesis Thomson, T.; Habeeb, O.; DeChristopher, P. J.; Glynn, L.; Yong, S.; Muraskas, J., Journal of Perinatology
  • Long-term follow-up of 2 newborns with a combined birth weight of 540 grams. Muraskas, J. K.; Rau, B. J.; Castillo, P. R.; Gianopoulos, J.; Boyd, L. A., Pediatrics
  • Congenital anomalies and rhabdoid tumor associated with 22q11 germline deletion and somatic inactivation of the SMARCB1 tumor suppressor. Toth, G.; Zraly, C. B.; Thomson, T. L.; Jones, C.; Lapetino, S.; Muraskas, J.; Zhang, J.; Dingwall, A. K., Genes, chromosomes & cancer
  • A proposed evidence-based neonatal work-up to confirm or refute allegations of intrapartum asphyxia. Muraskas, J. K.; Morrison, J. C., Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Does the International Classification of Disease (ICD-9) Code Accurately Identify Neonates Who Clinically Have Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy? Vance, G. A.; Niederhauser, A.; Chauhan, S. P.; Magann, E. F.; Dahlke, J. D.; Muraskas, J. K.; Morrison, J. C., Gynecologic and obstetric investigation
  • Pericardial effusion in a preterm infant resulting from umbilical venous catheter placement. Thomson, T. L.; Levine, M.; Muraskas, J. K.; El-Zein, C., Pediatric cardiology
  • A novel presentation of a rare chromosome 21q22.2 deletion. Miller, A. C.; Rashid, R. M.; Muraskas, J. K., Clinical dysmorphology
  • Cost of saving the tiniest lives: NICUs versus prevention Muraskas, J.; Parsi, K., American Medical Association Journal of Ethics
  • The Cost of Saving the Tiniest Lives: NICUs versus Prevention Muraskas, J.; Parsi, K., The virtual mentor : VM
  • Characteristic sonographic findings of hepatic erosion by umbilical vein catheters. Lim-Dunham, J. E.; Vade, A.; Capitano, H. N.; Muraskas, J., Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Multiple vascular accidents: pentalogy of Cantrell in one twin with left sided colonic atresia in the second twin Rashid, R. M.; Muraskas, J. K., Journal of perinatal medicine
  • Old school. Muraskas, J., Journal of Perinatology
  • Annular pancreas in identical twin newborns. Hulvat, M. C.; Kumar, R. B.; Newman, B. M.; Muraskas, J. K., Journal of pediatric surgery
  • Case 1: External ear anatomic anomaly in a newborn. Rashid, R. M.; Muraskas, J. K., Acta Paediatrica
  • Orthopaedic implications of multiple gestation pregnancy with triplets. Bielski, R. J.; Gesell, M. W.; Teng, A. L.; Cooper, D. H.; Muraskas, J. K., Journal of pediatric orthopedics
  • A randomized trial comparing beractant and poractant treatment in neonatal respiratory distress syndrome. Malloy, C. A.; Nicoski, P.; Muraskas, J. K., Acta Paediatrica
  • A small life in detail. Muraskas, J., Journal of Perinatology
  • Special relationships between fetal inflammatory response syndrome and bronchopulmonary dysplasia in neonates. Mittendorf, R.; Covert, R.; Montag, A. G.; elMasri, W.; Muraskas, J.; Lee, K. S.; Pryde, P. G., Journal of perinatal medicine
  • A girl with a birth weight of 280 g now 14 years old, Muraskas, J.; Hasson, A.; Besinger, R. E., The New England journal of medicine
  • Single versus weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids in preterm premature rupture of membranes Lee, M. J.; Davies, J.; Guinn, D.; Sullivan, L.; Atkinson, M. W.; McGregor, S.; Parilla, B. V.; Hanlon-Lundberg, K.; Simpson, L.; Stone, J.; Wing, D.; Ogasawara, K.; Muraskas, J., OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
  • Amniotic band syndrome with significant orofacial clefts and disruptions and distortions of craniofacial structures Muraskas, J. K.; McDonnell, J. F.; Chudik, R. J.; Salyer, K. E.; Glynn, L., Journal of pediatric surgery
  • T-cell proliferative responses following sepsis in neonatal rats Dallal, O.; Ravindranath, T. M.; Choudhry, M. A.; Kohn, A.; Muraskas, J. K.; Namak, S. Y.; Alattar, M. H.; Sayeed, M. M., Biology of the neonate
  • Neonatal-perinatal risk factors for the development of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn in preterm newborns. Muraskas, J. K.; Juretschke, L. J.; Weiss, M. G.; Bhola, M.; Besinger, R. E., American Journal of Perinatology
  • Sepsis-induced alteration in T-cell Ca(2+) signaling in neonatal rats Alattar, M. H.; Ravindranath, T. M.; Choudhry, M. A.; Muraskas, J. K.; Namak, S. Y.; Dallal, O.; Sayeed, M. M., Biology of the neonate
  • Single vs weekly courses of antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of preterm delivery: A randomized controlled trial Guinn, D. A.; Atkinson, M. W.; Sullivan, L.; Lee, M.; MacGregor, S.; Parilla, B. V.; Davies, J.; Hanlon-Lundberg, K.; Simpson, L.; Stone, J.; Wing, D.; Ogasawara, K.; Muraskas, J., JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association
  • Prophylactic treatment of endotoxic shock with monophosphoryl lipid A in newborn rats Wy, C. A.; Goto, M.; Young, R. I.; Myers, T. F.; Muraskas, J., Biology of the neonate