About Dr. Aby

Janelle L. Aby, MD is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University and is the Medical Director of the Newborn Nursery at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. She is passionate about training medical students, nurses, and physicians in the care of newborns including the recognition of physical findings specific to newborns. She has been repeatedly recognized for her outstanding teaching within the Stanford University School of Medicine, and her comprehensive online neonatal educational resource (newborns.stanford.edu) has helped medical training programs around the world.


Dr. Aby has been caring for newborns for more than 20 years.