John W Winters, MD
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
John W Winters, MD, is a board-certified pediatric critical care physician at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has been with the hospital since December 1997. He completed medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska. Subsequently, he did his pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital Medical Center of Northern California, Oakland, California, followed by a pediatric critical care fellowship at the combined program of Children's Hospital Medical Center of Northern California, and the University of California at San Francisco. His first clinical position was at the Rockford Medical Center PICU, Rockford, Illinois. He then transferred to Helen DeVos Children's Hospital as a pediatric intensivist. From 1999-2009, Dr. Winters was chairperson of Helen DeVos Children's Hospital's Pediatric Critical Care (PCC) QA/QI committee and sat on the Trauma QA/QI committee as well as the Pediatric Professional Standards committee. In addition he was co-chair of the Pediatric Blood Management Team. From 2009-2018 he served as the chairperson of the PCC Medication Safety committee. Presently Dr. Winters serves as the PCC Nurse Practitioner advocate as well as a member of the Pediatric Neurocritical Care team. His clinical and educational interests include student/resident/APP education and neurocritical care.
- American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Critical Care Medicine)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 1995, Pediatric Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Northern California/UCSF
- Residency 1992, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Northern California
- MD 1989, Creighton University
- BA 1985, Chemistry, Westmont College
- neurocritical care
- Comprehensive Ophthalmology
- Clinical Education
Hassan N., Winters J., Winterhalter K., Reischman D., El-Borai Y. Effects of blood conservation on the incidence of anemia and transfusions in pediatric parapneumonic effusion: A hospitalist perspective Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2010;5:410-413. doi: 10.1002/jhm.700.
Bunchman T., Barletta G., Winters J., Gardner J., Crumb T., McBryde K. Phenylacetate and benzoate clearance in a hyperammonemic infant on sequential hemodialysis and hemofiltration Pediatric Nephrology. 2007;22:1062-1065. doi: 10.1007/s00467-007-0436-z.
Bunchman T., Hackbarth R., Maxvold N., Winters J., Barletta G. Prevention of dialysis disequilibrium by use of CVVH International Journal of Artificial Organs. 2007;30:441-444. doi: 10.1177/039139880703000512.
Kurt B., Winterhalter K., Connors R., Betz B., Winters J. Therapy of parapneumonic effusions in children: Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus conventional thoracostomy drainage Pediatrics. 2006;118 doi: 10.1542/peds.2005-2719.
Winters J., Willing M., Sanfilippo D. Heliox improves ventilation during high-frequency oscillatory ventilation in pediatric patients Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2000;1:33-37. doi: 10.1097/00130478-200007000-00006.
Stoiko M.A., Hassan N.E., Kopec J.S., Hackbarth R.M., Winters J.W., Decker J.E., Bouthillier M., Sanfilippo D.J. A critical care based pediatric sedation program Critical Care Medicine. 1999;27 doi: 10.1097/00003246-199912001-00334.
Rosenberg D., Winters J., Laham J., Montes R. Experience with propofol in pediatric sedation for invasive gastrointestinal and other procedures: 88 Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 1997;25:464. doi: 10.1097/00005176-199710000-00105.
Winters J.W., Wong J., Van Dyke D., Johengen M., Heymann M.A., Fineman J.R. Endothelin receptor blockade does not alter the increase in pulmonary blood flow due to oxygen ventilation in fetal lambs Pediatric Research. 1996;40(1):152-157. doi: 10.1203/00006450-199607000-00026.
Wong J., Vanderford P., Winters J., Soifer S., Fineman J. Endothelin<inf>b</inf>receptor agonists produce pulmonary vasodilation in intact newborn lambs with pulmonary hypertension Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology. 1995;25(2):207-215. doi: 10.1097/00005344-199502000-00005.
Wong J., Vanderford P.A., Winters J.W., Chang R., Soifer S.J., Fineman J.R. Endothelin-1 does not mediate acute hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction in the intact newborn lamb Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology. 1993;22(SUPPL. 8) doi: 10.1097/00005344-199322008-00069.