Natalia Dixon, MD

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Natalia Dixon, MD

Natalia Dixon, MD

Assistant Professor


Physician Rating

4.7 out of 5

16 Ratings

Contact Information

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  • American Academy of Pediatrics

  • NPI: 1629269956

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Sickle Cell Anemia, Hematology and Blood Coagulation

Education & Training

  • MD

    1994 - Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud

  • Residency

    2004 - Pediatrics: Miami Children's Hospital

  • Fellowship

    2007 - Pediatric Hematology-Oncology: Duke University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics


Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • Down Syndrome, Anemia, Iron-Deficiency, Iron, Hematologic Diseases, Hemoglobins, Abnormal

Recent Publications

  • Pilot study of mitochondrial bioenergetics in subjects with acute porphyrias.
    Dixon N, Li T, Marion B, Faust D, Dozier S, Molina A, Rudnick S, Bonkovsky HL. Mol. Genet. Metab. 2019 May;
  • Pathogenesis and clinical features of the acute hepatic porphyrias (AHPs).
    Bonkovsky HL, Dixon N, Rudnick S. Mol. Genet. Metab. 2019 Mar;
  • Controlled trial of transfusions for silent cerebral infarcts in sickle cell anemia.
    DeBaun MR, Gordon M, McKinstry RC, Noetzel MJ, White DA, Sarnaik SA, Meier ER, Howard TH, Majumdar S, Inusa BP, Telfer PT, Kirby-Allen M, McCavit TL, Kamdem A, Airewele G, Woods GM, Berman B, Panepinto JA, Fuh BR, Kwiatkowski JL, King AA, Fixler JM, Rhodes MM, Thompson AA, Heiny ME, Redding-Lallinger RC, Kirkham FJ, Dixon N, Gonzalez CE, Kalinyak KA, Quinn CT, Strouse JJ, Miller JP, Lehmann H, Kraut MA, Ball WS, Hirtz D, Casella JF. N. Engl. J. Med. 2014 Aug; 371(8):699-710.
  • Two new hemoglobin variants: Hb Tallahassee [a3(A1)Ser?Tyr; HBA2: c.11C>A] and Hb madison-NC [ß119(GH2)Gly?Ser; HBB: c.358G>A].
    Kutlar F, Unguru Y, Dixon N, Patel N, Bailey L, Zhuang L, Carmichael H, Kutlar A. Hemoglobin. 2014; 38(3):207-10.
  • Neonatal ascending aortic thrombus: successful medical treatment.
    Gallotti R, Cammock CE, Dixon N, Ootaki Y. Cardiol Young. 2013 Aug; 23(4):610-2.
  • Thalassemia-like phenotype in a novel complex hemoglobinopathy with a, ß, d globin chain abnormalities.
    Sabio H, Dixon N, Patel N, Obiaga C, Zhuang L, Meiler SE, Kutlar A, Kutlar F. J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol. 2011 Dec; 33(8):589-91.
  • Prevalence of iron deficiency in children with Down syndrome.
    Dixon NE, Crissman BG, Smith PB, Zimmerman SA, Worley G, Kishnani PS. J. Pediatr. 2010 Dec; 157(6):967-971.e1.
  • A pilot study of hydroxyurea to prevent chronic organ damage in young children with sickle cell anemia.
    Thornburg CD, Dixon N, Burgett S, Mortier NA, Schultz WH, Zimmerman SA, Bonner M, Hardy KK, Calatroni A, Ware RE. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 May; 52(5):609-15.
  • Thrombophilia screening in asymptomatic children.
    Thornburg CD, Dixon N, Paulyson-Nuñez K, Ortel T. Thromb. Res. 2008; 121(5):597-604.
  • Clinical manifestations of hematologic and oncologic disorders in patients with Down syndrome.
    Dixon N, Kishnani PS, Zimmerman S. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2006 Aug; 142C(3):149-57.

All Publications

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Doctor Ratings

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  • 7/18/2018

    *Dr. Dixon was excellent, your whole health care team is amazing.


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