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Erika A. Newman, M.D.
Erika A. Newman, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Edith Briskin Emerging Scholar
A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute

CS Mott Children's Hospital

Dr. Newman is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Pediatric Surgery. She completed undergraduate work and medical school at Georgetown University in 2001. After medical school, she completed General Surgery training at The University of Michigan and Fellowship training at The University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital. Dr. Newman's practice includes all areas of general pediatric surgery and pediatric diseases of the neck, chest, and abdomen. Her clinical areas of specific interest are pediatric surgical oncology including neuroblastoma, Wilm's tumor, and soft tissue sarcoma. Dr. Newman is also interested in surgical diseases of the biliary tract including liver tumors and biliary atresia. Dr. Newman is certified by the American Board of Surgery and has an active research laboratory studying cancer stem cell biology and the developmental pathways of neuroblastoma.



  • 1989-1994 – Georgetown University, Washington, DC; B.S.N.
  • 1997-2001 – Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC; M.D.

Postdoctoral Training

  • 1994-2001 – RN, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • 2001-2002 – Internship, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • 2002-2008 – Resident Surgeon, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • 2008-2010 – Fellow Surgeon, Section of Pediatric Surgery, University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Certification and Licensure

  • Michigan Board of Medicine
  • Ohio State Medical Board
  • Illinois State Medical Board
  • 2009 – American Board of Surgery, General Surgery Certification
  • 2012 – American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery Certification