Lisa K. Washburn, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Lisa K. Washburn, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Specialties


Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4663
Department: 336-716-5987


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Education & Training

  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine , 1987
  • B.S., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill , 1983
  • Residency, Pediatrics, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 1990
  • Fellowship, Pediatrics, WFU School of Medicine, 1993


  • Am Academy Of Pediatrics
  • Mississippi St.Medical Assn
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Am Medical Assn

NPI Number

  • 1609850684
Lisa K. Washburn, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Lisa K. Washburn, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Hypertension and Vascular Research Center
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-5987


Recent Publications

Washburn L, Nixon P, Russell G, Snively BM, O'Shea TM. Adiposity in adolescent offspring born prematurely to mothers with preeclampsia. J Pediatr. 2013;162(5):912-917.

Gwathmey TM, Zerihun L, Simington SW, Chappell MC, Washburn LK. Antenatal betamethasone exposure increases oxidative stress in African-American adolescents born prematurely [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;127():AP241.

Nixon PA, Washburn LK, O'Shea TM. Antenatal steroid exposure and pulmonary outcomes in adolescents born with very low birth weight. J Perinatol. 2013;33(10):806-810.

Gwathmey TM, Nixon P, Chappell M, Washburn L. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and body mass index in female adolescents [abstract]. FASEB J. 2012;26(Meeting Abstracts Suppl):1093.15.

Nixon PA, Washburn LK, Mudd LM, Webb HH, O'Shea TM. Aerobic fitness and physical activity levels of children born prematurely following randomization to postnatal dexamethasone. J Pediatr. 2011;158(1):65-70.

Washburn LK, Nixon PA, O'Shea TM. Antenatal steroids and blood pressure in adolescents born preterm [abstract]. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2011;2(Suppl 1):S147.

Gwathmey TM, Nixon PA, O'Shea TM, Brosnihan KB, Chappell MC, Washburn LK. Premature birth is associated with higher diastolic blood pressure and reduced vitamin D in African American adolescents [abstract]. Hypertension. 2011;58(5):e165.

Gwathmey TM, Shaltout HA, Nixon PA, Rose JC, Washburn LK, Chappell MC. Antenatal steroid exposure is associated with reduced urinary ACE2 activity in adolescents [abstract]. FASEB J. 2010;24(1 Meeting Abstracts):605.1.

Gwathmey TM, Shaltout HA, Nixon PA, Rose JC, Washburn LK, Chappell MC. Sex and racial background influence angiotensin peptide metabolism in young adults [abstract]. FASEB J. 2010;24(1 Meeting Abstracts):1024.31.

Washburn LK, Nixon PA, Snively BM, O'Shea TM. Early weight gain and outcomes at 9 years in very low birth weight children [abstract]. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2009;1(Suppl 1):S223.

Washburn LK, Dillard RG, Goldstein DJ, Klinepeter KL, deRegnier R-A, O'Shea TM. Survival and major neurodevelopmental impairment in extremely low gestational age newborns born 1990-2000: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Pediatr. 2007;7():article 20.

Alexander AD, Nixon PA, Washburn LK, Mudd L, Webb H, O'Shea TM. Correlates of physical activity self-efficacy in children born with very low birth weight at school-age [abstract]. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007;39(5 Suppl):S85.

Washburn LK, Nixon PA, O'Shea TM. Salivary cortisol and blood pressure response to cold pressor test in very low birth weight infants at 14 years of age [abstract]. Early Hum Dev. 2007;83(Suppl 1):S173.

Washburn LK, Nixon PA, Alexander AD, O'Shea TM. Early childhood weight gain predicts weight at 9 years in VLBW children [abstract]. Early Hum Dev. 2006;82(8):515.

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Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Clinical Specialties


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