Heather Machen

Heather Machen, MD

Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Locations

About Me

Originally from Greenwich, Dr. Machen returned there with her two children to join Stamford Health as the new Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

She spent the last nine years as a pediatric emergency medicine physician at Texas Children’s.

Dr. Machen has a special interest in global health and travels internationally providing clinical care and lecturing on pediatric emergency medicine.

Languages

English, Fluent French, and Medical Spanish

Specialties

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Credentials

Medical School

St. George's University

Residency

Inova Fairfax Children's Hospital

Fellowship

Schneider Children's Hospital

Published Work

*Outcomes of Patients with Respiratory Distress Treated with
Bubble CPAP on a Pediatric Ward in Malawi. ” Machen, H. E.,
Mwanza, Z. V., Brown, J. K., Kawaza, K. M., Newberry, L., Richards-
Kortum, R. R., Oden, Z. M., Molyneux, E. M.; J. Trop. Pediatr. 2015
Sep 13.

*A high-value, low-cost bubble continuous positive airway
pressure system for low-resource settings: technical assessment
and initial case reports.” Brown, J., Machen, H., Kawaza, K.,
Mwanza, Z., Iniguez, S., Lang, H., Gest, A., Kennedy, N., Miros, R.,
Richards-Kortum, R., Molyneux, E., Oden, M.; PLoS ONE. 2013.

*What’s new in global pediatric emergency medicine?” Machen, H.E.; Curr Opin Pediatr. 2010 Jun.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics

Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • American College of Emergency
    Physicians (ACEP)
  • African Federation of Emergency
    Medicine (AFEM)
  • American Academy of Emergency
    Medicine in India (AAEMI)

Insurance Accepted

The below is a list of all insurance plans accepted by Stamford Health Medical Group. Please be sure to confirm insurance coverage with your provider before scheduling your appointment.

If you are in need of emergency care, call 911.

The majority of the physicians on the Stamford Hospital Medical Staff are not employees or agents of the Hospital. They are independent practitioners who have been granted the privilege of using the Hospital's facilities for the care and treatment of their patients. This includes, but is not limited to, emergency department physicians, anesthesiologists, radiologists, surgeons, cardiologists, obstetricians, pathologists and other consultants who may treat patients.

Insurance listings are subject to change at any time. Please verify insurance plan acceptance when scheduling an appointment with a healthcare provider.