Due to Winter Storm Toby, Stamford Health Medical Group offices and the Walk-In Center will close at noon on Wednesday, March 21. The Immediate Care Center at Tully Health Center is open during normal business hours. The following imaging centers will also be closed: Chelsea, Wilton, Long Ridge, Greenwich, Summer Street and Darien. All of Stamford Hospital will be open and staffed appropriately. As always, in the event of an emergency, please visit the Emergency Department. Thank you for your cooperation as we keep the safety of our patients top of mind.

Meltem Seli

Meltem Seli, MD



Medical School

Istanbul University


Yale University School of Medicine


Istanbul University
Yale New Haven Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


  • Stamford Health

    One Hospital Plaza Pediatric Department Stamford, CT 06902

    Main: 203-276-7083
    Fax: 203-276-7363
  • Onsite Neonatal partners

    1000 Haddonfield-Berlin Road Suite 210 Voorhees, NJ 08043

    Main: 856-782-2212
    Fax: 866-535-8647

More about Meltem Seli, MD


Dr. Meltem Seli is a neonatologist with more than 15 years’ experience. She is board certified in neonatal-perinatal medicine and in pediatrics. Dr. Seli treats babies with health conditions during high-risk pregnancies, at birth and during infancy.

Dr. Seli earned her medical degree from Istanbul University in Turkey. She completed a fellowship at Istanbul University as well. Dr. Seli completed her residency at Yale University School of Medicine and a second fellowship at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Dr. Seli has published multiple articles stemming from her research and has been selected to give peer presentations at several professional events.

Special Interests

  • Neonatal nutrition
  • Neonatal resuscitation

Published Work

Jason G. Bromer, Baris Ata, Meltem Seli, Charles J. Lockwood, Emre Seli. Preterm Deliveries that Result from Multiple Pregnancies Associated with Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the USA: A Cost Analysis. Current Opinion in Obstetrics & Gynecology. 23(3): 168-173, June 2011.

Christopher Turner and M. Seli, L. Ment, W. Stewart, H. Yan, B. Johanson, B. Fredholm, M. Blackburn, S. Rivkees. A1 Adenosine Receptors Mediate Hypoxia- Induced Ventriculomegaly. Proceedings of National Academy of Science, 2003 Sep 30; 100(20): 11718-22.

  1. Seli, U.A. Kayisli, B. Selam, M. Seli and A. Arici. Estrogen Suppresses Vascular Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1 Expression During Early Atherogenesis. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 187: 1544-15.

M. Seli, C. Boneval, T. Salman, A. Celik. Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on the Reperfusion Injury in an Experimental Rat Model of Testicular Torsion. Istanbul University Press 1992. Volume 10.


Member, Advisory Board, Tiny Miracles Foundation, CT

Academic Appointment

Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale University


English and Turkish

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