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Mary L. O'Connor Leppert, M.B., B.Ch.
Kennedy Krieger Institute
801 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (443) 923-3240
Dr. Mary L. O’Connor Leppert, M.B., B.Ch., is a member of the medical staff in the department of Neurodevelopmental Medicine. Dr. Leppert is co-director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Follow-Up Clinic, and assistant director of the Center for Development and Learning. She is a consultant physician at St. Agnes Hospital, and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Leppert received her undergraduate degree in biology from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. She received her medical training at the national Universities of Ireland, University College Cork, where she earned her M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O. degrees. She completed a residency in pediatrics at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore MD, and joined Kennedy Krieger in 1992 with a fellowship in developmental pediatrics through the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She has been an active medical staff member at the Kennedy Krieger Institute since 1995 in the division of Neurology and Developmental Medicine. Dr. Leppert is also currently a pediatrician at the Johns Hopkins Hospital as well as an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Leppert has an active role in the education of the residents and fellows of the Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Residency Program.
Dr. Leppert’s interests have included the early identification of developmental disorders in the NICU follow up and Preschool programs. She was part of a multicenter study to standardize the Capute Scales of Development, and participates in clinical research on developmental outcomes of infants from the NICU.