Theophil Stokes, MD
Theophil A Stokes, MD, Commander, Navy
Name: Theophil A Stokes, MD, Commander, Navy
Neonatology, Healthcare Ethics, Physician Wellness
MD: Boston University School of Medicine
He joined the Navy after being awarded a Health Professions Scholarship in 1998, and received his Medical Doctorate from the Boston University School of Medicine in 2002. He completed his residency and fellowship training at the National Capital Consortium’s Pediatric Residency and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship from 2002-2008.
CDR Stokes holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from the Boston University College of Arts and Sciences. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. He was a Regional Finalist for the 2017-18 White House Fellows Program.
He is entitled to wear the Joint Services Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Joint Services Achievement Medal, the Navy Achievement Medal, and various personal, unit, and service awards.
- Stokes, TA, Kukora SK, Boss RD. Caring for Families at the Limits of Viability: The Education of Dr. Green. Clinics in Perinatology. 2017June;44(2):447-459. PMID: 28477671
- Stokes, T. Video Vignette: An Ethical Approach to Antenatal Consultation at the Limits of Periviability. 2017Feb. OPENPediatrics. https://www.openpediatrics.org/assets/video/video-vignette-ethical-approach-antenatal-consultation-limits-periviability.
- Watson K, Stokes TA. Neonatology consultations for preterm labor beyond the gray zone: Re-conceptualizing our goals. Acta Paediatrica. 2015May:104(5):442-3. PMID: 25640881
- Stokes TA, Watson K, Boss R. Teaching Antenatal Counseling Skills to Neonatal Providers. Seminars in Perinatology. 2014 Feb:38(1):47-51. PMID:24468569
- Feltman D, Stokes TA, Kett J, and Lantos J. Ethics Rounds: Is treatment futile for an extremely premature infant with giant omphalocele? Pediatrics. 2014 Jan:133(1):123-8. PMID:24366996