Eustratia Hubbard, MD, FAAP

Newborn Hospitalist
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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About Eustratia Hubbard, MD, FAAP

Eustratia " Tia" Hubbard, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician who specializes in the care of newborns. As a newborn hospitalist, Dr. Hubbard provides comprehensive infant care, incorporating current evidence and clinical guidelines. She especially enjoys assisting new parents with their transition to parenthood. Dr. Hubbard focuses on newborn behavior and communication; management of hypoglycemia in newborns; infant soothing and swaddling; breast milk feeding; care and nutrition of late-preterm infants; the impact of family dynamics; and maternal mental health and cultural diversity in newborn care.

As associate professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Hubbard instructs neonatology fellows, pediatric and family medicine residents, and medical students. She also delivers a quarterly lecture on newborn care and provides yearly training to the obstetric interns. Her research areas include quality improvement, care of late-preterm infants and prevention of newborn readmission. She oversees critical congenital heart defect screening and has helped update hospital policy on management of hypoglycemia in newborns in an effort to reduce the need for formula supplementation and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) admission.

Dr. Hubbard completed a fellowship in developmental-behavioral pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where she also completed her pediatric residency and earned her medical degree. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).

Dr. Hubbard and her husband, a school administrator, have two daughters, who were born at UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest. She enjoys walking, cooking, relaxing at the beach and spending time with her family.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Newborn Care.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2002-07-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • General Pediatrics

Conditions and Treatments

  • Newborn Care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Newborn Medicine
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted