Alexander Van Speybroeck MD/MPH is an attending pediatrician in the Division of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He is also medical Director of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Spina Bifida Program, and Co-Director Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Residency Program Global Health IMPACT Tract Program. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics. Dr. Van Speybroeck has an additional pediatrics practice caring for Children with Spina Bifida, Muscular Dystrophy and Cerebral Palsy at Shriners Hospital for Children, Los Angeles. Van Speybroeck has been active in Global Health Care since 1998 serving in medical missions in Mexico, Ecuador, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Mongolia, Viet Nam and Guatemala. Van Speybroeck has been active on a national and local level related to the care of Children with Spina Bifida as a member, lecturer and researcher for the national Spina Bifida Association and US Centers for Disease Control Center on Birth Defects.
Betz CL, Smith KA, Van Speybroeck A, Hernandez FV, Jacobs RA. Movin' On Up: An Innovative Nurse-Led Interdisciplinary Health Care Transition Program. J Pediatr Health Care. 2016 Jul-Aug; 30(4):323-38. View in: PubMed
Lorenzana DJ, Mueske NM, Ryan DD, Van Speybroeck AL, Wren TA. Quantitative Analysis of Lower Leg Adipose Tissue Distribution in Youth with Myelomeningocele. J Child Neurol. 2016 Jul; 31(8):979-84. View in: PubMed
Van Speybroeck A, Mueske NM, Mittelman SD, Kremer RK, Ryan DD, Wren TA. Fasting serum blood measures of bone and lipid metabolism in children with myelomeningocele for early detection of cardiovascular and bone fragility risk factors. J Spinal Cord Med. 2015 Dec 14; 1-8. View in: PubMed
Mueske NM, Ryan DD, Van Speybroeck AL, Chan LS, Wren TA. Fat distribution in children and adolescents with myelomeningocele. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2015 Mar; 57(3):273-8. View in: PubMed
Wren TA, Ponrartana S, Van Speybroeck A, Ryan DD, Chia JM, Hu HH. Heterogeneity of muscle fat infiltration in children with spina bifida. Res Dev Disabil. 2014 Jan; 35(1):215-22. View in: PubMed