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.
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. 2017 Mar; 40(2):193-200. View in: PubMed
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
Quantitative Analysis of Lower Leg Adipose Tissue Distribution in Youth with Myelomeningocele. J Child Neurol. 2016 Jul; 31(8):979-84. View in: PubMed
Fat distribution in children and adolescents with myelomeningocele. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2015 Mar; 57(3):273-8. View in: PubMed
Heterogeneity of muscle fat infiltration in children with spina bifida. Res Dev Disabil. 2014 Jan; 35(1):215-22. View in: PubMed