Title: Attending Physician
Company: Children’s Mercy-Kansas City, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Winston M. Manimtim, MD, FAAP, Neonatologist and Attending Physician at Children’s Mercy-Kansas City, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of neonatal medicine.
Dr. Manimtim is the first one in his family to choose medicine as a career path and has inspired several of his 15 nieces and nephews to join his career path. Having always liked babies and having a highly influential medical school professor, he decided the field would be a good fit for him. He first pursued an education at the University of St. Thomas in the Philippines, earning a Bachelor of Science in zoology in 1981. He continued at the university to earn a Doctor of Medicine in 1985. Dr. Manimtim is a certified fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics, the sub-board of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Midwest Society of Pediatric Research.
Beginning his career as a pediatric resident at the Philippine Children’s Medical Center from 1987 to 1990, Dr. Manimtim went on to work as a registrar neonatologist at the Mercy Hospital for Women in Melbourne, Australia. After arriving in the United States in 1994, Dr. Manimtim took up a pediatric residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine until 1997, when he transitioned into the role of a clinical instructor with the University of Maryland from 1997 to 2000. Presently, Dr. Manimtim’s roles include attending physician at the Children’s Mercy-Kansas City, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine since 2005, medical director of the Liberty Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Liberty, Missouri, since 2015, director of the infant tracheostomy and home ventilator program at Children’s Mercy-Kansas City, and medical director of the Children’s Mercy Neonatal Follow-Up Clinics, both since 2016
In recognition of his professional achievements, Dr. Manimtim has received a number of award and accolades over his career, including the Golden Apple Mercy Mentor Award from the Children’s Mercy Hospital, the National Healthcare Service Award from the Institute for International Medicine and the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Talisay Midwest Association, among several others. Looking ahead, in the next five years, Dr. Manimtim would like to expand his Home Growing Program and remain the director of the program. Furthermore, he has been notably featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in the World.
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