Medical School
N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, India (2001)
Sheth Vadilal Sarabhai Municipal Hospital (2004), Pediatrics
University of Illinois at Chicago (2008), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2011), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Asphyxia
  • Bronchiopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation
  • Research Interest

    • Use of oxygen during initial stabilization phase and during hospital stay in neonates


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Perinatal management: What has been learned through the network?
    Chawla S, Foglia EE, Kapadia V, Wyckoff MH Semin. Perinatol. 2016 Aug
    Higher or lower oxygen for delivery room resuscitation of preterm infants below 28 completed weeks gestation: a meta-analysis.
    Oei JL, Vento M, Rabi Y, Wright I, Finer N, Rich W, Kapadia V, Aune D, Rook D, Tarnow-Mordi W, Saugstad OD Arch. Dis. Child. Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2016 May
    Part 13: Neonatal Resuscitation: 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.
    Wyckoff MH, Aziz K, Escobedo MB, Kapadia VS, Kattwinkel J, Perlman JM, Simon WM, Weiner GM, Zaichkin JG Circulation 2015 Nov 132 18 Suppl 2 S543-60
    Part 7: Neonatal Resuscitation: 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations.
    Perlman JM, Wyllie J, Kattwinkel J, Wyckoff MH, Aziz K, Guinsburg R, Kim HS, Liley HG, Mildenhall L, Simon WM, Szyld E, Tamura M, Velaphi S Circulation 2015 Oct 132 16 Suppl 1 S204-41
    The NLRP3 inflammasome is critically involved in the development of bronchopulmonary dysplasia.
    Liao J, Kapadia VS, Brown LS, Cheong N, Longoria C, Mija D, Ramgopal M, Mirpuri J, McCurnin DC, Savani RC Nat Commun 2015 6 8977
    Systematic review and meta-analysis of optimal initial fraction of oxygen levels in the delivery room at =32 weeks.
    Saugstad OD, Aune D, Aguar M, Kapadia V, Finer N, Vento M Acta Paediatr. 2014 Jul 103 7 744-51
    Resuscitation of Preterm Neonates With Limited Versus High Oxygen Strategy.
    Kapadia VS, Chalak LF, Sparks JE, Allen JR, Savani RC, Wyckoff MH Pediatrics 2013 Nov
    Drugs during delivery room resuscitation - What, when and why?
    Kapadia VS, Wyckoff MH Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 2013 Aug
    Perinatal Asphyxia with Hyperoxemia within the First Hour of Life Is Associated with Moderate to Severe Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy.
    Kapadia VS, Chalak LF, Dupont TL, Rollins NK, Brion LP, Wyckoff MH J. Pediatr. 2013 Jun
    Chest compressions for bradycardia or asystole in neonates.
    Kapadia V, Wyckoff MH Clin Perinatol 2012 Dec 39 4 833-42

    Honors & Awards

    • Young Investigator Coaching Program Recipient
      Society of Pediatric Research (2014)
    • Travel Award
      23rd Annual NICHD Maternal-Fetal-Reproductive Medicine Meeting (2011)
    • Pilot Award
      North and Central Texas Clinical and Translational Science Initiative (2010)
    • Young Investigator's Travel Award
      Pediatric Academic Society (2010)
    • NIH Pilot Grant Award
      Clinical & Translational Science Award (2009)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Dallas County Medical Society/Texas Medical Association (2011)
    • AAP - Section of Perinatal Pediatrics, District VII (2009)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) (2006)
    • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) (2005)
    • Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)