Nandeesh Rangaswamy, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Pediatrics

Biography

Dr. Nandeesh Rangaswamy graduated from medical school and underwent Pediatrics training in India before moving to United Kingdom. During his stint in UK, he gained experience in different sub-specialties of Pediatrics in reputed university teaching hospitals. He moved to United States to undergo Fellowship training in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Case Western Reserve University where he participated in NIH funded research on “Weakening and Rupture of Human Fetal Membranes”, publishing his work in journals and authoring a book chapter. To make himself eligible to practice in the US, he further went on to complete a two-year Residency in Pediatrics at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Westchester, NY. He joined UTSW in 2014 after a brief period as a faculty member at LSU Health, Shreveport.

  • 2013 - 2014: Neonatologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, LSU Shreveport, LA.
  • 2011 - 2013: Senior Resident in Pediatrics, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY.
  • 2008 - 2011: Fellow in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic/MetroHealth, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
  • 2005 - 2008: Registrar in Pediatrics, Neonatology, PICU & sub-specialties, National Health Service, UK.
  • 2002 - 2005: Resident in Pediatrics, Tayside University Hospitals & Leeds Teaching Hospitals, UK.
  • 1998 - 2001: Resident in Pediatrics, India.
  • 1998: MBBS (Undergraduate Medical Graduation), Mysore University, India.

Research Interests

  • Factors or therapeutic interventions that influence the neurological outcomes of neonates in the NICU
  • Neonatal Brain Injury
  • Quality improvement

Publications

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[Biomechanical characteristics of human fetal membranes. Preterm fetal membranes are stronger than term fetal membranes].

Rangaswamy N, Abdelrahim A, Moore RM, Uyen L, Mercer BM, Mansour JM, Kumar D, Sawady J, Moore JJ Gynecol Obstet Fertil 2011 Jun 39 6 373-7

The effects of thrombin and cytokines upon the biomechanics and remodeling of isolated amnion membrane, in vitro.

Kumar D, Schatz F, Moore RM, Mercer BM, Rangaswamy N, Mansour JM, Lockwood CJ, Moore JJ Placenta 2011 Mar 32 3 206-13

Alpha-lipoic acid inhibits thrombin-induced fetal membrane weakening in vitro.

Moore RM, Schatz F, Kumar D, Mercer BM, Abdelrahim A, Rangaswamy N, Bartel C, Mansour JM, Lockwood CJ, Moore JJ Placenta 2010 Oct 31 10 886-92

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Books

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Honors/Awards

  • Douglas S. Moodie Award
    Best Fellow Lab Research - Cleveland Clinic (2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)
  • Fellow of Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health (FRCPCH), United Kingdom.