Dr. Vedanta Dariya is a graduate of Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College in Navi Mumbai, India. He completed his internship and pediatric residency at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He then obtained his training in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

Dr. Dariya's fellowship project explored the association between asymptomatic congenital CMV and prematurity. His quality improvement project during his fellowship training involved improving family-centered care and fellow competency during the delivery of bad news in the NICU with the help of simulation training.


Medical School
Dr D.Y. Patil Medical College (2006)
Louisiana State University (Shreveport) Program (2011), Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine (2014), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine

Specialty Areas

Research Interest

  • Improving family-centered care through simulation training
  • Neonatal cardiovascular diseases
  • Pulmonary hypertension in bronchopulmonary dysplasia


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Syngnathia and obstructive apnea in a case of popliteal pterygium syndrome.
Posey JE, Dariya V, Edmonds JL, Lee EI, Probst FJ, Premkumar MH Eur. J. Pediatr. 2014 Dec 173 12 1741-4
Index of suspicion: case 1: leg cramps, hand spasms, diarrhea, and substantial weight loss in a 12 year old: case 2: hypothermia, hypoglycemia, and hyperbilirubinemia in a neonate: case 3: recurrent fevers, abdominal pain, and cervical lymphadenopathy in a 7 year old.
Patra KP, Dariya V, Thomas W, Herbst J, Martin J, Drury-Brown M, Hill I, Kerrigan J, Jung-Wu S, Tetteh B, Dickson P Pediatr Rev 2011 Jul 32 7 299-305

Honors & Awards

  • TCH Educational Project Scholarship Award
    Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital (2012)
  • Outstanding Resident Award
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSIH) (2013)
  • Texas Pediatric Society (2013)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (2011)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Perinatal Section (2008)