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
Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2015)

Research Interest

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


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Impact of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program-Recommended Low Oxygen Strategy on Outcomes of Infants Born Preterm.
Kapadia VS, Lal CV, Kakkilaya V, Heyne R, Savani RC, Wyckoff MH J. Pediatr. 2017 Dec 191 35-41
Mortality among infants with evolving bronchopulmonary dysplasia increases with major surgery and with pulmonary hypertension.
DeVries LB, Heyne RJ, Ramaciotti C, Brown LS, Jaleel MA, Kapadia VS, Burchfield PJ, Brion LP J Perinatol 2017 Jun
Epinephrine Use during Newborn Resuscitation.
Kapadia VS, Wyckoff MH Front Pediatr 2017 5 97
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

Honors & Awards

  • Best Quality Improvement Project
    EBM Research Fair at ChildrenÂ’s Health (2017)
  • 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)