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

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

  • 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)