Biography

Having worked in different healthcare systems in India and UK before moving to USA, Dr. Nandeesh Rangaswamy's interest is in reducing healthcare wastages and delivering cost-effective healthcare without compromising the quality and safety.

Dr. Nandeesh Rangaswamy underwent medical graduation and initial Pediatrics training in India. He moved to United Kingdom where he gained experience in different sub-specialties of Pediatrics [General Pediatrics - 18 months, Neonatology - 27 months, PICU - 9 months, Pediatric Neurology - 6 months, Pediatric Cardiology - 6 months, Pediatric Pulmonology - 6 months, Pediatric Gastroenterology - 4 months, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant (Heme/Onc) - 3 months] at reputed teaching hospitals. During his Neonatology Fellowship at Case Western Reserve University, he participated in NIH funded research on “Weakening and Rupture of Human Fetal Membranes”, publishing his work in journals and authoring a book chapter. For eligibility to practice in the US, he completed two-year Pediatrics Residency (waiver of one year by American Board of 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.

Education

Residency
Madras Mecial College/Institute of Child Health, India (2001), Pediatrics
Residency
Tayside University Hospitals & Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Scotland (2004), Pediatrics & Neonatology
Residency
St. James University Hospital and Leeds Teaching Hospitals, England (2005), Pediatric Neurology & Cardiology
Fellowship
Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Clinic Foundation/MetroHealth Medical Center (2011), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
Chief Resident
New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center/Maria Fareri Children's Hospital (2013), Pediatrics

Research Interest

  • Quality Improvement - Cost-effective Healthcare

Publications

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Neonatal Respiratory Distress: A Practical Approach to Its Diagnosis and Management.
Pramanik AK, Rangaswamy N, Gates T Pediatr. Clin. North Am. 2015 Apr 62 2 453-469
A novel technique in airway management of neonates with occipital encephalocele.
Rangaswamy N, Pramanik AK J Perinatol 2014 Nov 34 11 877-8
[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

Books

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Honors & Awards

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

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Member of Texas Medical Association/Dallas County Medical Society (2014)
  • Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP) (2013)
  • Fellow of Royal College of Pediatrics & Child Health (FRCPCH), United Kingdom (2012)