Praveen K. Chandrasekharan MD

Praveen Chandrasekharan

Praveen K. Chandrasekharan
MD

Research Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; Neonatology; Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0260
Fax: (716) 323-0294
pkchandr@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University at Buffalo (2015)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center (2012)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center (2010)
  • MS, Biomedical Informatics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (2009)
  • Internship, Rajah Muthiah Medical College (2005)
  • MD, Medicine, Rajah Muthiah Medical College (2004)

Employment:

  • Research Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2015-present)
  • Attending Physician, Neonatology, UBMD Pediatrics, Oishei Children's Hospital (2015-present)
  • Research Assistant, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center (2008–2009)
  • Research Assistant, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions (2008)
  • House Staff Physician, Gajanan Hospitals and Vishant Scans, India (2005–2007)

Awards and Honors:

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Young Investigator Award 2018 (2017)
  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research - Faculty Young Investigator Award Winner (2017)
  • UUP Honorarium for Contributions to the Department of Pediatrics (2016)
  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research - Faculty Young Investigator Award Finalist (2016)
  • Thomas Jefferson Honorarium and Speakership for Research in Neonatology - AAP Mid Atlantic Conference (2015)
  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research - Travel award (2015)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Buswell Research Grant (2015)
  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research: Travel Award (2014)
  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research: Young Investigator Award Finalist (2014)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Thomas Frawley Research Fellowship Honorable Mention Award (2013)
  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research: Travel Award (2011)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Health Related Professions: Outstanding Academic Performance (2009)
  • Rajah Muthiah Medical College: Certificate of Merit (2004)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • January 2018–December 2018
    Neonatal Resuscitation Program – Young Investigator Award: Optimizing Chest Compressions Targeting Gas Exchange and Hemodynamics in a Transitional Cardiac Arrest Model
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $15,000
  • July 2015–June 2018
    University at Buffalo: Dr. Henry C. and Bertha H. Buswell Fellowship
    University at Buffalo
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • November 2017
    Neonatal Resuscitation Program: Flush Volume and Epinephrine Pharmacokinetics
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $50,000

Journal Articles:

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Professional Memberships:

  • Eastern Society of Pediatric Research (2016–present)
  • Society for Pediatric Research: Fellows Section

Presentations:

  • "Please Don’t Sugar Coat it: Current Techniques and Strategies in Neonatal Hypoglycemia" Innovations in neonatal care, Mednax (2017)
  • "Neonatal Hypoglycemia" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2017)
  • "Apnea, Bradycardia and Desaturation Spells in Premature Infants - A Protocol for Duration of ‘Spell-Free‘ Observation Period Prior to Discharge" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "Pulse Oximetry, Electrocardiogram and Capnography - Role in Detecting Return of Spontaneous Circulation (ROSC) in a Neonatal Model of Cardiac Arrest" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "Response to Inhaled Nitric Oxide is Not Altered by Whole Body Hypothermia" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "Apnea, Bradycardia and Desaturation Spells in Premature Infants - A Protocol for Duration of ‘Spell-Free‘ Observation Period Prior to Discharge" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2017)
  • "Effect of Inspired Oxygen Concentration on Pulmonary and Systemic Hemodynamics and Oxygenation During Resuscitation of Preterm Lambs" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2017)
  • "Impact of Respiratory Therapist Driven Weaning Protocol on Duration of Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy in Neonates" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2017)
  • "Pulse Oximetry, Electrocardiogram and Capnography - Role in Detecting Return of Spontaneous Circulation (ROSC) in a Neonatal Model of Cardiac Arrest" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2017)
  • "Response to Inhaled Nitric Oxide is Not Altered by Whole Body Hypothermia" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2017)
  • "Continuous Capnography Monitoring During Resuscitation in Neonatal Asphyxial Cardiac Arrest" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2016)
  • "Does NIRS Regional Saturation (rSO2) Correlate with Tissue Oxygen Delivery?" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2016)
  • "Maternal Hyperoxygenation Does Not Increase Fetal Cerebral Oxygen Delivery" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2016)
  • "Oral Dextrose Gel Reduces Need for Intravenous Fluids in Neonatal Hypoglycemia" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2016)
  • "Does Use of Non-Invasive Ventilation Modes Impact Outcomes?" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2016)
  • "Epinephrine (EPI) in Neonatal Resuscitation in a Term Lamb Model of Perinatal Asphyxial Arrest" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2016)
  • "In-House Neonatology Attending Coverage: Is It All about Better Patient Care?" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2016)
  • "Continuous Capnography Monitoring During Resuscitation in Neonatal Asphyxial Cardiac Arrest" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2016)
  • "Effect of SpO2 on Pulmonary Hemodynamics, Oxygen Delivery and Oxidative Stress in Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS)" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2016)
  • "Maternal Hyperoxygenation Does Not Increase Fetal Cerebral Oxygen Delivery" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2016)
  • "High-Flow Nasal Cannula on Neonatal Transport" Annual Conference, American Academy of Pediatrics (2015)
  • "Continuous Capnography (End Tidal CO2) Monitoring During Neonatal Resuscitation" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2015)
  • "Hypothermia and Vasoreactivity in Asphyxiated Lambs" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2015)
  • "Inhaled Nitric Oxide (iNO) in Early Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) and Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure (HRF) in Preterm Infants" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2015)
  • "Optimal Target Oxygen Saturation (SpO2) in Term Lambs with Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS) and Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn (PPHN)" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2015)
  • "Continuous Capnography (End Tidal CO2) Monitoring During Neonatal Resuscitation" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2015)
  • "Hypothermia and Vasoreactivity in Asphyxiated Lambs" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2015)
  • "Inhaled Nitric Oxide (iNO) in Early Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) and Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure (HRF) in Preterm Infants" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2015)
  • "Optimal Target Oxygen Saturation (SpO2) in Term Lambs with Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS) and Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn (PPHN)" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2015)
  • "Inhaled Nitric Oxide (iNO) in Early Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) and Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure (HRF) in Preterm Infants" Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Biology Young Investigator‘s Forum (2014)
  • "Oxygen Saturation Index and Severity of Hypoxic Respiratory Failure" Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Biology Young Investigator‘s Forum (2014)
  • "Hemodynamic and Respiratory Variables with Resuscitation Adhering to Oxygen Saturation Guidelines from Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2014)
  • "Is Oxygen Saturation Index (OSI) a Valid Indicator of Neonatal Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure?" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2014)
  • "Norepinephrine is a More Selective Systemic Vasoconstrictor Compared to Dopamine in Preterm Lambs" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2014)
  • "Oxygenation Indices and Correlation with Pulmonary Vascular Resistance" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2014)
  • "Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) with Paralysis and Transient Impairment of Ventilation in Preterm Neonates" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2014)
  • "Significance of Apnea at Birth Following Cesarean Section Under General Anesthesia" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2014)
  • "Hemodynamic and Respiratory Variables with Resuscitation Adhering to Oxygen Saturation Guidelines from Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2014)
  • "Is Oxygen Saturation Index (OSI) a Valid Indicator of Neonatal Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure?" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2014)
  • "Norepinephrine is a More Selective Systemic Vasoconstrictor Compared to Dopamine in Preterm Lambs" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2014)
  • "Oxygenation Indices and Correlation with Pulmonary Vascular Resistance" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2014)
  • "Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) with Paralysis and Transient Impairment of Ventilation in Preterm Neonates" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2014)
  • "Significance of Apnea at Birth Following Cesarean Section Under General Anesthesia" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2014)
  • "Case Presentation - Addison‘s Disease" Anacon 2004 (2004)
  • "Variation in Brachial Artery - Part I" Anacon 1999 (1999)
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Service Activities:

  • Biomed Central - Springer - Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology; Associate Editor (2017–present)
  • ‘Illustrative Neonatology by Satyan‘ App; Designer and Publisher (2017–present)
  • Pediatric Research; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2017–present)
  • Journal of Perinatal Medicine; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2017–present)
  • McMaster Online Rating of Evidence (MORE) - Clinical Relevance Online Rating System; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2017–present)
  • The Journal of Pediatrics; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2016–present)
  • Pediatric Pulmonology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2016–present)
  • American Journal of Perinatology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2016–present)
  • Expert Opinion On Drug Safety; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2016–present)
  • Early Human Development; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2016–present)
  • Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2016–present)
  • PLOS ONE; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2016–present)
  • Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2015–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Neonatal Resuscitation Program; Teacher (2014–present)
  • Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center: Committee of Interns and Residents; Elected Delegate (2010–2012)
  • Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center: Clinical Observer; Volunteer (2008–2009)
  • Dr. Ahmed‘s Office (New York, NY); Clinical Observer (2007–2008)
  • Maricopa Medical Center; Clinical Observer (2007)
  • Maricopa Medical Center; Clinical Observer (2007)
  • Dr. Ahmed‘s Office (New York, NY); Clinical Observer (2006–2007)
  • Rajah Muthiah Medical College Department of Community Medicine: CME for Interns; Coordinator (2004)
  • Rajah Muthiah Medical College: Tsunami Relief Team (Cuddalore District); Volunteer (2004)
  • Rajah Muthiah Medical College: World Breast Feeding Week; Coordinator (2004)
  • Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists: 21st Annual Conference; Organizing Committee Member (2000)

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0260
Fax: (716) 323-0294
pkchandr@buffalo.edu

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