Deepali Handa MD, MBA

Deepali Handa

Deepali Handa
MD, MBA

Clinical 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, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0260
Fax: (716) 323-0294
deepalih@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • MBA, University at Buffalo (2018)
  • Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Cohen Children‘s Medical Center of New York (2013)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Cohen Children‘s Medical Center of New York (2010)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, Cohen Children‘s Medical Center of New York (2008)
  • MD, Medicine, Kasturba Medical College (2004)

Employment:

  • Director, Neonatal Simulation Program, Oishei Children‘s Hospital (2020-present)
  • Medical Director, NICU, Oishei Children‘s Hospital (2020-present)
  • Medical Director, NICU, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital (2016-present)
  • Attending Physician, Neonatology, Oishei Children's Hospital (2013-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2013-present)
  • Associate Medical Director, NICU, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital (2014–2016)
  • Director, Newborn Screening Program, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2013–2015)
  • Junior Medical Officer, Anil Baghi Memorial Hospital (2007)
  • Junior Medical Officer, Anil Baghi Memorial Hospital (2004–2005)

Awards and Honors:

  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research: Travel Award (2013)
  • 2012 Best Abstract in Breastfeeding Research Award: "Effects of Prolonged Freezing After Refrigeration on the Integrity of Human Milk" (2012)
  • Cohen Children‘s Medical Center: Chief Administrative Fellow (2012)
  • Kasturba Medical College: Manoj Salian Memorial Prize - 2nd in Final MBBS Examination (1999)
  • All India Conference of ACBI: Manipal Award for Highest Marks in Biochemistry (1999)
  • Kasturba Medical College: Dr. R.L. Adiga Prize - 1st ini Final MBBS Part 2 Examination (2002-2003)
  • Kasturba Medical College: Dr. T.M.A. Pai Prize - 1st in Final MBBS Part 2 Examination (2002-2003)
  • Kasturba Medical College: 1st in Surgery in Final MBBS Part 2 University Examination (2002-2003)
  • Buffalo Spree Magazine: Top Doctors in Western New York (2020-2021)
  • Kasturba Medical College: Mrs. Muktaben D. Chandrana Prize - Best Outgoing Lady Medical Graduate (2002-2003)

Research Expertise:

  • Breast milk storage and processing
  • Neonatal nutrition

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • August 2019–July 2020
    Use of Simulation to Facilitate Effective Parent-Provider Communication in Challenging Neonatal Scenarios
    American Academy of Pediatrics Disctrict II Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Journal Articles:

Abstracts:

  • Ahrabi FA, Handa D, Codipilly CN, Shah S, Potak D, Schanler RJ. (2013) Effects of Prolonged Freezing on the Integrity of Human Milk. (Apr)

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2007–2016)

Presentations:

  • "Conflict Management: Solutions for Resolution" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2021)
  • "Hepatitis C Screening In Newborns With Perinatal Hepatitis C Exposure Discharged From The Regional Perinatal Center Of Western New York Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A Retrospective Review Of The Past Decade" Annual Conference; Eastern Society for Pediatric Research; Poster Session 2: General Pediatrics and Potpourri (2021)
  • "A 35-week Preterm infant with polyhydramnios and decreased fetal movement, status post therapeutic hypothermia for severe hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy" Annual Conference; Eastern Society for Pediatric Research; E-ESPR2020: 352 (2020)
  • "Show Me the Money! A Physician’s Perspective on Financial Savviness" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2020)
  • "Neonatal Resuscitation" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2019)
  • "Vaping: Do You Know Enough About It?" Internal Medicine Grand Rounds; Mercy Hospital of Buffalo (2019)
  • "Can NICU Workflow Improve without Paper Continuity Books?" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies; NICU Practices & Procedures: Potpourri (2019)
  • "Can NICU Workflow Improve without Paper Continuity Books?" Annual Conference; Eastern Society for Pediatric Research; Poster Session II (2019)
  • "Single Family Room NICU: Does It Make a Difference?" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Shock in the Newborn" Perinatal Updates 2014 (2014)
  • "Do Thawing and Warming Affect the Integrity of Human Milk?" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2013)
  • "Effects of Prolonged Freezing On the Integrity of Human Milk" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2013)
  • "Do Thawing and Warming Affect the Integrity of Human Milk?" Annual Meeting; Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2013)
  • "Do Thawing and Warming Affect the Integrity of Human Milk?" National Conference and Exhibition; American Academy of Pediatrics; Breastfeeding (2012)
  • "Effects of Prolonged Freezing On the Integrity of Human Milk" National Conference and Exhibition; American Academy of Pediatrics; Perinatal Pediatrics (2012)
  • "Are Elevated Nucleated Red Blood Cell Counts at Birth Associated with Acute Determinants of Adverse Outcomes for Near Term and Term Infants with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy?" Annual Meeting; Queens Pediatric Society (2010)
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Service Activities:

  • University at Buffalo: Faculty Council; Member (2013–2015)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Neonatal Resuscitation Program; Teacher (2013–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: 35th Annual Seminar of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; Invited Participant (2012)

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Contact Information

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

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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