Kavya Rao MD

Kavya Rao

Kavya Rao
MD

Clinical Assistant Professor - Neonatology

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; Neonatology; Nutrition; Pediatrics; Perinatal-Neonatal Medicine

Contact Information
1001 Main Street, 5th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
Fax: 716-323-0294
kavyarao@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine (2018)
  • Residency, Pediatrics Residency, Zucker School of Medicine - Staten Island University Hospital at Northwell Health (2015)
  • Internship, Pediatrics residency, Zucker School of Medicine- Staten Island University Hospital Northwell Health (2013)
  • MD, Kasturba Medical College International Center, Summa Cum Laude (2011)
  • BS, Bachelors of Health Sciences, Kasturba Medical College, Magna Cum Laude (2008)

Employment:

  • Attending Neonatologist, Neonatology, Oishei Children's Hospital (2021-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo UBMD
  • Attending Neonatologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Lenox Hill Hospital - Northwell Health (2018–2021)

Awards and Honors:

  • Jacobs Educator Excellence Program (JEEP) - University at Buffalo (2021)
  • Teaching for Quality (Te4Q) - AAMC (2021)
  • Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) Master Trainer Course (2019)
  • 2018 Travel Award Recipient - Eastern Society of Pediatric Research (ESPR 2018) (2018)
  • Pediatric Research Day Excellence Award - Rutgers research day (2018)
  • 2017 Travel Award Recipient - TeCAN at Scottsdale, AZ (2017)
  • Highest marks in Clinical Medicine - Kasturba Medical College (2008)
  • 2016-2019 Young Physicians Leadership Alliance at American Academy of Pediatrics
  • 2015 Travel Award Recipient - Eastern Society of Pediatric Research (ESPR 2015)

Research Expertise:

  • Delayed cord clamping in Preterm Infants: Quality Improvement Project
  • Neonatal Nutrition, BPD, Neonatal resuscitation
  • Quality improvement projects in neonatal nutrition - exclusive human milk diet, neonatal hypothermia bundle, Neonatal POCUS

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Professional Memberships:

  • Women in Neonatology (WiN); AAP
  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (ESPR)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Trainees & Early Career Neonatologists (TeCAN)
  • Young Physician Leadership Alliance; AAP

Presentations:

  • "Validation of Extubation Readiness Tool in Extremely Premature Neonates at a Regional Perinatal Center" Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2022)
  • "Neonatal CD4 T cells display altered expression of lineage-specific genes" Pediatric Academic Society Meeting (PAS): Toronto, Canada 2018
  • "Polycythemia Screening in Large for Gestational Age (LGA) Neonates born Without Diabetes Mellitus." American Academy of Pediatrics
  • "Rates of Non-Diagnostic Multi-Detector Computerized Tomographic (MDCT) Scans versus Ventilation/Perfusion (V/Q) Scans in the Diagnosis of Pediatric Pulmonary Embolism" Hospital for Sick Children
  • "Torsades de pointes in a patient receiving fluconazole for esophageal candidiasis. A Case Report & Oral Poster Presentation at the Annual Residents Research Symposium at McMaster University (2011) Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada"
  • "Unique phenotypic characteristics of lymphocytes in the umbilical artery versus vein of term infants." Pediatric Academic Society Meeting (PAS) 2018

Service Activities:

  • UBMD, Division of Neonatology Review Newborn Screening; New Born Screening (2022–present)
  • ; Trainees and Early Career Neonatologists (TECaN) Membership Chair - AAP Section for Neonatal Perinatal Medicine (2022–present)
  • ; Neonatal Resuscitation Program Instructor (2021)
  • Oishei Children's Hospital; Attending Neonatologist (2021–present)
  • ; Fellow/ Resident Interviewer (2021–present)

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Contact Information

1001 Main Street, 5th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
Fax: 716-323-0294
kavyarao@buffalo.edu

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