Kikelomo Lateefat Babata, MD $$


Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Ilorin (2004)
University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (2005), Pediatrics
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center (2011), Pediatrics
Tufts Medical Center (2018), Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Neonatal-Perinatal


  • Publications

    • Are we ready to modify our definition of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) to improve prognostication? Babata K, McGuirl J Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 2018 Mar 38 3 203-205
    • Case 3: A Term Newborn with Intrauterine Growth Restriction and Severe Fetal Brain Anomalies Biobaku F, Babata K, Friedman H, Goddard A, Yen E NeoReviews 2018 19 10 e616-e619
    • Socioemotional dysfunctions at age 10?years in extremely preterm newborns with late-onset bacteremia. Babata K, Bright HR, Allred EN, Erdei C, Kuban KCK, Joseph RM, O'Shea TM, Dammann O, Leviton A Early human development 2018 06 121 1-7
    • Neurocognitive Outcomes at 10 Years of Age in Extremely Preterm Newborns with Late-Onset Bacteremia. Bright HR, Babata K, Allred EN, Erdei C, Kuban KCK, Joseph RM, O'Shea TM, Leviton A, Dammann O The Journal of pediatrics 2017 Aug 187 43-49.e1
  • Professional Activities

    • Member, AAP Section on International Child Health
    • Member, Massachusetts Medical Society
    • Member, AAP Trainees and Early Career Neonatologists (TECaN)
    • Member, AAP Section on International Medical Graduates
    • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Neonatal Perinatal Medicine
    • American Board of Pediatrics (2011)
  • Awards and Honors

    • Travel Award, Hot Topics in Neonatology (2017)
    • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (ESPR) Trainee Travel Award (2016)
    • Tufts Susan Salonstall Foundation Research Travel Award (2016)
    • Appreciation for Commitment to Teaching Physician Assistant Students (2014), Mayo School of Health Sciences
    • Best Medical Student Teacher Award (2011), Department of Pediatrics Bronx Lebanon Hospital