Vishal S. Kapadia, MD $$


Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
N.H.L. Municipal Medical College - India (2001)
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Med (2008), Pediatrics
Sheth Vadilal Sarabhai Municipal Hospital (2004), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2011), Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Neonatal-Perinatal


  • Research Interests

    • Use of oxygen during initial stabilization phase and during hospital stay in neonates
  • Publications

    • Oxygen Therapy in the Delivery Room: What Is the Right Dose? Kapadia V, Wyckoff MH Clinics in perinatology 2018 Jun 45 2 293-306
    • The Goldilocks principle. Oxygen in the delivery room: When is it too little, too much, and just right? Kapadia V, Rabi Y, Oei JL, Seminars in fetal & neonatal medicine 2018 10 23 5 347-354
    • Initial oxygen concentration for term neonatal resuscitation. Isayama T, Dawson JA, Roehr CC, Rabi Y, Weiner GM, Aziz K, Kapadia VS, de Almeida MF, Trevisanuto D, Mildenhall L, Liley HG, Hosono S, Kim HS, Szyld E, Perlman JM, Velaphi S, Guinsburg R, Welsford M, Nishiyama C, Wyllie JP, Wyckoff MH International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation 2018 Nov
    • Outcomes of oxygen saturation targeting during delivery room stabilisation of preterm infants. Oei JL, Finer NN, Saugstad OD, Wright IM, Rabi Y, Tarnow-Mordi W, Rich W, Kapadia V, Rook D, Smyth JP, Lui K, Vento M, Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition 2018 Sep 103 5 F446-F454
  • Professional Activities

    • Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)
    • AAP - Section of Perinatal Pediatrics, District VII (2009)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) (2006)
    • Dallas County Medical Society/Texas Medical Association (2011)
    • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) (2005)
  • Awards and Honors

    • Travel Award 2011, 23rd Annual NICHD Maternal-Fetal-Reproductive Medicine Meeting
    • Pilot Award 2010, North and Central Texas Clinical and Translational Science Initiative
    • Young Investigator's Travel Award 2010, Pediatric Academic Society
    • NIH Pilot Grant Award 2009, Clinical & Translational Science Award
    • Young Investigator Coaching Program Recipient 2014, Society of Pediatric Research
    • Best Quality Improvement Project 2017, EBM Research Fair at Children’s Health

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