Imran Nazir Mir, MD $$


Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
English Kashmiris,Urdu,Hindi


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group


Imran Mir, M.D., is a neonatologist at Children’s Health℠ specializing in neonatal and perinatal medicine. He is also an assistant professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

After receiving his medical degree from Government Medical College in India, Dr. Mir completed a pediatric residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at UT Southwestern.

Dr. Mir’s research interests include the role of placental pathology in various neonatal morbidities, particularly brain injury. He chose to specialize in neonatology because of his love for infants and passion for science.

When he’s not working, he enjoys listening to semi-classical Indian music and spending time with his wife and two children. In addition to English, Dr. Mir speaks Kashmiri, Hindi and Urdu.

Dr. Imran Mir - Neonatology - Children's Health

Education and Training

Medical School
Government Medical College, India (2003)
Childrens Hospital of Oklahoma (2012), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2015), Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Neonatal-Perinatal


  • Research Interests

    • Placental biology and neonatal morbidities, particularly neonatal brain injury
    • Physiology of preterm labor
    • Birth asphyxia and neonatal encephalopathy
  • Publications

    • Vulnerable child syndrome in the neonatal intensive care unit: A review and a new preventative intervention with feasibility and parental satisfaction data. Margaret K. Hoge, Elizabeth Heyne, Theresa De Freitas Nicholson, Dailyn Acosta, Imran N. Mir, Larry S. Brown, Richard J. Shaw, Lina F. Chalak, Roy Heyne Early Human Development 2020 Oct
    • Placental origins of neonatal diseases: toward a precision medicine approach. Mir IN, Leon R, Chalak LF, Pediatric research 2020 Dec
    • Autism spectrum disorders in extremely preterm infants and placental pathology findings: a matched case-control study. Mir IN, White SP, Steven Brown L, Heyne R, Rosenfeld CR, Chalak LF, Pediatric research 2020 Sep
    • Placental Pathology, Cerebral Blood Flow, and Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Preterm Infants: Is There a Link? Pazandak C, Mir IN, Brown LS, Chalak LF, Pediatric neurology 2020 Jan
  • Professional Activities

    • AIDS Prevention and Control Society of Kashmir (2003)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics (2009)
    • AAP, Section on Perinatal Pediatrics (2012)
  • Awards and Honors

    • Travel Award 2014, AAP SCCPR Conference, Austin, TX
    • Selected for 26th Annual NICHD Young Investigators Conference 2014, Section on Maternal-Fetal-Neonatal-Reproductive Medicine
    • Nominated for 'Rising Star' Clinical Excellence Award at UTSW 2018 2018, This is a Clinical Excellence Award to recognize and honor the exceptional contributions of clinical faculty to the care of our patients, to the education of the next generation of health care professionals, and to UT Southwestern overall.
    • Part of NRP team, which was nominated for the Program Development Award at UTSW 2018 2018, This award recognizes a group of clinical faculty who have partnered to create, develop, and sustain an innovative program that significantly advances our ability to improve the care received by our patients.

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