Sharmilarani H. Nanda, MD
- Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Nanda is a Clinical Assistant professor of neonatology at the University of Pittsburgh and an attending neonatologist at UPMC Magee Women’s Hamot Hospital. Nanda received her Medical Degree from Stanley Medical College in India. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Elmhurst Hospital, Mount Sinai Health System, New York City and fellowship in Neonatology at West Virginia University. Prior to moving to Pittsburgh, she has served as faculty in general Pediatrics at West Virginia University and neonatology at University of Maryland. In addition, she has served as Medical Director at Westmoreland Hospital.
Nanda is a clinical educator and has mentored several medical students, residents and fellows. Her research interests include care of NAS babies, improving the NICU journey for families with sick neonates. She has published articles and several conference abstracts and is an active member of the Childrens Hospital’s Neonatal consortium, in addition to being a member to the AAP’s neonatal perinatal medicine subspecialists.
Education & Training
- MBBS, Stanley Medical College, 1992
- Senior House Surgeon, Southern Railway Headquarters Hospital, 1992
- Residency in Internal Medicine, Apollo Hospitals, 1992-1995
- Postgraduate Diploma in Thoracic Medicine, Madras Medical College Institute of Thoracic Medicine, 1995-1996
- Residency in Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Services Elmhurst Hospital Center, 2000-2003
- Fellowship in Neonatology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, 2011-2014
Loeb D, Grehis,R, Lee,J, Nanda,S: Peripheral catheter site swelling in neonate. Index of Suspicion: Case Report in Pediatrics in Review (2018 in press)
Nanda S, Brant R, Yossuck P. Buprenorphine: A New Player in Neonatal Withdrawal Syndrome. West Virginia State Medical Journal. 2014.
Cummings KJ, Smith TS, Shogren ES, Khakoo R, Nanda S, Bunner L, Smithmyer A, Soccorsi D, Kashon ML, Mazurek GH, and Weissman DN. Prospective Comparison of Tuberculin Skin Test and QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube Assay for the Detection of Latent Tuberculosis Infection among Healthcare Workers in a Low-Incidence Setting. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2009 Nov; 30(11): 1123-6.
Cummings KJ, Smith TS, Shogren ES, Khakoo R, Nanda S, Bunner L, Smithmyer A, Soccorsi D, Kashon ML, Mazurek GH, and Weissman DN. Tuberculin Skin Test versus QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube Assay in Healthcare Workers. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2009; 179: A4103.
Nanda S, Neild LS. Boy With Extraordinarily High Blood Lead Levels. Consultant for Pediatricians. 2008 Sep; 48(10): 775-776.
Nield, LS, Nanda S, Someshwar J, DalCanto FC, Someshwar S, Collins JJ, Jaynes M. Cerebral palsy: A multisystem review. Consultant for Pediatricians. 2007 Jun; 6(6): 337-343.
Nield, LS, Nanda S, Someshwar J, DalCanto FC, Someshwar S, Collins JJ, Jaynes M. Cerebral palsy: A multisystem review. Applied Neurology. 2007 Jan; 3(1): 29-35.
Nanda S, Konnur N. Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Use in the 21st Century. Psychiatric Annals. 2006 Oct; 36(10): 706-712.
Nanda S, Konnur N. Adolescent Drug Use in the 21st Century. Pediatric Annals. 2006 Mar: 23(3); 193-199.
Nield LS, Nanda S. A Guide to Preventing – and Treating – Hypothermia and Frostbite. Consultant For Pediatricians. 2005 Oct; 4(9): 427-434.
Academic and Research Interests
- Family Centered Care