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Soraya Abbasi, MD Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Provider

Professor of Pediatrics at the Pennsylvania Hospital

Dr. Abbasi is employed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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About Dr. Soraya Abbasi

Recognized by Best Doctors in America - 2013 - 2018

Clinical Specialties


  • Neonatology and Newborn Services

Programs & Centers:

  • Neonatology Program (Intensive Care Nursery)

Board Certification:

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 1981
  • Pediatrics, 1979

Practice Locations and Appointments

Education and Training

Medical School: Pahlavi University
Residency: The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center
Residency: The Waterbury Hospital Health Center
Fellowship: Yale-Pediatrics
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Pediatric Society, National Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, National Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, National National Perinatal Association, National Philadelphia Neonatal-Perinatal Society, Local Society for Pediatric Research, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Abbasi is employed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Neonatal lung function and outcome.

Selected Publications:

Rub DM, Sivieri EM, Abbasi S, Eichenwald E.: Effect of high-frequency oscillation on pressure delivered by high low nasal cannula in a premature infant lung model Pediatr Pulmonol : 2019 .

Sivieri EM, Wolfson MR, Abbasi S.: Pulmonary mechanics measurements by conductive plethysmography and esophageal manometry: Methodology for infants on non-invasive respiratory support. J Neonatal Perinatal Med : 2019.

Enlow E, Gray M, Wallace-Keeshen S, D'Agostino J, Abbasi S, Lorch SA: Health Literacy of Parents of Very Preterm Infants at NICU Admission and Discharge: a Prospective Cohort Study. J Perinatol : 2019.

Sivieri EM, Eichenwald E, Bakri SM, Abbasi S.: Effect of high frequency oscillatory high flow nasal cannula (HFNC) on carbon dioxide clearance in a premature infant lung model: A bench study. Pediatr Pulmonol 54 (4): 436-443,2019.

Sivieri EM, Eichenwald EC, Rub DM, Abbasi S.: An In-Line High Frequency Flow Interrupter Applied to Nasal CPAP: Improved Carbon Dioxide Clearance in a Premature Infant Lung Model. Pediatr Pulmonol : 2019.

Sivieri E, Wolfson MR, Abbasi S.: Pulmonary Mechanics Measurements by Respiratory Inductive Plethysmography and Esophageal Manometry: Methodology for Infants on Non-Invasive Respiratory Support J Neonatal Perinatal Med 12 (2): 149-159,2019.

Srinivasan L1, 2, Kilpatrick L3, Shah SS4, 5, Abbasi S6, Harris MC1, 2: Elevations of novel cytokines in bacterial meningitis in infants Journal PLoS One. 13 (2): e0181449,2018.

Sivieri E, Eichenwald E, Bakri SM, Abbasi S: Effect of High Frequency Pulsed High Flow Nasal Cannula on Carbon Dioxide Clearance in a Premature Infant Lung Model: A Bench Study. J Pediatr Pulmonol : 2018.

Sivieri E, Foglia E, Abbasi S: Carbon dioxide washout time, HFNC vs. NCPAP : A bench study Journal: Pediatr Pulmonol 52 (6): 792-798,2017.

Schmidt B, Whyte R, Shah R, Abbasi S, Bairam A. Harrold J, Roberts R.: Effects of Targeeting Higher or Lower Oxygen Saturations in Centers with More or Less Separation Between Median Saturations in the Two Groups of the Canadian Oxygen Trial. J Pediatr 178 : 2016.

Academic Contact Info

CHOP Newborn Care
Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-3301
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)