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Ursula S. Nawab, MD

Ursula S. Nawab, MD Non-Penn Medicine Provider

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Pediatrics
    • Neonatology and Newborn Services

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2005

Description of Clinical Expertise

Quality Improvement, Clincal Pathway/Guideline Implementation, Patient Safety

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of South Florida
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Hospital Affiliation

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

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Quality Improvement, Neonatal Nutrition (focus on enteral nutrition and NEC), CPAP

Selected Publications:

Funderburk A, Nawab U, Abraham S, DiPalma J, Epstein M, Aldridge H, Aghai ZH.: Temporal Association Between Reflux-like Behaviors and Gastroesophageal Reflux in Preterm and Term Infants. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 62 (4): 556-561,2016.

Sonia Shastry, Kristin McKenna, Dala Taha, Ursula Nawab.: Growth Trends After Steroid Exposure in the NICU ESPR : 2016.

Katherine Guttmann, Kelley Kovatis, Kristin McKenna, Kevin Dysart, Ursula Nawab.: Risk Factors Associated With CLABSI in Critically Ill Neonates PAS : 2016.

Katherine Guttmann, Kelley Kovatis, Kristin McKenna, Kevin Dysart, Ursula Nawab.: Risk Factors Associated With CLABSI in Critically Ill Neonates ESPR : 2016.

Sue Williams, Ursula Nawab: Transfusion Considerations for Neonatal Extracoporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Neonatal Transfusion Practices : 2016.

Deepthi Alapati, Suhita Gayen nee Betal, Mendira Chawla, Avani Vachhani, Dalal Taha, Ursula Nawab, Kristin Mckenna, Swati Murthy, Janet Larson, Zubair H. Aghai: High Dose of Vitamin D Decreases Lung Alveolarization in a Rat Model of LPS and Hyperoxia-Induced Lung Injury PAS : 2015.

Suhita Gayen nee Betal, Swati Murthy, Mendira Chawla, Apryle Funderburk, Sam Soundar, Ursula Nawab, Kristin McKenna, Janet Larson, Zubair Aghai: Effects of Hyperoxia and Caffeine on Inflammatory Mediators in Cord Blood Monocytes PAS : 2015.

Dalal Taha, Kristin McKenna, Ursula Nawab: Parathyroid Hormone Levels Are Related to Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Critically Ill Neonates AAP : 2015.

Kiser C, Nawab U, McKenna K, Aghai Z.: Role of Guidelines on Length of Therapy in Neonatal Sepsis. Pediatrics : 2014.

McKenna K, Nawab U, Aghai Z, Larson J: Characteristics of Infants Requiring Phenobarbital for NAS (Poster) PAS : 2014.

Academic Contact Info

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neonatology
3401 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 590-2462
Fax: (215) 590-3051
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)