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Ursula S. Nawab, MD Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Provider

Clinical Associate of Pediatrics Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neonatology and Newborn Services

Programs & Centers:

  • Neonatology Program (Intensive Care Nursery)

Board Certification:

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2005

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

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

Memberships

Coalition to Improve Diagnosis, National Eastern Society of Pediatric Research, Local Global Health T32, International NEAR4NEOS, RO1 grant, International Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), International The Children's Hospital Neonatal Consortium, National

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:

Nawab U, Ponzek R, Cunningham M, Ashmore M, Bidegary A, Heimall, Rana K, Moore E, Maurer H, Wang S, Chiodo B: Reducing Rejection Rates of Newborn Screen- Less Pain, Quicker Results! CHNC : 2019.

Nawab U, Mack A, MD, Garner T, Shaw K, Colfer A: Cognitive Bias Think Tank: Mitigating the Influence of Cognitive Biases on Diagnostic Error Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine : 2019.

Carr L, Padula M, O’Connor T, Flibotte J, Cunningham M, Chuo, J, Thomas, Nawab U: Improving compliance of a NICU QI/safety checklist CHNC : 2019.

Herrick H, Zedalis J, Cei B, Murphy S, Napolitano N, Soorikian L, Mathews K, Pouppirt N, Nassar R, Foglia E, Ades A, Nawab U: Airway Bundle Checklist (ABC) Creation and Implementation in a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit CHNC : 2019.

Herrick H, Zedalis J, Cei B, Murphy S, Napolitano N, Soorikian L, Mathews K, Pouppirt N, Nassar R, Foglia E, Ades A, Nawab U: Following your ABCs (Airway Bundle Checklist) decreases severe TIAEs (Tracheal Intubation Associated Events) Vermont Oxford Network Quality Congress : 2019.

Nawab U, Ponzek R, Cunningham M, Ashmore M, Bidegary A, Heimall, Rana K, Moore E, Maurer H, Wang S, Chiodo B: Less Pain, Quicker Results! Reducing Rejection Rates of Newborn Screen- Less Pain, Quicker Results! Vermont Oxford Quality Congress : 2019.

Carr L, Padula M, O’Connor T, Flibotte J, Cunningham M, Chuo, J, Thomas, Nawab U: Compliance with initiating a NICU checklist markedly improved following a human factors-based, low-technology test of change Vermont Oxford Network Quality Congress : 2019.

Edwards T, Bartholomew D, Froh E, Herkert L, Spatz D, Villasis C, Wild K, Hedrick H, Nawab U: Enteral Feeding Practices in Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia APSNA : 2019.

Spatz DL, Froh EB, Bartholomew D, Edwards T, Wild KT, Hedrick H, Nawab U: Lactation Experience of Mothers and Feeding Outcomes of Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Breastfeed Med : 2019.

Nawab U, Thomas B, O’Connor T, Ware E, Padula M, Wang S, Bodenstab H: Improving Vaccination Rates of Critically Ill Infants in a Quaternary Neonatal Intensive Care Unit IHI BMJ Scotland : 2019.

Academic Contact Info

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

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