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

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)

Description of Clinical Expertise

Quality Improvement, Clincal Pathway/Guideline Implementation, Patient Safety

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

Scholarly Oversight Committee for Winnifred Sigal, Endocrinology Fellow, Local

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:

Cunningham M, Bezpalko O, Kaznica Z, Murphy S, Stracuzzi L, Nawab U, Won J: Patient Safety in the N/IICU: Integrating a Human Factors Approach Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, Orlando, Florida : 2018.

Pouppirt N, Herrick H, Nassar R, Cei B, Murphy S, Napolitano N, Foglia E, Ades A, Nawab U: Airway Bundle Checklist (ABC) Creation and Implementation in a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Children's Hospitals Neonatal Consortium (CHNC), Columbus, Ohio : 2018.

Pouppirt NR, Nassar R, Napolitano N, Nawab U, Nishisaki A, Nadkarni V, Ades A, Foglia EE: Association Between Video Laryngoscopy and Adverse Tracheal Intubation-Associated Events in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit J Pediatr 201 (281-284): 2018.

Nawab U, O’Connor T, Heimall L, Ware E, Ponzek R, Wang S: Vaccinate in 48! Improving Time to Vaccination Administration in a Quaternary NICU Children's Hospital Neonatal Consortium (CHNC), Columbus, Ohio : 2018.

Coughlin K, Flibotte J, O’Connor T, Shastry S, Kreger J, Nawab U: A3: Identifying and Eliminating Waste in the NICU MRI Process Children's Hospital Neonatal Consortium (CHNC), Columbus, Ohio : 2018.

Thomas B, Padula M, Maschhoff K, Wang S, Ware E, Monk H, Glenn E, Nawab U: Electronic Alerts Improve Palivizumab Candidate Identification and Prophylaxis Administration Among Patients in a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Children's Hospitals Neonatal Consortium (CHNC), Columbus, Ohio : 2018.

Nawab U, Ware E, Ponzek R, Pouppirt N, Thomas B: A QI Approach to Changing the Culture with Early Discharge Assessments Children's Hospitals Neonatal Consortium (CHNC), Columbus, Ohio : 2018.

Pouppirt N, MD; Herrick H, Nassar R, Cei B, Murphy S, Napolitano N, Foglia E, Ades A, Nawab U: Airway Bundle Checklist (ABC) Creation and Implementation in a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Vermont Oxford Network Annual Quality Congress, Chicago Illinois : 2018.

Nawab U, Ware E, Ponzek R, Pouppirt N, Thomas B: A QI Approach to Changing the Culture with Early Discharge Assessments Vermont Oxford Network Annual Quality Congress, Chicago Illinois : 2018.

Thomas B, Padula M, Maschhoff K, Wang S, Ware E, Monk H, Glenn E, Nawab U: Electronic Alerts Improve Palivizumab Candidate Identification and Prophylaxis Administration Among Neonates in a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Vermont Oxford Network Annual Quality Congress, Chicago, Illinois : 2018.

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)