Nirupama Laroia, M.B.B.S.

Nirupama Laroia, M.B.B.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 651
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-2972
Fax: (585) 461-3614

Research Bio

Dr. Laroia's research interests have focused on neonatal seizures, especially those related to stroke and hypoxic ischemic injury in the newborn. Her work has included development of criteria for long-term EEG monitoring in neonates at risk for seizures. Current projects include study of neuroprotective strategies in infants with hypoxic ischemic injury, Hyperbilirubinemia in the term neonate, Use of donor milk in preterm infants, and a qualitative study looking at barriers to communication between obstetricians and pediatricians in the delivery room.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Best Doctors in America 2004 - Present
Olympic Medical Corporation Grant towards Brain-Cooling for the treatment of perinatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. 1999
Wyeth Neonatology Research Grant 1995
Ross Foundation Award towards funds for hardware - Computerized Neonatal EEG analysis 1995 - 1996
Strong Star. University of Rochester Medical Center. 2008, 2013 | Rochester, NY
2005 Nominee, Father Norton Award, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY | Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 18 available »

2010 May 27
, Carlo WA, Finer NN, Walsh MC, Rich W, Gantz MG, Laptook AR, Yoder BA, Faix RG, Das A, Poole WK, Schibler K, Newman NS, Ambalavanan N, Frantz ID, Piazza AJ, Sánchez PJ, Morris BH, Laroia N, Phelps DL, Poindexter BB, Cotten CM, Van Meurs KP, Duara S, Narendran V, Sood BG, O'Shea TM, Bell EF, Ehrenkranz RA, Watterberg KL, Higgins RD. "Target ranges of oxygen saturation in extremely preterm infants." The New England journal of medicine.. 2010 May 27; 362(21):1959-69. Epub 2010 May 16.
2010 May 27
, Finer NN, Carlo WA, Walsh MC, Rich W, Gantz MG, Laptook AR, Yoder BA, Faix RG, Das A, Poole WK, Donovan EF, Newman NS, Ambalavanan N, Frantz ID, Buchter S, Sánchez PJ, Kennedy KA, Laroia N, Poindexter BB, Cotten CM, Van Meurs KP, Duara S, Narendran V, Sood BG, O'Shea TM, Bell EF, Bhandari V, Watterberg KL, Higgins RD. "Early CPAP versus surfactant in extremely preterm infants." The New England journal of medicine.. 2010 May 27; 362(21):1970-9. Epub 2010 May 16.
2010 Apr
Sullivan S, Schanler RJ, Kim JH, Patel AL, Trawöger R, Kiechl-Kohlendorfer U, Chan GM, Blanco CL, Abrams S, Cotten CM, Laroia N, Ehrenkranz RA, Dudell G, Cristofalo EA, Meier P, Lee ML, Rechtman DJ, Lucas A. "An exclusively human milk-based diet is associated with a lower rate of necrotizing enterocolitis than a diet of human milk and bovine milk-based products." The Journal of pediatrics.. 2010 Apr; 156(4):562-7.e1. Epub 2009 Dec 29.
2009 Sep
Thornburg LL, Christensen N, Laroia N, Pressman EK. "Prenatal diagnosis of total arhinia associated with normal chromosomal analysis: a case report." The Journal of reproductive medicine. 2009 Sep; 54(9):579-82.
2007 May
El Hassan N, Ryan R, Nirupama L. "Premature infants: analysis of serum phosphate during the first 4 weeks of life." American journal of perinatology.. 2007 May; 24(5):327-30. Epub 2007 May 21.

Specialties

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

MD | Pediatrics | Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University1984
MBBS | Medicine | Christian Medical College1980

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Neonatology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996
Residency in Pediatrics at Medical College of Virginia07/01/1993 - 06/30/1994
Residency in Pediatrics at Institute of Medical Sciences07/01/1981 - 06/30/1984
Residency in Rotating internship, residency at Christian Medical College01/01/1980 - 06/30/1981
Internship in Rotating internship, residency at Christian Medical College01/01/1979 - 12/31/1979