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Nirupama Laroia, M.B.B.S.


Clinical Interests

Neonatology; NICU Continuing Care

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-2972

Fax: (585) 461-3614

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Dr. Laroia's clinical and educational areas of emphasis include neonatal resuscitation, cardiopulmonary physiology in the neonate and global neonatal survival.


Dr. Laroia's research interests focus on general newborn care, prematurity, asphyxial injury, and 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.


Faculty Appointments


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


MBBS | Christian Medical College

MD | Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

01/01/1980 - 06/30/1981
Residency in at Christian Medical College

07/01/1981 - 06/30/1984
Residency in Pediatrics at Institute of Medical Sciences

07/01/1993 - 06/30/1994
Residency in Pediatrics at Medical College of Virginia

07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996
Fellowship in Pediatrics: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

01/01/1979 - 12/31/1979
Internship in at Christian Medical College

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2004 - Present
Best Doctors in America

Strong Star. University of Rochester Medical Center. 2008, 2013
Location: Rochester, NY

2005 Nominee, Father Norton Award, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY
Location: Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY

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Journal Articles

Amin SB, Saluja S, Saili A, Laroia N, Orlando M, Wang H, Agarwal A. "Auditory toxicity in late preterm and term neonates with severe jaundice." Developmental medicine and child neurology.. 2017 Mar 0; 59(3):297-303. Epub 2016 Oct 08.

Amin SB, Wang H, Laroia N, Orlando M. "Unbound Bilirubin and Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder in Late Preterm and Term Infants with Severe Jaundice." The Journal of pediatrics.. 2016 Jun 0; 173:84-9. Epub 2016 Mar 04.

, 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.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Evaluation of the Hypotonic Neonate
Book Title: Advances in Pediatrics
Author List: Laroia, N.
Published By: Jaypee Brothers, Medical Publishers (P) Ltd2012

Chapter Title: "Neonatal Emergencies"
Book Title: Critical Care Transport
Author List: Laroia, N.
Edited By: N. Pollack, MD, FAAOS
Published By: Jones & Bartlett2012

Chapter Title: "Special Considerations: Neonatology"
Book Title: Nancy Caroline's Emergency Care in the Streets
Author List: Chess, P.; Laroia, N.; Malhotra, Y.
Edited By: Andrew N. Pollack, MD, FAAOS
Published By: Sudbury: Jones and Barlett Publishers2012