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Nirupama Laroia, M.B.B.S.

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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.



MD | Christian Medical College & Hospital (India)
Surgery (General Surgery)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996
Fellowship in Neonatology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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

07/01/1981 - 06/30/1984
Residency in Pediatrics at Banaras Hindu University (B.H.U.) (India)

01/01/1980 - 06/30/1981
Residency at Christian Medical College (India)

01/01/1979 - 12/31/1979
Internship at Christian Medical College (India)

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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, Orlando M, Wang H, Laroia N, Agarwal A. "Chronic Auditory Toxicity in Late Preterm and Term Infants With Significant Hyperbilirubinemia." Pediatrics.. 2017 Oct; 140(4)

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; 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; 173:84-9. Epub 2016 Mar 04.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Neonatal Hydrocephalus
Book Title: Handbook of Neonatology
Author List: Diana Huang, Yukiko Miura, Nirupama Laroia
Edited By: Rama Bhat, MD; Praveen Kumar, MD, DM; Dharmapuri Vidyasagar, MD
Published By: Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2020 in New Delhi, India

Chapter Title: Neonatal Resuscitation
Book Title: Handbook on Neonatal ICU
Author List: Koshy Marucoickal George, Nirupama Laroia
Edited By: Neelam Kler, Pankaj Garg, Anup Thakur
Published By: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd. 2020 in New Delhi, India

Chapter Title: Neonatal Emergencies
Book Title: Critical Care Transport
Author List: Chess PR, Malhotra Y, Laroia N.
Edited By: Emerton C.
Published By: Bartlett 2017