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Nirupama Laroia, MD

Medical Director of Special Care Nursery  

Phone: (585) 922-4191

Faculty Title: Section Chief, Neonatology, Rochester General Hospital; Associate Professor, Pediatrics/ Neonatology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Medical School:  Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India

Training and Fellowships: Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India; Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA;  Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester

Board Certifications:  Pediatrics, Neonatal Perinatal Medicine

Clinical Interests and Expertise: General Neonatology, Hypoxic Ischemic Injury in the newborn, Hypophosphatemia in the newborn, Thermal environment of the premature newborn

Selected Publications of Interest: 

  1. McBride, M. Laroia, N. Guillet, G. Electrographic seizures in neonates correlate with poor neurodevelopmental outcome. Neurology. 55(4):506-513, 2000.

  2. Laroia, N.,Welch, M., Mahoney, AL., Guillet, R. Concepts in volume ventilation in the newborn. Review Article. Bulletin of the National Neonatology Forum. 14(1):22-27,2000.

  3. Laroia, N. Current controversies in diagnosis and management of neonatal seizures. Editorial. Indian Pediatrics. 37(4):367-372. 2000.

  4. Shoulson, J. Penney, M. McDermott, S. Schwid, E. Kayson, T. Chase, S. Fahn, J. T. Greenamyre, A.Lang, A. Siderowf, N. Pearson, M. Harrison, E. Rost, A. Colcher, M. Lloyd, M. Matthews, R. Pahwa, D.McGuire, M. F. Lew, S. Schuman, K. Marek, S. Broshjeit, S. Factor, D. Brown, A. Feigin, J.Mazurkiewicz, B. Ford, D. Jennings, S. Dilllon, C. Comella, L. Blasucci, K. Janko, L. Shulman, W.Wiener, D. Bateman-Rodriguez, A. Carrion, O. Suchowersky, A. L. Lafontaine, C. Pantella, E. Siemers,J. Belden, R. Davies, M. Lannon, D. Grimes, P. Gray, W. Martin, L. Kennedy, C. Adler, S. Newman, J.Hammerstad, C. Stone, P. Lewitt, K. Bardram, K. Mistura, J. Miyasaki, L. Johnston, J. H. Cha, M.Tennis, M. Panniset, J. Hall, J. Tetrud, J. Friedlander, R. Hauser, L. Gauger, R. Rodnitzky, A. Deleo, J. Dobson, L. Seeberger, C. Dingmann, D. Tarsy, P. Ryan, L. Elmer, D. Ruzicka, M. Stacy, M. Brewer, B.Locke, D. Baker, C. Casaceli, D. Day, M. Florack, K. Hodgeman, N. Laroia, R. Nobel, C. Orme, L.Rexo, K. Rothenburgh, K. Sulimowicz, A. Watts, E. Wratni, P. Tariot, C. Cox, C. Leventhal, V. Alderfer, A. M. Craun, J. Frey, L. McCree, J. McDermott, J. Cooper, T. Holdich, and B. Read. A randomized, controlled trial of remacemide for motor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease. Neurology 56 (4):455-462, 2001.

  5. Metaj M, Laroia N, Lawrence RA, Ryan RM. Comparison of Breast Fed and Formula Fed Normal Newborns in Time to First Stool and Urine. J Perinatol 1 Dec 2003 23(8): p. 624.

  6. Amin SB, Laroia N, Sinkin RA, Kendig JW. Effect of Dexamethasone Therapy on Serum Vitamin E Concentrations in Premature Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. J. Perinatol, October 2003, 23:552-555.

  7. Laroia N, Phelps D. Double wall vs single wall incubator for reducing heat loss in very low birth weight infants in incubators (Protocol for a cochrane review). In: The Cochrane Library, Issue 2, 2003. Oxford: Update Software.