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Shabnam Lainwala, MD


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Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


MD, Bombay University, 1989
PhD, Clark University

Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical Center, 1996-1999

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, New England Medical Center, 1999-2002

Board Certifications

  • General Pediatrics, The American Board of Pediatrics (1999)
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, The American Board of Pediatrics (2003)
  • Faculty Appointment

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Dr. Lainwala is the director of the regional neonatal neurodevelopmental follow up program at Connecticut Children’s. She is also the founder and chair of the NICU nutritional care and research group. Dr. Lainwala is actively involved in initiatives in the NICU to improve nutrition and growth of preterm infants. Her research interests include studying nutrition and growth of preterm infants in the NICU and the long term growth and developmental outcomes of preterm and sick infants.

    Selected Publications

      • Lainwala S, Kosyakova N, Spizzoucco AM, Herson V, and Brownell EA. Clinical and nutritional outcomes of two liquid human milk fortifiers used in preterm infants. Journal of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine. Accepted July 2017.
      • Lainwala S, and Hussain N. Treatment of patent ductus arteriosus with cylco-oxygenase inhibitors beyond 2 weeks of age in very low birth weight infants. American Journal of Perinatology 33:584-589. 2016.

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