EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • M.P. Shah Medical College , 1983 , Jamnagar , India

Medical School

  • M.P. Shah Medical College , 1985 , Jamnagar , India

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Massachusetts General Hospital , 1999 , Bosotn , MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2005 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma presenting as a pleural effusion: An atypical presentation of a malignancy. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 12; 55(12):3231-3233. View abstract
  2. Treatment of severe persistent asthma with IL-6 receptor blockade. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 May - Jun; 7(5):1639-1642.e4. View abstract
  3. Ruxolitinib is an effective steroid sparing agent in children with steroid refractory/dependent bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after allogenic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2019 07; 54(7):1158-1160. View abstract
  4. Divergent Function of Programmed Death-Ligand 1 in Donor Tissue versus Recipient Immune System in a Murine Model of Bronchiolitis Obliterans. Am J Pathol. 2017 Jun; 187(6):1368-1379. View abstract
  5. Bone marrow-derived multipotent stromal cells attenuate inflammation in obliterative airway disease in mouse tracheal allografts. Stem Cells Int. 2014; 2014:468927. View abstract
  6. An interesting case of dysautonomia presenting with dyspnea. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014 Mar; 49(3):E25-6. View abstract
  7. Green tea epigallo-catechin-galleate ameliorates the development of obliterative airway disease. Exp Lung Res. 2011 Sep; 37(7):435-44. View abstract
  8. MMP-8 promotes polymorphonuclear cell migration through collagen barriers in obliterative bronchiolitis. J Leukoc Biol. 2010 Jan; 87(1):69-77. View abstract
  9. Centrifugal migration of mesenchymal cells in embryonic lung. Dev Dyn. 2008 Mar; 237(3):750-7. View abstract
  10. Bombesin-like peptides modulate alveolarization and angiogenesis in bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Nov 01; 176(9):902-12. View abstract
  11. Functional diversity of notch family genes in fetal lung development. . 2004 May; 286(5):L1075-83. View abstract
  12. Immunomodulatory functions of the diffuse neuroendocrine system: implications for bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Endocr Pathol. 2004; 15(2):91-106. View abstract
  13. Bombesin-like peptides and mast cell responses: relevance to bronchopulmonary dysplasia? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Sep 01; 168(5):601-11. View abstract
  14. A catalytic antioxidant attenuates alveolar structural remodeling in bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Jan 01; 167(1):57-64. View abstract
  15. Role of endothelial selectins in wound repair. Am J Pathol. 1997 May; 150(5):1701-9. View abstract
  16. Blood cell dynamics in P-selectin-deficient mice. Blood. 1995 Aug 01; 86(3):1106-14. View abstract
  17. Reduced recruitment of inflammatory cells in a contact hypersensitivity response in P-selectin-deficient mice. J Exp Med. 1995 Jun 01; 181(6):2277-82. View abstract