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Burhanuddin Mahmood, MD

Burhan Mahmood, MD
Job Title Clinical Director, ECMO Program, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5030 Phone
412692-6076 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1991 Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan

Residency:

1997 Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University, Hershey, PA

Fellowship:

2000 Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship, Magee-Womens Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 

Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Perinatal Section 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics 
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Awards

  • May 2004, Nomination for Outstanding Neonatologist by the Department of Critical Care Services, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pennsylvania
  • June 2007, The Jon F. Watchko Fellowship Mentoring Award in recognition of outstanding faculty contribution to the carrier development of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Neonatal-Perinatal Fellows, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publications

  • Mahmood B, Daood MJ, Hart C, Hansen TWR, Watchko JF. Ontogeny of P-glycoprotein in mouse intestine, liver and kidney. J Invest Med 2001; 49(3):250-7.
  • Watchko JF, Daood MJ, Mahmood B, Vats K, Hart C, Ahdab-Barmada M. P-glycoprotein and bilirubin disposition. J Perinatology 2001 Dec; 21 Suppl 1:S43-7; discussion S59-62.
  • Watchko JF, Daood MJ, Mahmood B, Vats K, Hart C, Ahdab-Barmada M. P-glycoprotein and bilirubin disposition in the neonate. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Neonatal Jaundice. D Stevenson (Ed), Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories, Columbus OH 2001.
  • Sequiera D, Watchko JF, Daood MJ, O'Day TL, Mahmood B. Unconjugated bilirubin efflux by bovine brain microvascular endothelial cells in vitro. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2007; 8(6):570-5.

Biography Summary

Burhanuddin Mahmood, MD, is a member of the UPMC Newborn Medicine Program of the Division of Neonatology and Developmental Biology at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He is also an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. 
 
A native of Pakistan, Dr. Mahmood received his medical degree from the Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi. He underwent internship training at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Pediatrics and Surgery. He completed his pediatric residency at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at Penn State University in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He completed his fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Magee Womens and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 
 
Dr. Mahmood serves as Director and Coordinator of the Neonatal ECMO Program for the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC at University of Pittsburgh. He coordinates the divisions ECMO related educational endeavors and developed latest clinical management guidelines for non-cardiac neonatal ECMO patients.

He is actively involved with the Reproductive and Developmental Biology Course offered at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine as well as division's educational efforts with the pediatric residents and neonatal-perinatal fellows. He serves as coordinator of the neonatal component of pediatric clinical course for the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. He also contributes to the teaching curriculum of the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Masters Program at University of Pittsburgh.

In addition to his clinical and educational responsibilities, Dr. Mahmood serves on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee of Magee Womens Hospital of Pittsburgh and supervises the Newborn Division’s nutrition and medication services. He is also an active member of the division’s clinical consensus committee that regularly reviews patient care guidelines.

Dr. Mahmood’s clinical interests include defining management strategies and outcomes for neonates with severe respiratory failure including those who need ECMO support.

Last Update
February 11, 2010
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