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Kalyani Vats, MD

Kalyani Vats, MD
Job Title Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-692-5030 Phone
412-692-6076 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1984 MBBS, Veer Surendra Sai Medical College, Orissa, India
1989 MD, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India

Residency:

1999 University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship:

2002 Magee-Womens Hospital and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 

Memberships

  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Pediatrics 
  • Magee-Womens Research Institute 

Board Certifications

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine     
  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Regional Instructor

Awards

  • 2006 – 2007 Unsung Hero Award, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • 2005 – 2006 Jon Watchko Teaching Excellence and Mentor Award, University of Pittsburgh
  • 2003 – 2005 Young Investigator Research Award, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • 2000 – 2002 Irene McLenahan Young Investigator Award, Magee-Womens Hospital 
  • 1979 – 1985 National Merit Scholarship, India    
  • 1975 – 1978 Sikkim National Best Scholar Award

Publications

  • Vats AN, Ishwad C, Vats KR, Moritz M, Ellis D, Mueller C, Surti U, Parizhskaya MZ, Meza MP, Burke L, Schneck FX, Saxena M, Ferrell R.  Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome and Congenital Anomalies of Kidneys:  Evidence of Locus on Chromosome 13q.  Kidney International 2003; 64(1):17-24.
  • Fritz M, Vats K, Goyal R.  Neonatal Lupus and IUGR Following Alpha-Inteferon Therapy During Pregnancy.  Journal of Perinatology 2005; 25:552-554.
  • Vats KR, Ishwad C, Singla I, Vats A, Ferrell R, Ferrell R, Ellis D, Moritz M, Surti U, Jayakar J, Frederick DR, Vats AN.  A Locus for Renal Malformations Including Vesico-Ureteric Reflux on Chromosome 13q33-34.  Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2006; 17(4):1158-67.

    View Dr. Vats' full list of publications from PubMed.

Biography Summary

Kalyani Vats, MD, is a member of the Division of Neonatology and Developmental Biology and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.  Dr. Vats received her MBBS in medicine at VSS Medical College, and her MD degree in pediatrics at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India. She completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics in Minneapolis, and her fellowship in neonatology at Magee-Womens Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Currently, Dr. Vats is the director of Triage and Antenatal consult services, at Magee-Womens Hospital. She also provides consultation to the Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center at Magee-Womens Hospital and coordinates prenatal consults.  In addition to her clinical and teaching duties, Dr. Vats is interested in outcome of extremely premature infants and she especially focuses in periviability issues. She is also involved in several clinical investigations, including, Multiple Dose Pharmacokinetic Study of Meropenem in Young infants, Enteral nutrition during indomethacin or ibuprofen treatment of a patent ductus arteriosus and TEDDY study (The environmental determinants of diabetes in the young).


Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Multiple Dose Pharmacokinetic Study of Meropenem in Young Infants (< 91 days) with Suspected or Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections
  • Should Very Low Birth Weight Infants Receive Enteral Nutrition during Indocin or Ibuprofen Treatment of a Patent Ductus Arteriosus? 
  • The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young 
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April 8, 2010
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