Tasnim A. Najaf, M.D.  najaf_t@kids.wustl.edu

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatologist
Newborn Medicine

phone: (314) 454-6148


  • MBBS, Dow Medical College1991


  • Pediatric Residency, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University1993 - 1996
  • Fellowship in Neonatology, St.louis Children's Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine1996 - 2000

Licensure and Board Certification

  • MO, 1997
  • American Board of Pediatrics1999
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Neonatology2003
  • Recertification in Pediatrics2006
  • Recertification in Neonatology2013
  • ECMO specialist Course by University of Michigan: 4/21/15 to 4/23/20152015

Recent Publications view all (10)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. . Short Term Outcomes and medical and surgical interventions in infants with CDH Journal of Perinatology. 2014. PMCID:25825963  
  2. Vachharajani A, Vricella GJ, Najaf T, Coplen DE. Prevalence of upper urinary tract anomalies in hospitalized premature infants with urinary tract infection. J Perinatol. 2014. doi:10.1038/jp.2014.209  PMID:25474556  
  3. Tasnim Najaf, Akshaya Vachharajani, Brad W Warner. Follow up of Children with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and development of a multidisciplinary care program The Internet Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology. 2013;16(1). 
  4. Akshaya Vachharajani, Neeta Vachharajani and Tasnim Najaf. Neonatal Radiation Exposure Neoreviews. 2013;14:e 190. 
  5. Bucher BT, Guth RM, Saito JM, Najaf T, Warner BW. Impact of hospital volume on in-hospital mortality of infants undergoing repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Ann Surg. 2010;252(4):635-42. doi:10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181f5b538  PMID:20881770  
  6. Tjoeng Han,and Najaf,Tasnim . Visual Diagnosis: A Term male with Hole in his Chest Neoreviews. 2010;11:e463. 
  7. Najaf TA, Vachharajani NA, Warner BW, Vachharajani AJ. Interval between clinical presentation of necrotizing enterocolitis and bowel perforation in neonates. Pediatr Surg Int. 2010;26(6):607-9. doi:10.1007/s00383-010-2597-2  PMID:20414662  
  8. Odibo AO, Najaf T, Vachharajani A, Warner B, Mathur A, Warner BW. Predictors of the need for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and survival in congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a center's 10-year experience. Prenat Diagn. 2010;30(6):518-21. doi:10.1002/pd.2508  PMID:20509150  
  9. . Visual Diagnosis: Cheek Redness in a Newborn Neoreviews. 2009;10:e519. 
  10. Tjoeng Han, and Najaf TA. Index of Suspicion in the Nursery Neoreviews. 2008;9:e590-e593. 
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