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

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Associate Professor, Newborn Medicine
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
  • ECMO specialist training course, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health centers2015 - 2015
  • Academic Medical Leadership Program for Physicians and Scientists, Washington University School of Medicine and Olin Business School2017 - 2017

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 1997MO
  • 1999American Board of Pediatrics
  • 2003American Board of Pediatrics-Neonatology
  • 2006Recertification in Pediatrics
  • 2013Recertification in Neonatology
  • 2015ECMO specialist Course by University of Michigan: 4/21/15 to 4/23/2015

Recent Publications view all (11)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Short Term Outcomes and medical and surgical interventions in infants with CDH Journal of Perinatology. 2014. PMCID:25825963  
  2. 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. 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. Neonatal Radiation Exposure Neoreviews. 2013;14:e 190. 
  5. 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. Visual Diagnosis: A Term male with Hole in his Chest Neoreviews. 2010;11:e463. 
  7. 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 
  8. 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 
  9. Visual Diagnosis: Cheek Redness in a Newborn Neoreviews. 2009;10:e519. 
  10. Index of Suspicion in the Nursery Neoreviews. 2008;9:e590-e593. 
  11. Nicardipine for the Treatment of Neonatal Hypertension During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Pediatr Cardiol.. PMID: 31065758 
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