Kirtikumar Upadhyay, MBBS, MD, FAAP

Practice: UT Neonatology

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Dr. Upadhyay is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Specialty: Neonatology

Regional One Health Newborn Center
853 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 201
Memphis, Tennessee 38103-2807
Office: 901-448-5950
Fax: 901-448-1691
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
848 Adams Avenue, 4th Floor
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
Office: 901-287-8400
Fax: 901-287-4845


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


  • Medical Degree: B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, India


  • (Pediatrics) Sheth K.M. School of PG Medicine & Research, Ahmedabad, India
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Affiliate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York


  • (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine) University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee

Academic Title:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee

Special Interests:

  • Neonatology
  • Neonatal infections and host-pathogen interactions
  • Neonatal resuscitation- Golden Hour project
  • Survival and long-term outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants

Professional Membership:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Southern Society of Pediatric Research
  • American Federation of Medical Research
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI)

Additional information:

  • Marquis Who’s Who in America
  • Young Physician Leadership Alliance; American academy of Pediatrics, 2016-18
  • Society of Pediatric Research; Junior Member
  • Editorial Board Member and reviewer of many peer reviewed Pediatric journals
  • Basic Science Young investigator award finalist, Southern Society of Pediatric Research, 2014
  • Academic excellence award, Flushing Hospital Medical Center, New York, 2010
  • Author and co-author of more than 40 publications in peer reviewed journals and abstract presentations in national and international conferences