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Pediatrics

Amit Mathur, MD

Current Position
Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Newborn Medicine


Specialty Areas
Newborn Medicine - Neonatology
Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine

Patients Seen At
St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), 5th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
314-454-6148
Fax:   314-454-4633
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8116
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Infantile cardiomyopathy,acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency,spinal dysraphism

Board Certification
Newborn Medicine -- Certified
Pediatrics -- Certified

Medical Education
Bachelors: Hansraj College, Dehli University, New Delhi, 1976
M.B.B.S.: University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University, New Delhi, 1982
Medical School: S.N. Medical College, Agra, India, 1986
Fellowship: Division of Newborn Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1998
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Awards and Distinctions
Member, of the Royal College of Physicians (UK)

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Srinivasakumar P, Limbrick D, Munro R, Mercer D, Rao R, Inder T, Mathur A. Posthemorrhagic ventricular dilatation-impact on early neurodevelopmental outcome.
Am J Perinatol. 2013 Mar;30(3):207-14.

Srinivasakumar P, Zempel J, Wallendorf M, Lawrence R, Inder T, Mathur A. Therapeutic Hypothermia in Neonatal Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy: Electrographic Seizures and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evidence of Injury. J Pediatr. 2013 Feb 26.

Reynolds LC, Duncan MM, Smith GC, Mathur A, Neil J, Inder T, Pineda RG. Parental presence and holding in the neonatal intensive care unit and associations with early neurobehavior. J Perinatol. 2013 Feb 14.

Bate R, Jin GZ, Mathur A. Does price reveal poor-quality drugs? Evidence from 17 countries. J Health Econ. 2011 Dec;30(6):1150-63.

Rao R, Bryowsky K, Mao J, Bunton D, McPherson C, Mathur A. Gastrointestinal complications associated with ibuprofen therapy for patent ductus arteriosus. J Perinatol. 2011 Jul;31(7):465-70.

Tao JD, Mathur AM. Using amplitude-integrated EEG in neonatal intensive care. J Perinatol. 2010 Oct;30 Suppl:S73-81.

Limbrick DD Jr, Mathur A, Johnston JM, Munro R, Sagar J, Inder T, Park TS, Leonard JL, Smyth MD. Neurosurgical treatment of progressive posthemorrhagic ventricular dilation in preterm infants: a 10-year single-institution study. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Sep;6(3):224-30.

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 Jun;30(6):518-21.

Mathur AM, Neil JJ, Inder TE. Understanding brain injury and neurodevelopmental disabilities in the preterm infant: the evolving role of advanced magnetic resonance imaging. Semin Perinatol. 2010 Feb;34(1):57-66.

Mathur A, Inder T. Magnetic resonance imaging--insights into brain injury and outcomes in premature infants. J Commun Disord. 2009 Jul-Aug;42(4):248-55.

Lawrence R, Mathur A, Nguyen The Tich S, Zempel J, Inder T. A pilot study of continuous limited-channel aEEG in term infants with encephalopathy. J Pediatr. 2009 Jun;154(6):835-41.e1.

Vachharajani AJ, Rao R, Keswani S, Mathur AM. Outcomes of exomphalos: an institutional experience. Pediatr Surg Int. 2009 Feb;25(2):139-44.

Mathur AM, Morris LD, Teteh F, Inder TE, Zempel J. Utility of prolonged bedside amplitude-integrated encephalogram in encephalopathic infants. Am J Perinatol. 2008 Nov;25(10):611-5.

Mathur AM, Smith JR, Donze A. Hypothermia and hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy: guideline development using the best evidence. Neonatal Netw. 2008 Jul-Aug;27(4):271-86. No abstract available.

Shah DK, Mackay MT, Lavery S, Watson S, Harvey AS, Zempel J, Mathur A, Inder TE. Accuracy of bedside electroencephalographic monitoring in comparison with simultaneous continuous conventional electroencephalography for seizure detection in term infants. Pediatrics. 2008 Jun;121(6):1146-54.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Amit Mathur.


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