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Sudeep Kukreja, MD

Appointments:
(714) 509-4373

Specialty:
Neonatology

Board Certified:
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Languages:
Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu

Dr. Kukreja is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital & CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital

CHOC Children's Specialists
1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-4373
fax: (714) 509-4072
map & directions

Physician / Researcher Bio

A leading expert in neonatology, Dr. Kukreja serves as medical director of the newborn hearing screening program and the associate medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit at CHOC Children’s. Dr. Kukreja provides the full spectrum of neonatal critical care, with special interests in the management of high-risk infants, apnea and newborn hearing. He is board certified in neonatal-perinatal medicine. Dr. Kukreja is president-elect of the Orange County Medical Association.

Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. Kukreja served his fellowship and residency at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange and at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, respectively. He completed his internship and medical training at King George's Medical College in Lucknow, India. Dr. Kukreja speaks Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.




Administrative Appointments

  • Medical Director, Newborn Hearing Screening Program, CHOC and CHOC at Mission
  • Associate Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, CHOC Children’s
  • Neonatology, CHOC Children’s Specialists
  • Director, Quality Improvement NICU CHOC Children's

Education

  • Fellowship
    UCI Medical Center in Orange and at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia
  • Residency
    UCI Medical Center in Orange and at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia
  • Internship
    King George's Medical College in Lucknow, India
  • Medical School
    King George's Medical College in Lucknow, India

Board Certifications

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Organizations

  • Orange County Medical Association, President
  • Immediate Past President of American Academy of Pediatrics Chapter 4

Published Works

Impact of Intra-Abdominal Pathology in Late Onset Blood Stream Infections in Neonatal Intensive Care Patients- Abstract at the Annual Meeting of European Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases 2010.

Once weekly Liposomal Amphotericin B as Candida Prophylaxis in Very Low Birth Weight Premature Infants: A Report of Pilot Study- Clinical Therapeutics 2010

Lectures and Presentations

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis: Pathogenesis, Prevention and Management
    The First West Lake International Forum on Advanced Pediatric Care, April 15, 2011
  • Late Preterm Infants- Unique Problems
    The First West Lake International Forum on Advanced Pediatric Care , Hangzhou, China, April 16, 2011
  • Therapeutic Hypothermia for Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy in Newborns
    The First West Lake International Forum on Advanced Pediatric Carte, Hangzhou, China, April 16, 2011
  • Extremely LBW Infants- Our Experience
    The First West Lake International Forum on Advanced Pediatric Care, Hangzhou, China, April 18, 2011
  • Nutritional Care of Preterm Infants
    Riverside Community Hospital, Riverside CA May 5, 2011
  • "Centralized Preperation & Barcode Scanning of Breastmilk Reduces Breastmilk Administration Errors"
    European Congress on Perinatal Medicine, Florence, Italy, June 2014

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