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Dr. Sudeep Kukreja, Neonatology

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 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.

Locations

CHOC Children’s Hospital
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868

Parkview Community Hospital
3865 Jackson St.
Riverside, CA 92503

Western Medical Center
1001 N. Tustin Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92705

CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital
27700 Medical Center Rd.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

St. Jude Medical Center
101 E. Valencia Mesa Dr.
Fullerton, CA 92835

Administrative Appointments

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

Education

  • Fellowship
    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
  • Residency
    UCI Medical Center in Orange and at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia

Lectures and Presentations

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

Professional Organizations

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

Publications

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

Our neonatologists commonly treat the following conditions in newborns and babies:

  • Sudeep Kukreja MD
    • Office: 714-509-4373
    • Specialty: Neonatology
    • Board Certified: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    • Additional Languages: Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu
    • On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital

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