Naveed Durrani

Naveed Durrani
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Hospital Neonatologist Years Of Experience: 17
  • About the Physician

    Dr. Naveed Durrani has been a Hospital Neonatologist at Sidra Medicine since 2019. Before this, he received his training in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at McMaster University, Canada. As a Neonatologist, he cares for sick newborns with surgical and medical needs at Sidra Medicine. Dr. Durrani treats and manage all types of illnesses in newborn and helps parents during their difficult time in the NICU.

    Dr Durrani’s clinical research focuses on neonatal sepsis and quality improvement projects. He has completed multiple quality improvement projects while at Sidra Medicine, including opioid stewardship, oxygen saturation targets to reduce retinopathy of prematurity, and timeliness discharge from NICU.

    Dr. Durrani also loves to teach fellows, residents, and nurses at any time in the NICU to carry on the knowledge to the next generation of physicians and nurses.

    Languages Spoken

    English, Punjabi, Urdu

    Years Of Experience
    • MBBS from King Edward Medical College. Pakistan
    • Fellowship of The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan in Pediatrics
    • Member of The Royal College of Pediatrics Ireland in Pediatrics
    • Canadian Boards in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada
    • Fellow of The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK
    • Certificate of Eligibility of Specialist Registration (CESR) in Neonatal Medicine, UK
    • Sub-specialist Affiliate in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeon, Canada
    • Assistant Professor, Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar
    Areas of Interest
    • Neonatal Sepsis
    • Research
    • Quality Improvement
    • Academics/Teaching
    Medical Publications
    1. Razak A, Patel W, Durrani NUR, Pullattayil AK. Interventions to Reduce Severe Brain Injury Risk in Preterm Neonates: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Apr 3;6(4):e237473. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.7473
    2. Durrani NUR, Karayil Mohammad Ali S, Ede G, Khalil AMM, Neri PM, Al Qubaisi M, Gupta S. Effect of Optimizing Oxygen Saturation Targets on the Incidence of Retinopathy of Prematurity in a Quaternary NICU. Biomed Hub. 2022 Nov 25;7(3):146-155. doi: 10.1159/000527399.
    3. Durrani N, U, R, Imam A, A, Soni N: Hypernatremia in Newborns: A Practical Approach to Management. Biomed Hub 2022;7:55-69. doi: 10.1159/000524637
    4. Durrani NU, Cowsill C, Krishnappa  SB. Improving the quality and timeliness of neonatal intensive care unit discharge note: A quality improvement project. J Clin Neonatol 2022;11:124-135.
    5. Durrani NUR, Dinan MH. Amplitude-Integrated Electroencephalography: A Primer for Neonatologists and Practitioners in the NICU. NeoReviews. 2022 Feb 1;23(2): e96-e107. doi:  10.1542/neo.23-2-e96.