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Section Leadership

Trent Tipple, MD

Trent E Tipple, MD

Professor and Section Chief, Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Nutrition Physiology, Biochemistry& Molecular Biology
Children's Health Foundation Reba McEntire Endowed Chair in Neonatology

Medical and Operational Leadership

Abhishek Makkar, MD
Pediatrics

Abhishek Makkar, MD

Associate Professor
Director of External Clinical Operations, Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Medical Director, Comanche County Memorial Hospital NICU


1200 North Everett Drive; ETNP 7504
Oklahoma City, OK 73104

405-271-5215

Abhishek-Makkar@ouhsc.edu


Fun Fact: "I was a founding member of the Lawton Cricket Club"


Academic Section(s):

Neonatal-Perinatal


Education:

Medical School: Pt Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post-Graduate; Institute of Medical Sciences; Rohtak, India - 2005
Residency: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Hershey, PA - 2010 
Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Magee, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA - 2013

 


Clinical/Research Interests:

Utility of Telemedicine in Neonatology; Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


Select Publications:

McCoy M, Makkar A, Foulks A, Legako E, Establishing Level II Neonatal Services in Southwestern Oklahoma, OSMA Journal Sept/Oct 2014 493-6.

Makkar A, Mishima T, Chang G, Scifres C, Sadovsky Y. Fatty Acid Binding Protein-4 is expressed in the mouse placental labyrinth, yet is dispensable for placental triglyceride accumulation and fetal growth, Placenta. 2014 Oct;35(10):802-7. PMID: 25096952

Vijay K, Kalapos P, Makkar A, Engbrecht B, Agarwal A, Human Botfly (Dermatobia hominis) larva in a child’s scalp mimicking osteomyelitis, Emerg Radiol. 2013 Jan;20(1):81-3: doi: 10.1007/s10140-012-1072-x. Epub 2012 Aug 22.

Ratan SK, Ratan KN, Bishnoi K, Jhanwar  A, Kaushik V, Makkar, A, Gastric duplication cysts: diagnostic dilemma with pancreatic pseudocysts, Trop Gastroentrol, 2010 Apr-Jun;31(2):129-30.



Educational Leadership

Erynn Bergner, MD

Erynn Bergner, MD

Assistant Professor
Associate Fellowship Program Director, Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Douglas Dannaway, MD

Doug Dannaway, MD

Director of Fellowship
Associate Professor, Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Netsanet Kassa, MD

Netsanet Kassa, MD

Assistant Professor
Director of Resident Education, Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Research Leadership

Hala Chaaban, MD

​Hala Chaaban, MD

Associate Professor
Adjunct Professor of Nutrition
Associate Director of Translational Research, Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Edgardo Szyld, MD, MSc

Edgardo Szyld, MD, MSc

Professor of Research
Director of Clinical and Translational Research Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Associate Vice-Chair of Education, Department of Pediatrics

Peter Vitiello, PhD

Peter Vitiello, PhD

Associate Professor
Adjunct Professor of Physiology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Director of Laboratory Research, Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Faculty

Lora Bailey-Downs, PhD

Lora Bailey-Downs, PhD

Assistant Professor

Faizah Bhatti, MD

Faizah Bhatti, MD

Associate Professor
Adjunct Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Member, Oklahoma Center for Neurosciences

Sara Brewer, DO

Sara Brewer, DO

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Kathryn Burge, PhD

Kathryn Burge, PhD

Assistant Professor of Research

Jeffrey Eckert, PhD

Jeffrey Eckert, PhD

Director of Lab Research
Assistant Professor of Research

Jolyn Fernandes, PhD

Jolyn Fernandes, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Director of Metabolomics, Laboratory for Molecular Biology and Cytometry Research
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Member, Harold Hamm Diabetes Center

Arlen Foulks, DO

Arlen Foulks, DO

Assistant Professor
Medical Director of NeoFlight Neonatal Transport Service
Assistant Medical Director, Level 2 NICU at St. Anthony Hospital
Chair of American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics (AOBP)
Chair of the Neonatal Exam Committee on the AOBP
Adjunct Clinical Assistance Professor in Pediatrics at OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and Center of Health Sciences

Abhrajit Ganguly, MD

Abhrajit Ganguly, MD

Assistant Professor

Vadim Ivanov, MD

Vadim Ivanov, MD

Assistant Professor
Assistant Medical Director of CCMH NICU
Neonatologist

Erin Jain, MD

Erin Jain, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatrician

Barbara Johnson, MD

Barbara Johnson, MD

Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of NICU Resident Education

Samuel Levin, MD

Samuel Levin, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
 

Marjorie Makoni, MD

Marjorie Makoni, MD

Assistant Professor
Neonatologist

Maxwell Mathias, MD

Maxwell Mathias, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Raja Nandyal, MD

Raja Nandyal, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director Oklahoma Infant Transition Program (OITP)
Medical Director of Oklahoma Transition Clinic (OTC)
Chairman of OUHSC Neonatal Mortality Committee (NMC)

Gaston Ofman, MD

Gaston Ofman, MD

Assistant Professor

Rita Raman, MD, MS, CNS, JD, MACN, FCLM

Rita Raman, MD, MS, CNS, JD, MACN, FCLM

Professor
Neonatologist

Tavleen Sandhu, MD

Tavleen Sandhu, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Associate Director of NeoFlight Neonatal Transport Service

Kris Sekar, MD

Kris Sekar, MD

Professor
Neonatologist

Birju Shah, MD, MPH, MBA

Birju Shah, MD, MPH, MBA

Associate Professor
Neonatologist

Frederico Vieira, MD

Frederico Vieira, MD

Assistant Professor

Lauren White, DO

Lauren White, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical Director of Transition and Labor Consults
Neonatologist

Anne Wlodaver, MD

Anne Wlodaver, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director of SAH Level II NICU