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Tavleen Sandhu, MD

Tavleen Sandhu, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Director of NeoFlight Neonatal Transport Service

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


Telemedicine in Neonatology

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Languages Spoken: English, Urdu, Punjabi

Fun Fact: "I have lived in 9 different states in the US over the last 15 years"

Academic Section(s):

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


Fellowship: Universtiy of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica 
Residency: Saint Peter’s University Hospital, NJ

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Clinical/Research Interests:

Over the last couple decades telemedicine has advanced in information technology. We at OU, are conducting a multicenter prospective observational study to evaluate physician and transport team satisfaction with the management of critical neonatal transport using telemedicine.

Select Honors & Accomplishments:

2020 - Trainee Travel Award in 2020, The Southern Society of Pediatric Research

2020 - Selected for SSPR Clinical Science Young Investigator Award Finalist

2020 – Fourteenth Annual Department of Pediatrics Research Day Oral presentation award, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. 

Select Publications:

  • Sandhu T, DeShea L, Jagarapu J, Savani RC, Chuo J, Azzuqa A, Beasley WH, Hallford G, Makkar A. Multicenter study assessing physicians' and transport teams' attitudes and expectations about utilizing telemedicine to manage critical neonatal transports. J Telemed Telecare. 2022 Jun 28:1357633X221104563. doi: 10.1177/1357633X221104563. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35765233.

  • Sandhu T, Szyld EG, Anderson MP, Shah BA. Effect of rotating providers on chest compression performance during simulated neonatal cardiopulmonary resuscitation. PLoS One. 2022 Mar 14;17(3):e0265072. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0265072. PMID: 35286358; PMCID: PMC8920209.

  • Makkar A, Sandhu T, Machut K, Azzuqa A. Utility of telemedicine to extend neonatal intensive care support in the community. Semin Perinatol. 2021 Aug;45(5):151424. doi: 10.1016/j.semperi.2021.151424. Epub 2021 Apr 5. PMID: 33941361.