Education & Training

Medical School

Topiwala National Medical College



  • Washington University School of Medicine



  • Washington University School of Medicine


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


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Academic Information

Professor of Pediatrics


500 N Keene Street
Columbia, MO 65201
United States

Research Interests

  • Outcomes of neonates suffering from a variety of clinical conditions

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Simulation 


  • Vachharajani A, Herco M. A Term Infant with Respiratory Distress at Birth.Neoreviews. 2019 Jul;20(7):e428-e431. doi: 10.1542/neo.20-7-e428 PMID31261111
  • Hoover J, Wambach J,Vachharajani A, Warner B, Carroll JL, Kemp JS. Postmenstrual age at discharge in premature infants with and without ventilatory pattern instability. J Perinatol. 2019 Oct 14. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0530-7 PMID 31611617
  • Herco M, Soloveychik V, Vachharajani A. An Infant with Abnormal Eye Movements.
    Neoreviews. 2019 Jun;20(6):e367-e371. doi: 10.1542/neo.20-6-e367
  • Vachharajani A, Herco M. A Term Infant with Respiratory Distress at Birth.
    Neoreviews. 2019 Jul;20(7):e428-e431. doi: 10.1542/neo.20-7-e428
  • Kumar D, Vachharajani AJ, Wertheimer F, Vergales B, Glass K, Dannaway D, Winter L, Delaney H, Ganster A, Arnold J, Urban A, Johnston L, Bruno DO C, Gray MM, Sawyer T. Boot camps in neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship programs: A national survey.
    J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2019 Feb 23. doi: 10.3233/NPM-18117. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30829620
  • El Ters N, Claassen C, Lancaster T, Barnette A, Eldridge W, Yazigi F, Brar K, Herco M, Rogowski L, Strand M, Vachharajani A. Central versus Low-Lying Umbilical Venous Catheters: A Multicenter Study of Practices and Complications.
    Am J Perinatol. 2018 Dec 19. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1676482. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 3056699
  • Daniel M. Mammel, Akshaya J. Vachharajani. A Newborn with an Abdominal Mass.
    NeoReviews, Jul 2018, 19 (7) e437-e443
  • Rachit Chawla, Akshaya Vachharajani. Abnormal Movements in an Infant.
    NeoReviews, Jun 2018, 19 (6) e357-e360
  • Daniel M. Mammel, Akshaya J. Vachharajani. A Pulsating Chest.
    NeoReviews, Apr 2018, 19 (4) e254-e255
  • Elizabeth Nieman, Carrie Coughlin, Akshaya Vachharajani. Neonate with a Hypopigmented Rash.
    NeoReviews, Nov 2017, 18 (11) e684-e687
  • Manas Parikh, Erin Stroud, Rachel Witt, Holly Engelstad, Akshaya J. Vachharajani. A Crying Neonate.
    NeoReviews, Oct 2017, 18 (10) e615-e617
  • Patrick Sloan, Brittany Blue, Akshaya Vachharajani. Delivery Room Management of a Neonate with Inspiratory Stridor.
    NeoReviews, Jun 2017, 18 (6) e395-e397
  • Vachharajani AJ, Vachharajani NA, Morris H, Niesen A, Elward A, Linck DA, Mathur AM.
    J Perinatol. 2017 Apr;37(4):409-413. doi: 10.1038/jp.2016.243. Epub 2017 Jan 12. PMID: 28079867
  • Akshaya Vachharajani, Sharell Bindom. A Newborn with a Large Tongue.
    NeoReviews, Mar 2017, 18 (3) e190-e192
  • Shamik Trivedi, Akshaya Vachharajani. Maximum Sterile Barrier.
    NeoReviews, Feb 2017, 18 (2) e131-e133
  • Samuel Julian, Akshaya Vachharajani. A Newborn with a Transilluminant Head.
    NeoReviews, Oct 2016, 17 (10) e630-e632
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