Venkatakrishna Kakkilaya, M.D.

  • Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal
  • Neonatal Ventilation
  • Clinical Quality Improvement
Education & Training
  • Medical School - Karnatak University (1989-1990)
  • Residency - VM Medical College, India (1992-1993), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport (2007-2010), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
  • Residency - LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport (2004-2007), Pediatrics
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Member of Royal college of Physicians (1997)
  • Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics (2007)
Honors & Awards
  • John Haven Emerson Award 2019
  • Abbott Nutrition Award in Research 2010, Young Investigator Award Finalist
  • Southern Society of Pediatric Research 2010, Young Investigator Award Finalist
  • Southern Society of Pediatric Research 2008, Travel Award
Books & Publications
Research
  • Less invasive surfactant administration
  • Nasal CPAP: Optimal delivery systems and weaning strategies in extremely low birth weight infants
  • Neonatal abstinence syndrome
  • New tools in improving informed decision making in the NICU
  • Noninvasive respiratory support in preterm infants

Clinical Focus

  • Neonatal Ventilation
  • Clinical Quality Improvement

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