- Graduate School - UT Dallas/Naveen Jindal School of Management (2014-2015), Health Care Organization & Leadership
- Medical School - Seth G.S. Medical College (1989-1994)
- Fellowship - The Canberra Hospital, University of Sydney (1998-2000), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
- Residency - Rhode Island Hospital (2003-2005), Pediatrics
- Residency - Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital (1995-1998), Pediatrics
- Fellowship - Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (2001-2002), Pediatrics & Child Health
Vineeta Mittal, M.D.
Division Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
- Pediatrics - General
Dr. Mittal is a pediatric hospitalist in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Health System of Texas. Her clinical practice involves care of hospitalized children. She is passionate about streamlining care, practicing evidence-based medicine, clinical and quality improvement research and bedside teaching. She implemented family-centered rounds in 2008 and leads the inpatient bronchiolitis and asthma guideline projects. She is a UTSW Colleges mentor. Dr. Mittal’s research interests include respiratory illness, high flow nasal cannula use, benchmarking care and quality metrics, and coordination of care. She is the site lead for the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Setting (PRIS) network, co-leads the CHAT (Children’s Hospitals Across Texas) bronchiolitis project, and is a member of Children’s Hospital Association’s Pediatric Health Information System (PHIS)-Hospital Medicine research group. Recently, she was elected to be the President-elect for the Medical and Dental Staff at Children’s Medical Center Dallas (2017-2019).
Dr. Mittal is a graduate of Academic Pediatric Association (APA) Educational Scholars Program (ESP) and has been a mentor for the program. She founded the APA Family-Centered Care Special Interest Group (SIG) in 2008 and was elected to Co-chair the APA Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) SIG. In this role, she served as a member of the PHM annual conference planning committee, member of Joint Council of the PHM and member of the PHM and American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Sub-board Certification Petition and Leadership group. She co-chaired the annual PHM conference in 2015. In 2017, after the PHM subspecialty petition was approved, Dr. Mittal accepted the position to be a Medical Editor at the ABP PHM Sub-board. In this role, she will serve as a content expert for the PHM Certification exam.
- American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow (2006)
- Academic Pediatric Association (2007)
- PHM Inaugural Pediatric Hospital Medicine Certification Group (2016)
- D Magazine Best Doctor, 2016, 2022
- D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist 2021
- President Elect, Medical Dental Staff 2016, Children's Medical Center Dallas
- Core Clerkship Teaching Award 2011, UT Southwestern Medical School
- Faculty Teaching Award 2006, Saint Peter's University Hospital, NJ
- Member of Educational Committee 2005-2007, Saint Peter's University Hospital Pediatric Residency Program, New Brunswick, NJ
- Co-Chair, Inpatient Operational Committee 2005-2007, Saint Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ
- Resident Teaching Award 2004, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI
- Senior Registrar (Chief Resident), Department of Pediatrics, KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India
Diseases Unique to the Newborn in Shah SS, Alverson B, Ronan J, eds. Step-Up to Pediatrics.
Mittal V. (2014), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 391-430.
- Diseases Unique to the Newborn in Shah SS, Alverson B, Ronan J, eds. Step-Up to Pediatrics.
Inpatient Bronchiolitis Guideline Implementation and Resource Utilization.
Mittal V, Darnell C, Walsh B, Mehta A, Badawy M, Morse R, Pop R, Tidwell J, Sheehan M, McDermott S, Cannon C, Kahn J Pediatrics 2014 Feb
Use of Post-Acute Facility Care in Children Hospitalized With Acute Respiratory Illness.
Berry J, Wilson K, Dumas H, Simpser E, O'Brien J, Whitford K, May R, Mittal V, Murphy N, Steinhorn D, Agrawal R, Rehm K, Marks M, Traul C, Dribbon M, Haines C, Hall M Journal of hospital medicine 2017 Aug 12 8 626-631
Mittal V Pediatric clinics of North America 2014 Aug 61 4 663-70
Impact of Discharge Components on Readmission Rates for Children Hospitalized with Asthma.
Parikh K, Hall M, Kenyon CC, Teufel RJ, Mussman GM, Montalbano A, Gold J, Antoon JW, Subramony A, Mittal V, Morse RB, Wilson KM, Shah SS, The Journal of pediatrics 2018 04 195 175-181.e2
Family-centered rounds: a decade of growth.
Mittal V Hospital pediatrics 2014 Jan 4 1 6-8
Family-centered rounds on pediatric wards: a PRIS network survey of US and Canadian hospitalists.
Mittal VS, Sigrest T, Ottolini MC, Rauch D, Lin H, Kit B, Landrigan CP, Flores G Pediatrics 2010 Jul 126 1 37-43
An 18-month-old boy with severe dermatitis, edema, muscle wasting.
Mittal VS, Sathe M, Troendle D, Cox M Pediatric annals 2011 Aug 40 8 393-6
A Persistently Fussy, Febrile Infant.
Cantey JB, Hanners N, Mittal V Clinical pediatrics 2011 Feb
Preventing dehydration-related hospitalizations: a mixed-methods study of parents, inpatient attendings, and primary care physicians.
Shanley L, Mittal V, Flores G Hospital pediatrics 2013 Jul 3 3 204-11
Misdiagnosed Food Allergy Resulting in Severe Malnutrition in an Infant.
Alvares M, Kao L, Mittal V, Wuu A, Clark A, Bird JA Pediatrics 2013 Jun
Pediatrics Residents' Perspectives on Family-Centered Rounds: A Qualitative Study at 2 Children's Hospitals.
Mittal V, Krieger E, Lee BC, Kind T, McCavit T, Campbell J, Ottolini MC, Flores G Journal of graduate medical education 2013 Mar 5 1 81-7
Choosing wisely in pediatric hospital medicine: five opportunities for improved healthcare value.
Quinonez RA, Garber MD, Schroeder AR, Alverson BK, Nickel W, Goldstein J, Bennett JS, Fine BR, Hartzog TH, McLean HS, Mittal V, Pappas RM, Percelay JM, Phillips SC, Shen M, Ralston SL Journal of hospital medicine : an official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine 2013 Sep 8 9 479-85
Establishing Benchmarks for the Hospitalized Care of Children With Asthma, Bronchiolitis, and Pneumonia.
Parikh K, Hall M, Mittal V, Montalbano A, Mussman GM, Morse RB, Hain P, Wilson KM, Shah SS Pediatrics 2014 Aug
Impact of Inpatient Bronchiolitis Clinical Practice Guideline Implementation on Testing and Treatment.
Mittal V, Hall M, Morse R, Wilson KM, Mussman G, Hain P, Montalbano A, Parikh K, Mahant S, Shah SS The Journal of pediatrics 2014 Jun
Association of National Guidelines With Tonsillectomy Perioperative Care and Outcomes.
Mahant S, Hall M, Ishman SL, Morse R, Mittal V, Mussman GM, Gold J, Montalbano A, Srivastava R, Wilson KM, Shah SS Pediatrics 2015 Jul 136 1 53-60
Improved Magnetic Resonance Imaging Utilization for Children with Musculoskeletal Infection.
Mueller AJ, Kwon JK, Steiner JW, Mittal VS, Fernandes NJ, Jo CH, Lindsay EA, Copley LA The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume 2015 Nov 97 22 1869-76
Comparative Effectiveness of Dexamethasone versus Prednisone in Children Hospitalized with Asthma.
Parikh K, Hall M, Mittal V, Montalbano A, Gold J, Mahant S, Wilson KM, Shah SS The Journal of pediatrics 2015 Sep 167 3 639-44.e1
Pediatric Hospital Discharges to Home Health and Postacute Facility Care: A National Study.
Berry JG, Hall M, Dumas H, Simpser E, Whitford K, Wilson KM, O'Neill M, Mittal V, Agrawal R, Dribbon M, Haines CJ, Traul C, Marks M, O'Brien J JAMA pediatrics 2016 Apr 170 4 326-33
Long length of hospital stay in children with medical complexity.
Gold JM, Hall M, Shah SS, Thomson J, Subramony A, Mahant S, Mittal V, Wilson KM, Morse R, Mussman GM, Hametz P, Montalbano A, Parikh K, Ishman S, O'Neill M, Berry JG Journal of hospital medicine 2016 Jul
Families as Partners in Hospital Error and Adverse Event Surveillance.
Khan A, Coffey M, Litterer KP, Baird JD, Furtak SL, Garcia BM, Ashland MA, Calaman S, Kuzma NC, O'Toole JK, Patel A, Rosenbluth G, Destino LA, Everhart JL, Good BP, Hepps JH, Dalal AK, Lipsitz SR, Yoon CS, Zigmont KR, Srivastava R, Starmer AJ, Sectish TC, Spector ND, West DC, Landrigan CP, Allair BK, Alminde C, Alvarado-Little W, Atsatt M, Aylor ME, Bale JF, Balmer D, Barton KT, Beck C, Bismilla Z, Blankenberg RL, Chandler D, Choudhary A, Christensen E, Coghlan-McDonald S, Cole FS, Corless E, Cray S, Da Silva R, Dahale D, Dreyer B, Growdon AS, Gubler L, Guiot A, Harris R, Haskell H, Kocolas I, Kruvand E, Lane MM, Langrish K, Ledford CJ, Lewis K, Lopreiato JO, Maloney CG, Mangan A, Markle P, Mendoza F, Micalizzi DA, Mittal V, Obermeyer M, O'Donnell KA, Ottolini M, Patel SJ, Pickler R, Rogers JE, Sanders LM, Sauder K, Shah SS, Sharma M, Simpkin A, Subramony A, Thompson ED, Trueman L, Trujillo T, Turmelle MP, Warnick C, Welch C, White AJ, Wien MF, Winn AS, Wintch S, Wolf M, Yin HS, Yu CE JAMA pediatrics 2017 Feb
- Inpatient Bronchiolitis Guideline Implementation and Resource Utilization.
- Value-based care
- Quality improvement
- Healthcare IT
- Family-centered rounds
- Evidence-based medicine