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Pankaj Agrawal, MD

Pediatric Neonatology

Hindi - Gujarati


Dr. Pankaj Agrawal joins us as chief of the Division of Neonatology at Jackson Health System and Project New Born distinguished chair at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics.

Dr. Agrawal earned his medical degree from the University and Government Medical College in Baroda, India. He completed a pediatric residency at Sir Sayajirao General Hospital and a senior residency in neonatology at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, also in India. Dr. Agrawal was a resident and senior resident in newborn medicine at Monash Medical Centre in Australia, and a clinical fellow in pediatrics at Boston Children’s and Harvard Medical School. He also completed a master’s degree in medical science from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Agrawal joined the faculty at Boston Children’s after his fellowship, where he worked for more than 20 years.

He is the principal investigator for the Virtual Genome Center in Infant Health (VIGOR) Project, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He has received multiple NIH grants, including several R01s* as a principal investigator, and is a member of Society of Pediatric Research and American Pediatric Society. Dr. Agrawal has served on study sections for NIH’s National Human Genome Research Institute and NIAMS. He has also had more than 150 articles published in journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, and The American Journal of Human Genetics. He closely works with various NIH- and philanthropy-funded projects on rare disease gene discovery, undiagnosed disorders in infants and children, and the role of genomics in neonatal care and research.

"As a neonatologist, I hope to bring the most empathetic, loving, and family-centered care to the babies and families across Jackson’s neonatal units. As a researcher, I want every family to receive a diagnosis and treatment for their child’s condition using the most advanced scientific technologies."


  • Pediatric Neonatology

Area of Interest

  • Clinical Research
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Genetic Screening
  • Genetic Testing
  • Neonatal Care
  • Newborn Screening


  • Medical Education: The Maharaja Sayajirao University and Government M
  • Internship: The Maharaja Sayajirao University and Government M
  • Residency: Government Medical College & MS University Baroda,
  • Fellowship: Post Graduate Institute of Med Education & Researc


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