Jefferson Health

Physician Profile

Zubairul Aghai, MD

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Pediatrics - Neonatology

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Office Locations

117 S. 11th Street
Pavillion Bldg., 8th Flr.
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6523
Fax: (215) 923-9519

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Government Medical College, University of Mysore, India, Medical School


  • Children's Hospital of Michigan


  • Children's Hospital of Michigan


  • New York Presbyterian Hospital

Recent Publications

Utility of measuring direct bilirubin at first 72 h of age in neonates admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit


The Airway Microbiome at Birth

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure versus Mechanical Ventilation on the First Day of Life in Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants

High flow nasal cannula use is associated with increased morbidity and length of hospitalization in extremely low birth weight infants

Temporal association between reflux-like behaviors and gastroesophageal reflux in preterm and term infants

Effects of multiple ventilation courses and duration of mechanical ventilation on respiratory outcomes in extremely low-birth-weight infants

Role of guidelines on length of therapy in chorioamnionitis and neonatal sepsis

Feeding tolerance in preterm infants on noninvasive respiratory support

Early caffeine therapy for prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants

Limb hypoplasia resulting from intrauterine infection with herpes simplex virus: A case report

Detection of pepsin in mouth swab: Correlation with clinical gastroesophageal reflux in preterm infants

IFN-γ and IP-10 in tracheal aspirates from premature infants: Relationship with bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Sirtuin1 in tracheal aspirate leukocytes: Possible role in the development of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in premature infants

Effects of prenatal exposure to cigarette smoke on use of xanthine and pneumogram evaluation at discharge in premature infants

Impact of histological chorioamnionitis on tracheal aspirate cytokines in premature infants

Severe pulmonary hypertension with therapeutic L-lysine ibuprofen in 2 preterm neonates

Utility of performing routine head ultrasounds in preterm infants with gestational age 3034 weeks

Rickettsial diseases in central india: Proposed clinical scoring system for early detection of spotted fever

Twice-weekly fluconazole prophylaxis in premature infants: Association with cholestasis