Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Zubairul H. Aghai, MD

Zubairul H. 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

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2018


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


  • Children's Hospital of Michigan


  • Children's Hospital of Michigan


  • New York Presbyterian Hospital

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • CorVel
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO

Recent Publications

Nasogastric Feeding Tubes May Not Contribute to Gastroesophageal Reflux in Preterm Infants

Utility of Early-Onset Sepsis Risk Calculator for Neonates Born to Mothers with Chorioamnionitis

Is early-onset sepsis risk calculator safe for the management of neonates born to mothers with chorioamnionitis?

Do infants in the neonatal intensive care unit diagnosed with urinary tract infection need a routine voiding cystourethrogram?

Hyperoxia causes MIR-34a-mediated injury via angiopoietin-1 in neonatal lungs

Lung Rest during Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Neonatal Respiratory Failure-Practice Variations and Outcomes

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

Car Seat Tolerance Screening in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Failure Rates, Risk Factors, and Adverse Outcomes


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

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

Feeding tolerance in preterm infants on noninvasive respiratory support

Early caffeine therapy for prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants

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