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Asha Puri, MD
Associate Clinical Director NICU
Asha Puri, MD is Associate Clinical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Puri's main clinical and research interests are related to chronic lung diseases in newborns and prevention of infections.
Dr. Puri has written numerous articles for peer-reviewed publications, related to her research on respiratory distress in preterm infants, the effects of synthetic surfactant on infants weighing less than 1250 grams and the prevention of chronic lung disease in the preterm infant.
Dr. Puri earned her bachelor's degree from Ragunath College in Meerut, India and her medical degree from Lady Hardinge Medical Colle in New Delhi, India. She completed a pediatric residency at Loma Linda Medical Centr and a neonatal fellowship at Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center.
She is board certified in pediatrics with a sub-specialty in neonatal perinatal medicine.