Vinayak Govande, MD

Baylor Scott & White Health

Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics, Neonatology

Patient Care Emphasis
Newborn Care, Premature Infant

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    November 18, 2013

  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, MS in Epidemiology, 2005-2008
  • Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai, India, MBBS, 1995

  • Specialty Training
  • Neonatology Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. WI
  • Pediatric Residency, Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Pediatric Residency, Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai, India

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Publications and Research
  • Govande V, Basir MA, Laud PW, Koop JI, Das UG, Brasel KJ; Comparison of parental knowledge of diseases and complications of prematurity with expectations set by American Academy of Pediatrics, manuscript in preparation
  • Comparison of parental knowledge of diseases and complications of prematurity with expectations set by American Academy of Pediatrics: research for Neonatology Fellowship, and Masters in Epidemiology dissertation, manuscipt in preparation 07/2005-06/2007
  • Comparison of neonatal outcome of different ventilators in very low birth weight infants: Retrospective chart review 06/2004-06/2005
  • Fluconazole therapy for very low birth weight infants colonized with Candida: Surveillance for fungal sepsis after colonization with Candida 05/2004-06/2005
  • Effect of birth weight on postnatal growth of discordant twins: Retrospective chart review 06/2003-06/2004
  • A retrospective analysis of clinical presentation, pathologic subtypes, treatment and outcomes of 38 consecutive children with diagnosis of lymphoma, seen at children's hospital between 1986-96 07/1997-07-1998
  • Study of CT scan findings of 100 cases of tubercular and pyogenic meningitis, each, to establish a co-relation between clinical and radiological features 07/1995-07/1998

  • Awards and Honors
  • Winner of pediatric residents quiz, Brookdale University Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2002
  • Winner of post-graduate pediatric quiz competition, Mumbai, India, 1998
  • Bai Jairam Berry Gold Medal in Pharmacology and Pharmacotheraputics, University of Mumbai, India, 1993

  • Languages Spoken
    English, Hindi, Marathi


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