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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Amish Jain, MBBS, MRCPCH, PhD

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Neonatologist

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor

Other Positions

Mount Sinai Hospital
Staff Neonatologist

Mount Sinai Hospital
Director, Targeted Neonatal Echocardiography (TnECHO)

Mount Sinai Hospital
Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Clinician Scientist

Phone: 416-586-4800 x5459
Fax: 416-586-8745
Email: amish.jain@sinaihealthsystem.ca

Brief Biography

Founder and Director of Targeted Neonatal Echocardiography and Hemodynamic Program at MSH since 2011. Completed a PhD in neonatal cardiovascular physiology from University of Toronto and currently holds Canadian Institute of Health Research and SickKids Foundations New Investigator Research Grant for the study of chronic pulmonary hypertension in preterm neonates.   

Academic Background

Medical School: 1996-01  Undergraduate Medical Training, N.K.P Salve Institute of  Medical Sciences, Nagpur University, Maharashtra, India

Residency: 2004-07  Paediatric Resident Training, UK

Fellowship Training:

  • 2007-08  Registrar training (Fellow) in Neonatology, St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
  • 2008-09  Clinical Fellow, Neonatology, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2009-11  Clinical Fellow, Neonatology, Integrated Program in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Post Fellowship Training:

  • 2011-14  Trainee, Clinician Scientist Development Program, Division of Neonatology, University of Toronto, Canada
  • 2013-14  Clinician Scientist Trainee, Clinician Scientist Training Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Research Interests

Cardiovascular Physiology, Newborn, Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Ventricular Function, Echocardiography, Critical Care


  1. Baczynski M, Ginty S, Weisz DE, McNamara PJ, Kelly E, Shah P, Jain A. Short-term and long-term outcomes of preterm neonates with acute severe pulmonary hypertension following rescue treatment with inhaled nitric oxide. Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition 2017; 102(6): F508-F514. 
  2. Jain A, Mohamed A, El-Khuffash A, Connelly KA, Dallaire F, Jankov RP, McNamara PJ, Mertens L. A comprehensive echocardiographic protocol for assessing neonatal right ventricular dimensions and function in the transitional period: Normative data and Z-scores. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 2014; 27(12): 1293-1304.
  3. Jain A, Shah PS. Diagnosis, evaluation and management of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates. JAMA Pediatrics 2015; 169(9): 863-872. 

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