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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Jyotsna Shah, MD, DTMH, CCRP

The Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Staff Neonatologist

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor

Other Positions

Mount Sinai Hospital
Staff Neonatologist

Phone: 416-586-4800 Ext. 7031
Fax: 416-596-8745
Email: jyotsna.shah@sinaihealthsystem.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Jyotsna Shah is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto. Dr. Shah’s main interest is in improving care of term neonates with complex prenatally diagnosed problems.

Academic Background

Medical School - Smt NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, India
Residency - Sheth KM School of Postgraduate Studies, Ahmedabad, India
Departmental Fellowship - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto

Research Interests

  • Neonates born to mothers receiving antidepressants
  • Neonatal infection
  • Prenatal steroid and impact


Top publications: 

Shah J, Shah PS, Jefferies A. Hematological parameters immediately after birth in twins and higher order multiples. American Journal of Perinatology 2015; 32(7): 653-658. 

Shah J, Jefferies A, Yoon E, Lee SK, Shah PS and the Canadian Neonatal Network. Risk Factors and Outcomes of Late-Onset Bacterial Sepsis in Preterm Neonates Born at <32 Weeks’ Gestation. American Journal of Perinatology 2015; 32(7): 675-682.

Melamed N, Shah J, Yoon EW, Pelausa E, Lee SK, Shah PS, Murphy KE; Canadian Neonatal Network Investigators. The role of antenatal corticosteroids in twin pregnancies complicated by preterm birth. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2016 Oct; 215(4): 482.e1-9.

Full bibliography