Primary Practice Location:University Hospital 2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39216
Appointments: (888) 815-2005
Areas of Practice: Newborn Services, Neonatal Medicine
Jagdish Desai, MD,MPH, FAAP is a neonatologist who has been an Attending Physician affiliated with University of Mississippi Medical Center since 2015. He is currently the Director of Neonatal Simulation in the NICU and a physician in a follow-up program for former preterm infants and for children with medical and surgical disorders cared for in the NICU following birth. His special educational interest is focused on "Neonatal Simulation" and improving delivery room management. “My special research interest is focused on improving cardiovascular outcomes related to congenital heart disease and hypotension in neonates” he says. In addition to his research on neonatal cardiology, he has been principal investigator/sub-investigator for numerous clinical investigations and randomized trials. He has also received specialized degree (MPH) in epidemiology & biostatistics and he is involved with national administrative database analysis.