Thitinart Sithisarn, MD

Practice areas

Practice areas

Clinical interests

  • Brain Development
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Neonatology
  • Prenatal Brain Exposure

Thitinart Sithisarn, MD


My name is Thitinart Sithisarn; I received my medical degree from the Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. I completed a pediatric residency at University of Louisville and fellowship in perinatal-neonatal medicine at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. I am board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Pediatrics


Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Phramongkutkloa Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
University of Louisville School of Medicine

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


Kentucky Children's Hospital
UK Chandler Hospital - Pavilion HA
Fourth Floor
800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536-0293

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  1. Bada HS, Sithisarn T, Gibson J, Garlitz K, Caldwell R, Capilouto G, Li Y, Leggas M, Breheny P.
    Morphine versus clonidine for neonatal abstinence syndrome.
    Pediatrics. 2015 Feb;135(2):e383-91.
  2. Hambleton MT, Reynolds EW, Sithisarn T, Traxel SJ, Patwardhan AR, Crawford TN, Mendiondo MS, Bada HS.
    Autonomic nervous system function following prenatal opiate exposure.
    Front Pediatr. 2013;1:27.
  3. Sithisarn T, Bada HS, Charnigo RJ, Legan SJ, Randall DC.
    Effects of perinatal oxycodone exposure on the cardiovascular response to acute stress in male rats at weaning and in young adulthood.
    Front Physiol. 2013;4:85.
  4. Sithisarn T, Granger DT, Bada HS.
    Consequences of prenatal substance use.
    Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2012;24(2):105-12.
  5. Sithisarn T, Bada HS, Dai H, Randall DC, Legan SJ.
    Effects of perinatal cocaine exposure on open field behavior and the response to corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) in rat offspring.
    Brain Res. 2011 Jan 25;1370:136-44.
  6. Sithisarn T, Bada HS, Dai H, Reinhardt CR, Randall DC, Legan SJ.
    Effects of perinatal oxycodone exposure on the response to CRH in late adolescent rats.
    Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2008 Mar-Apr; 30(2):118-24.