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Practice areas

  • Neonatology

Faculty rank

Professor of Pediatrics

Clinic information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000 or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical interests

  • Medical Bioethics
  • Neonatal Nutrition
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Neonatology



Maharaja Sayayirao University, Baroda, India


Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
Boston Children's Hospital


Boston Hospital for Women

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 

Additional information

Nirmala Desai received her medical degree from Maharaja Sayayirao University, Baroda, India. She then completed a pediatric residency at Boston Children's Hospital before completing a fellowship at Boston Hospital for Women. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.


Research Publications on NCBI PubMed

Related links

Kentucky Children's Hospital Neonatology