Maneesh Batra, MD, MPH

Maneesh Batra, MD, MPH


"I strive to partner with families to provide the most appropriate, compassionate, and humanistic care possible. Whether I am providing aggressive medical intervention or intensive supportive care at the end of life, my philosophy is to be present for the family, and ever-aware of the honor they have given me in entrusting me with their child's well-being."
  • Biography

    Maneesh Batra, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology at the University of Washington. He is also Associate Director of the pediatric residency program and is Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health. Dr. Batra's research focuses on epidemiology and newborn health, survival and long-term outcomes in developed and developing country settings.

    Dr. Batra has been involved with a series of studies involving the Washington State Birth Events Records Database (BERD) including: environmental risk factors for ventricular septal defects, pregnancy outcomes among Somali women, risk factors for recurrent shoulder dystocia, and effects of mode of delivery on pregnancy and newborn outcomes. His primary interests revolve around improving newborn care in resource-poor settings. Dr. Batra has been involved with developing guidelines of care in a special care nursery in central Uganda since 2002. He is also a core investigator for the Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirths (GAPPS) and is involved with the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (WHO/UNICEF).

    Board Certification(s)

    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


    Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
    University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, WA


    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA


    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

    Clinical Interests

    Newborn health in developed and developing countries
    Global neonatal health, survival and long-term outcomes

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