Surabhi Bhargava Vora, MD, MPH

Surabhi Bhargava Vora, MD, MPH

Infectious Disease and Virology

On staff since October 2013

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

  • Surabhi (Sara) Vora, MD, MPH joined the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases in 2013. She earned an undergraduate degree at Stanford University and then attended the University of Chicago for medical school, pediatric residency and pediatric infectious disease fellowship training. Dr. Vora also earned a Masters in Public Health with a focus on International Health at Harvard University.

    Dr. Vora's primary research interests are in optimizing the management of viral and fungal infections in immunocompromised children. She is a co-investigator in the International Pediatric Fungal Network and the PIDS Transplant Infectious Diseases Research Network. Dr. Vora's clinical time is primarily spent on inpatient Infectious Diseases consultations. She also serves as a consultant to the Seattle Children's Hospital Clinical Effectiveness program, assisting with the development and implementation of standardized clinical pathways of care for patients at Seattle Children's Hospital. She is a Co-Director of the Clinical Effectiveness Research and Writing Team and serves as a Clinical Coach for pediatric residents. 

  • Manuscripts in Refereed Journals

    • Nickless JR, Bridger KE, Vora SB, Brothers AW
      Evaluation of Intravenous Posaconazole Dosing and Pharmacokinetic Target Attainment in Pediatric Patients.
      30299489 Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2019 Sept. 25 : 8(4)365-367
    • Vora SB, Amlie-Lefond C, Perez FA, Melvin AJ
      Varicella-Associated Stroke.
      29681448 The Journal of pediatrics, 2018 Aug. : 199281-281.e1
    • Vora SB, Brothers AW, Waghmare A, Englund JA
      Antiviral combination therapy for cytomegalovirus infection in high-risk infants.
      29790481 Antiviral therapy, 2018 : 23(6)505-511
    • Rooholamini SN, Clifton H, Haaland W, McGrath C, Vora SB, Crowell CS, Romero H, Foti J
      Outcomes of a Clinical Pathway to Standardize Use of Maintenance Intravenous Fluids.
      29162640 Hospital pediatrics, 2017 Dec. : 7(12)703-709
    • Vora SB, Brothers AW, Englund JA
      Renal Toxicity in Pediatric Patients Receiving Cidofovir for the Treatment of Adenovirus Infection.
      28419263 Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2017 Nov. 24 : 6(4)399-402
    • Paniz-Mondolfi AE, Greninger AL, Ladutko L, Brown-Elliott BA, Vasireddy R, Jakubiec W, Vasireddy S, Wallace RJ Jr, Simmon KE, Dunn BE, Jackoway G, Vora SB, Quinn KK, Qin X, Campbell S
      Mycobacterium grossiae sp. nov., a rapidly growing, scotochromogenic species isolated from human clinical respiratory and blood culture specimens.
      28984546 International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology, 2017 Nov. : 67(11)4345-4351
    • Hayward K, Haaland WL, Hrachovec J, Leu M, Vora S, Clifton H, Rascoff N, Crowell CS
      Reliable Pregnancy Testing Before Intravenous Cyclophosphamide: A Quality Improvement Study.
      27940668 Pediatrics, 2016 Dec. : 138(6)
    • Vora SB, Englund JA
      Cytomegalovirus in immunocompromised children.
      26098503 Current opinion in infectious diseases, 2015 Aug. : 28(4)323-9
    • Hyams C, Day TG, Ramroop S, Paget S, Howard S, McMillan M, Vora S, de Keyser P
      An unusual case of incomplete Kawasaki disease in an adolescent returning from holiday in Montana.
      22398636 Pediatric cardiology, 2012 Oct. : 33(7)1196-9
    • Ramroop S, Williams B, Vora S, Moshal K
      Infant botulism and botulism immune globulin in the UK: a case series of four infants.
      22294666 Archives of disease in childhood, 2012 May : 97(5)459-60
    • Vora S, Verber L, Potts S, Dozier T, Daum RS
      Effect of a novel birth intervention and reminder-recall on on-time immunization compliance in high-risk children.
      19029825 Human vaccines, 2009 June : 5(6)395-402
    • Lederman E, Miramontes R, Openshaw J, Olson VA, Karem KL, Marcinak J, Panares R, Staggs W, Allen D, Weber SG, Vora S, Gerber SI, Hughes CM, Regnery R, Collins L, Diaz PS, Reynolds MG, Damon I
      Eczema vaccinatum resulting from the transmission of vaccinia virus from a smallpox vaccinee: an investigation of potential fomites in the home environment.
      19027813 Vaccine, 2009 Jan. 14 : 27(3)375-7
    • Vora S, Damon I, Fulginiti V, Weber SG, Kahana M, Stein SL, Gerber SI, Garcia-Houchins S, Lederman E, Hruby D, Collins L, Scott D, Thompson K, Barson JV, Regnery R, Hughes C, Daum RS, Li Y, Zhao H, Smith S, Braden Z, Karem K, Olson V, Davidson W, Trindade G, Bolken T, Jordan R, Tien D, Marcinak J
      Severe eczema vaccinatum in a household contact of a smallpox vaccinee.
      18419490 Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2008 May 15 : 46(10)1555-61
    • Vora S, Glikman D, Kahanna M, Daum RS
      Severe diarrhea and shock.
      16511400 The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 2006 March : 25(3)279, 284-5

    Other Publications

    • Fisher BT, Zaoutis TE, Xiao R, Wattier RL, Castagnola E, Pana ZD, Fullenkamp A, Boge CLK, Ross RK, Yildirim I, Palazzi DL, Danziger-Isakov L, Vora SB, Arrieta A, Yin DE, Avilés-Robles M, Sharma T, Tribble AC, Maron G, Berman D, Green M, Sung L, Romero J, Hauger SB, Roilides E, Belani K, Nolt D, Soler-Palacin P, López-Medina E, Muller WJ, Halasa N, Dulek D, Hussain IZB, Pong A, Hoffman J, Rajan S, Gonzalez BE, Hanisch B, Aftandilian C, Carlesse F, Abzug MJ, Huppler AR, Salvatore CM, Ardura MI, Chakrabarti A, Santolaya ME, Localio AR, Steinbach WJ
      Comparative Effectiveness of Echinocandins vs Triazoles or Amphotericin B Formulations as Initial Directed Therapy for Invasive Candidiasis in Children and Adolescents.
      34374424 Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2021 Aug. 10
    • Wolf J, Abzug MJ, Wattier RL, Sue PK, Vora SB, Zachariah P, Dulek DE, Waghmare A, Olivero R, Downes KJ, James SH, Pinninti SG, Yarbrough A, Aldrich ML, MacBrayne CE, Soma VL, Grapentine SP, Oliveira CR, Hayes M, Kimberlin DW, Jones SB, Bio LL, Morton TH, Hankins JS, Maron GM, Timberlake K, Young JL, Orscheln RC, Schwenk HT, Goldman DL, Groves HE, Huskins WC, Rajapakse NS, Lamb GS, Tribble AC, Lloyd EC, Hersh AL, Thorell EA, Ratner AJ, Chiotos K, Nakamura MM
      Initial Guidance on Use of Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Children and Adolescents.
      33388760 Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2021 May 28 : 10(5)629-634 PMCID:PMC7799019
    • Chiotos K, Hayes M, Kimberlin DW, Jones SB, James SH, Pinninti SG, Yarbrough A, Abzug MJ, MacBrayne CE, Soma VL, Dulek DE, Vora SB, Waghmare A, Wolf J, Olivero R, Grapentine S, Wattier RL, Bio L, Cross SJ, Dillman NO, Downes KJ, Oliveira CR, Timberlake K, Young J, Orscheln RC, Tamma PD, Schwenk HT, Zachariah P, Aldrich ML, Goldman DL, Groves HE, Rajapakse NS, Lamb GS, Tribble AC, Hersh AL, Thorell EA, Denison MR, Ratner AJ, Newland JG, Nakamura MM
      Multicenter Interim Guidance on Use of Antivirals for Children With Coronavirus Disease 2019/Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2.
      32918548 Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2021 Feb. 13 : 10(1)34-48 PMCID:PMC7543452
    • Chiotos K, Hayes M, Kimberlin DW, Jones SB, James SH, Pinninti SG, Yarbrough A, Abzug MJ, MacBrayne CE, Soma VL, Dulek DE, Vora SB, Waghmare A, Wolf J, Olivero R, Grapentine S, Wattier RL, Bio L, Cross SJ, Dillman NO, Downes KJ, Timberlake K, Young J, Orscheln RC, Tamma PD, Schwenk HT, Zachariah P, Aldrich M, Goldman DL, Groves HE, Lamb GS, Tribble AC, Hersh AL, Thorell EA, Denison MR, Ratner AJ, Newland JG, Nakamura MM
      Multicenter Initial Guidance on Use of Antivirals for Children With Coronavirus Disease 2019/Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2.
      32318706 Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2020 Dec. 31 : 9(6)701-715 PMCID:PMC7188128
    • Shane AL, Sato AI, Kao C, Adler-Shohet FC, Vora SB, Auletta JJ, Nachman S, Raabe VN, Inagaki K, Akinboyo IC, Woods C, Alsulami AO, Kainth MK, Santos RP, Espinosa CM, Burns JE, Cunningham CK, Dominguez SR, Martinez BL, Zhu F, Crews J, Kitano T, Saiman L, Kotloff K
      A Pediatric Infectious Diseases Perspective of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Children.
      32840614 Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2020 Nov. 10 : 9(5)596-608 PMCID:PMC7499621
    • Mayer EF, Maron G, Dallas RH, Ferrolino J, Tang L, Sun Y, Danziger-Isakov L, Paulsen GC, Fisher BT, Vora SB, Englund J, Steinbach WJ, Michaels M, Green M, Yeganeh N, Gibson JE, Dominguez SR, Nicholson MR, Dulek DE, Ardura MI, Rajan S, Gonzalez BE, Beneri C, Herold BC
      A multicenter study to define the epidemiology and outcomes of Clostridioides difficile infection in pediatric hematopoietic cell and solid organ transplant recipients.
      32064754 American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 2020 Aug. : 20(8)2133-2142
    • Vora SB, Waghmare A, Englund JA, Qu P, Gardner RA, Hill JA
      Infectious Complications Following CD19 Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell Therapy for Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults.
      32432149 Open forum infectious diseases, 2020 May : 7(5)ofaa121 PMCID:PMC7221263
    • Shubin CE, Rutman LE, Stanescu AL, Vora SB, Drugas GT, Leu MG, Burns RA
      Impact of a Standardized Clinical Pathway for Suspected and Confirmed Ileocolic Intussusception.
      32656466 Pediatric quality & safety, 2020 May : 5(3)e298 PMCID:PMC7297403

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Medical/Professional School

University of Chicago, Chicago
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston

Residency

Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Disease, University of Chicago, Chicago

Clinical Interests

General infectious diseases, travel medicine, tuberculosis, transplant infectious diseases