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Swosti Joshi

Swosti Joshi, MD

Assistant Professor


Department: Pediatrics

Specialties: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics

Education

  • MBBS - Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa, Nepal (2008)
  • ISc - St. Xavier College, Kathmandu, Nepal (2000)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Philadelphia Perinatal Society

Other Languages Spoken

Nepalese

Swosti Joshi, MD, is an attending neonatologist and perinatologist at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. She is board certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine. Her clinical interests include the care of premature neonates and full-term neonates with complex medical conditions.

Clinical Services

Neonatal care, Neonatal-perinatal medicine, Management of extremely premature infants , Infants with complex medical conditions

Affiliated Hospitals

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Fellowships

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County (2014-2017)

Residencies

  • Pediatrics - John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County (2012-2014)

Internships

  • Pediatrics - John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County (2011-2012)

Swosti Joshi, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine.She is responsible for the education of medical students, residents and fellows, and has a an interest in simulation-based education.

Research Overview

Dr. Joshi's research interests include assessing the safety and efficacy of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) when combined with controlled hypothermia in neonates with moderate to severe hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, as well as the effects of placental transfusion by delayed cord clamping or umbilical cord milking versus immediate cord clamping on neonatal outcomes in very low birth weight neonates.

Publications

"Effects of Placental Transfusion by Delayed Cord Clamping or Umbilical Cord Milking Versus Immediate Cord Clamping on Neonatal Outcomes in Very Low Birth Weight Neonates"
Joshi S, Akintorin M, Wiles A, Arias A, Fogg L and Nguyen T
Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 8, 1032-1039, 2018

"A Newborn with Eventration of Diaphragm and Diabetes Insipidus"
Joshi S, Akintorin MS, Davis V
Ann Pediatr Child Health 5(4): 1137, 2017

"A Newborn with a Facial Lesion"
Swosti Joshi, Tessy Joseph
NeoReviews, 18:7, e455-459, 2017

"An Extremely Premature Neonate with Severe Anemia"
Swosti Joshi, ivy Mulinge, Medha Kamat
J Neonatal Surg.; 6(2): 33 PMID: 28770130, Apr-Jun 2017

"Double-Outlet Right Ventricle with an Intact Ventricular Septum: A UniqueStage 1 Palliation"
Kiran K. Mallula, Neil D. Patel, Ziyad M. Hijazi, Swosti Joshi, Zahra Naheed
Pediatr Cardiol, 34:2086-2088.PMID: 23843101, 2013

Presentations

"Outcomes of Controlled Hypothermia versus Combined Controlled Hypothermia with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Neonates: A Tertiary Center`s Experience"
Joshi S, Quinones Cardona V, Abdallah B, Menkiti OR
Poster presentation, Pediatric Academic Societies, April 2019

"ECMO and Controlled Hypothermia in Neonates with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy and Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension: A Single Center Case Series"
Swosti Joshi, MD, Vilmaris Quinones Cardona, MD, Rivkah Blustein, MD, Ogechukwu Menkiti, MD
Poster presentation: 29th Annual ELSO (Extracorporeal Support Organization) Conference, September 2018
(Published on: ASAIO Journal 64:1-92, September/October 2018)

"46 XX Ovotesticular Disorder of Sex Development with SRY- Negative: A Case Report"
T. Welgs, R. Danish, S. Joshi, P. Giampetro, J. Pascasio, R. Bajaj
Poster presentation: ACMG (American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics) Annual Clinical Genetic Conference, April 2018

"Changing Trends in the Types of Intrauterine Illicit Drug Exposures in Neonates Admitted to Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)"
Swosti Joshi, Chidibere Opara, Annamarie Arias
Poster presentation, AAP National Conference & Exhibition, September 2017

"Neonatal Outcomes of Placental Transfusion by Delayed Cord Clamping and Umbilical Cord Milking Versus Immediate Cord Clamping in Very Low Birth Weight Infants"
Swosti Joshi, MD, Akintorin Mopelola, MD, Louis Fogg, PhD, Tuan Nguyen, MD
Poster presentation, Pediatric Academic Societies, April 2017

"Umbilical Cord Milking Versus Delayed Cord Clamping: Effects on Outcomes Among Premature Neonates of Less Than 31 Weeks of Gestation"
Swosti Joshi, MD, Akintorin Mopelola, MD, Annamarie Arias, MD, Louis Fogg, PhD, Tuan Nguyen, MD
Poster presentation, Pediatric Academic Societies, April 2016

"Relationship Between Necrotizing Enterocolitis and PRBC Transfusion"
Sravanti Kurada, MD, Swosti Joshi, MD, Alok Rastogi, MD
Poster presentation, Pediatric Academic Societies, April 2015

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is a primary academic campus of Drexel University College of Medicine. Its physicians are non-compensated members of the teaching faculty of Drexel University College of Medicine and its clinical practices are independent of Drexel University.


Contact Information


Practice Office

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
160 East Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Phone: 215.427.5202
Fax: 215.427.8192