Ashraf Ibrahim Gad

Assistant Professor


Dr. Ashraf Gad is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, and an Attending Neonatologist at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. He is a graduate of Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine in Egypt. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Medical School in New Jersey and a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal medicine at Stony Brook University in New York. His practice specializes in the care of premature and sick newborns including follow-up for high risk infants. His clinical areas of interest include neonatal pharmacology, neonatal growth disorders, applications of neonatal ultrasonography, and neonatal outcome. Dr. Gad is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal -Perinatal medicine.


Area of Interest

Neonatal pharmacology Neonatal growth disorders Neonatal ultrasound

top publication

1- Prominent Eustachian Valve in Newborns: a report of four cases. Gad A, Mannan J, Chhabra M, Narula A, Hoang D. AJP Rep. 2016 Mar;6(1):e33-7. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1565920. Epub 2015 Oct 28. PMID: 26929867
2- Fetal intestinal perforation and meconium peritonitis associated with maternal autoimmune hepatitis. Charlagorla P, Sublett S, Sy F, Kessler E, Gad A. J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2014;7(1):71-4. PMID: 24815708.
3- Histologic chorioamnionitis as a consideration in the management of newborns of febrile mothers. Hoang D, Charlagorla P, Salafia C, VanHorn S, Dygulska B, Narula P, Gad A. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2013 May;26(8):828-32. PMID: 23211126
4- Simulated transport alters surfactant homeostasis and causes dose-dependent changes in respiratory function in neonatal Sprague-Dawley rats. Shah S, Hudak J 3rd, Gad A, Cohen JC, Chander A. J Perinat Med. 2010 Sep;38(5):535-43. PMID:20629492
5- Perinatal isolated atrial flutter associated with maternal cocaine and opiate use in a late preterm infant. Gad A, Morelli P, Decristofaro J. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2009 Dec 22. PMID: 20025555
6- Transient in utero disruption of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator causes phenotypic changes in alveolar type II cells in adult rats. Gad A, Callender DL, Killeen E, Hudak J, Dlugosz MA, Larson JE, Cohen JC, Chander A. BMC Cell Biol. 2009 Mar 31;10:24. PMID: 19335897
7- Immunization Delay in the neonatal intensive care unit: Sliding Faster Down a Slippery Slope? Gad A & Shah S. Journal of Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine. 2008, December; 1(4): 253-255
8- Transfusion-related Hemolysis and Subsequent NEC in a Premature Infant with Clostridium Infection. Gad A, Ahmed T & Shah S. Journal of Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine. 2008 July-August;1(3):197-200
9- Importance of Vaccinations for Close Contacts and Caregivers. Shah S & Gad A. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Jun 15;77(12):1664
10- Special immunization considerations of the preterm infant. Gad A & Shah S. J Pediatr Health Care. 2007 Nov-Dec; 21(6):385-91. PMID: 17980805