Dr. Akhil Maheshwari MD Neonatologist

Dr. Akhil Maheshwari is a neonatologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Provena Mercy Medical Center and University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. He received his medical degree from Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Maheshwari accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Provena Mercy Medical Center and one of 10 at University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System who specialize in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neonatologist: General Neonatology

Education & Medical Training

University of Florida
Residency, Pediatrics, 1999–2001

University of South Florida
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2001–2004

Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 13 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 9 years in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The development of immune cells in the fetus and neonate
Maheshwari A, Calhoun DA

Cytokines Associated with Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants.
Maheshwari, A.,Schelonka, R. L.,Dimmitt, R. A.,Carlo, W. A.,Munoz-Hernandez, B.,Das, A.,McDonald, S. A.,Thorsen, P.,Skogstrand, K.,Hougaard, D. M.,Higgins, R. D.

Amniotic fluid-borne hepatocyte growth factor protects rat pups against experimental necrotizing enterocolitis.
Jain, S. K.,Baggerman, E. W.,Mohankumar, K.,Namachivayam, K.,Jagadeeswaran, R.,Reyes, V. E.,Maheshwari, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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