Dr. Namasivayam Ambalavanan MD Neonatologist

Dr. Namasivayam Ambalavanan is a neonatologist in Birmingham, Alabama. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Medical Center East and The Children's Hospital of Alabama. He received his medical degree from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research. Dr. Ambalavanan accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Baptist Medical Center East and one of 13 at The Children's Hospital of Alabama who specialize in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neonatologist: General Neonatology

Education & Medical Training

University of Alabama Medical Center
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 1993 - 1997

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 18 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 17 years in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

AL State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Outcomes of extremely preterm infants following severe intracranial hemorrhage.
Davis, A. S.,Hintz, S. R.,Goldstein, R. F.,Ambalavanan, N.,Bann, C. M.,Stoll, B. J.,Bell, E. F.,Shankaran, S.,Laptook, A. R.,Walsh, M. C.,Hale, E. C.,Newman, N. S.,Das, A.,Higgins, R. D.

Randomized trial of plastic bags to prevent term neonatal hypothermia in a resource-poor setting.
Belsches, T. C.,Tilly, A. E.,Miller, T. R.,Kambeyanda, R. H.,Leadford, A.,Manasyan, A.,Chomba, E.,Ramani, M.,Ambalavanan, N.,Carlo, W. A.

Individual and center-level factors affecting mortality among extremely low birth weight infants.
Alleman, B. W.,Bell, E. F.,Li, L.,Dagle, J. M.,Smith, P. B.,Ambalavanan, N.,Laughon, M. M.,Stoll, B. J.,Goldberg, R. N.,Carlo, W. A.,Murray, J. C.,Cotten, C. M.,Shankaran, S.,Walsh, M. C.,Laptook, A. R.,Ellsbury, D. L.,Hale, E. C.,Newman, N. S.,Wallace, D. D.,Das, A.,Higgins, R. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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