Dr. Prem Singh Shekhawat MD Neonatologist

Dr. Prem Shekhawat is a neonatologist in Greenville, North Carolina and is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Dr. S.N. Medical College and has been in practice for 15 years. He is one of 4 doctors at Vidant Medical Center who specialize in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neonatologist: General Neonatology

Hospital Affiliation

Vidant Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Michigan State University at Kalamazoo
Residency, Pediatrics, 1997–1998

Washington University
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 1998–2001

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 1994–1997

Dr. S.N. Medical College
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

NC State Medical License

MT State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Enzymes involved in L-carnitine biosynthesis are expressed by small intestinal enterocytes in mice: implications for gut health.
Shekhawat, P. S.,Sonne, S.,Carter, A. L.,Matern, D.,Ganapathy, V.

Spontaneous development of intestinal and colonic atrophy and inflammation in the carnitine-deficient jvs (OCTN2(-/-)) mice.
Shekhawat, P.S., Srinivas, S.R., Matern, D., Bennett, M.J., Boriack, R., George, V., Xu, H., Prasad, P.D., Roon, P., Ganapathy, V.

Transport of butyryl-L-carnitine, a potential prodrug, via the carnitine transporter OCTN2 and the amino acid transporter ATB(0,+).
Srinivas, S.R., Prasad, P.D., Umapathy, N.S., Ganapathy, V., Shekhawat, P.S.

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