Dr. Raghbir Singh Benawra MD Neonatologist

Dr. Raghbir Benawra is a neonatologist in Park Ridge, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from M.G.M. Medical College and has been in practice for 43 years. Dr. Benawra accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and one of 9 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital who specialize in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neonatologist: General Neonatology

Education & Medical Training

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1975–1977

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 1978–1979

M.G.M. Medical College
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 35 years in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 35 years in Pediatrics

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

WI State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

Inhaled nitric oxide in the treatment of moderate persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn: a randomized controlled, multicenter trial.
Sadiq, H.F., Mantych, G., Benawra, R.S., Devaskar, U.P., Hocker, J.R.

The role of RBC transfusion in the premature infant.
Blank, J. P., Sheagren, T. G., Vajaria, J., Mangurten, H. H., Benawra, R. S., Puppala, B. L.

Distal ileostomy drip feedings in neonates with short bowel syndrome.
Puppala, B. L., Mangurten, H. H., Kraut, J. R., Bassuk, A., Shrock, P., Benawra, R. S., Napier, K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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