Dr. Vedanta Dariya
Dr. Vedanta Dariya attended medical school in Mumbai, India at the Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical
College. He did his Pediatric residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences
Center in Shreveport and completed his fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at the
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. Dr. Dariya moved to
Dallas and joined the faculty at UT Southwestern Medical Center where he is currently an
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and a
board-certified neonatal intensivist at the level IV NICU at the Children’s Medical
Center in Dallas.
Dr. Dariya has held many titles, chief among them the Associate Medical Director of the NICU at Children’s Health, Dallas. He currently serves as the Director of NICU transport and outreach at Children’s, Dallas. His research and clinical interests are varied. He is actively involved in quality improvement initiatives to improve post-surgical care of infants and improve intubations in the NICU. He is also involved in improving outcomes of patients with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and is the Site Investigator for the Neonatal Research Network study examining the use of Milrinone in that patient population. As Director of NICU transport, he is interested in the use of tele-medicine on transport and has successfully launched the Transport tele-cooling program for babies born with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE).