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Roopali V. Bapat, MD

Roopali V. Bapat, MD

Physician Team

Neonatology Fellowship

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4559
FX: (614) 722-4541

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Roopali V. Bapat, MD is a neonatologist interested in providing best quality of clinical care to high risk neonates in order to get the best outcomes in this population. In addition to being actively involved in clinical research as a site Principal Investigator or Co- Investigator, she also participates in several Quality Improvement projects in her role as Associate Quality Improvement Director of Neonatal Service line at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Bapat also serves as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics for the Division of Neonatology.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • Kannada

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Bangalore University
    Date Completed: 04/30/1999


  • Bangalore University
    Date Completed: 08/31/2000


  • Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
    Date Completed: 06/30/2007


  • Children's Hospital of Michigan
    Date Completed: 09/30/2011


  • Pediatrics


  • Neonatology


  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/01/2011


  • Bapat R, Narayana P, Zhou Y, Parikh N. 2014. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy at Term Equivalent Age in Extremely Preterm Infants: Association with Cognitive and Language Development.  Journal of Pediatric Neurology. Vol. 51, no. 1. (July): 53-59 Epub 2014 Mar 22.
  • Chawla,Sanjay; Bapat,Roopali; Pappas,Athina; Bara,Rebecca; Zidan,Marwan; Natarajan,Girija. 2013. Neurodevelopmental outcome of extremely premature infants exposed to incomplete, no or complete antenatal steroids.  JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE. Vol. 26, no. 15. (October): 1542-1547.
  • Bapat R, Zhou Y, Parikh NA. 2013. Right To Left or Bidirectional Shunt Across The Patent Ductus Arteriosus In Preterm infants: A Portender of Death?.  E-PAS. Vol. 22, no. May: 71-82.
  • 3. Chawla S, Bapat R, Pappas A, Bara R, Zidan M, and Natarajan G. 2013. Neurodevelopmental Outcome of Extremely Premature Infants Exposed to Incomplete, No or Complete Antenatal Steroids.  Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. Vol. 1, no. January: e233.
  • Bapat R, Aggarwal S, Natarajan G. 2011. A right-to-left or bidirectional ductal shunt in preterm neonates: grave implication?.  Am J Perinatology. Vol. 28, no. 09. (October): 703-708.
  • Bapat,Roopali; Aggarwal,Sanjeev; Natarajan,Girija. 2011. A Right-to-Left or Bidirectional Ductal Shunt in Preterm Neonates: Grave Implication?.  AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY. Vol. 28, no. 9. (October): 709-714.
  • Bapat R, Aggarwal S, Natarajan G. 2010. Right To Left or Bidirectional Shunt Across The Patent Ductus Arteriosus In Preterm infants: A Portender of Death?.  Pediatric Research. Vol. xx, no. October: exx.
  • Bapat,Roopali; Aggarwal,Sanjeev; Natarajan,Girija. 2010. Right To Left or Bidirectional Shunt Across The Patent Ductus Arteriosus In Preterm infants: A Portender of Death?.  Pediatric Research. Vol. 28, no. 9. (October): 709-714.
  • Ramos,F,G; Rosenfeld,C,R; Roy,L; KOCH,J; Ramaciotti,C. 2010. Echocardiographic predictors of symptomatic patent ductus arteriosus in extremely-low-birth-weight preterm neonates.  JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY. Vol. 30, no. 8. (August): 535-539.
  • Carmo,Kathryn,Browning; Evans,Nick; Paradisis,Mary. 2009. Duration of indomethacin treatment of the preterm patent ductus arteriosus as directed by echocardiography.  The Journal of pediatrics. Vol. 155, no. 6. (December): 819-822 e1.
  • Garite,T,J; Kurtzman,J; Maurel,K. 2009. Impact of a "rescue course" of antenatal corticosteroids: a multicenter randomized placebo-controlled trial (vol 200, 248.e1, 2009).  AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY. Vol. 201, no. 4. (October): 428-428.
  • Bapat,Roopali; Bergsman,Christopher. 2008. Hematometrocolpos presenting as sciatica, constipation, and urinary retention.  CLINICAL PEDIATRICS. Vol. 47, no. 1. (January): 71-73.
  • Bapat R, Bergsman C. 2008. Hematometrocolpos Presenting as Sciatica, Constipation, and Urinary Retention.  Clin Pediat. Vol. 47, no. 1. (January): 71-73.
  • Bartman T1, Bapat R1, Martin EM2, Shepherd EG1, Nelin LD1, Reber KM1. Apgar Score at 5 Minutes Is Associated with Mortality in Extremely Preterm Infants Even after Transfer to an All Referral NICU. Am J Perinatol. 2015 Jun 9. PubMed ID: 26058370
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