Sharma Vinay

Vinay Sharma, MD, FAAP

Pediatrics - Neonatal

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“I believe that providing the best patient care is a team effort. The family should be an integral part of that team.”

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Sharma is an experienced neonatologist. He is a strong advocate of evidence-based clinical practice and family-centered newborn care. He is a Simulation Facilitator for Neonatal Resuscitation Program Simulation Sessions. He is also part of the Hennepin Healthcare Interdisciplinary Simulation & Education Center.


  • Sharma V, Adkisson C, Gupta K. Managing Infants Exposed to Maternal Chorioamnionitis by the Use of Early-Onset Sepsis Calculator. Global Pediatric Health. 2019;6:2333794X19833711.
  • Sharma V, Neonatal Intubation Practice and Outcomes: An International Registry Study, Pediatrics (January 2019), (accessed January 9, 2019).
  • Sharma V, Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Infants with Birth Weight </=500 g at 3 Years of Age, Pediatrics (December, 2018), (accessed December 7, 2018).
  • Sharma V, Delayed Cord Clamping: Ancient Phenomena but New Perspective. Acta Scientific Pediatrics 2018:22-23.
  • Sharma V, Lakshminrusimha S, Carrion V, Mathew B. Resuscitator’s perceptions and time for corrective ventilation steps during neonatal resuscitation. Resuscitation. 2015;91:63-6.
  • Sharma V, Berkelhamer S, Lakshminrusimha S. Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology. 2015, 1:14.
  • Mathew B, Nair J, Swartz D, Ma C, Sharma V, Gugino S, Koenigsknecht C, Lakshminrusimha S. Optimal Heart Rate Cut-Off for Initiation of Chest Compressions during Neonatal Resuscitation. e-journal of Neonatology research, Volume 3, Issue 2, Spring 2013
  • Sharma V, Early treatment of acute pyelonephritis in children fails to reduce renal scarring: data from the Italian Renal Infection Study Trials., Pediatrics (November 2008), (accessed November 5, 2008).
  • Sharma V, Respiratory outcome in late childhood after neonatal continuous negative pressure ventilation, Archives of disease in childhood Fetal and neonatal edition, (11 August 2006) (accessed May 17, 2007).

Medical School

  • Pandit B.D. Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, HARYANA, INDIA


  • Pediatrics, Flushing Hospital Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
  • Pediatrics, Pandit B.D. Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, HARYANA, INDIA


  • Perinatal-Neonatal Medicine, Women and Children Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics


  • Board certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota


“I enjoy running, playing tennis, and spending time with my family.”