Anita Bhandari, MD Anita Bhandari, MD, is is an Attending Pulmonologist in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Medical SchoolMD - Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India. InternshipInternship - General Hospital Sector 16, Chandigarh, India ResidencyPediatrics (PLII and III), University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT Senior Resident in Pediatrics, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India Senior Resident in Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India FellowshipEpithelial Cell Biology - A.I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine - Yale University, New Haven, CT Board CertificationAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatric Pulmonology Titles and Academic Titles Attending Physician Departments and Services Division of Pulmonary Medicine Pulmonary Hypoplasia ProgramTechnology Dependence Center Publications Papers2015 Lodha A, Ediger K, Rabi Y, Lodha S, Tang S, Bhandari A, Sauve R, Bhandari V.: Does chronic oxygen dependency in preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia at NICU discharge predict respiratory outcomes at 3 years of age? J Perinatol 35:530-536 , 2015. 2014 Lodha A, Sauve R, Bhandari V, Tang S, Christianson H, Bhandari A, Amin H, Singhal N.: Need for supplemental oxygen at discharge in infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia is not associated with worse neurodevelopmental outcomes at 3 years corrected age. PLoS ONE 19:9(3), March 2014. BooksChapters 2015 Bhandari A, Bhandari V. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. In M.W. Schwartz Ed. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. 2015. Williams and Wilkins. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Seventh edition. 2015 Bhandari A, Michael Blechner: What do I need to know about sleep and breathing in children with underlying lung disease? Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Sleep disorders: 49 Clinical Questions. In: Chidekel AS, ed. (eds.). SLACK Incorporated, Thorofare, NJ, 2015. Bhandari A, Zinman R. Branchial Cleft Malformations. In M.W. Schwartz Ed. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. 2015. Williams and Wilkins. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Seventh edition. 2015 2012 Bhandari A. My patient’s asthma is not getting better. What treatment options do I have? In: Chidekel AS, ed. Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Asthma: 49 Clinical Questions. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Incorporated; 2012:131-136. Bhandari A. How do I know it is asthma that is causing my patient’s symptoms? In: Chidekel AS, editor. Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Asthma: 49 Clinical Questions. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Incorporated; 2012:43-48. Bhandari A, Zinman R. Branchial Cleft Malformations. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2012. 2011 Bravo R, Bhandari A. Other Chronic Lung Diseases: Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia and Bronchiectasis. Nursing Care in Pediatric Respiratory Diseases. 1st ed. Blackwell and Wiley, 2011. pp. 269-85. 2008 Bhandari A, Zinman R. Branchial Cleft Malformations. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Williams and Wilkins, 2008. 2005 Bhandari A. Congenital abnormalities of lung and airway. In: Panitch HB, editor. Pediatric Pulmonology: The Requisites in Pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby, 2005. Bhandari A, Zinman R. Branchial Cleft Malformations. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Williams and Wilkins, 2005. 2002 Bhandari A, Zinman R. Branchial Cleft Malformations. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Williams and Wilkins, 2002. Posters and PresentationsLectures by Invitation 2015 Bhandari A. Long Term outcomes of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia [presentation]. Neonatology conference, St Christopher’s Children’s Hospital; 2015 Apr 14; Philadelphia, PA. McLaughlin A, Bhandari A, Schramm C.: Asthma Control Score Correlates Better with Small airway Dysfunction Rather Than Large Airway Dysfunction. Poster presentation at the American Thoracic Society meeting, Denver, CO May 2015. Awards and Honors 2016 & 2012, McNeill Teaching Award for excellence in teaching and dedication to resident teaching 2011, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Friends Mini Grant Award, “Lung Health in Sickle Cell Disease” 2002-2003, Junior Clinical Investigator Award, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 2001-2002, Morse Endowment Award, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 1992, Best Poster presentation award, National Neonatology Forum (India) Annual Conference, Trivandrum, Kerala, India Editorial and Academic Positions Editorial Positions Reviewer 2016-Present, PAS meeting 2014-Present, Journal of Perinatology 2014-Present, American Journal of Perinatology 2013-Present, ESPR meeting 2013-Present, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010-Present, Pediatrics 2010-Present, Neonatology 2008-Present, Pediatric Pulmonology 2008-Present, JAMA Academic and Institutional Committees 2008-Present, Scholarship Oversight Committees for Neonatal Fellows Leadership and Memberships Memberships in Professional Organizations 1999-present, Member, American Thoracic Society Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. 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