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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2014
    Yale New Haven Children's Hospital
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 2011
    Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Internship, Pediatrics, 2009
    Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • DO, 2008
    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • BA, 2003
    Johns Hopkins University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

National Provider ID: 1447411897


Nneka Nzegwu, D.O., M.P.H., completed a neonatal-perinatal fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and has been an academic neonatologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital since 2014. In 2018, she completed the Harvard Medical School Fellowship in Patient Safety and Quality and concurrently obtained a Master in Public Health with a concentration in clinical effectiveness from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Nzegwu is passionate about patient safety and quality and utilizing this focus to improve care for infants and families.

Research & Publications

Malhotra Y, Nzegwu N, Harrington J, Ehrenkranz RA, Hafler JP. Identifying barriers to initiating minimal enteral feedings in very low-birth-weight infants: A mixed methods approach. Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(1):47-56.

Nzegwu N, Rychalsky M, Nallu L, et al. Implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship program in a neonatal intensive care unit. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 2017;38(10):137-1143.

Nzegwu N, Mack T, DellaVentura R, et al. Systematic use of the RAM nasal cannula in the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit: A quality improvement project. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015;28(6):718-21.