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Pediatrics - Neurology/

Houston, Texas

Pediatrics - Neurology and Developmental Neuroscience
Pediatrics - Neurology/
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Sonika Agarwal, M.D.

Sonika Agarwal, M.D.Child Neurology Resident

Contact Information:
Sonika Agarwal, M.D.
6701 Fannin
Clinical Care Center, Suite 1250
Houston, TX 77030
Tel: 832-822-1750
Fax: 832-825-1717

Education and Experience

M.D. - Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, India
OB/Gyn Residency – Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, India
Assistant Professor, Ob/Gyn - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehli, India
Postdoctoral Research – University of Rochester Medical Center, NY.
Postdoctoral Research - UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Pediatric Residency – Baylor College of Medicine

Clinical Interests

Perinatal brain injury and neurodevelopmental outcomes, improving outcomes in children with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, developmental and learning disorders

Career Plans

Academic medicine, research and education

Selected Publications

Williams LA, Agarwal S, Bodurka DC, Saleeba AK, Sun CC, Cleeland CS. Capturing the patient’s experience: using qualitative methods to develop a measure of patient-reported symptom burden: an example from ovarian cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Apr 22. doi:pii: S0885-3924(13)00183-8. 0.1016/j.

Sailors MH, Bodurka DC, Gning I, Ramondetta LM, Williams LA, Mendoza TR, Agarwal S, Sun CC, Cleeland CS. Validating the MD Anderson Symptoms Inventory (MDASI) for use in patients with ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2013 Aug;130(2):323-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2013.05.009. Epub 2013 May 15.

Agarwal S, Schmeler KM, Ramirez PT, Sun CC, Nick A, Reis R, Brown J, Frumovitz M: Outcomes of patients undergoing radical hysterectomy for cervical cancer of high-risk histologic subtypes; International Journal of Gynecological Cancer 21(1): 123-7; 2011.

Agarwal S, Bodurka DC. Symptom research in gynecologic oncology: a review of available measurement tools; Gynecologic Oncology 119 (2): 384-9; 2010.

Book Chapters

Agarwal KN, Gupta V, Agarwal S. Effect of Maternal Iron Status on Placenta, Fetus & Newborn. In: Textbook of Pediatrics. Lokeshwar et al. In Press

Mittal S, Agarwal S. Pediatric Gynecological Disorders - Diagnosis & Management. In: Pediatric Surgery - Diagnosis and Management, D K Gupta, General. Ed(s) In Gupta DK. Jaypee Bros.: Delhi, India, 1370-1380, 2008

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