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January 2020

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Professional Background

Dr. Nisha Rathore earned her medical degree in 2013 at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She completed her Pediatrics residency in 2016 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Children’s of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed a Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology fellowship in 2019 at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Rathore is board-certified in Pediatrics and has certifications in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation. She joined Kelsey-Seybold in January 2020.

Professional Associations

Dr. Rathore is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Medical Association, and the Texas Medical Association.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Rathore enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with family.

Fun Facts

The best advice Dr. Rathore has ever received is to remember that “people never forget how you make them feel.”

The most exotic/interesting place she has visited is Greece.

​I hope to provide the type of care to my patients that I want for my own child. I want to partner with parents and empower their children to be healthy, happy, and resilient individuals.

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Awards & Recognitions

  • 2017 Tumor Board Presentation Winner

  • Commendations for the following residency rotations:

    • Hematology/Oncology, July 2014

    • Wards, October 2014

    • Neonatal ICU, November 2014

    • Primary Care Clinic, January to June 2015

    • Endocrinology, March 2015

    • Wards, July 2015

    • Neonatal, November 2015

  • Outstanding Poster in Clinical Sciences at the James K. Alexander Medical Student Research Symposium, March 2012

    • Third place out of 30 clinical posters presented based on involvement in project, quality of research design, and innovation of topic

  • University Honors, Fall 2015 to May 2019

Publications and Presentations

  • Tumor Board Presentations, Texas Children's Cancer Center, Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    • Presentations on five unique cases and a review of the current literature for each case – November 2016, January 2017, February 2017, May 2017, November 2018

  • Journal Club Presentations, Texas Children's Cancer Center, Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    • Critical review of literature in the fields of oncology, hematology, and bone marrow transplant - February 2017, March 2017, May 2017, December 2017, May 2018

  • Lapin WB, Lyons-Warren AM, Risen SR, et al. A 14-Year-Old Boy with Fevers, Cytopenias, and Neurocognitive Decline. Pediatrics. 2018 September; 143(3): e20173258.

  • Hamm J, Rathore N, Lee P, et al. Cranial epidural hematomas: A case series and literature review of this rare complication associated with sickle cell disease. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2017 March; 64(3): e26237.

  • Cutillo A*, Rathore N*, Reynolds N, et al. A Literature Review of Nature-Based Therapy and its Application in Cancer Care. Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture. 2015 July; XXV(1): 3-14. *co-first authorship

  • Rathore N, Edrees N, Howard T, et al. Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia. Consultant for Pediatricians. 2015 April; 14(4): 189-191.

    • Poster presentation at the 4th annual Research and Innovations in Medical Education (RIME) week hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Sept 2014

    • Poster presentation at the Southern Society of Pediatric Research meeting in New Orleans, LA in February 2015

    • Rathore N, Eissa HM, Margolin JF, et al. Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma: Are we Over-Scanning our Patients? Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. 2012 Aug; 29(5): 415-423.

    • Poster presentation at the 25th annual American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology in New Orleans, LA, in May 2012 -Poster presentation at the James K. Alexander Medical Student Research Symposium at Baylor College of Medicine in March 2012

    • Abstract published in Pediatric Blood & Cancer in July 2012