Undergraduate Degree

  • Karnataka Science College , 1988 , Dharwad , India

Medical School

  • Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences , 1995 , Hubli , India


  • Lincoln Medical Center , 2003 , Bronx , NY


  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences , 1999 , New Delhi , INDIA


  • Weil Cornell Medical School , 2005 , New York , NY


Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2008 , Boston , MA


Sleep Medicine
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center , 2009 , Boston , MA


  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology


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  1. Katwa U, Sisniega C, McKeon M, Lee GS. Sleep endoscopy-directed management of Arnold-Chiari malformation: a child with persistent obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med. 2020 02 15; 16(2):325-329. View abstract
  2. Strang A, Katwa U. Persistent Central Apnea and Long-Term Outcome After Posterior Fossa Decompressive Surgery for Arnold Chiari Type 1 Malformation in a Pediatric Patient. J Clin Sleep Med. 2019 04 15; 15(4):667-671. View abstract
  3. Carlos Sisniega & Umakanth Katwa. Children with Upper Airway Dysfunction: At Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Journal of Child Science. 2019; 9(1):59-67. View abstract
  4. Lee GS, Katwa U. Pediatric Tongue Base Surgery. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2019 Mar; 27(1):77-81. View abstract
  5. Leon-Astudillo C, Lee GS, Katwa U. An Unusual Case of Noisy Breathing in an Infant. J Clin Sleep Med. 2019 01 15; 15(1):149-152. View abstract
  6. Katwa U, Kabra SK. Advances in Asthma - III. Indian J Pediatr. 2018 10; 85(10):885-886. View abstract
  7. Katwa U, Kabra SK. Advances in Management of Asthma. Indian J Pediatr. 2018 09; 85(9):746-747. View abstract
  8. Resnick CM, LeVine J, Calabrese CE, Padwa BL, Hansen A, Katwa U. Early Management of Infants With Robin Sequence: An International Survey and Algorithm. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019 Jan; 77(1):136-156. View abstract
  9. Katwa U, Kabra SK. Advances in Asthma. Indian J Pediatr. 2018 08; 85(8):641-642. View abstract
  10. Katwa U, D'Gama AM, Qualls AE, Donovan LM, Heffernan J, Shi J, Agrawal PB. Atypical presentations associated with non-polyalanine repeat PHOX2B mutations. . 2018 07; 176(7):1627-1631. View abstract
  11. Katwa U, Rivera E. Asthma Management in the Era of Smart-Medicine: Devices, Gadgets, Apps and Telemedicine. Indian J Pediatr. 2018 09; 85(9):757-762. View abstract
  12. Yeung JC, Katwa UA, Lee GS. Sleep disordered breathing in Bardet-Biedl Syndrome. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Nov; 102:127-132. View abstract
  13. Khatwa UA, Dy FJ. Pulmonary Manifestations of Neuromuscular Diseases. Indian J Pediatr. 2015 Sep; 82(9):841-51. View abstract
  14. Rosen R, Hu L, Amirault J, Khatwa U, Ward DV, Onderdonk A. 16S community profiling identifies proton pump inhibitor related differences in gastric, lung, and oropharyngeal microflora. J Pediatr. 2015 Apr; 166(4):917-23. View abstract
  15. Rosen R, Amirault J, Heinz N, Litman H, Khatwa U. The sensitivity of acoustic cough recording relative to intraesophageal pressure recording and patient report during reflux testing. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2014 Nov; 26(11):1635-41. View abstract
  16. Khwaja OS, Ho E, Barnes KV, O'Leary HM, Pereira LM, Finkelstein Y, Nelson CA, Vogel-Farley V, DeGregorio G, Holm IA, Khatwa U, Kapur K, Alexander ME, Finnegan DM, Cantwell NG, Walco AC, Rappaport L, Gregas M, Fichorova RN, Shannon MW, Sur M, Kaufmann WE. Safety, pharmacokinetics, and preliminary assessment of efficacy of mecasermin (recombinant human IGF-1) for the treatment of Rett syndrome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Mar 25; 111(12):4596-601. View abstract
  17. Khatwa U, Ramgopal S, Mylavarapu A, Prabhu SP, Smith E, Proctor M, Scott M, Pai V, Zarowski M, Kothare SV. Response to Losurdo et al. Pediatr Neurol. 2013 Nov; 49(5):e12-3. View abstract
  18. Izzo A, McSweeney J, Kulik T, Khatwa U, Kothare SV. "Nocturnal seizures" in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension. J Clin Sleep Med. 2013 Oct 15; 9(10):1091-2. View abstract
  19. Ramgopal S, Kothare SV, Rana M, Singh K, Khatwa U. Obstructive sleep apnea in infancy: a 7-year experience at a pediatric sleep center. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014 Jun; 49(6):554-60. View abstract
  20. Pai V, Khatwa U, Ramgopal S, Singh K, Fitzgerald R, Kothare SV. Prevalence of pediatric periodic leg movements of sleep after initiation of PAP therapy. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014 Mar; 49(3):252-6. View abstract
  21. Zandieh S, Ramgopal S, Khatwa U, Sangiuliano M, Gunnuscio M, Zarowski M, Kothare SV. The maintenance of wakefulness test in pediatric narcolepsy. Pediatr Neurol. 2013 Jun; 48(6):443-6. View abstract
  22. Khatwa U, Ramgopal S, Mylavarapu A, Prabhu SP, Smith E, Proctor M, Scott M, Pai V, Zarowski M, Kothare SV. MRI findings and sleep apnea in children with Chiari I malformation. Pediatr Neurol. 2013 Apr; 48(4):299-307. View abstract
  23. Rosen R, Johnston N, Hart K, Khatwa U, Nurko S. The presence of pepsin in the lung and its relationship to pathologic gastro-esophageal reflux. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012 Feb; 24(2):129-33, e84-5. View abstract
  24. Rosen R, Johnston N, Hart K, Khatwa U, Katz E, Nurko S. Higher rate of bronchoalveolar lavage culture positivity in children with nonacid reflux and respiratory disorders. J Pediatr. 2011 Sep; 159(3):504-6. View abstract
  25. Khatwa U, Kothare SV. Restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movements disorder in the pediatric population. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2010 Nov; 16(6):559-67. View abstract
  26. Lee EY, Khatwa U, McAdam AJ, Bastos Md, Mahmood SA, Ervoes JP, Boiselle PM. Streptococcus milleri group pleuropulmonary infection in children: computed tomographic findings and clinical features. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2010 Nov-Dec; 34(6):927-32. View abstract
  27. Khatwa U, Lee EY. Multidetector computed tomography evaluation of secondary hepatopulmonary fusion in a neonate. Clin Imaging. 2010 May-Jun; 34(3):234-8. View abstract
  28. Kieran SM, Katz E, Rosen R, Khatwa U, Martin T, Rahbar R. The lipid laden macrophage index as a marker of aspiration in patients with type I and II laryngeal clefts. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Jul; 74(7):743-6. View abstract
  29. Khatwa UA, Kleibrink BE, Shapiro SD, Subramaniam M. MMP-8 promotes polymorphonuclear cell migration through collagen barriers in obliterative bronchiolitis. J Leukoc Biol. 2010 Jan; 87(1):69-77. View abstract
  30. Lee EY, Sun Y, Zurakowski D, Hatabu H, Khatwa U, Albert MS. Hyperpolarized 3He MR imaging of the lung: normal range of ventilation defects and PFT correlation in young adults. J Thorac Imaging. 2009 May; 24(2):110-4. View abstract
  31. Khatwa UA, Rajegowda B, Rosenberg HK, Lieber E. McKusick-Kaufman Syndrome (MK catalogue #236700) presenting prenatally as fetal abdominal mass. J Perinatol. 2005 Feb; 25(2):146-9. View abstract
  32. Khatwa UA, Menon PS. Management of undescended testis. Indian J Pediatr. 2000 Jun; 67(6):449-54. View abstract
  33. Menon PS, Khatwa UA. The child with micropenis. Indian J Pediatr. 2000 Jun; 67(6):455-60. View abstract
  34. Menon PS, Khatwa UA. Diabetes mellitus in newborns and infants. Indian J Pediatr. 2000 Jun; 67(6):443-8. View abstract