Kavita Morparia, MD, FAAP

Children’s Hospital of New Jersey
Newark, NJ, USA
Phone: 732-986-1191
E-mail: kavita.morparia@rwjbh.org


Degree Year Field of Study Institution and Location
Fellowship 2012-2015 Pediatric Critical Care Children’s National Medical Center Washington,DC
Residency, Pediatrics 2009-2012   Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia Doctor of Medicine, 2012
Residency, Pediatrics 2004-2007 Doctor of Medicine Manipal University, India


Dr Morparia is a pediatric critical care physician at the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ. She is board-certified in Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Her research interests include cardiopulmonary interactions, fluid management, medical decision-making and ethics. 

Research Interest

  • Cardiopulmonary interactions,
  • Fluid management,
  • Medical decision-making and ethics

Scientific activities

Positions and Honors
2016-2019 Member, Board Review Item Writing Committee, Pediatrics Society of Critical Care Medicine
2016 Member, Section on International Medical Graduates, SCCM
2016                             Member, Section on Early Career Physicians of American Academy of Pediatrics
2012 Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
2012 Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics


  1. Morparia K, Dickerman M, Hoehn KS. Futility: Unilateral Decision-Making is not the Default for Pediatric Intensivists. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2012; 13 (5): e 311-5.
  2. Morparia K. Work–Life Balance: Striking the Right Chords for Harmony. Front. Pediatr 2016; 3:122. doi: 10.3389/fped.2015.00122
  3. Morparia K, Reddy SK, Olivieri LJ, Spaeder MC, Schuette JJ. Respiratory Variation in Peak Aortic Velocity Accurately Predicts Fluid Responsiveness in Children Undergoing Neurosurgery under General Anesthesia.  J ClinMonitComput 2017; https://doi.org/10.1007/s10877-017-0013-3.
  4. Morparia K, Berg J, Basu S. Cognitive biases in decision-making for Assessment and Treatment of Shock Among Pediatric Trainees (in review)
  5. Shore PM, Madrigal VN, Leonardo S, Dyal J, Morparia K, Gracely E, Halpern SD. Pediatric Clinicians’ Approaches to and Views Regarding Determination of Death. Manuscript in Review, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.


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