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Bindiya Bagga, MD

Specialties:  Infectious Diseases

Medical Co-Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

Assistant Professor, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Residency Program Director, Le Bonheur  Children's Hospital

Patient Care Emphasis:

Respiratory Viruses
Mucosal Immune Responses
Molecular Diagnostics
Antimicrobial Stewardship

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Bindiya Bagga, MD

Specialties:  Infectious Diseases

Medical Co-Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

Assistant Professor, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Residency Program Director, Le Bonheur  Children's Hospital

Locations
UT Le Bonheur Pediatric Specialists
Le Bonheur Outpatient Center - Main Campus
51 N. Dunlap St., 4th Floor
Memphis, TN 38105
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Education
Medical School

Kasturba Medical College, India

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board Infectious Disease

Residency

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Disease, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Career
Awards and Honors

1. Outstanding Poster Award, LeBonheur Pediatric Research Day, (Awarded for the poster titled “Investigating mucosal and humoral immune correlates of RSV protection in infants: an Interim analysis)

Nov 2013

2. Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center Junior Faculty Grant recipient (2013) Role: Principal Investigator, Project Title “Investigating the mucosal immune response in human RSV infection

3. Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center Junior Faculty Grant recipient (2012) Role: Principal Investigator, Project Title “Investigating the mucosal immune response in human RSV infection

4. Young Faculty Award, Southern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, (Awarded for the oral presentation titled “Effect of mucosal antibody on detection of “culturable” RSV virus in experimental respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections of adults”) Feb 2012

5. Outstanding Poster Award, LeBonheur Pediatric Research Day, (Awarded for the poster titled “Unrecognized prolonged viral replication in the pathogenesis of human RSV Infection”) Nov 2011

6. Trainee Travel Award, Southern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, (Awarded for the abstract titled “Effect of serum and mucosa antibody on experimental RSV infections of adults”) Feb 2011

7. Best Resident Award, PICU Nurses Choice, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 2007-2008

8. Outstanding Resident Award, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 2007-2008

9. Team Recognition Award, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA 2006

10. Outstanding Pediatric Intern Award, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Shreveport, LA 2006-2007

Selected Research

1. Bagga B, Woods CW, Veldman TH, Gilbert A, Mann A, Balaratanam G, Lambkin-Williams R, Oxford JS, McClain MT, Wilkinson T, Nicholson BP, Ginsberg GS, DeVincenzo JP. Comparing Influenza and RSV Viral and Disease Dynamics in Experimentally Infected Adults Predicts Clinical Effectiveness of RSV Antivirals. (Antivir Ther. 2013 Oct 2013. doi: 10.3851/IMP2629)

2. DeVincenzo JP, Guyton C, Rea H, Wynn L, Elmore E, Patel S, Harrison L, El Saleeby CM, Bagga B. Molecular Detection and Quantification of Pertussis and Correlation with Clinical Outcomes in Children, Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 May; 76(1):10-5. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2012.12.015. Epub 2013 Mar 11.

3.Bagga B and Shenep JL, Management of Infections Caused by Vancomycin-Resistant Gram-Positive Bacteria. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Jul; 29(7):662-4.

4. Gaur AH, Bagga B, Barman S, Hayden R, Lamptey A, Hoffman JM, Bhojwani D, Flynn PM, Tuomanen E, Webby. R.Intravenous Zanamivir for Oseltamivir-Resistant 2009 H1N1 Influenza , N Engl J Med. 2010 Jan 7;362(1):88-9. Epub 2009 Dec 23