M. David Yohannan, MD - Neonatalogist

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Dr. Yohannan is the medical director for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Dayton Children’s.

Dayton Children's Hospital
One Children's Plaza
Dayton, OH 45404
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Phone: 937-641-3414, 937-641-3040, NICU
Fax: 937-641-5446


Languages Spoken:

English, Malayalam, Hindi


Calicut Medical College, India


Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital - Cleveland, Ohio


Neonatal-perinatal medicine, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital- Cleveland, Ohio

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics and Neonatal Perinatal Medicine

Special Interests

Management of newborns with complex medical and surgical issues, metabolic disorders and cool cap treatment.

Having worked in many countries (India, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and U.S.), Dr. Yohannan has seen and treated many genetic and inborn errors of metabolism.

Awards & Honors

Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics
Member of Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
Medical Protective Advisory Board Member

I chose my specialty because...

of my desire to help with promoting a healthy new generation.

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

I love kids being treated as kids and the availability of various pediatric sub-specialists in a children's hospital setting.

Dayton Children's is special because...

we provide the best care for children.

My personal Interests are...

Gardening, antiquing, serving meals at the Gettysburg Gateway Shelter for Men, traveling and watching cricket games.

Other Notes

Dayton Children’s Regional Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is the Dayton region's referral center for premature and sick newborns, as well as many baby-related emergencies.


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