M. David Yohannan, MD - Neonatalogist

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

Department: Newborn Medicine, NICU / Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Transport, NICU Transport / NICU.

Services: Neonatology and Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Transport.


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

Languages Spoken: English, Malayalam, Hindi

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.

Education and Training+

Medical School: Calicut Medical College, India

Internship: Calicut Medical College, India

Residency: Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital - Cleveland, Ohio

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

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics and Neonatal Perinatal Medicine

Professorship: Clinical Associate Professor

Advanced practice degree:English, Malayalam, Hindi

Awards, Honors and Organizations+

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


Get to Know Me+

I chose my specialty because... of my desire to help with promoting a healthy new generation.

I like working with kids because... they are our future.

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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