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Dr. Maya Vazirani

Neonatology
Lancaster, CA
53 years experience female

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Thursday: Closed
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About

Bio

I am a physician specialized in the problems of children and babies including premature babies I have spent atleast 40 yrs taking care of children I am board certified in pediatrics and neonatology. I also have surgical background in surgery and pediatric surgery which was part of my initial training I would be glad to help you . please get in touch with me with your questions

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Neonatology

Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: California, Virginia

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

303 Answers
41 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Lump in neck: at any age a lump any where needs to be evaluated! have it examined and check for infection or neoplasia if needed they may want to biopsy it
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
May be weaning: If you still want to breast feed I would suggest supplementing with formula make sure you are also giving solids and the baby is gaining weight she ma... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Runny nose: most likely due to allergies
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Contraindicated: Xanax (alprazolam) like any other drug is excreted in the breast mik and will last in your blood stream for 2 days in your baby it can cause drowsines... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Yes: provided it is collected directly as it rains in a clean bowl as it has not touched any thing and it is falling as condensed evaporated water
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Is it startle respon: she could be startling see if itr goes away when you swaddle her
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Not chaffing: chaffing should not give you blisters.it only is luke a rub burn. Blisters could mean a virus(herpes)or impetigo either ways you need to be seen and t... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Yes: your treatment should include the entire family at the same time It is spread by the enterofecal route so good hygiene and hand washing is important
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Teething: you need to apply baby orajel to the teething area so baby can take a bottle once the pain is gone baby is 9 mths old and can easily take spoon feedin... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Wheezing: sounds like chocking and wheezing as a matter of fact the acid injury can cause lung irritation and asthma
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Infection: looking at the high white count sounds like an infection or abscess in the abdomen specially with lymphadenopathy I am glad they are checking it to ma... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Hand foot: and mouth disease is caused by the coxsackie virus which may only give fever diarrhea or vomiting in adults may or may not give the rash you should b... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Lymph node: sounds like a lymph node needs to be checked to find the cause of his lymph node enlargment
A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Possible lymph node: possible bruising from touching an inflammed lymphnode possible injury and bruising in that area your child needs to be examined to see if other lymp... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
RBBB: pts with isolated RBBB complete or incomplete are asymptomatic and dont need a pacemaker or medications unless syncope occurs.(fainting)or other condu... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Clotting problem: her hb. and platelets are normal but her PT PTT needs to be checked and all the clotting factors should be checked so the bleeding due to clotting pr... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Virus infection: fever with vomiting and decreased white cell count possibly indicates a virus infection if he has vomiting and diarrhea he should be given increased ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Feeding: what is your baby eating .is it formula? because a breast fed baby should be waking up every2-3 hrs if so are you on some pain medicine? even formula... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Hearing chk: have hearing tested the language delay and hearing problem.can increase his tantrums which otherwise would be normal in a 2 yr old
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Yes: it can cause increased and irreguler heart rate
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
May not be atopy: It could be seborrhic dermatitis check the hair oil ,conditioners or shampoo make sure to have your dermatologist do a scraping test for fungus so the... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Contact dermatitis: you are probably wearing some synthetic shoes or socks ,or you are washing socks in some detergent or softner. try over the counter mild hydrocortison... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Cover s.aureus mrsa: also group A strep s.pneumonia like cefotaxime for hemophilus influenzae type B and penicillin non susceptible organism vancomycin for methicillin re... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Sepsis: your child is being managed for pneumonia and pleural effusion.and has a bad infection.because of which his diastolic blood pressure is borderline.I a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Lichen striatus: usually diagnosed in childhood and lasts from 6 mths to a couple yrs If it has lasted this long the lesion needs to be biopsied because lt could be a... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Stools: how does it look is it lose or dark coloured is the baby having a diaper rash and what is the baby fed?
A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
No: true ankle clonus is related to brain injury and not vitamin deficiency the child needs to be evaluated by a neurologist
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Sinus problem: keep your head elevated when you sleep also keep a vaporizer mby your bed you need to get treatment for your sinus infection if this does not help
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
F/u echo: required to make sure the inequality in the ventricles does not get worse
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Possible strep: as all family members have sore throat all need to have strep screen and all need to be treated at the same time so it does not keep recurring
A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
SPECT scan: generally to identify what those hyperintense foci are may be required if the child is symptomatic or has seizures.this checks for perfusion
A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Jo-1: is a myositis specific antibody most commonly seen in idiopathic inflammatory myopathies seen in 20-30% pts and in interstitial pulm fibrosis this an... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Sinusitis: most likely and not just middle ear infection and this needs a longer and more appropriate treatment steam inhalation and decongestant will help for s... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Erbs palsy: C5 C6 -erbs pal;sy involves the deltoid muscle,the infraspinatous,and biceps.here the armis adducted and the forearm is extended the hand and wrist mo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Possible cold: try using saline nose drops every 8 hrs and suction if required in a few days if symptoms progress she may need to be seen
A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
No: colimex or dicyclomine is a drug blocks the signals of the muscles not only of the gut but other muscles too.it can cause baby to sleep more this pre... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Brake cleaner: is a concoction of potent solvents.the vapors it self can be harmful if inhaled the gases include hydrogen chloride and phosgen can cause kidney dama... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Croup,bronchiolitis: your child probably has the adenovirus that can cause croup and bronchiolitis this will proceed despite the antibiotics because it is a virus keep ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
No: baby has not aquired the taste buds for onion and garlic start bland foods pureed rice .fruits like apples ,bananas, and pears vegetables like squash ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Bells Palsy: is often preceded by a lower motor neuron palsy of the facial nerve which seems lokely your child needs a neurology chk
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Tube plugged: with secretions ,probably it is now draining you surgeon needs to look at it make sure you get a full hearing test prior to discharge
A male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Needs chk: this baby with fever sounds lethargic try to bring the temp down by giving aceaminophen 10 mg/kg per dose every 6 hrs or ibuprophen 10 mg/kg/dose ever... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
He is rooting!: babies are capable of finding the nipple once the check touches a surface It is perfectly normal
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Umbelical cord: normally has 2 arteries and 1 vein 4 different kinds Type 1-Most common comprising 98% of cases has2 patent vessles 1 an artery of the allentoin and t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Dry mouth: may be she ir a mouth breather and at night her mouth dries and the papiilea of the tongue get hypertrophied and appear dry and white Try using a humi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Spiderbite: the brown recluse spider can cause local sloughing and blisters your child shout be examined for staph infection
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Polyp: what you have in the tweezer is a polyp or lipoma it contains either sebacious material or fat no this is not caused by lice or its shampoo it should... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Alopecea: areata.your daughter should be checked by dermatologist to rule out ringworm infection and treatment for it
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Chondroblastoma: a benign cartilage forming tumor generally treated with curettage with bone grafting reconstruction may be difficult.specially if involves the articu... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Mouth breathing: due to blocked nose can dry the throat and can give an irritated throat and foul odor from the mouth try keeping a vaporize by the bed it might help m... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Vazirani is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Apr 19, 2017
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much! The baby was born at 32 weeks gestation and was in the NICU for 3 weeks. Her parents were told she did not qualify for the medication. 6 weeks late...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much! I did take my son to the Dr. and he is currently taking an antibiotic and a medicine for pain and cramps. Thank you so much for your time.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for your help. She is going to peds today for a different spot on her skin so I will question them about that too.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Seth g.s.medical college
Graduated 1968MD

Residency

Mt Sinai hospital cleveland ohio
Completed 1981

Residency

Community hospital Roanoke Virginia
Completed 1979

Residency

KEM hospital mumbai India
Completed 1976

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Los Angeles Region - Spring
2016
Top Neonatologist , First Place, National - Spring
2016
HealthTap Doctor Mom

Affiliations

Fellow ofAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
American Medical Association
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