Dr. Yadav completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York and his Fellowship training in Pediatric Pulmonology here at UTHealth. He has a special interest in pulmonary complications of sickle cell disease, children with complex medical needs and neonatal lung diseases. Dr. Yadav has successfully developed a combined Hematology-Pulmonary program at the UT Physicians Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, one of a handful of centers across the country. In addition, he provides support for the High Risk Children’s Clinic and High Risk Infant Clinic; that care for children with varied complex medical needs and the Pulmonary-Neonatology clinic for premature neonates and infants at our institution. He has published and has ongoing research in sickle cell and lung disorders.


Graduate School
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas

Areas of Interest

Research Interests

Asthma, Sickle Cell Lung disease, Health delivery in children with chronic conditions


  1.  Flores, CA, Stark JM, Mosquera RA, Brown DL, Menon NM, Sharma KP, Gonzales T, Nguyen T, Jon CK, Emanuel H, Yadav A. Sleep Apnea Screening in Children With Sickle Cell Anemia. J Ped Hem Oncol. 2022 Mar 31. PMID: 35383664 DOI: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000002452.
  2. Macdonald KT, Mosquera RA, Yadav A, Caldas-Vasquez MC, Emanuel H, Rennie K. Neurocognitive functioning in individuals with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome. BMC Pediatr. 2020 May 6;20(1):194. DOI:
  3. Emanuel H, Rennie K, MacDonald K, Yadav A, Mosquera RA. Screening children with a family history of central congenital hypoventilation syndrome. Case Rep Pediatr. 2020 Mar 26;2020:2713606. PMID: 32274237 DOI: 10.1155/2022/2713606
  4. Patel PA, Krupani S, Stark JM, Mosquera RA, Waller DK, Gonzales T, Brown DL, Nguyen TT, Jon CK, Yadav A. Validation of The Breathmobile Case Identification Survey for Asthma screening in children with sickle cell disease. J Asthma. 2020 Mar 12:1-9. PMID: 32160791 DOI: 10.1080/02770903.2020.1729381
  5. Mosquera RA, Caramel Avritscher EB , Yadav A, Pedroza C, Samuels CL, Harris TS, Tetzlaff C, Eapen J, Gonzales TR, Green C, Tyson JE. Unexpected Results of a Randomized Quality Improvement Program for Children with Severe Asthma. J Asthma. 2020 Feb 6:1-8. PMID: 31994954 DOI: 10.1080/02770903.2020.172361