Neera Kay Goyal, MD

Primary Care

Primary Office

Nemours Children's Health, Philadelphia Nemours Children's Health, Philadelphia 833 Chestnut St. E. Suite 300 - Specialty Care Philadelphia, PA 19107 Appointment: (800) 416-4441

Education & Training

Internship Residency

  • Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2008

Medical/Dental School

  • MD - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2005

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/General Pediatrics

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Better Health PA Kids HMO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna/Great West HMO EPO POS
  • Cigna/Great West PPO
  • Devon Health Services
  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid HMO
  • First Health/Affordable PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan Commercial
  • Global Medical Managment DE/PA
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Independance Blue Cross/Amerihealth/Keystone Health Plan
  • INTEGRA Administrative Group (ClaimsBridge)
  • Keystone First Medicaid HMO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pennsylvania Medicaid
  • Plan Vista/NPPN PPO
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Tricare/Humana Military Health Services
  • United Healthcare of the Mid-Atlantic
  • UPMC MCAID/CHIP PA DE
  • US Family Health Plan

  • Group Well Child Care for Mothers with Opioid Use Disorder: Framework for Implementation; Maternal and Child Health Journal; (2023).

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  • Marijuana and Breastfeeding: A Pilot Survey of Mothers.; Hospital pediatrics; (2022).

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  • Hospital Readmission Among Late Preterm Infants: New Insights and Remaining Questions.; Hospital pediatrics; (2022).

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  • Opportunities to Increase Well-Child Care Engagement for Families Affected by Maternal Opioid Use Disorder: Perceptions of Mothers and Clinicians.; Academic pediatrics; (2022).

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  • Association of Positional Plagiocephaly and Developmental Delay Within a Primary Care Network.; Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP; (2021).

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  • Variation in Newborn Skincare Policies Across United States Maternity Hospitals.; Hospital pediatrics; (2021).

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  • Regional and practitioner variations in reporting infant mortality.; The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians; (2020).

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  • Improving Hospital Care of Opioid-Exposed Newborns: Successes and Remaining Questions.; Hospital pediatrics; (2020).

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  • What aspects of their child's primary care do mothers value? A qualitative analysis of perspectives of women in treatment for opioid use disorder.; Child: care, health and development; (2020).

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  • Well-Child Care Adherence After Intrauterine Opioid Exposure. ; Pediatrics; (2020).

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  • Identified gaps and opportunities in perinatal healthcare delivery for women in treatment for opioid use disorder.; Substance abuse; (2020).

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  • Hospital Care of Opioid-Exposed Newborns: Clinical and Psychosocial Challenges; Journal of Hospital Medicine; (2020).

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  • Adherence to Well-Child Care and Home Visiting Enrollment Associated with Increased Emergency Department Utilization.; Maternal and child health journal; (2020).

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  • Using Quality Improvement to Implement a Standardized Approach to Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus. ; Pediatrics; (2019).

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  • Perceptions of Pediatric Primary Care Among Mothers in Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder.; Journal of community health; (2019).

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  • Factors Associated With Refusal of Intramuscular Vitamin K in Normal Newborns. ; Pediatrics; (2018).

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  • Material community deprivation and hospital utilization during the first year of life: an urban population-based cohort study.; Annals of epidemiology; (2018).

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  • Participation in Home Visitation is Associated with Higher Utilization of Early Intervention.; Maternal and child health journal; (2018).

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  • Reporting of Infant Mortality and Birth Outcomes Prior to Viability.; Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology; (2017).

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  • Piloting a Statewide Home Visiting Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative.; Maternal and child health journal; (2017).

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  • Refusal of Vitamin K by Parents of Newborns: A Survey of the Better Outcomes Through Research for Newborns Network.; Academic pediatrics; (2017).

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  • County-level Variation in Infant Mortality Reporting at Early Previable Gestational Ages.; Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology; (2017).

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  • Home visiting for first-time mothers and subsequent pregnancy spacing.; Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association; (2016).

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  • Predictors of maternal depressive symptom trajectories over the first 18 months in home visiting.; The American journal of orthopsychiatry; (2016).

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  • Utility of Decision Rules for Transcutaneous Bilirubin Measurements. ; Pediatrics; (2016).

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  • Multilevel assessment of prenatal engagement in home visiting.; Journal of epidemiology and community health; (2016).

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  • Care Coordination Associated with Improved Timing of Newborn Primary Care Visits.; Maternal and child health journal; (2016).

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  • Risk Prediction for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in a Medicaid Population.; Journal of women's health (2002); (2015).

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  • Using quality improvement to promote implementation and increase well child visits in home visiting.; Child abuse & neglect; (2015).

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  • Risk of Hospital Readmission Among Infants With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.; Hospital pediatrics; (2015).

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  • Evaluation of a Community-Based Approach to Strengthen Retention in Early Childhood Home Visiting; Prevention Science; (2015).

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  • Discrepancies between transcutaneous and serum bilirubin measurements.; Pediatrics; (2015).

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  • Effects of home visiting and maternal mental health on use of the emergency department among late preterm infants.; Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN; (2015).

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  • Prioritizing a research agenda: a Delphi study of the better outcomes through research for newborns (BORN) network.; Hospital pediatrics; (2014).

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  • Factors associated with readmission in late-preterm infants: a matched case-control study.; Hospital pediatrics; (2014).

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  • Development of a linked perinatal data resource from state administrative and community-based program data.; Maternal and child health journal; (2014).

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  • Hospital care and early breastfeeding outcomes among late preterm, early-term, and term infants.; Birth (Berkeley, Calif.); (2014).

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  • Length of stay and readmission among late preterm infants: an instrumental variable approach.; Hospital pediatrics; (2013).

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  • Home visiting and outcomes of preterm infants: a systematic review.; Pediatrics; (2013).

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  • Dosage effect of prenatal home visiting on pregnancy outcomes in at-risk, first-time mothers.; Pediatrics; (2013).

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  • Persistence of underweight status among late preterm infants.; Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine; (2012).

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  • Adherence to discharge guidelines for late-preterm newborns.; Pediatrics; (2011).

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  • Association of late-preterm birth with asthma in young children: practice-based study.; Pediatrics; (2011).

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