Nihal T. Godiwala, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Children's Hospital
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (504) 896-9230
Fax: (504) 896-3993



MD - 2010
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

BA, European History - 2002
Columbia University, New York City


Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care - 2013-2016
Children’s National Medical Center
Washington, D.C.

Residency, Pediatrics - 2010-2013
Yale University/Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital
New Haven, CT


American Board of Pediatrics, Board Certified: General Pediatrics, 2013-present

Clinical Interests

Quality and safety in ICU/OR handover

Research Interests

Non-invasive mechanical ventilation in critically ill Hematology/Oncology patients

Sickle Cell disease Acute Chest Syndrome

Committees & Administrative Responsibilities

Resuscitation Committee
Unplanned Extubation Committee

Additional Info


Society for Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI)