Dr. Elkhwad completed his pediatrics residency and neonatology fellowship at the Case Western Reserve/Cleveland Clinic. Since 2006, he has been practicing neonatology at level III and IV NICU's in the US and abroad. He comes to us with a strong background in neonatal congenital heart disease and ECMO. He is returning to the US after 4 years working at Sidra Medicine in Doha, Qatar where he established their neonatal and adult ECMO programs, and served as the Director of the Fetal Treatment Center. Dr. Elkhwad will assume the Medical Director responsibilities of the NICU.