Dr. Vinai Modem has been interested in pediatrics from his very first clinical rotation in medical school. As he went through the training, he developed a passion for taking care of vulnerable, critically ill and medically complex children. Dr. Modem is amazed by the resilience of sick children and their families and is extremely grateful to have the opportunity to help them get better.
Dr. Modem obtained his basic medical education in India and immigrated to the United States for his residency and fellowship training. He is board certified in three specialties: pediatrics, pediatric critical care medicine and pediatric nephrology. Dr. Modem specializes in taking care of critically ill children and children with kidney problems. He has particular interest in kidney related issues in acutely ill and critically ill children. Dr. Modem also spends a considerable amount of time performing clinical research to advance the field further in this area. He has presented his research at various national and international conferences.
During his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family. He is an avid enthusiast of cricket.
Critical Care Medicine
Bangalore Medical College Bangalore University - Bangalore India,
Brooklyn Hospital Center - Brooklyn NY
Board Certified in Pediatrics
Subcertifications in Pediatric Nephrology and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Society of Critical Care Medicine, American Society of Nephrology, Cook Children's Physician Network
2019 Dean's Teaching Excellence Award McGovern Medical School UTHealth
2018 Dean's Teaching Excellence Award Pediatrics McGovern Medical School UTHealth