Khodayar Rais-Bahrami, MD Neonatologist


  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Neonatal-Perinatal

National Provider ID: 1225115678



Khodayar Rais-Bahrami, MD, is an attending neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at Children's National Health System.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, ECMO Fellowship, 1991
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Fellowship Program, Neonatology, 1988
    Sparrow Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1986
    Brackenridge Hospital
  • MD, 1979
    University of Tehran
  • BS, BS, 1972
    College of Emporia
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Khodayar Rais-Bahrami

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Chloe's Story

"If it wasn't for the doctors, nurses, and case workers, we don't know how we would have gotten through it."

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Ava's Story

"She continually amazes us, she is truly a Children’s miracle!"

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Skylar's Story

"You have a right to feel robbed of what others have gotten to enjoy, but you also will be thankful for things your child will do that 'normal' parents will never understand. "

Children's National Health System

Teresa's Story

"The thing I like most about Children's National is that they don't just take great care of the sick children, but they also take great care of the whole family."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Altered Cerebrovascular Responses after Exposure to VenoArterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Role of the Nitric Oxide Pathway

(2006) Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Bilateral Congenital Diaphragmatic Agenesis

(2008) Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Clinical Use of Two NewGeneration Pulse Oximeters in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

(2005) American Journal of Perinatology

Comparison of the Effect of Venonenous Verses Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation on Renal Blood Flow

(2004) Perfusion

FollowUp Study of Adolescents Exposed to di2Ethylhexyl Phthalate DEHP as Neonates on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation ECMO Support

(2004) Environmental Health Perspective

I Want to Say One Word to You Just One Word Plastics

(2006) Transfusion

Intraosseous Infusion

(2007) Atlas of Procedures in Neonatology, 4th Edition

Multiple Gestations

(2005) Neonatology, 6th Edition

Validation of a NonInvasive Neonatal Optical Cerebral Oximeter in VenoVenous ECMO Patients with a Cephalad Catheter

(2006) Journal of Perinatology

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