Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine(Neonatology)

SchoolSchool of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics

Program Description: 

Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine is a comprehensive science field including care for preconception up to post neonatal period. It is a subset of pediatric medicine, focused on neonatal health provision, maintenance and improvement of service provision in prevention, management, research and educational fields.


At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following skills: 

  • Neonatal Resuscitation, Stabilizing and Transfer 
  • CVP measurement 
  • Invasive Blood Pressure Measurement 
  • Intra tracheal Intubation (Nasal ,Oral )
  • LMA
  • Intra Tracheal Suctioning 
  • Oxygen Therapy Monitoring 
  • Non-invasive Mechanical Ventilation (NIMV، NSIMV ،NIPPV،CPAP)
  • Routine Mechanical Ventilation (CMV)
  • High Frequency Mechanical Ventilation 
  • Chest tube insertion 
  • Pneumothorax needle aspiration 
  • Diagnostic Trans illumination 
  • Endo-tracheal Surfactant Injection 
  • Pleural Tap 
  • Blood Sampling (Capillary, Venous, Arterial ) 
  • Catheter Insertion(Umbilical Artery, Peripheral )
  • Breastfeeding technics and milk preservation
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition 
  • Ascites aspiration 
  • Preterm neonate blood transfusion 
  • Glucometry 
  • Brain Sonography 
  • Electrocardiography 
  • Knowing how to use warmer, Incubator, Infusion pump, phototherapy, and monitors


2 years

Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns: Degree in General Physicians (M.D) or Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) by one of the Iranian or foreign universities.

Degree and having a specialty in pediatrics.   

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved general physician program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.


Table: The overall structure of the course


Educational Field


Duration (month)


Introduction of rules and regulation ,guidelines, research projects



Level 2 Neonatal Ward/Clinic

Acquiring knowledge,skills in management and follow up  



Introduction to high risk pregnancy (inpatient/out patient)


Labor Ward/Rooming Inn

Healthy new born care  


Pediatrics surgery 

Pre & post op Visit ,attending in operation room


Pediatric Radiology 

Introduction to neonatal imaging findings (sonography, MRI, CT scan ..)

During the program  

Pediatric Cardiology 

Visit of neonates  with cardiac diseases  and related issues



Participation in health related programs  



Pediatric :

Psychiatry clinic/Dermatology


Clinic/Rehabilitation Clinic


Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Pediatrics Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: Dr. Ehsan Aghaei Moghadam

Tel.: (+98 21) 6659 3366

Email  :


Address: No. 62, Gharib St., Keshavarz Blvd., Children’s Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran

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