Dr. Wickremasinghe received undergraduate degrees in Biology and Psychology from the University of Missouri, Columbia. She received her Medical Degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 2007, and completed a residency in Pediatrics at the Mayo Clinic. She then went on to complete a fellowship in Neonatology at the University of California, San Francisco. She joined Kaiser Permanente in 2013.
Dr. Wickremasinghe’s medical interests include neonatal hyperbilirubinemia and neurodevelopmental outcomes after prematurity.
- Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center
- University of Missouri School of Medicine, MD
- University of Missouri, BS
- Published on 4/1/2018
Wickremasinghe AC, Kuzniewicz MW, McCulloch CE, Newman TB. Efficacy of Subthreshold Newborn Phototherapy During the Birth Hospitalization in Preventing Readmission for Phototherapy. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Apr 01; 172(4):378-385. PMID: 29482208.
- Published on 12/1/2016
Liebowitz M, Koo J, Wickremasinghe A, Allen IE, Clyman RI. Effects of Prophylactic Indomethacin on Vasopressor-Dependent Hypotension in Extremely Preterm Infants. J Pediatr. 2017 Mar; 182:21-27.e2. PMID: 27915200.
- Published on 10/19/2016
Newman TB, Wickremasinghe AC, Walsh EM, Grimes BA, McCulloch CE, Kuzniewicz MW. Phototherapy and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes. Pediatrics. 2016 Nov; 138(5). PMID: 27940766.
- Published on 6/1/2016
Newman TB, Wickremasinghe AC, Walsh EM, Grimes BA, McCulloch CE, Kuzniewicz MW. Retrospective Cohort Study of Phototherapy and Childhood Cancer in Northern California. Pediatrics. 2016 Jun; 137(6). PMID: 27217477.
- Published on 6/1/2016
Wickremasinghe AC, Kuzniewicz MW, Grimes BA, McCulloch CE, Newman TB. Neonatal Phototherapy and Infantile Cancer. Pediatrics. 2016 Jun; 137(6). PMID: 27217478.
- Published on 8/17/2015
Wickremasinghe AC, Risley RJ, Kuzniewicz MW, Wu YW, Walsh EM, Wi S, McCulloch CE, Newman TB. Risk of Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Bilirubin Exchange Transfusion Thresholds. Pediatrics. 2015 Sep; 136(3):505-12. PMID: 26283777.
- Published on 3/1/2015
Wu YW, Kuzniewicz MW, Wickremasinghe AC, Walsh EM, Wi S, McCulloch CE, Newman TB. Risk for cerebral palsy in infants with total serum bilirubin levels at or above the exchange transfusion threshold: a population-based study. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Mar; 169(3):239-46. PMID: 25560920.
- Published on 8/14/2014
Noori S, McNamara P, Jain A, Lavoie PM, Wickremasinghe A, Merritt TA, Solomon T, Sekar K, Attridge JT, Swanson JR, Gillam-Krakauer M, Reese J, Poindexter BB, Brook M, Auchus RJ, Clyman RI. Catecholamine-resistant hypotension and myocardial performance following patent ductus arteriosus ligation. J Perinatol. 2015 Feb; 35(2):123-7. PMID: 25118721.
- Published on 8/4/2014
Kuzniewicz MW, Wickremasinghe AC, Wu YW, McCulloch CE, Walsh EM, Wi S, Newman TB. Incidence, etiology, and outcomes of hazardous hyperbilirubinemia in newborns. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep; 134(3):504-9. PMID: 25092943.
- Published on 4/13/2014
Kenney D, Wickremasinghe AC, Ameenuddin N, Patterson MC. A 19-month-old girl of South Indian parents presented to a general pediatric clinic for evaluation of global developmental regression. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Jun; 21(2):88-9. PMID: 25149932.
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