Nancy Fahim

Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatology
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics


Nancy Fahim, MD graduated from Cairo University School of Medicine. She completed post graduate pediatric training at both Cairo University Children’s Hospital and Lincoln Hospital in New York before completing her Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship at Washington University. Her clinical interests include optimizing the use of breast milk in the NICU and promoting exclusive breastfeeding for all newborns with the understanding of the unique protective and nutritional properties of breast milk, in addition to promoting a family-centered approach for care of infants in the NICU. Her research interests include evaluating the neuroprotective effect of endogenous and exogenous Erythropoietin on the developing brain of extremely premature infants.


MBBCh, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
MD, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
MSc, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency in Pediatrics,
Cairo University Children's Hospital
Cairo, Egypt
Residency in Pediatrics,
Lincoln Hospital
Bronx, New York, United States
Fellowship in Pediatrics,
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine , American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Recognition

Excellence in Child Health Advocacy, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota



Pediatric Neonatology
Academic Office Building
2450 Riverside Ave S AO-401
Minneapolis, MN 55454