Krishna K Acharya, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics
Children’s Wisconsin since 2016
  • Associate professor of pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin




Dr. Acharya is a board-certified neonatologist who believes in delivering compassionate, family-centered care for all families and their infants. In addition to her medical degree, she also has a Master’s in Public Health. Her research interests are in understanding the epidemiology, NICU care, and outcomes of infants with congenital anomalies. She is especially interested in understanding parent perspectives of the NICU experience and using that perspective to improve NICU care.


  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics

Areas of Interest

  • Neonatology
  • Blood Type Incompatibility
  • Congenital pulmonary airway malformation
  • Gastroschisis
  • Omphalocele
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Education and Awards


  • 2006, Government Med College (Surat, Gujarat, India), MD


  • 2012, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - Pediatrics


  • 2016, Medical College of Wisconsin - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


  • 2007 - Golden Key International Honor Society-UAB Chapter
  • 2008 - Isaac E. Capilouto Endowed Scholarship, UAB School of Public Health
  • 2009 - Chairman’s Scholar, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • 2012 - W. Thomas Dungan Memorial Scholarly Project Award  Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR
  • 2012 - Gordon E. Schutze Outstanding Resident Award, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AR
  • 2012 - Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 2014 - Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Award, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Research and publications