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Sandeep K. Narang MD, JD

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Chief, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Child Advocacy and Protection


I am willing to mentor a junior faculty member.
I am willing to collaborate on research projects.


Research Areas of Interest

  • Child Abuse
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome
  • Research Experience

  • Child Abuse
  • Publications (45)

  • Re: A response to Professor Findley's critique - Overturned abusive head trauma and shaken baby syndrome convictions in the United States: Prevalence, legal basis and medical evidence. (Narang SK, Sachdev KK, Bertocci KL, Pierre-Wright MJ, Kaczor K, Bertocci G, Pierce MC) Child Abuse Negl 2022 May;127:105578 PMID: 35231817 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85125260157 03/02/2022    
  • Traumatic Head Injury and the Diagnosis of Abuse: A Cluster Analysis. (Boos SC, Wang M, Karst WA, Hymel KP) Pediatrics 2022 Jan 01;149(1) PMID: 34890450 PMCID: PMC9645685 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85123225845 12/11/2021       10 Citations
  • Overturned abusive head trauma and shaken baby syndrome convictions in the United States: Prevalence, legal basis, and medical evidence. (Narang SK, Sachdev KK, Bertocci K, Pierre-Wright MJ, Kaczor K, Bertocci G, Pierce MC) Child Abuse Negl 2021 Dec;122:105380 PMID: 34743053 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85118486352 11/08/2021       2 Citations
  • Preparing for court testimony. (Strouse PJ, Moreno JA, Dias MS, Narang SK) Pediatr Radiol 2021 May;51(6):1084-1092 PMID: 33999250 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85105923995 05/18/2021    
  • Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting in Girls. (Young J, Nour NM, Macauley RC, Narang SK, Johnson-Agbakwu C, SECTION ON GLOBAL HEALTH, COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL LIABILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT, COMMITTEE ON BIOETHICS) Pediatrics 2020 Aug;146(2) PMID: 32719089 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089129754 07/29/2020       5 Citations
  • Abusive Head Trauma in Infants and Children. (Narang SK, Fingarson A, Lukefahr J, COUNCIL ON CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT) Pediatrics 2020 Apr;145(4) PMID: 32205464 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85082819462 03/25/2020       44 Citations
  • Ethical Testimony in Cases of Suspected Child Maltreatment: The Ray E. Helfer Society Guidelines. (Miller AJ, Narang S, Scribano P, Greeley C, Berkowitz C, Leventhal JM, Frasier L, Lindberg DM) Acad Pediatr 2020 Aug;20(6):742-745 PMID: 32068125 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85082807164 02/19/2020       4 Citations
  • Estimating the Relevance of Historical Red Flags in the Diagnosis of Abusive Head Trauma. (Hymel KP, Lee G, Boos S, Karst WA, Sirotnak A, Haney SB, Laskey A, Wang M, Pediatric Brain Injury Research Network (PediBIRN) Investigators) J Pediatr 2020 Mar;218:178-183.e2 PMID: 31928799 PMCID: PMC7042052 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85077699885 01/14/2020       5 Citations
  • Electronic Communication of the Health Record and Information With Pediatric Patients and Their Guardians. (Webber EC, Brick D, Scibilia JP, Dehnel P, COUNCIL ON CLINICAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL LIABILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT, SECTION ON TELEHEALTH CARE) Pediatrics 2019 Jul;144(1) PMID: 31209162 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85069265947 06/19/2019       14 Citations
  • Correction to: A consensus response on the complete picture: reply to Lynøe and Eriksson. (Choudhary AK, Narang SK, Moreno JA, Christian CW, Servaes S, Palusci VJ, Hedlund GL, Dias MS, Nelson MD, Silvera VM, Palasis S, Raissaki M, Rossi A, Offiah AC) Pediatr Radiol 2019 May;49(5):692-693 PMID: 30877338 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85063079812 03/17/2019       1 Citation
  • Understanding Liability Risks and Protections for Pediatric Providers During Disasters. (Altman RL, Santucci KA, Anderson MR, McDonnell WM, COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL LIABILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT) Pediatrics 2019 Mar;143(3) PMID: 30804075 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85062766377 02/26/2019       2 Citations
  • A consensus response on the complete picture: reply to Lynøe and Eriksson. (Choudhary AK, Narang SK, Moreno JA, Christian CW, Servaes S, Palusci VJ, Hedlund GL, Dias MS, Nelson MD, Silvera VM, Palasis S, Raissaki M, Rossi A, Offiah AC) Pediatr Radiol 2019 Mar;49(3):424-428 PMID: 30783700 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85061838688 02/21/2019       7 Citations
  • Consensus statement on abusive head trauma in infants and young children. (Choudhary AK, Servaes S, Slovis TL, Palusci VJ, Hedlund GL, Narang SK, Moreno JA, Dias MS, Christian CW, Nelson MD Jr, Silvera VM, Palasis S, Raissaki M, Rossi A, Offiah AC) Pediatr Radiol 2018 Aug;48(8):1048-1065 PMID: 29796797 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85047247398 05/26/2018       177 Citations
  • Racial and Ethnic Disparities and Bias in the Evaluation and Reporting of Abusive Head Trauma. (Hymel KP, Laskey AL, Crowell KR, Wang M, Armijo-Garcia V, Frazier TN, Tieves KS, Foster R, Weeks K, Pediatric Brain Injury Research Network (PediBIRN) Investigators) J Pediatr 2018 Jul;198:137-143.e1 PMID: 29606408 PMCID: PMC7243470 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85044525904 04/03/2018       57 Citations
  • Medico-legal Issues in Child Maltreatment (Narang SK) Narang SK. Medico-legal Issues in Child Maltreatment. UpToDate online. Dec 2017 to present. 12/01/2017    
  • Lynøe et al. - #theRestoftheStory. (Narang SK, Greeley CS) Acta Paediatr 2017 Jul;106(7):1047-1049 PMID: 28370276 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85019217943 04/04/2017       20 Citations
  • Expert Witness Participation in Civil and Criminal Proceedings. (Paul SR, Narang SK, COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL LIABILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT) Pediatrics 2017 Mar;139(3) PMID: 28219967 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85016082471 02/22/2017       17 Citations
  • Expert Witness Participation in Civil and Criminal Proceedings. (Narang SK, Paul SR, COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL LIABILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT) Pediatrics 2017 Mar;139(3) PMID: 28219964 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85016076619 02/22/2017       11 Citations
  • Consent by Proxy for Nonurgent Pediatric Care. (Fanaroff JM, COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL LIABILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT) Pediatrics 2017 Feb;139(2) PMID: 28115542 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85014092302 01/25/2017       5 Citations
  • Disclosure of Adverse Events in Pediatrics. (COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL LIABILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT, COUNCIL ON QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND PATIENT SAFETY) Pediatrics 2016 Dec;138(6) PMID: 27940747 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85008325065 12/13/2016       5 Citations
  • Understand limits to legal immunity in child abuse cases. (Narang SK.) Narang SK. Understand limits to legal immunity in child abuse cases. Pediatricians and the Law in AAP News. Oct 2016. 10/01/2016    
  • Acceptance of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Abusive Head Trauma as Medical Diagnoses. (Narang SK, Estrada C, Greenberg S, Lindberg D) J Pediatr 2016 Oct;177:273-278 PMID: 27458075 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84979235678 07/28/2016       41 Citations
  • The medico-legal value of consensus statements. (Narang SK) Pediatr Radiol 2016 May;46(5):601-2 PMID: 27028531 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84962217095 03/31/2016       1 Citation
  • Reply. (Hymel KP, Herman BE, Narang SK, Graf JM, Frazier TN, Stoiko M, Christie LM, Harper NS, Carroll CL, Boos SC, Dias M, Pullin DA, Wang M) J Pediatr 2016 Apr;171:321-2 PMID: 26852180 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84957075821 02/08/2016       1 Citation
  • The unreasonableness of 'reasonable medical certainty'. (Narang SK) Child Abuse Negl 2015 Dec;50:232-3 PMID: 26686006 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84951278161 12/22/2015       1 Citation
  • Potential Impact of a Validated Screening Tool for Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma. (Hymel KP, Herman BE, Narang SK, Graf JM, Frazier TN, Stoiko M, Christie LM, Harper NS, Carroll CL, Boos SC, Dias M, Pullin DA, Wang M, Pediatric Brain Injury Research Network (PediBIRN) Investigators, Pediatric Brain Injury Research Network PediBIRN Investigators) J Pediatr 2015 Dec;167(6):1375-81.e1 PMID: 26477871 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84962088781 10/20/2015       17 Citations
  • Reflections of a Fulbright-Nehru Scholar: The need for physician action in India's child maltreatment challenge: Physicians should seed and support social change to address India's child maltreatment crisis. (Narang SK) Child Abuse Negl 2015 Dec;50:26-32 PMID: 26412615 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84951268130 09/29/2015       2 Citations
  • Employees, Contractors Have Different Liability Risks, Insurance Needs. (Scott S, Narang SK.) Scott S, Narang SK. Employees, Contractors Have Different Liability Risks, Insurance Needs. Pediatricians and the Law in AAP News. Jun 2015. 06/01/2015    
  • What Child Welfare Attorneys Need to Question About the Innocence Project’s Information on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma. (Narang SK, Greeley CS.) Narang SK, Greeley CS. What Child Welfare Attorneys Need to Question About the Innocence Project’s Information on Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma. The Guardian. Apr/May 2015. Vol 37;No 03:pp 1-5. 04/01/2015    
  • Child abuse and the law i: General issues for the radiologist (Narang SK) Diagnostic Imaging of Child Abuse 1 January 2015:638-644 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84954288916 01/01/2015    
  • Abusive head trauma: past, present, and future. (Narang S, Clarke J) J Child Neurol 2014 Dec;29(12):1747-56 PMID: 25316728 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84927701309 10/16/2014       41 Citations
  • What does HIPAA say about disclosing health information of suspected child maltreatment victims. Narang SK. What does HIPAA say about disclosing health information of suspected child maltreatment victims. Pediatricians and the Law in AAP News. Oct 2014. 10/01/2014    
  • Legal issues in child maltreatment. (Narang SK, Melville JD) Pediatr Clin North Am 2014 Oct;61(5):1049-58 PMID: 25242715 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84908509939 09/23/2014       9 Citations
  • Discuss with Patients, Families What ‘Medical Clearance’ is—And Is Not. McDonnell WM, Narang SK. Discuss with Patients, Families What ‘Medical Clearance’ is—And Is Not. Pediatricians and the Law in AAP News. Feb 2014. 02/01/2014    
  • A Daubert Analysis of Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome Part II: An Examination of the Differential Diagnosis. (Sandeep K. Narang, M.D., J.D.; John D. Melville, M.D.; Christopher S. Greeley, M.D.; James D. Anderst, M.D.; Shannon L. Carpenter, M.D.; and Betty Spivack, M.D.) Hous. J. Health L. & Pol'y Sandeep K. Narang et al., A Daubert Analysis of Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome – Part II: An Examination of the Differential Diagnosis, 13 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 203 (2012). 07/01/2013    
  • Reporting Child Abuse: Embracing Uncertainty. Narang SK. Reporting Child Abuse: Embracing Uncertainty. Pediatricians and the Law in AAP News. May 2013. 05/01/2013    
  • Derivation of a clinical prediction rule for pediatric abusive head trauma. (Hymel KP, Willson DF, Boos SC, Pullin DA, Homa K, Lorenz DJ, Herman BE, Graf JM, Isaac R, Armijo-Garcia V, Narang SK, Pediatric Brain Injury Research Network (PediBIRN) Investigators) Pediatr Crit Care Med 2013 Feb;14(2):210-20 PMID: 23314183 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84873907075 01/15/2013       56 Citations
  • State Courts Grapple with Caps on Medical Malpractice Awards. Goldsmith J, Narang SK. State Courts Grapple with Caps on Medical Malpractice Awards. Pediatricians and the Law in AAP News. December 2012. 12/01/2012    
  • Medical liability and Child Abuse. (Lukefahr J, Narang SK, Kellogg N) Lukefahr J, Narang SK, Kellogg N. Medical liability and Child Abuse. In American Academy of Pediatrics Medicolegal Issues in Pediatrics, 7th ed. (Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012). 07/01/2012    
  • Breastfeeding practices in military families: a 12-month prospective population-based study in the national capital region. (Mao CY, Narang S, Lopreiato J) Mil Med 2012 Feb;177(2):229-34 PMID: 22360072 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84856640083 03/01/2012       12 Citations
  • A Daubert Analysis of Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome. (Dr. Sandeep Narang, M.D., J.D.) Hous. J. Health L. & Pol'y Dr. Sandeep Narang, A Daubert Analysis of Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome, 11 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 505 (2011). 08/29/2011    
  • A case series of marijuana exposures in pediatric patients less than 5 years of age. (Wang GS, Narang SK, Wells K, Chuang R) Child Abuse Negl 2011 Jul;35(7):563-5 PMID: 21816471 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80051815255 08/06/2011       22 Citations
  • Response to Vinchon et al. (Melville J, Narang S) Childs Nerv Syst 2011 Feb;27(2):205-6; author reply 207-8 PMID: 21107582 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-78951470527 11/26/2010       1 Citation
  • A Review of the Medical and Legal Literature on Abusive Head Trauma: Trial Advocacy Implications. (Narang SK, Bross D.) Narang SK, Bross D. A Review of the Medical and Legal Literature on Abusive Head Trauma: Trial Advocacy Implications. Published in NACC 2010 handbook & The Guardian, Fall 2010 edition. 10/01/2010    
  • The National Practitioner Data Bank and Its Inclusion of Unlicensed Residents and Interns. (Narang, SK.) Narang, SK. The National Practitioner Data Bank and Its Inclusion of Unlicensed Residents and Interns. Journal of Legal Medicine. 2003. 07/01/2003    
  • Last update: 04/04/2022