Nationality: United Kingdom
Language Spoken: English, Isoko
Dr. Iviano gained his MBBS qualification in medicine from Nigeria and pursued higher studies with specialised training in advanced areas of neonatology in the UK. He commenced his consultant career focusing on congenital heart disease, respiratory, nutrition and developmental /family centred care of the newborn. Over the 18 years of his consultant career, he has worked consistently in the industry’s largest multi-disciplinary, tertiary hospital environments and led teams of specialists attending to sensitive paediatric cases and babies of 23 weeks and above with medical and surgical complications. As Lead Consultant for the Nutrition Team, he also put in place guidelines for consultants, nurses and pharmacists in the neonatal unit, to ensure standardised, evidence based nutritional practice within the department.
Taking up his position as Director of Neonatology Services for VPS Healthcare UAE and Consultant in Neonatal Medicine at Burjeel Medical City Abu Dhabi, Dr. Iviano brings valuable expertise and experience of managing perinatal networks and Level-3 neonatal unit. He has experience with multidisciplinary engagement across a wide range of perinatal and paediatric specialities including neonatal surgery, cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, neurosurgery and ophthalmology.
Dr. Iviano has participated in several national and international seminars, conferences and panel discussions and presents his papers and expert opinions in neonatology and paediatrics. He has undertaken neonatal research work in monitoring of metabolic bone disease and treatment and participated in a randomised controlled trial of early insulin therapy in very low birth weight Infants. His other studies include predicting the development of clinically significant patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) and sepsis in babies born early.