Neotech RAM Cannula®

Features & Benefits

  • New, softer curved prongs
  • New, softer kink-resistant tubing
  • Simple for clinicians to manage, comfortable for babies
  • Kangaroo Care is easy
  • Not made with natural latex rubber
  • Not made with plasticizer DEHP
  • New Micro Size
  • To be used on or by order of a physician

* Patents Pending

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Neotech Products, Inc. — a worldwide leader in the development of unique neonatal respiratory products, is pleased to introduce the Neotech RAM Cannula and NARES™ (Nasal Respiratory Support).

Simple for clinicians to use and better for babies.

More Information

If you are a parent, DME, or home health practitioner and would like more information on the Neotech RAM Cannula, please contact Judy McCrary or Sara Dimmitt through our contact form or by calling 800-966-0500. For more information about the Neotech RAM Cannula, please visit our web site here www.ramcannula.com


About the Inventor

Rangasamy Ramanathan, MD, FAAP, is Professor of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.  He is the Associate Division Chief of the Division of Neonatal Medicine at LAC+USC Medical Center and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  He is the Section Head and Medical Director of the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he is also Director of the Neonatal Respiratory Therapy Department.  Dr. Ramanathan directs one of the largest fellowship programs in neonatal-perinatal medicine in the country, with 15 fellows in the program.  He is Vice-Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Section Head of the Division of Neonatology at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan.  He was elected to serve as President of the California Association of Neonatologists, one of the largest organizations of neonatologists in the country.

Dr. Ramanathan graduated from Stanley Medical College at Madras University, and received Diploma in Child Health (DCH) and MD Pediatrics at the Institute for Child Health and Hospital for Children after completing his training in Pediatrics.  He then went on to complete his residency in Pediatrics at Lincoln Medical Center, New York Medical College, in New York.  He was a fellow in clinical neonatology at LAC+USC Medical Center, and a research fellow in neonatology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.

His research interests include surfactant therapy for RDS and ARDS, noninvasive ventilation in neonates, cardiorespiratory monitoring, pathophysiology of refractory hypotension in neonates, and oxygen toxicity in preterm neonates.  He has extensive experience in planning and conducting multicenter trials. He is the author of more than 60 peer reviewed articles published in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, American Journal of Perinatology, Pediatrics, Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of Perinatology, Neonatology, formerly known as Biology of Neonate and Pediatric Research, among others.  He has written chapters in several textbooks, including Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn (WB Saunders Co., 2004).  He is a member of the editorial boards of Pediatric Research , the Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology and the Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.  He is the recipient of numerous teaching awards from the departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics, and was listed in Best Doctors in America each year by his peers since 2005.  Dr. Ramanathan was selected as “America’s Top Pediatricians” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America in 2007. Dr. Ramanathan is frequently an invited speaker at national and international meetings.