35 Years of Experience in Neonatal Care and Paediatrics
Resident Paediatrician at Indira Gandhi Government Medical College for 3 years
Founder Head of Department of Paediatrics and Lecturer in Paediatrics at Lata Mangeshkar Hospital and NKP Salve Institute of Medical Sciences for 5 years
Associate Professor in Paediatrics at NKP Salve Institute of Medical sciences
Trained in Neonatology at Tertiary care Level III Neonatal Intensive care unit at Royal Hospital, Ministry of Health , Muscat Sultanate of Oman
Specialist Paediatrician and Neonatologist at Khoula Hospital, Ministry of Health, Muscat Sultanate of Oman managing Level III intensive care unit and referral Paediatrics cases for period of 9 years.
Specialist Paediatrician at Yiaco Apollo Medical Centre Kuwait , Ministry of Health Kuwait and Kuwait Institute of Medical Specialisation for a period of 10 years
Medical Director at Yiaco Apollo Medical Centre for a period of 5 years
Specialist Paediatrician licensed by Dubai Health Authority at Prima Care clinic Bur Dubai, UAE under AVIVO Health care group managing all critical and routine Paediatrics cases for period of 1 year.
BLS & PALS Trained by American Heart Association in year 2017-18
Postgraduate certification programme in Paediatric Nutrition by Boston University USA in 2017
International Certification Programme on Preterm Nutrition at University of Western Australia in 2018
Professional Course in Hospital Management by MSME IDEMI, Mumbai Government of India in year 2017
MBBS from IGGMC Nagpur in 1985
M D (Paediatrics) from IGGMC Nagpur in 1989
Neonatology training at Muscat Oman in 1995-1996
MRCPCH ( U K ) Part I in 2003
Certified Professional in Hospital Management in 2017
Trained in "Neonatal resuscitation" at the Indo- US Neonatology workshop organized by US Faculty exchange programme of University of Illinois, Chicago USA at Government Medical college, Nagpur on October 1988.
Trained in "Primary Paediatric care" organized by Medical council of India, American association of Physicians from India & Indian acad of Paediatrics at Nagpur, India on November 1994
Trained in "Lactational Management" by Breast feeding hospital Initiative organized by LTM Medical College Sion, Bombay, India on February 1995.
Organizer and Master Trainer for the workshop on "Total Quality Management Practices' organized by Muscat Governorate, Ministry of Health, Oman, on April 1999.
Trained in Practical and Theory course of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative organized by Director General of Health Services, Governorate of Muscat, Oman on July 1999.
Co-coordinator for Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MCGRS) for Muscat Governorate Oman in the year 2001-2002. This was a large international study by WHO for the growth parameters in 7 countries.
Trained for Emergency Medical care by the EMS department of Ministry of Health Kuwait (accredited to American Academy of Emergency medicine) in April 2006.
Kuwait Emergency Council training on Peripheral and Soft tissue injuries by Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization on February 2006
Trainer of Neonatal Resuscitation programmed and Basic Life support courses by Staff Development department , Ministry of Health, Khoula Hospital, Muscat, Oman.
Research Papers Published in International Journals
Study on "Surfactant Therapy in Hyaline Membrane disease one year experience at Khoula Hospital" published in Oman Medical Journal, Volume 15, No 2, 12-15, Nov 1998.
Case report on "Meckel Gruber syndrome - atypical clinical presentation" published in Oman Medical Journal, Vol 15, No 1, 34-38, August 1998.
Case report on " Fraser Syndrome - unusual anesthetic complications" published in Oman Medical Journal, Volume 16, No 1, 45-48, August 1999.
Study on "Evaluation of Born before arrival babies at Khoula Hospital" published in Annals of Saudi Medicine 99, 205-206.
Study on " Effects of Human Milk Fortification in extreme preterm babies" published in Annals of Saudi Medicine, 215-216
Case report on " Congenital Insensitivity to pain with Anhidrosis- a Neonatal presentation" published in Indian Journal of Paediatrics, Vol 70, No 1, 109-111, Jan 2003
Case report on " Congenital Contractural Arachnodactyly ( Beals syndrome) in a neonate : first case report with hypospadius" published in Indian Pediatrics Journal Vol 30, 1159-1161,2002.
Research paper "Trends and Causes of Perinatal Mortality in Muscat Region" published in Oman Medical Journal Vol 19, No 3 / 4 July-Oct 2004 p 37-40.
Original research article on" Factors influencing outcome of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia" published in Kuwait Medical Journal Vol 38, No 4, 287-290, December 2006.
Case Report on "Unusual presentation in siblings with Pena-Shokeir syndrome' published in Kuwait Medical Journal Vol 39, No 3, 278-291, September 2007.
Research paper on "Changing Patterns of Blood Borne Sepsis in Special Care Baby Unit, Khoula Hospital" published in Oman Medical Journal Vol 25, Issue 2, 100-103,April 2010.
Awards & Recognition
Awarded the best Poster paper presentation at 12th International Child Health Conference held in Muscat, Oman March 1999 on the paper " Evaluation of Born before arrival babies at Khoula Hospital"
Awarded the 2nd best Poster presentation at 14th International Child Health Conference at Muscat Oman on February 2000 on paper " Effects of Human Milk Fortification in extreme preterm babies"
Committee member and organizer for Research day activates and presented a paper at Muscat Week Research Day , DGHS, Muscat Oman on Feb 2001
Speaker at " National Womens and Child Health Conference" at Institute of Health Sciences, Sultanate of Oman, in 1999 and 2000.
Organiser & Speaker at the International Neonatology Symposium organized by Khoula Hospital and 15th International Child Health conference, Muscat , Oman held on 22nd February 2003 on the topic "Changing trends of Blood borne sepsis in neonatal units"
Presentations at various international conferences in Egypt and Turkey.
Reviewer for articles published in indexed journal "Oman Medical Journal" having reviewed 8 articles for publication
Life member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics Central IAP Delhi India
Life Member Academy of Medical Sciences, Nagpur India
Member Oman Medical Society, Muscat, Oman
Member Kuwait Institute of Medical Specialisations (KIMS), Kuwait
Joint Treasurer of Indian Doctors Forum under Kuwait Medical Association Kuwait for the year 2006-2008.
Treasurer for Indian Doctors forum ( a registered organization with over 600 doctors under Kuwait Medical association) involved in organizing socio-cultural, community and academic events in Kuwait.
Life Member Arab Association of Paediatric Pulmonologists.