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Dr. Karen Saldanha


Dr.Karen Saldanha is a Specialist paediatrician with a good academic, clinical background and clinical experience in all subspecialties of paediatrics, graduated from the highly reputed JSS university of Mysore India, where she worked in various sub specialities of Paediatrics during this time dealing with a full fledged neonatal ICU unit and was involved in training of medical graduates and post graduate students. After that she worked in Narayana Hrudayalaya tertiary care multi-speciality hospital Bangalore, as a General Paediatrician dealing with Out Patient clinics, paediatric emergencies, paediatric ICU and neonatal ICU cases on a day to day basis. Prior to joining Aster she had worked as a Paediatrician in Kuwait for three years in multi-speciality hospitals.


  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D) Paediatrics – 2012-2015 

Institution: Department of Paediatrics, JSS Medical College and Hospital, Mysore, India

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) – 2004-2010

Institution: Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, India

Work Experience

  • Paediatrician, Department of Pediatrics and Neonatalogy, Kuwait Hospital, Messila, Kuwait (October 2017- March 2021).
  • Senior Registrar Paediatrician, Department of Paediatrics, Narayana Hrudayalaya Multispeciality Hospital, Bangalore, India (May 2015- August 2016).
  • Senior resident, JSS Hospital Mysore (May 2012-May 2015).

Research Papers/Publications

  • A prospective study of homocysteine and its relation to body mass index and lipid profile in school – Review article in Indian journal of Paediatrics.
  • Poster presentation on a rare case of ‘Russell Silver syndrome’ in Karnataka state Pedicon conference 2014.

Areas of Specialities/Interests

  • Infectious diseases
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Blood disorders
  • Renal and Gastroenterology
  • Vaccination
  • Nutritional growth and development

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Konkani
  • Hindi
  • Kannada

Timings / Contact

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9:00 am - 1:00 pm     5:00 pm - 9:00 pm




9:00 am - 1:00 pm     5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


9:00 am - 1:00 pm     5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


9:00 am - 1:00 pm     5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


9:00 am - 1:00 pm     5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


9:00 am - 5:00 pm    

Aster Clinic, Business Bay

Executive Towers, Bay Avenue, Sheikh Zayed Road Business Bay

Aspect Towers - D

Tel: +971 4 4400 500

Fax: +97144508897

E-mail: businessbay@asterclinics.com

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