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  • Specialist paediatrician with a good academic, clinical background and clinical experience in all subspecialties of paediatrics. Graduated from the highly reputed institute, Institute of Child Health, Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu, India. Its one of the largest hospital for children, with all Paediatric Subspecialities. After graduating, worked in Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute , which is tertiary care hospital 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 Specialist Paediatrician in NICU, Medeor Hospital, Abu Dhabi for three years .

Work experience

  • Post Graduate Resident In Paediatrics, Institute Of Child Health(ICH), Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Apr 2011 till April 2014

ICH is a 750 bedded exclusive tertiary care children’s hospital attached to Madras Medical College, Oldest and among top 5 medical colleges of India. Gained extensive experience in general, emergency and sub-speciality paediatrics and neonatology due to it serving a population of 120 million (Tamil Nadu and South Andrapradesh).

  • Senior Resident and Assistant Professor in Specialist Paediatrics in Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute Kelambakkam, Tamil Nadu from  June 2014 till Feb 2019

It is 1540 bedded teaching hospital with 90 Paediatric beds, 5 bedded PICU, 15 bedded NICU. Involved in teaching  for undergraduate MBBS and MD Paediatrics students. Continued to gain experience in General Paediatrics, Emergency and ICU Care, Newborn and to coordinate with various subspecialties.

  • Specialist Paediatrician in Nenatology department in Medeor Hospital 24×7 , Abu Dhabi from Jan 2020 till Oct 2022.

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D) Paediatrics – 2011-2014
  • Institution: Institute of Child Health, Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) – 2004-2010
  • Institution: Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore, India
  • Memberships: (if any) – Indian Academy of Paediatrics,
  • Awards/Recognitions: (if any)  -Endowment award for first in Medicine  final year exam.

Research papers/publications

  • “Effect of screen time on receptive and expressive language development”- was awarded DR.T.Rajagopal Award during MADRAS PEDICON 2019
  • “Postnatal Foot Length Assessment To Determine Gestational Age And Low Birth Weight” – is an ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) approved study 2018
  • Ganesh AC, Sujitha P, Ashvind, et al. “Siblings with short stature and brittle hair- mystery unveiled”. J. Evolution Med. Dent. Sci. 2018; 7(13):1679-1680, DOI: 10.14260/jemds/2018/379” published in March 2018.
  • “Interesting Cases of Lower limb Weakness and Non healing foot ulcer-Case series” – POSTER PRESENTATION at International Congress on Child Neurology (INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE) held at Chennai on 22nd to 24th January 2016.
  • “STUDY OF INVASIVE PNEUMOCOCCAL DISEASE IN CHILDREN 1 – 60 MONTHS” submitted to The Tamil Nadu Dr M. G. R. Medical University, conducted at Institute of  Child Health , Madras Medical College 2014.

E- Journal – Case report on rare case of Down syndrome with stroke – Moyamoya in the med-ej, the official journal of The Tamil Nadu Dr M.G.R. Medical University 2014.

Speciality Areas/Interests

  • Growth and Development
  • New-born follow up
  • Lactational counselling
  • Infectious diseases
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Vaccination
  • Nutrition

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

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Aster Clinic, Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi (Dar Al Shifa)

Electra street, Tourist Club Area

Next to Dana Hotel

Tel: +97126456100

Fax: +97126458338

E-mail: shifa@asterclinics.com

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