Dr. Velmurugan Kannappan

Dr. Velmurugan Kannappan

MBBS, MD Paediatrics, Fellowship in Neonatology

Consultant Neonatologist & Pediatrician

Neonatology

Chennai

Educational Qualifications

  • MBBS in (2000 – 2006)
  • MD Paediatrics in (2009 – 2012)
  • Fellowship in Neonatology (2013 - 2014)

COURSES

  • Postgraduation in Pediatric Nutrition (PGPN) – Role of Nutrition in Child growth and Development course from Boston University in 2017.
  • Postgraduation in Pediatric Nutrition – Cognitive and Brain Development in early Childhood from Hopkins University in 2018.

Experience

  • Special Trainee at Institute of Child Health April to November 2006
  • Senior Resident at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai January 2007 – June 2009
  • Registrar at Kanchi Kamakoti Child Trust Hospital March 2012 – December 2012
  • Senior Registrar (NICU) at Sooriya Hospital, Chennai, February 2014 – December 2016
  • Junior Consultant (NICU) at Sooriya Hospital January 2017 – February 2020
  • Consultant (NICU) at Dr Rela Institute & Medical centre, March 2020 – till now

Accomplishments

ACADEMIC PARTICIPATION

  • Delivered a lecture about PPHN & Probiotics in Newborn in a Neonatal CME held on August 2018.
  • Delivered a guest lecture in Early CPAP in NICU & Use of Colostrum Swabbing in Newborns in a Newborn Conference held on September 2019.
  • Guest speaker in an International Webinar conducted by IPNA about Neonatal AKI on October 2020.

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