Kanchi Kamkoti CHILDS Trust hospital – exclusive pediatric teaching institute and Department of Neonatology being the tertiary referral center in this part of our country. Neonatology Department with 36 beds including an 8 bedded fully functional level III neonatal intensive care. We have taken care of neonates weighing as low as 750 gm.
Well versed in managing extreme low birth weights and sick neonates
Competent with ventilatory management including high frequency oscillators, inhaled Nitric oxide and bubble CPAP.
Neonatal Advanced Life Support Instructor since Jan 2009. Certified through –IAP-AAP-LDSC Neonatal Resuscitation Program. I was the team leader to conduct three of the Regional training programs of NALS (Neonatal Advanced Life support).
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor (conducted by Indian Academy of Pediatrics) since July 2003.
Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness trainer since July 2004 (conducted by UNICEF and WHO).
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Course first completed in 2003 and underwent refresher course in 2008 (conducted by Indian Academy of Pediatrics)
Principal Cordinator in Protocol TOPMAT –PEP-3001;Phase 3,titled A Randomized, Double-Blind, placebo-Controlled, Fixed Dose-Ranging Study to Assess the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of Topiramate Oral Liquid and Sprinkle Formulations as an Adjust to Concurrent Anticovulsant Therapy for Infants (1 to 23 Months of Age, Inclusive) With Refractory Partial-Onset Seizures, With Open-Label Extension-completed 2007.
Study coordinator of the vaccine trial on “Evaluation of efficacy and safety of a 13 valent pneumococcal vaccine co-administered with routine childhood immunization in Indian children” – completed 2009. Sponsored by Wyeth.
Eisai Study E2090-E044-312 – “A double-blind, randomized, placebo- controlled, multi-centre study to assess the efficacy and safety of adjunctive zonisamide in paediatric partial onset seizures.” Ongoing.
Certified in “ Foundations of Clinical Research and Good Clinical Practice” by Academy for Clinical Excellence on 15th March 2009. “
Neonatal diabetes mellitus with recurrent hepatitis. Indian J Pediatr 2006; 73:451-452
Profile of Viral Hepatitis A in Chennai. Indian Pediatr 2009;46:642-643.
Antinuclear antibodies in Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Indian J Pediatr 2008;45: 1188″
Consultant -Neonatology, Gleneagles Global Health City
Consultant -Neonatology, SRM Institutes for Medical Science