Dr. S. Harish

Dr. S. Harish

M.B.B.S., DNB (Ped), DM (Neo), Fellow- Neonatal Intensive Care

Advanced Paediatrics, Neonatology, General Paediatrics, Women & Children's Hospital

Senior Consultant - Neonatology

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Brief Profile

Dr. S. Harish is a Neonatologist with 10 years of experience in the field of Neonatology, including a 1 year Fellowship and 3 year Super Specialty training (DM Neonatology) in the same field. He aims to improve intact neonatal survival outcomes with emphasis on teamwork, training in areas of neonatal care and coordinating with other team members to achieve best possible outcomes.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, June 2000- December 2005 Sri Ramachandra Medical University, Chennai
  • DM Neonatology, Aug 2015 – Aug 2018, Institute of Child Health, Madras Medical College, Chennai
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Neonatal Intensive Care, Jan 2012-Dec 2012, Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai
  • Diplomate of National Board in Pediatrics, January 2008-June 2011 National Board of Examinations, New Delhi Vijaya Hospitals, Chennai

Clinical Expertise

  • National instructor for NRP India
  • NSSK trainer for Government Doctors and nurses
  • Neonatal nutrition
  • Non invasive ventilation
  • Neonatal hemodynamics

Research and Publication

  • Thayyil, Sudhin, et al. “Hypothermia for moderate or severe neonatal encephalopathy in low-income and middle-income countries (HELIX): a randomised controlled trial in India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.” The Lancet Global Health 9.9 (2021): e1273- e1285.
  • Sudarsanan H, Arumugam S, VipanchiKamepalli S, Kumutha J. Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Infant Feeding Practices Among Medical Students. European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine. 2021 Jan 7;7(08):2020.
  • Harish S, Kamalarathnam CN. Clinical profile of persistent pulmonary hypertension in newborn: Experience in an extramural institution. International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics. 2018 Nov;5(6):2193-8.
  • Asha, A., Dr Harish, and K. Santosh Kumar. “Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality of Low-Birth-Weight Neonates Admitted to a Tertiary Care Hospital.” Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology (2021): 3969-3974.
  • Pramodita, S., Harish Sudarsanan, A. Asha, H. Benazer, and J. Kumutha. “Effectiveness of Visual Intervention Tool in Improving LATCH Score in Mothers.” Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International 33, no. 50A (2021): 248-254.
  • Ragasudhin, P., Harish Sudarsanan, and J. Kumutha. “Short Term Outcomes of Early Term Neonates in a Tertiary Care Centre: A Descriptive Study.” Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International 33, no. 47B (2021): 916-920.
  • Sudarsanan H, Kamalarathnam CN. A rare bleeding disorder with an expensive factor defect. Journal of Clinical Neonatology. 2021 Jul 1;10(3):206-8.
  • Harish S, Kamalarathnam CN. A Rare Case of Pseudohypoaldosteronism Type I in a Neonate: Case Report. University Journal of Medicine and Medical Specialities. 2019 Sep 30;5(6).


  • Associate Professor, Department of Neonatology, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital
    March 2021 to present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neonatology, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital
    September 2018 to February 2021
  • Senior Resident, Paediatrics and Neonatology, CSI Kalyani Multispeciality Hospital
    March 2015- July 2015
  • Senior Resident, Department of Neonatology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute
    December 2013- February 2015
  • Senior Resident, NICU, Sahishnatha Institute of Child Health, Madras Medical Mission
    July 2011 – December 2013
  • Medical Officer, Department of Pediatrics, Sahishnatha Institute of Child Health, Vijaya Hospital, Chennai
    June 2007- December 2007
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