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Dr. Pradeep Kumar

Neonatology

Dr. Pradeep Kumar is the chief of neonatology department.  He has done his MBBS from K.S. Hegde Medical Academy at Mangalore in 2009. He has completed his MD paediatrics  from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bengaluru in 2013. He has worked as an assistant professor in the department of paediatrics  for 3 years at Rajarajeshwari Medical College, Bengaluru. Further, he went on to pursue neonatology fellowship from the prestigious St. Johns Medical College, Bengaluru. During this time, he trained himself in treating extreme premature babies as low as 500 g. Intensively managing various cases ranging from birth asphyxia, severe sepsis, inborn errors of metabolism and other neonatal problems. Dr. Pradeep is also interested in research, and has published articles in leading papers and CMEs.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Neonatal seizures management
  • Neonatal sepsis treatment
  • Birth asphyxia management
  • Prematurity care
  • Total parenteral nutrition and others

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • MD Paediatrics
  • Fellowship in Perinatal Medicine (FIPM)

Trainings Undergone:

  • Advanced NRP, JSS Medical College, Mysore (2016)
  • PALS (Paediatric Advanced Life Support), M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bengaluru 
  • Mechanical Ventilator Workshop, St. John’s Medical College, Bengaluru (2015)
  • Neonatal ECHO and Cranial Ultrasonography, ICH Bengaluru (2016)
  • Infection Control Workshop (2017), ST. John's Medical college, Bengaluru