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Best Pediatrician in KPHB - Dr. Viraraghavan

Dr. Viraraghavan holds vast experience in the field of neonatology. A graduate of Madras Medical college, Chennai, he pursued his MD in Pediatrics from the prestigious Lady Hardinge Medical College in New Delhi. With his specific interest in Neonatology, he pursued his super specialization in the same institute, where he obtained his DNB and DM in Neonatology. With his active involvement in clinical, academic and research activities, he was awarded the best DM Neonatology resident during his tenure.

Dr Viraraghavan was also trained in two of the renowned hospitals in Oslo, Norway, where he gained experience in advanced neonatal care. He carried on to work as Consultant Neonatologist for some years in India and then moved to John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford and trained as a Clinical Fellow in Neonatology. During his tenure at Oxford, he gained vast clinical exposure in managing neonates born at threshold of viability including those newborns born at 22-24 weeks of gestation. With his academic and research interest and his zeal to continuously update himself in the vast field of Neonatology, he has “more than 70 publications”. He is first Indian to be inducted to ILCOR as Content Expert Group member for the Neonatal Task Force, the international body that devises protocols for newborn resuscitation after birth globally. He is also a working member of NNF India, Clinical Practice Guidelines, which formulates the guidelines for newborn problems in India.

At Ankura, he is actively involved in organizing academic sessions for our continuing medical education programmes and also contributes in training our fellows in neonatology. He is skilled in all kinds of neonatal procedures and specializes in providing essential and advanced newborn care.

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    Dr Viraraghvan Ankura Hospital

    Dr. Viraraghavan V.R

    MBBS, MD(Paediatrics), DM(Neonatology), DNB(Neonatology), NICU Trainee (Oslo, Norway), Clinical Fellow Neonatology(Oxford, UK)

    Consultant Pediatrician & Neonatologist

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