Dr Geetika Sood, a Neonatal Developmental Care Specialist, has 20 years of experience in the field of Occupational Therapy. A post graduate in Occupational therapy, she is specialised in the field of Neonatal therapy, Sensory Processing Disorders, Neurosciences and Child Psychiatry/Behavioural Issues.

Being a Certified Neonatal Therapist (NTNCB-US), She is well with Developmentally Supportive Therapeutic care of Newborns & Preterms in NICU and Neurodevelopmental Screening of High Risk Infants/ New Borns for any possible delays.

A brief note about self:

Dr Geetika helps in providing highly specialized therapeutic interventions to infants so as to facilitate the prevention of adverse sequelae due to prematurity and/or prolonged hospitalization.

Her role starts as early as neonatal stage when baby is in NICU, followed by parental training and support at discharge from NICU, further followed by time to time Follow Up, Developmental Screening and guidance to the family of the high risk infants.

She has an explicit experience in the field of pediatric Occupational Therapy. She is a trained Early Interventionist (CSU – LA), and  handles cases like Autism, Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit , Behavioural issues, Sensory Processing Disorders, Down’s Syndrome, CP etc .

Areas of Expertise

  • Neonatal Therapy in NICU
  • Neurodevelopmental Screening of Newborns and High Risk Infants for any possible delays
  • Infant Stimulation
  • Early Intervention – Providing appropriate stimuli to enhance development of gross motor/finemotor/ communication/cognitive skills
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pediatric OT
  • Sensory Integration
  • Neurology
  • Neuro- surgery
  • Oncology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Geriatrics


  • Jan 2016 – Present , Consultant – Developmental & Neonatal Therapy – Apollo Cradle, Brookfields, Bangalore.
  • Aug 2015 – Nov 2018, Consultant Occupational Therapist – Telerad Rxdx, Graphite India.
  • 2006 – 2015 Chief – Vydehi Institute of Rehabilitation, VIMS & RC, Bangalore
  • 2006 – 2015 Consultant – Neonatal Therapy & Early Intervention,                 Mallya Hospital, Bangalore
  • Feb 2004Aug 2015 HOD – Occupational Therapy, VIMS & RC, Bangalore
  • 2000–2001 Occupational Therapist, D.M.C. & H, Ludhiana, Punjab
  • 1999 – 2000 Occupational Therapist, Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre,Mohali
  • 1999 – 2000   Occupational Therapist,   Command Hospital, WC, Chandimandir
  • 1999      Occupational Therapist,  PGI Chandigarh

Academic activities

  • Research Paper and poster presentations done in various national & international conferences,
  • Conducted Seminars
  • Organised Conferences
  • Organised Awareness Drives in Medical College, school & community


  • Masters in Occupational Therapy – Neurosciences (TNMC, Mumbai University) 2003
  • PG Dip Hospital Management – 2001
  • Bachelors in Occupational Therapy (IPH, Delhi University) 1999
  • Certified Neonatal Therapist (NTNCB – USA) 2019
  • Certified Autism Specialist (IBBCES – USA) 2015
  • Early Intervention – Early Childhood Special Education (CSU – USA)- 2005


  • General Movements Assessment in Preterm Infants
  • DramaTherapy(Autism),
  • SET,
  • Brain Gym,
  • Handwriting Without Tears (HWT)

Contact Information

Location: Bangalore

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