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Dr. Karthik Balasubramanian

MBBS, DM (Neonatology), MD (Pediatrics)

Consultant Neonatologist & Paediatrician

DEPARTMENTNeonatology & Paediatrics

UNITKuppakonam Pudur, Coimbatore

LANGUAGEEnglish,Tamil& Hindi


Dr. Karthik Balasubramanian has over 15 years of experience in the field of Neonatology & Pediatrics. He has graduated from one of the premier institutes of the country. He is keen in providing quality and evidence based medical care to every patient. He is well trained in the management of neonatal conditions like extreme low birth weight and very low birth weight babies, HMD and surfactant administration, invasive and non-invasive modes of ventilation, high frequency ventilation, inhaled nitric oxide administration, therapeutic hypothermia, total parenteral nutrition, functional neonatal echocardiography and ultrasound head, management of PPHN, etc. He has special interest in neonatal cardiology and neonatal intensive care medicine.He trains fellows in the neonatal unit as a part of fellowship program in neonatal intensive care under TN Dr. MGR Medical University. Paper Presentation in Conferences:
    Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting, 2012 at Boston, USA
      Risk Factors for Hyperbilirubinemia in Late Preterm and Term Indian Neonates Hyperbilirubinemia in Late Preterm and Term Indian Neonates: Interaction of UGT1A1 Gene Polymorphism and G6PD Gene Mutations
    NEOCON 2011, Chennai
Predictors of significant hyperbilirubinemia in the first two weeks of life in late preterm and term neonates
    NEOCON 2008, Kolkata
Isotonic versus Hypotonic FluidSupplementation in Term Neonates with Severe Hyperbilirubinemia - A Double Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial. Workshops& Conferences: Participated as a faculty in the workshops conducted by the Neonatal Unit, PGIMER, Chandigarh
    Neonatal Advanced Life Support Workshop 2010-2012 CPAP Workshop, Oct 2009 Workshop on How to set up a good neonatal unit, Sep 2010 Workshop on Follow up of High-risk neonates, Nov 2010 Advanced Neonatal Ventilation Workshop, Sep 2011 Workshop on Neonatal Sepsis, Nov 2011 Thesis writing Workshop, Apr 2011
Participated as a faculty in the following conferences
    KonguPedicon 2017, Coimbatore ICON 2015, Coimbatore South Neocon 2015, Chennai South Neocon 2014, Coimbatore ICON 2013, Coimbatore
Conducted multiple teaching sessions for doctors and nurses As a Guest Speaker in various teaching programs across the state Work Experience: Over 15 years in the field of Neonatology & Pediatrics