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Dr. Karthik Balasubramanian

MBBS, DM (Neonatology), MD (Pediatrics)

Consultant - Paediatrician and Neonatologist

DEPARTMENTNeonatology & Paediatrics

EXPERIENCE
15+

UNITKuppakonam Pudur, Coimbatore

LANGUAGEEnglish,Tamil& Hindi

Working Time9am-4pm

Qualification DetailsMBBS, MD (Pediatrics), DM (Neonatology)

Overview

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:
    1. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting, 2012 at Boston, USA
      1. Risk Factors for Hyperbilirubinemia in Late Preterm and Term Indian Neonates
      1. 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
    1. Neonatal Advanced Life Support Workshop 2010-2012
    1. CPAP Workshop, Oct 2009
    1. Workshop on How to set up a good neonatal unit, Sep 2010
    1. Workshop on Follow up of High-risk neonates, Nov 2010
    1. Advanced Neonatal Ventilation Workshop, Sep 2011
    1. Workshop on Neonatal Sepsis, Nov 2011
    Thesis writing Workshop, Apr 2011
Participated as a faculty in the following conferences
    1. KonguPedicon 2017, Coimbatore
    1. ICON 2015, Coimbatore
    1. South Neocon 2015, Chennai
    1. 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