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
    2. Hyperbilirubinemia in Late Preterm and Term Indian Neonates: Interaction of UGT1A1 Gene Polymorphism and G6PD Gene Mutations
  2. NEOCON 2011, Chennai

Predictors of significant hyperbilirubinemia in the first two weeks of life in late preterm and term neonates

  1. 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
    2. CPAP Workshop, Oct 2009
    3. Workshop on How to set up a good neonatal unit, Sep 2010
    4. Workshop on Follow up of High-risk neonates, Nov 2010
    5. Advanced Neonatal Ventilation Workshop, Sep 2011
    6. Workshop on Neonatal Sepsis, Nov 2011
    7. Thesis writing Workshop, Apr 2011
  • Participated as a faculty in the following conferences
    1. KonguPedicon 2017, Coimbatore
    2. ICON 2015, Coimbatore
    3. South Neocon 2015, Chennai
    4. South Neocon 2014, Coimbatore
    5. 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


  • DM (Neonatology) – Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh – 2012
  • MD (Pediatrics) – Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh – 2008
  • MBBS – Madras Medical College, Chennai – 2004

Professional Membership

  • Life Member – National Neonatology Forum
  • Life Member – Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • Life Member – Indian Medical Association
  • He is currently the President of the Coimbatore Neonatology Association (2017-2019)

Contact Information

Location: Coimbatore

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