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Dr. Sankalp Dudeja

Consultant

Department

Neonatology

Qualification

MBBS, MD, DM

Dr. Sankalp Dudeja is a Consultant (Assistant Professor) of Neonatology at Amrita Hospital. He completed his MBBS from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, New Delhi). He was All India Rank -1 in the Pre-Medical test for entering AIIMS. He has done his MD in Paediatrics from Lady Harding Medical College and DM in Neonatology from PGIMER, Chandigarh. He is a National Trainer for Neonatal Resuscitation for the IAP (Indian Academy for Pediatrics) and a National coach for Quality Improvement for NQOCN (Nationwide Quality of care Network). His overseas experiences include clinical observership at Cincinnati Children’s hospital (one of the best children’s hospital in the US) and a certification course on preterm nutrition (IPPN- International Program for preterm nutrition) by the EFCNI Academy (European foundation for the care of newborn infants).

Being a Neonatologist, he resolves all kind of disorders of newborn babies and gives them an utmost care. Dr. Sankalp diagnoses the issues very minutely as these patients are quite sensitive, and treats them very carefully. He also makes sure to involve the families of these babies during their NICU stay and beyond. Besides that, he is trained in pediatrics and treats children & adolescents too. He also takes care of the children who are suffering from infections or injuries, or any type of organic diseases.

  • MBBS (AIIMS, New Delhi)
  • MD Pediatrics (Lady Harding Medical College , New Delhi)
  • DM Neonatology (PGIMER, Chandigarh)
  • Prematurity 
  • Birth Asphyxia
  • Neonatal Jaundice
  • Infections 
  • Growth and development of children
  • Awarded Gold medal for the best research paper in the National Neonatology conference NEOCON- 2021, Bangalore.
  • Awarded Gold medal for the best research paper in Social Neonatology at the National Neonatology conference NEOCON- 2017, Gurugram.
  • Research project done at AIIMS awarded Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY) Scholarship- the highest scholarship given by the Government of India. The scholarship was conducted jointly by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) & Indian Institute of Science (IISC) and awarded to only 5 students from all over the country.
  • Awarded Institute ‘Gold Medal for the Best Undergraduate’ in Pathology & Ophthalmology
  • Won the National round of ‘23rd IAP Paediatrics quiz for under-graduates’ held at Pedicon- 2011, Jaipur. (The event comprised of four stages which included intra-college, state, zonal and national round)
  • Improving first hour breast feeding initiation rates after cesarean deliveries in a tertiary care hospital: A Quality Improvement study. Dudeja S, Sikka P, Jain K, Suri V, Kumar P. Indian Pediatr.
  • Reactive oxygen species measurement in neat and washed semen: comparative analysis and its significance in male infertility assessment. Venkatesh S, Shamshi MB, Dudeja S, Kumar R, Dada R. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Jan 2011.283(1): 121-6
  • Dhirar N, Dudeja S, Khandekar J, Bachani D. Childhood Morbidity and Mortality in India – Analysis of National Family Health Survey 4 (NFHS-4) Findings. Indian Pediatr 2018;55:1-5
  • Dudeja S, Dhirar N. Defensive medicine: Sword of Damocles. Nat Med J Ind.
  • Dhirar N, Dudeja S, Kumar R. Upward trend of cesarean sections in India: Incision over precision. Nat Med J Ind.
  • Krishnamurthy B, Pattanaik S, Dudeja S, Dutta S. Persistent muscle twitching with phenobarbitone in a preterm neonate: Lack of response or manifestation of toxicity? BMJ Case Reports
  • Dudeja S, Dutta S. Re: Antenatal corticosteroids for maturity of term or near term fetuses: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. BMJ 2016;355:5044
  • Kumar J, Dudeja S, Debata P, Khurana S, Aradhya A, S Venkatseshan. Implementation of an automated oxygen control system - Are we ready? ADC Fetal and Neonatal edition. April 2017
  • Dudeja S, Bandyopadhyay T. Gastric lavage in infants born with Meconium Stained Amniotic Fluid: Few concerns. Indian Pediatrics
  • Dudeja S, Bandyopadhyay T. Pain control interventions in preterm neonates: Few concerns. Indian Pediatrics