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Dr. Veena Raghunathan

Senior Consultant


Pediatric Critical Care , Emergency & Respiratory Medicine


MBBS, MD(Pediatrics) , DNB Pediatrics ( National Board of Examination) , FNB

Dr. Veena Raghunanthan completed her MBBS from Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai and MD (Paediatrics) in 2008 from Grant Medical College and Sir JJ group of hospitals, Mumbai. She completed her DNB Pediatrics ( National Board of Examinations) in 2010. She underwent training in pediatric intensive care at Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for children, Mumbai and then completed the Fellowship of National Board(FNB) in Paediatric Intensive Care at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi in 2011. Thereafter she worked as a Senior Consultant, Pediatric Critical Care in Medanta, the Medicity, Gurugram for 11 years. Her key areas of expertise include basic and advanced respiratory support therapies, acute renal replacement therapies (including CRRT), acute critical infections and post-surgical PICU care. She has experience of managing over 300 pediatric liver transplant patients in post-op ICU period along with providing support to post kidney transplant and BMT sick patients. She has also been a faculty for fellowship programme and is an accredited teacher of the College of Pediatric Critical Care (IAP), India and is also a national PFCCS – INSTRUCTOR and IAP-ALS INSTRUCTOR.
  • MBBS
  • MD (Paediatrics)
  • DNB Pediatrics ( National Board of Examinations)
  • Severe pneumonia, bronchiolitis
  • Tropical infections in acutely sick children
  • Acute renal replacement therapies
  • Paediatric bronchoscopy
  • Wheezing disorders
  • Paediatric lung function test
  • Cystic fibrosis and Bronchiectasis
  • Aspiration related lung disease in children
  • Breathing disorders in children with heart disease, neurological or neuromuscular disease, genetic disease, metabolic disease and children with cancer
  • Tracheostomy and long term ventilation
  • 2011 – 2022: Senior Consultant, Pediatric Critical Care at Medanta – The Medicity, Gurugram
  • 2009 -2011 : Sir Ganga Ram Hospital New Delhi, Pediatric critical care fellowship
  • 2008- 2009: SR – PICU, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for children, Mumbai
  • 2005-2008 : MD Paediatrics, Grant Medical College and Sir JJ group of hospitals
  • 1999-2005: MBBS (including internship) from Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai
  1. Singh D, Raghunathan V, Dhaliwal M, Rastogi N, Chadha R, Yadav SP. Soluble Interleukin-2 Receptor Level as a Marker of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in Children With Severe Dengue. Front Pediatr. 2021 Oct 27;9:721857. doi: 10.3389/fped.2021.721857.
  2. Raghunathan V, Jevalikar G, Dhaliwal M, Singh D, Sethi SK, Kaur P, Singhi SC. Risk Factors for Cerebral Edema and Acute Kidney Injury in Children with Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2021 Dec;25(12):1446-1451. doi: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-24038.
  3. Raghunathan V, Dhaliwal M, Panthi N, Mohan N, Sipe M. Successful use of blind bronchial aspiration and hyperinflation to treat postoperative right lung atelectasis in infants. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2021 Jun;56(6):1800-1802. doi: 10.1002/ppul.25326.
  4. Raghunathan V, Dhaliwal M, Singhi P, Singhi S. Miller Fisher Syndrome Associated With COVID-19 Infection. Pediatr Neurol. 2021 Oct;123:40. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2021.07.002. Epub 2021 Jul 23.
  5. Mohan N, Raghunathan V, Dhaliwal MS, Bhangui P, Tiwari A, Soin AS. Pediatric ABO-incompatible Living Related Donor Liver Transplantation: Experience from Indian Subcontinent. Indian Pediatr. 2021 Mar 15;58(3):281-282.
  6. Raghunathan V, Mohan N, Dhaliwal M, Bhangui P, Vohra V, Soin AS. Pediatric liver transplantation in severe hepatopulmonary syndrome and use of inhaled nitric oxide for post-transplant hypoxemia-a single center experience. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 Nov;24(7):e13792. doi: 10.1111/petr.13792.
  7. Singh DP, Dhaliwal M, Raghunathan V, Vadhera A, Kumar A, Bansal SB, Jha PK, Raina R, Sethi SK. A farmer's child with kidney failure. Kidney Int. 2022 Aug;102(2):451. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2022.03.013. PMID: 35870822.
  8. Raghunathan V, Dhaliwal M, Singhi P, Singhi S. Scrub Typhus Associated with Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS). Indian J Pediatr. 2022 Jul 26. doi: 10.1007/s12098-022-04312-y. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35881216.
  9. Raina R, Sethi SK, Filler G, Menon S, Mittal A, Khooblall A, Khooblall P, Chakraborty R, Adnani H, Vijayvargiya N, Teo S, Bhatt G, Koh LJ, Mourani C, de Sousa Tavares M, Alhasan K, Forbes M, Dhaliwal M, Raghunathan V, Broering D, Sultana A, Montini G, Brophy P, McCulloch M, Bunchman T, Yap HK, Topalglu R, Díaz-González de Ferris M. PCRRT Expert Committee ICONIC Position Paper on Prescribing Kidney Replacement Therapy in Critically Sick Children With Acute Liver Failure. Front Pediatr. 2022 Feb 2;9:833205. doi: 10.3389/fped.2021.833205. PMID: 35186830; PMCID: PMC8849201.
  10. Jevalikar G, Sharma R, Raghunathan V, Luthra M, Dhaliwal MS, Jain V, Mithal A. Intestinal mucormycosis complicated by iliac artery aneurysm and ureteric rupture in a child with new-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus. J Paediatr Child Health. 2021 Jul;57(7):1117-1119. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15126. Epub 2020 Aug 20. PMID: 32815594.