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Dr. Smrithi Madhava Menon

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Neonatology
Qualification: MD Paediatrics, Fellowship in Neonatology
Email: smrithim@aims.amrita.edu

About Me

Dr. Smrithi Menon is currently working as a Consultant Neonatologist in the Department of Neonatology. She underwent her MBBS and internship training from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerala, graduating in 2011, followed by MD Paediatrics in 2014 from Navodaya Medical College under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. She subsequently worked for a brief period as a Paediatrician in Lakshmi Hospital, Ernakulam before she embarked onto the field of Neonatology. During the years from 2014 to 2019, she completed her Fellowship in Neonatology in 2016 and an Advanced Neonatal fellowship in 2017 from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerala, succeeded by a Neonatal fellowship in 2019 in John Radcliffe hospital, Oxford, UK under Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. She has given international presentations and published in various international journals. She is passionately involved in academics and several research projects.

Education and Professional Experience

  • Since September 2019- Assistant Professor of Neonatology, Amrita Hospital, Kochi
  • August 2019 to September 2019- Locum Neonatal fellow in Amrita Hospital, Kochi
  • July 2017 to June 2019- Neonatal fellow in John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals Trust
  • May 2017 to June 2017- Locum neonatal specialist in Aster Medcity Hospital, Kochi
  • November 2014 to May 2017- Neonatal fellow in Amrita Hospital, Kochi
  • August 2014 to October 2014- Junior Paediatrician in Lakshmi Hospital, Ernakulam
  • April 2011 to May 2014- MD Paediatrics in Navodaya Medical College, Karnataka
  • August 2005 to March 2011- MBBS in Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

Member of Learned Societies

  • National Neonatology Forum
  • Indian Academy of Paediatrics
  • Indian Medical Association

Publications

  • Menon, Smrithi& Chandramati, Jayasree & Prabhu, Ashwin & Ponthenkandath, Sasidharan. (2021). Asymptomatic severe laryngotracheoesophageal cleft (LTEC) in a preterm newborn. Case Reports in Perinatal Medicine. 10. 10.1515/crpm-2020-0091.
  • Smrithi Menon, Satish Sarvasiddhi, Zoltan Molnar. Guideline on Approach to Floppy Newborn. John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals. 2020.
  • Jayasree Chandramathi, Lakshmi S Nair, Smrithi M Menon, Ashwin Prabhu, Mohan Abraham, Naveen Vishwanathan, Sasidharan Ponthenkandath. Outcome of congenital diaphragmatic hernia: A single centre experience. J Neonatal Surg. 2019; 8:29.
  • Sarvasiddhi, S & Boxel, E & Menon, S & Shine, B & Makaya, T. (2020). G558(P) Review of neonatal cortisol evaluation between 2012–2018 in a single centre: trends, outcomes and associations. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 105. A199.2-A199. 10.1136/archdischild-2020-rcpch.476.
  • Makaya, Taffy & Sarvasiddhi, Satish & van, Boxel & Menon, Smrithi & Shine, Brian. (2019). Review of neonatal cortisol evaluation between 2012-2018 in a single centre: trends, outcomes and associations. Endocrine Abstracts. 10.1530/endoabs.66.OC5.10.

Presentations and Workshops

  • As a Speaker and co-organiser- Spoke on ‘The Neonatal Turmoil- Management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)’ in a webinar on Foetal Diaphragmatic Hernia, organised by the Perinatology division by Foetal Medicine Centre in Bangalore, March 2021.
  • As a Speaker on ‘Apnoea of Term Neonate’ in the 5th CME web-series of NNF Kerala, September 2020.
  • Conducted a workshop on NRP in the Obstetric Rapid Response Team CME in October 2019 in Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerala, India.
  • As an International Guest speaker on ‘Optimising Growth and Nutrition’ in the 18th Annual Scientific Congress of Perinatology, Sri Lanka, September 2019.
  • Conducted workshops on ‘Therapeutic Hypothermia in HIE’ and ‘Usage of iNO in Pulmonary Hypertension’ in the 18th Annual Scientific Congress of Perinatology, Sri Lanka, September 2019.
  • Presented a study on The Role of Sodium on Metabolic Disease of Prematurity in the 2016 Paediatric Academic Society conference in Baltimore, United States.
  • Published a dissertation titled ‘The Impact of Parenting on Adolescents in Raichur, Karnataka, India’ in 2014