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Dr. Shivkumar Sambargi

Dr. Shivkumar Sambargi

Dr. Shivkumar Sambargi

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Fellowship in Neonatology






Paediatric Intensivist


14 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shivakumar Sambargi is a Consultant Pediatric Intensivist and Neonatologist at Sakra World Hospital, after completing his MD in Pediatrics from Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute he did his Fellowship in Pediatric Intensive Care from St. Philomena’s Hospital. Bangalore.Dr. Shivakumar brings over a decade of rich international and national experience in the field of general Pediatrics along, Pediatric Intensive care & Neonatal intensive care. He has worked with the various corporate hospital in Bangalore like BGS Global Hospital, Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital and has successfully treated children for a range of illnesses including Dengue Fever, Malaria, Status Asthmaticus, Seizure Kids, Septic Shock Kids. Acute Liver Failure, Acute Cardiac Failure, Status Epilepticus (fits), Head Injury, Severe Infections. Etc. To further enhance is expertise in neonatal care, he pursued Fellowship in Neonatology at the renowned King's College Hospital, London, where he handled critical cases of preterm babies from 23 weeks onwards with a birth weight as low as 400 gms He also has experience in managing babies with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, Neonatal Intestinal Obstruction, Short Gut Syndrome, Pulmonary Hypertension and use of Nitric Oxide, high-frequency ventilator and head cooling for Birth Asphyxia.

Panathur, Bangalore

Fostr Healthcare


12, 2nd Floor, Panathur Main Road, Landmark: Fostr , Bangalore

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a Paediatrician?

A: A paediatrician or a child specialist is a doctor who manages the health of your child. A paediatrician is trained to manage the physical, behavioural, and mental health of a child. A child specialist is trained to treat childhood illnesses, from minor health issues to serious health disorders. A child can be treated by a paediatrician right from birth.

Q: What is the age range of children which a Paediatrician can treat?

A: Paediatricians can treat a child right from birth. From birth till 2 years, there may be many visits to the paediatrician. From age 2 to 5 years, there will be once a year “well-child” visits. After the age of 5 years, paediatric visits will be done annually. Up to the age of 18 years, you can visit a paediatrician.

Q: Can a Paediatrician perform surgery?

A: Paediatricians are concerned with the physical and mental well being of children. Paediatric surgeons specialize in surgeries. A paediatrician can also perform surgeries with the necessary training. Paediatricians may only evaluate and treat children through non-invasive procedures. Paediatric surgeons perform minor surgeries like removal of foreign bodies to major surgeries like cardiac surgery.

Q: What does a paediatrician do?

A: A paediatrician is trained to perform procedures like: vaccine administration, treat dislocated shoulders or elbows, treat minor injuries, remove foreign bodies, split brown bones, perform circumcision. Apart from these specific procedures paediatricians also ensure well-being of the child through routine examinations. They also handle conditions that affect new born children.

Q: How is a Paediatrician different from a general physician?

A: Paediatricians and physicians are both doctors, but treat patients belonging to different age groups. Paediatricians specialize in treating patients aged 18 years and younger, while general physician treats patients above the age of 18 years. Paediatricians focus on providing medical care to infants, children and teenagers. Physicians may specialize in certain field of medicine.


Status Asthmaticus
Seizure kids
Septic shock kids
Acute Liver Failure
Acute cardiac failure
Status Epilepticus (fits)
Head injury
Severe infections


MBBS - Al-Ameen Medical College,Bijapur, 2001
MD - Pediatrics - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2008
Fellowship in Neonatology - Kings College Hospital, London, 2014


Karnataka Medical Council


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2005 - 2008 Resident- Paediatrics at Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute
2009 - 2010 Assistant Professior at Jawaharlal Medical College
2011 - 2012 Junior Consultant at BGS Global Hospital
2013 - 2013 Fellow-Pediatric Intensive Care at St. Philomena's Hospital
2014 - 2014 Clinical Fellow- Neonatal Unit at University Hospital Lewisham


63084 Karnataka Medical Council, 2002

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Pediatric Intensive Care - St. Philomena’s Hospital, Bangalore, 2012
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