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Dr. Indu S Nair

Dr. Indu S Nair

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Diploma in Child Health (DCH), DNB - Paediatrics, Fellowship in Neonatology, MBBS





22 Years Experience Overall  (22 years as specialist)

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Dr. Indu Nair is a senior consultant Pediatrician & Neonatologist at Sakra World Hospital, Bangalore. She has more than 18 years of experience in the field of pediatrics and more than 9 years in the field of Neonatology and has been associated as a consultant Neonatologist with Manipal Hospital for over 4 years. She has also initiated the NICU services at Motherhood Hospital in Bangalore. She graduated from Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai and did her DCH from the prestigious Institute of Child Health, Madras Medical College. Later she did her DNB in pediatrics from Baptist Hospital in Bangalore and worked for a short period at St. Johns Hospital, Bangalore. She has a Fellowship in NICU from AIMS a Deemed University. In the field of Neonatology, She has expertise in the care of preterm babies as small as 500 Gms and is trained in pressure, volume and high-frequency ventilation and nitic oxide therapy. She is also trained in post-surgical intensive care management of neonates like the congenital diaphragmatic hernia, intestinal malrotation to name a few. She is skilled in screening ECHO and neuro sonogram in neonates. She is skilled in providing initial resuscitation and neonatal care to newborns during delivery. She has handled various challenging cases both in NICU &PICU. A child-friendly Pediatrician she aims at providing a holistic approach to the management of childhood illness like allergy and wheezy disorders, infectious diseases like dengue fever, nutritional management of children, growth, and development and adolescent care. Academic excellence: Her academic pursuits have seen her active participation in formulating the “NNF Clinical Practice Guidelines''– “Management of feeding in low birth weight infants” 2010, published by the National Neonatology Forum. She has been contributing research and review articles in “Perinatology” on “Perinatal Infections” an indexed journal, and has also authored a manual on “Nutritional Management of Preterms/lbw Infants- a Case-based Approach''. Authored a chapter “Assessing Body Temperature” In “Manual Of Newborn Nursing” published by IAP Neonatology Chapter. She has done clinical research in the “Role of KMC in Reducing Pain in Neonates”. As a member of NNF and IAP, she has been a guest speaker at various conferences and is actively involved in nursing education and training of fellowship students. Having worked in both academic institutions and corporate hospitals, she aims to provide comprehensive Neonatal care and academic excellence at Sakra Hospital. She is available for both general pediatrics and Neonatology.

Bellandur, Bangalore

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95/2, Sobha Lake View Club House, Green Glen Layout, Landmark: Next to Vidyaranbh School, Bangalore

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12:30 - 01:00
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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.

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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.

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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.


child care
Neonatal Medicine
NICU and PICU consultant
Newborn care and resuscitation during delivery
Lactation counselling
Prenatal and post natal counselling
General Pediatrics
Allergy and wheezy disorders
Nutritional management


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Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1998
DNB - Paediatrics - National Board Of Examination, 2004


Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
National Neonatology Forum (NNF)


2012 - 2013 Consultant Neonatologist at Manipal Hospital


62835 Karnataka Medical Council, 2002
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