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Dr. Vikram Gagneja

Dr. Vikram Gagneja

Dr. Vikram Gagneja

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MBBS, DNB - Paediatrics, Post Doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine



Paediatric Intensivist

16 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vikram Gagneja is a one of the leading doctors for paediatrics and paediatric critical care at Manipal Hospital. He has extensive experience of handling common ailments as well as diverse critical conditions, owing to his specialized training from prestigious institutions across India, namely AIIMS, Sir Gang ram Hospital, PGI ( Chandigarh). His previous work experiences includes  taking care of  paediatric medical emergencies, post-operative surgicals cases including liver transplant, BMT & cardiac surgeries. He has authorized many national and International publications. His special interests area are Paediatric critical care, Paediatric Pulmonology, & Asthma-Allergy.He has authored various national journals and has presented at various international platforms.

Dwarka Sector 6, Delhi

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Palam Vihar Colony, Sector 6, Landmark: Near MTNL Office, Delhi

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

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Oral paper presentation at International conference of critical care medicine 2011 New Delhi: Non-invasive ventilation in Acute respiratory failure in pediatric
Advanced Pediatric hemodynamic monitoring November 2010 at Sir Gangaram Hospital - 2010
National Assembly on Mechanical Ventilation - 2011
Certified Faculty for Basic Pediatric Intensive Care Course (BPICC)
Joint Organizing Secretary for NCPCC - 2014


MBBS - Manipal Academy Of Higher Education, Manipal, India, 2003
DNB - Paediatrics - National Board of Examination, India, 2007
Post Doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, 2011


Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Instensive Care Chapter
College of Paediatric Critical Care


2008 - 2010 Senior Resident at PGI
2010 - 2012 Pediatric Intensivist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
2012 - 2014 Associate Consultant at BLK Super Speciality hospital
2014 - 2016 Consultant Paediatrician & Intensivist at Max Super Speciality hospital, Shalimarbagh
2017 - 2017 Consultant Paediatrician & Intensivist at Aakash healthcare/Super Speciality hospital


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