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rks – SKS Hospital


Consultant Neonatal Paediatrician

Dr S Ramakrishnan

MBBS, MRCPCH (UK), MRCP (Ire.), DCH (UK), Dip. PN (Lon.)


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Dr S Ramakrishnan completed his MBBS from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Coimbatore in 1996. Between 1998 – 2010 he worked in various hospitals in England where he received extensive training and experience in Paediatrics and Neonatal Intensive Care. In 2008, recognising his quality research work he was invited to become a member of the prestigious Neonatal Society, London. In 2011 he decided to return to India where he joined Womens Center, Coimbatore where he set up the Neonatal unit from scratch. He was a also a Post Graduate Super-speciality teacher for students enrolled in the Neonatal Intensive Care Fellowship programme under the auspices of The Dr Tamil Nadu MGR Medical University. In 2015, after successfully establishing and running the unit for 5 years he returned to England to update himself in the latest developments in Neonatology.He has been a full-time Consultant Neonatal Paediatrician at SKS Hospital since January 2017.

He has a special interest in Functional Neonatal & Paediatric Echocardiogram, Neonatal & Paediatric Nutrition and Neurodevelopmental screening.

He is currently developing a Neonatal Electronic Medical Records Software (in conjunction with our sister concern, Raster Images).

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  • Education
  • Past Experience
  • Publications & Presentations
  • Research
  • MBBS – PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore in 1996.
  • MRCPCH – Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health, United Kingdom in 2001
  • MRCP – Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 2001
  • DCH – Diploma in Child Health, from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow in 2001
  • Dip. PN – Diploma in Paediatric Nutrition, from Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health in 2007
From To Designation Name of the Institution
May 2016 Oct. 2016 Consultant Neonatologist &
Senior Clinical Fellow
King’s College, London
Oct. 2015 March 2016 Senior Clinical Fellow Royal London Hospital, London
Jan. 2011 Oct. 2015 Consultant Neonatal Paediatrician Womens Center,
Coimbatore, India
Aug. 2009 Nov. 2010 Consultant Neonatal Paediatrician St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, London
Sept. 2008 July 2009 Clinical Fellow Evelina Children’s Hospital,
Guys & St Thomas NHS Trust, London
May 2008 Aug. 2008 Specialist Registrar Darent Valley Hospital and
West Kent Primary Care Trust, London
Sept. 2007 May 2008 Specialist Registrar Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust, London
Sept. 2003 Sept. 2007 Clinical Fellow Neonatology St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, London
Aug. 2002 Aug. 2003 Clinical Fellow Neonates &
Neonatal Transport
Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust, London
Feb. 2002 Aug. 2002 Senior House Officer, Neonates St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, London
Aug. 2001 Feb. 2002 Senior House Officer Wordsley Hospital, Dudley NHS Trust,
West Midlands
  1. Intraperitoneal rectal perforation presenting as fetal ascites – a rare occurrence. Indian Journal of Case Reports, Vol 2, Issue 1, Jan – March 2016
  2. Neonatal Aortic dilatation secondary to vitamin A deficiency. Pediatrics 135, number 5, e1321-e1325
  3. Early N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide measurements predict clinically significant ductus arteriosus in preterm infants. Acta Paediatrica 98, 1254 – 1259 (2009)
  4. Early measurement of N-terminal pro brain natriuretic peptide predicts haemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants. Neonatal Society (2008)
  • Research project on Neonatal PDA.
  • Thesis on protein and zinc nutrition in preterm infants.

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