Dr Raj Kumar Radhakrishnan

Department: Pediatrics & Neonatology

Designation: Consultant

Qualification: M.B.B.S, M.D (Pediatrics & Neonatology), MRCPCH (UK)

Dr Raj Kumar Radhakrishnan is an expert medical professional in the Department of Pediatrics & Neonatology. He is competent in performing various pediatric procedures such as venous and arterial cannulation, biopsy procedures, cardiorespiratory procedures, surgeries such as suprapubic cystostomy, and ENT procedures such as foreign body removal from the ear. He also has been involved in community health activities such as screening of all school children for diseases, etc.              

Apart from his professional qualifications, Dr Radhakrishnan has also completed courses such as NeoSave and PALS. Additionally, he has experience in teaching undergraduate students at the University of Cambridge.

Experience

10 Years of Experience

Mar 2019 to Present

  • Consultant in the Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology at Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Chennai, India.

Oct 2018 to Mar 2019

  • Associate Consultant in the Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology at Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Chennai, India.

Aug 2017 to Feb 2019

  • Junior Consultant in the Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology at Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Chennai, India.

Aug 2016 to July 2017

  • Specialty Doctor/Clinical Fellow in NICU/Pediatrics Department at NHS UK, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, UK.

Sep 2015 to July 2016

  • Senior Registrar in the Department of General Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency at Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai, India.

Nov 2014 to Sep 2015

  • Registrar in the Department of General Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency at Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai, India.

Aug 2013 to Sep 2014

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Sri Muthukumaran Medical College & Hospital Mangadu, Chennai, India.

June 2013 to July 2013

  • Clinical Associate in Pediatrics at St Anthony’s Hospital Madhavaram, Chennai, India.

Mar 2010 to Apr 2013

  • Junior Resident in the Department of Pediatrics at the Institute of Child Health, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India.

Expertise

  • Venous and arterial cannulation procedures such as peripheral vein cannulation, umbilical vein and arterial cannulation, PICC line.
  • Biopsy including pleural diagnostic and therapeutic tapping procedures.
  • Cardiorespiratory procedures such as chest drain insertion, cardiac arrest management, and tracheal intubation.
  • Surgeries including wound debridement & suturing, incision & drainage of abscess, urinary catheterization, and suprapubic cystostomy.
  • ENT procedures such as foreign body removal from the ear.
  • Anesthesia – Simple and advanced airway management including LMA.     
  • Other procedures such as lumbar puncture, ventilator management for pediatrics and exchange transfusion in neonates.

Publications

  • ‘A Case Of Scrub Typhus With Splenic Infarct As A Complication’ published in the E-Journal of Dr MGR Medical University in 2012. 
  • ‘Herpes Associated Erythema Multiforme – A Clinical Dilemma’ published in the International Journal of Science and Research in 2019.

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