Dr. Chanchal Kumar

MBBS, MD (Pediatrics), DM (Neonatology), DrNB (Neonatology)

Specialist Neonatology

Work Experience

  • Dr. Chanchal has more than a decade of experience in Pediatrics and Neonatology. Prior joining to Zulekha Hospital he served at Ankura Hospital for Women and Children, India. He specializes in providing medical care to extremely ill newborn infants, with a focus on premature babies.
  • Dr. Chanchal is proficient in delivering comprehensive healthcare to sick newborns, encompassing diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, invasive and non-invasive ventilation, a wide range of bedside procedures, collaborative work with multidisciplinary teams for optimal outcomes, and possesses strong communication skills. He has received training at premier institutions for undergraduate, postgraduate, and super-specialty programs, gaining extensive exposure to a wide range of neonatal problems, including surgical cases.
  • Dr. Chanchal has actively participated in multiple medical research endeavors, as well as undergraduate, postgraduate, and nurses' training programs at prestigious institutes. He also possesses experience in formulating protocols for neonatal care.
  • Dr. Chanchal has a distinguished educational background, obtaining his MBBS degree from KEM Hospital, Mumbai, completing his post-graduation in Pediatrics from PGIMER, Chandigarh, earning a DM in Neonatology (with a Gold medal) from JIPMER, Puducherry, and achieving a DrNB in Neonatology from NBEMS, Delhi.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Special Interests

  • Neonatal ventilation including conventional and high frequency ventilation
  • Inhaled nitric oxide therapy
  • Cooling therapy for perinatal asphyxia
  • Targeted neonatal echocardiography
  • Point of care ultrasound
  • Research activities including quality improvement studies

Research / Publications

  • 15 indexed publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • 11 book chapters in protocol books and textbooks related to neonatal care.
  • Faculty at several neonatal workshops/conferences
  • Received several awards at neonatal conferences.
  • Conducted and participated in several research projects including quality improvement studies.

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