Dr. Ashok Lodha

M.B.B.S. (Gold Medalist and University Topper), M.D. (Pediatr.ics) , DHA Licensed (since 2004) Specialist Pediatrician and Specialist Neonatologist

Specialist Paediatrics & Specialist Neonatology

Work Experience

  • Dr. Ashok Lodha has over 33 years of work experience, including 17 years in Dubai, UAE. Since December 2004 he has been serving as the Head, Department of Pediatric Medicine, Specialist Pediatrician and Specialist Neonatologist at ‘Belhoul Specialty Hospital’ Dubai (U.A.E).
  • Dr. Lodha has been the Director and Head, Department of Pediatrics in 30 bedded Astha Children Hospital (Alwar-NCR-New Delhi, India) between July 1993 and November 2004.
  • Between January 1991 and June 1993 he served as a Senior Resident at Lady Harding Medical College and Kalawati Saran Children Hospital, New Delhi.
  • He was also associated with the Level three NICU at Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital (NHS) NE 1 4 LP, UK 2008


  • English 
  • Hindi 
  • Urdu 
  • Guajarati
  • Sindhi 
  • Marwari
  • Punjabi

Special Interests

  • Acute and chronic illness in children and neonates
  • special interest in Childhood asthma , allergies , endocrinal and metabolic disorders
  • Developmental assessment and immunization in children
  • Adolescent pediatrics
  • Health education / counselling to parents
  • Enhancing IQ/ EQ oriented scholastic performance of children

Research and Publications

  • "Transcutaneous Bilirubinometry in New Born” Article Published in Indian Pediatrics (August, 1988).
  • "A comparative study of various methods of Bilirubin estimation in Neonatal Jaundice” at National Conference of I.A.P. at Agra (1989).
  • "Poland Syndrome with Dextrocardia” published in Indian Paediatrics”Oct.’92.
  • "Physical growth and neurodevelopment abnormality in L.B.W. babies (0-1 Year)”at National Neonatology Conference, Trivandrum, February, 1992.
  • "Respiratory problems in High Risk Infants” A clinical study National Conference of IAP Nagpur Jan’93.
  • "Ectrodactly Fibular Aplasia” published in Indian Pediatrics Oct.’93.
  • "Cranial Ultrasound in Acute Bacterial Meningitis” in Indian Pediatrics Oct’96.
  • "Retinopathy of prematurely (ROP) a clinical study Paper presented in al Indian Ophthalmic Society Annual conference Feb’96.
  • Book entitled Pre Mature Baby” released on 28th Feb.’99.
  • Neonatal screening for glucose-6-phosphatase dehydrogenase: Experience at private Hospital, Emirates Medical Journal (Dec 2006): 24(3): 211-214


  • Gold Medal for highest marks in Medicine Final M.B.B.S. (1989) 
  • Gold Medal for best paper presentation in India Academy of Pediatrics, State Branch Conference Jodhpur, India (1998)
  • Keshwabai Kushveer award by Rajasthan University for highest marks in Medicine (1985).

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