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PEDIATRICS

 

Introduction

The department of pediatrics was established in 1949, provides teaching to students of MBBS, post graduate students of M.D. Pediatrics, Diploma in child health,Physiotherapy.

Courses Offered

M.D.
D.C.H.
 

NO. OF STUDENTS REGISTERED ANNUALLY IN RESPECTIVE COURSES:

1) M.D. ----- 7 / YEAR

2) D.C.H. ----- 4 / YEAR

 

Staff

Sr. No Name Designation Degree E-mail id
1 Dr. B.B. Javadekar Professor & Head. M.D.  bjavadekar@rediffmail.com
2 Dr. Uma S. Nayak Professor M.D. nayak2323@yahoo.com
3 Dr. Omprakash Shukla Professor M.D. opshukla101@yahoo.com
4 Dr. Pareshkumar Thakkar Associate Professor M.D. pareshthakkar@yahoo.com
5 Dr. Shwetal Bhatt Associate Professor M.D. dr_shwetal@yahoo.com
6 Dr. Jayesh R. Solanki Assistant Professor M.D. drjrsolanki@rediffmail.com
7 Dr. Vaishali Chanpura Assistant Professor M.D. chanpura@yahoo.com
8 DrDilipVaghera Assistant Professor M.D. peddilip@gmail.com
9 Dr. Sanjeev S. Rao Assistant Professor M.D. drsanjeevsrao@yahoo.co.in
10 Dr. Ankurkumar N. Patel Assistant Professor M.D. Dr.ankur.83@gmail.com
11 Dr. Pinakini P. Solanki Assistant Professor M.D. drpinakinitollawala@gmail.com
12 Dr. Darshan Chauhan Assistant Professor M.D. drdarshanchauhan@gmail.com

 

No. Resident Name
1 Senior  Dr.HiteshVasava
2 Senior Dr. Bhupendra Kapadia
3 Senior Dr Kunal Amin
4 Senior Dr. Paresh Valiya
4 3rd  year Dr. Halak Chauhan
5 3rd  year Dr. Nikita Gohil
6 3rd  year Dr. Nishu Khemka
7 3rd Year Dr.ShivendraVarshney
8 3rd Year Dr. ShruthySudhakar
9 3rd year Dr. Nilesh Shah
10 2nd Year Dr. Aditi Rawat
11 2nd Year Dr. Pathik Thakkar
12 2nd Year Dr. Aarti Dalwani
13 2nd Year Dr. Dipika Bhil
14 2nd Year Dr. Hardev Mori
15 2nd Year Dr. Dhara Shah
16 2nd Year Dr. Navaz Patel
17 2nd Year Dr. Dipak Gamit
18  2nd Year Dr. Neena Pillai
19 2nd Year Dr. Shreya Parikh
20 2nd year Dr. Vishva Parikh
21 1st  Year Dr. Haresh Vaghela
22 1st  Year Dr. Daxay Modi
23 1st  Year Dr Swapna S.T.
24 1st  Year DR Ramya Selvam
25 1st  Year Dr. Neelam Sahu
26 1st  Year Dr. Sneha Makwana
27 1st  Year Dr. Jinal Shah
28 1st  Year Dr. Akash Patel
29 1st  Year Dr. Anjum Hasan
30 1st  Year Dr. Khushboo Patel
31 1st  Year Dr. Komal Meshram


Units / Functional Areas

Units : 4 CLINICAL UNITS
Laboratories (specialty) : Clinical laboratory in O.P.D.

Specialty clinics :
Well Baby Clinic, Pediatric Nephrology Clinic,  High-risk Newborn Clinic,  Pediatric Neurology Clinic,  Asthma Clinic, Adolescent Clinic


Teaching

U.G. Clinics -- 12 hrs/week (Clinics)
No. of hours : P.G. Clinics -- 8 hrs/ week (Clinics)

    Type of sessions

   Cadre

      UG

      PG

          

             Lecture

All the teaching faculties equally

15 lecture topics per batch per term.

6 per term

              Clinic

Participate and UG

12 hrs per week

8 hrs/week

         Journal club

Clinics by

     ___

2 per term

            Seminar

R2 & R3's

     ___

8 per term

     Presentation by

          Students

Also

Same as above in column 1 to 4

Same as above in column 1 to 4

Research

Project completed till date:

 

                                        Title

Duration of study

Name of funding agency (If any)

Maternal Hemoglobin & Neonatal Hb Status

1 year Snehlata Shah Foundation

Blood Glucose Levels in Birth Asphyxiated Newborns

2 years M.S. University

CPC of Renal Disease in Pediatrics with Special Reference  to Renal Biopsy

2 years Gujarat Government

Amlyase Rich Food in PEM Gr IV children

2 years M.S. University

Vit A (Micronutrient) as a Predictor of Morbidiy &  Mortality in ARI

2 years Gujarat Government

Weight Gain Pattern in LBW Babies on MCT

1 year F.D.C.

Azithral Drops in LRTI

1 month Alembic

National Neonatal Perinatal Database

2 years & ongoing Indian Council of Medical Research

Roxithromycin in LRTI in less than 6 Months Children

1 year Alembic

Cefixime Vs Chloramphenicol in Enteric Fever

1 year Borough's Well come

Evaluation of Efficacy of H.Influenzae Type B Vaccine in Infants

 

6 months Pasteur Maurieux (Aventis Pasteur)

Evaluation of Safety & Efficacy of HBIG for Post  

      Exposure Prophylaxis

1 1/2 years Cangene Corporation

Evaluation of Immunogenicity & Reactogenicity of

      DTPw with Hepatitis B Combined Vaccine

6 months Panacea-Biotec

Evaluation of Adverse Events & Reactogenicity of

      Reduced Antigen Content - DT-Acellular Pertussis   

      Vaccine

4 months GSK Biologicals

 

Clinical Trials :

• MENECTRA trial: Immunogenicity and Safety of a Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y and W-135) Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine (Menactra®) in Subjects Aged 9 to 23 Months in India and in the Russian Federation. Sponsor: Sanofi Pasteur Inc
• Immunogenicity and Safety of Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine – Phase II trial – Sanofi Pasteur Company
• Immunogenicity and Safety of Measles Vaccine – Phase III trial – ZydusCadila Company
• Immunogenicity and Safety of MMR Vaccine – Phase III trial – ZydusCadila Company

 

Reliability of transcutaneous bilirubin with serum bilirubin in preterm neonates less than 35 weeks gestation
Study of comparison of nasal mask versus nasal prongs used as a interface for delivering nasal continuous positive airway pressure in newborn with respiratory distress
Clinical and bacteriological profile of sepsis in VLBW neonates
Developmental outcome of patient with severe acute malnutrition after nutritional rehabilitation
Clinical profile of epilepsy in children during first 5 years of age
To determine the compliance with hand hygiene with health care workers in NICU  by analysing video recordings in tertiary hospital
Neonatal screening and outcome of sickle positive ( trait/disease) mothers
Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in remission phase of nephritic syndrome children
Effect of coconut oil massage on growth of neonate with very low birth weight
Early abnormal neurological findings in high risk low birth weight infants
Prevalance of iron deficiency in infants and toddlers 6 to 24 months by measuring serum ferretin levels
Non milk based energy protein diet plus home based diet as compared to home based diet alone for nutritional management of SAM patients.
Oligohydramnios as a predictor of perinatal and neonatal outcome

 

Research Publications

Research publication / Original article Authors Name of journal
Effect of Amnioinfusion on outcome of neonates born with Meconium Stained Amniotic Fluid. Dr.Sheila Aiyer
Dr.Paresh Thakkar
National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine
Outcome of babies born with meconium stained amniotic fluid. Dr.Sheila Aiyer
Dr.Paresh Thakkar
Indian Journal of Research – Paripax
Umbilical cord blood pH & base deficit in relation to short term neonatal morbidity and mortality in term asphyxiated newborns. Dr.Sheila Aiyer
Dr.Paresh Thakkar
Indian Journal of Research - Paripax
Incidence and risk factors associated with invasive fungal infections in neonates admitted in NICU. Dr.Sheila Aiyer
Dr.Paresh Thakkar
Indian Journal of Applied Research
To evaluate and compare the efficacy of combined sucrose and non-nutritive sucking for analgesia in newborns undergoing minor painful procedure: a randomized controlled trial. Dr.Bakul Javadekar
Dr.Sheila Aiyer
Dr.Paresh Thakkar
J Perinatol. 2016 Jan;36(1):67-70. doi: 10.1038/jp.2015.122. Epub 2015 Nov 19.
An interesting case of Visceral Larva Migrans (VLM)  Dr.Bakul Javadekar
Dr.Paresh Thakkar
International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health
An unusual Case of Gastric Teratoma Dr.Bakul Javadekar
Dr.Paresh Thakkar
Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health.
An interesting case of Congenital Pharyngeal Diverticulum Dr.Bakul Javadekar
Dr.Paresh Thakkar
Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health. 

Dr. Uma Nayak (Professor)

 

Sr. No. Title of Paper/ article Publishing organization  Date of Publication
1 Pneumonia in children Gujarat Medical Journal 1983
2 Subarachnoid pleural fistula Clinical Pediatrics 1987
3 Clinical profile of mechanically ventilated newborns at tertiary care level hospital IJORIM 2015
Oct-Dec
Vol.4
4 Acute dapsone poisoning Indian Pediatrics 1987
5 Cerebral malaria in children Indian Pediatrics June 1990 vol 27 no 6 pg 651
6 Knowledge of medical students in immunization policies Indian Pediatrics 1991
7 Parental attitudes to pediatrics intravenous procedures Indian Pediatrics 1991
8 Quantitation of proteinuria by urine protein/urine creatinine ratio Indian Pediatrics 1994
9 Neuropsychiatric manifestations in childhood systemic lupus erythematosus JIMA 1996
10 Neonatal morbidity & mortality. Report of the National Neonatal Perinatal Database Indian Pediatrics 1997
11 Neonatal Morbidity & Mortality: Report of NNPD Indian Pediatrics 1999
12 NNPD, 2004 Tropical Pediatrics 2004
13 Hypercholesterolemic effect of spirulina in Nephrotic syndrome in children J Med Food 2002
14 Spirulina supplementation in Pediatric Nephrotic Syndrome Pediatric Nephrology
(supplement)
2004
15 Comparison of 2 Kidney biopsy devices in pediatric nephritic syndrome. Pediatric Nephrology
(supplement)
2004
16 Renal tubular acidosis in children IPNG Bulletin 2004
17 Cans score – Assessment of Nutritional Status of Newborns J ObstetGynecology India 2002
18 Bilateral Pulmonary Hydatid cyst Gujarat Medical Journal Jul-07
19 Jatropha Curcus poisoning in Pediatric patients Gujarat Medical Journal Aug-09
20 Utility of Dipstick vs Urine Culture in diagnosis of UTI in children Gujarat Medical Journal Feb-10
21 Central line in PICU and NICU NJMR Jan-march 2012
22 Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum in H1N1 Infection, Indian Pediatrics, vol48 no12 pg976 Indian pediatrics Dec-11
23 Bronchogenic cyst  GMJ 2011
24 Acute renal failure following  bee stings IJMS&PH Mar-12
25  Pilot study on effectiveness of  Toy Room in a Tertiary care center.  IJORIM 2013
26 Operationalisation of Breast Crawl as a Method of Early Initiation of Breast Feeding and its Impact in a Tertiary Care Hospital  Global journal for research analyses  Sep – 2014
27 To analyze the acceptability and feasibility of breast crawl as a method of early initation of breast feeding in a tertiaty care hospital by qualitative research method  Int. J Res Med. 2016; 5(1);44-48

 

Dr. Shwetal Bhatt

Clinoetiological profile of neonatal surgeries at tertiary care level IJORIMR Oct-Dec 2015 Vol 4
Clinical profile of mechanically ventilated newborns at tertiary care level hospital IJORIM 2015 Jan-Mar vol2
Audit of sepsis in neonatal surgeries at tertiary care level hospital in India IJMSPH 2015 July4(12)
Uma S. Shwetal M. Ravi A Pilot study on effectiveness of  Toy Room in a Tertiary care center. IJORIM Jul-13
ShwetalM.,Nita R., SangitaP.Clinco-etiological profile of neonatal seizure IJMCH-2011 Indian jouranal of maternal and child health 2011
Shwetal M., Uma S.Neha J., Amit indications and complications of central Venous catheterization in critically ill Children in intensive care unit NJMR Jan-March-2012 National journal of medical research 2012
Shwetal M., Amit D.,Pooja P., ,NehaK..Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Postnatal Mothers For Early Initiation Of Breast Feeding In The Obstetric Wards Of A Tertiary Care Hospital Of Vadodara City NJCM-2012 National journal of comunity medicine 2012
Shwetal M., Amit D.,Pooja P.,NehaK.Impact Of Capacity Building On Knowledge Of Health Care Providers On Infant Feeding Practices in A Tertiary Care Hospital IJMCH-2012 Indian jouranal of maternal and child health 2012
ShwetalM.,Nita R., SangitaP.Clino-etiological and EEG profile of neonatal seizure IJCP-2012 Indian journal of clinical practice 2012
Uma S. , Shwetal M.,HareshS.UBronchogenic cyst GMJ 2011 GMJ 2011

Dr Omprakash Shukla

Title of Paper
Original article
Publishing organization
(Conference / journal name)
Date of Publication
Anthropometric profile as an intrauterine growth indicator A rural based study,Indian Practitioner September 1994
Clinical profile and maternal KAP in childhood Diarrhea Indian practitioner April 2000
Bacterial infections and bacteremia in children having fever without focus Indian practitioner April 2002
Clinical profile of renal tubular acidosis in gov hospital of Gujarat    
Study of clinical profile of childhood extrapulmonary T.B International journal of research in medical sciences April june 2014
Clinical,epidemiological and microbiological profileof neonatal sepsis in extramural NICU in tertiary care settings International journal of research in medical sciences April june 2014
A comparative study of steroids and steroid plus other drugs in relation to growth nd renal histopathology among frequently relapsing nephrotic syndreome patients Journal of research in medical and dental sciences April june 2014
Clinical and microbiological profile of nosocomial infections in intramural NICU International journal of research in medical sciences July September 2014
UTI in 1-12 year age group.A cross sectional study of 100 cases  international article of integrated medicine. June 2105
Review Articles
Bone marrow transpalntaion in pediatric age group Indian practioner April 1994
Newer macrolide –Azithromycin Iap journal of practiclepediatrics Oct dec 1997
Hib vaccine Gujarat medical journal  July 2001
Neonatal infections Indian journal of maternal fetalnd neonatal medicine Jan-June 2014
Chapters
Nutritional anemia in infancy and childhood Iap textbook of pediatrics  
Thumb sucking and other habits Behavioural disorder in children and adolescents Academa publisher delhi 2005-2006
Essentials of newborn care A handbook for undergraduate students,Dept of health and family welfare June 1905
Case reports
A case of gastric teratoma Sri lanka journal of child health June 1905
Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy Indian practitioner October 2002
An interesting case of visceral larva migrans International journal of medical science July 1905
Noonan syndrome Indian journal of clinical practice April 2002
Lutembachers syndrome Indian practitioner November 1997
Cephalic tetanus  JIMA  August 1998
A case of treacher Collins syndrome Indian practitioner August 2012
Congenital muscular dystrophy Indian practitioner June 2000
Adrenal neuroblastoma-FNAC diagnosis Indian practitioner June 2002
Methhemoglobinemia in epidemic proportions JIMA August 2000
Omphalopagus Indian pediatrics July 2000
ECG diagnosis Journal of applied medicine March 1994
Cranio carpal tarsal dystrophy Indian pediatrics November 1993
Spondylometaepiphyseal dysplasia Indian practioner April 1993
Kocher debresemalaigne Indian practioner May 2003

Dr Pareshkumar Thakkar

Name of the Article

Name of Journal

Authors

Year

Review Article

Communication skills to ensure patient satisfaction

 Indian Journal of Pediatrics.

NiranjanShendurnikar, Pareshkumar A Thakkar

February, 2013

Leading Article

 “Bioethics in Pediatric Practise”

Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health.

Pareshkumar A Thakkar, SupriyaPhanse

2012

Research publications / Original article

To evaluate and compare the efficacy of combined sucrose and non-nutritive sucking for analgesia in newborns undergoing minor painful procedure: a randomized controlled trial.

Journal of Perinatology – Nature Publications

P Thakkar, K Arora, K Goyal, RR Das, B Javadekar, S Aiyer and SK Panigrahi

Nov, 2015

Transcutaneous Bilirubin Nomograms for healthy term and late preterm neonates in first 96 hours of life

Indian Pediatrics (Under editorial revision)

Pareshkumar A Thakkar, HardasChawda, VikasDoshi

pending

Effect of Amnioinfusion on outcome of neonates born with Meconium Stained Amniotic Fluid.

National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine

Pareshkumar A Thakkar, Sheila Aiyer

2012

Effect of fortification of human milk on growth and its tolerability in very low birth weight babies – a randomized control trial

International Journal of Integrated Medicine Research

Pareshkumar Thakkar, Sheila Aiyer, T Abhishek , T Ukti

2016

Outcome of babies born with meconium stained amniotic fluid.

Indian Journal of Research - Paripax

Pareshkumar Thakkar, Sheila Aiyer

2012

Umbilical cord blood pH & base deficit in relation to short term neonatal morbidity and mortality in term asphyxiated newborns.

Indian Journal of Research - Paripax

Pareshkumar Thakkar, Sheila Aiyer, D Marathe

2012

Incidence and risk factors associated with invasive fungal infections in neonates admitted in NICU.

Indian Journal of Applied Research

Pareshkumar Thakkar, Sheila Aiyer, Komal Patel, Kaushik Mehta

2012

To evaluate and compare the efficacy of combined sucrose and non-nutritive sucking for analgesia in newborns undergoing minor painful procedure: a randomized controlled trial. ( Conference Abstract published)

Archives of Childhood Diseases – BMJ publishing

P Thakkar, K Arora, K Goyal, R Das

2016

Clinical profile, outcome and clinical indicators for poor prognosis in full term babies born with severe birth asphyxia: study from tertiary care hospital from western India

International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics

P Thakkar, P Valia, NiyatiParmar, B Javadekar, U Thakkar

2017

Correspondance

 

 

 

How Close are we to Close the Immunization Gap?

Indian Pediatrics

P Thakkar, N Sanghavi

2016

Case Reports

Dyke–Davidoff–Masson syndrome: A rare cause of cerebral hemiatrophy in children

Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences

P Thakkar, R Dave

2016

Atypical Cases of Faucial Diphtheria Presenting Without Membrane in Children

Journal of Communicable Diseases

P Thakkar, N Sanghavi

2016

An interesting case of Visceral Larva Migrans (VLM)

International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health.

P Thakkar, A Dahat, O Shukla, B Javadekar

2012

Asphyxiating Thoracic Dystrophy ( Jeune syndrome)

Journal of Case Reports

 

P Thakkar, S Aiyer, B Shah

2012

An unusual Case of Gastric Teratoma

Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health.

 

P Thakkar, S Phanse, O Shukla, S Nayak, B Javadekar

2012

An interesting case of Congenital Pharyngeal Diverticulum

Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health.

P Thakkar, O Shukla, S Phanse, B Javadekar

2012

Congenital diffuse infiltrating lipomatosis of face in a newborn

Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health.

 

P Thakkar, A Rathore

2015

Text book chapters

Contributed chapter on “Immunity and Immunization in Children”

 

Text book of Pediatrics by Piyush Gupta.

 

Written chapters and provided editorial assistance for “A Handbook for undergraduate Medical Students and In-service Medical Officers”

 

Dept of Pediatrics, Medical College Baroda, With  UNICEF and Govt of Gujarat.

Contributed chapter on “Effective Search on Medical Literature”

Book on ‘Computers for Nurses’, Jaypee publishers

Editor a book “Medicine and Beyond”

Book released at GIAPCON, State level IAP conference

 

 

 

Community Services

Pulse -polio immunization, Immunization clinics in Friend's Society, Breast-feeding promotion in community, mobile camps, Rome - camps, Epidemic evaluation & Containment camps. School Health Program, Dipak Foundation – Charitable trust

Faculties are State/National level trainer for IMNCI (Integrated Management of Neonatal & Childhood Illnesses), IYCF (Infant and Young Child Feeding), ENBC (Essential Newborn Care), and NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program). Faculties of the department have trained many Anganwadi workers, Health workers, Health Supervisor, Teaching staff for nurses, Medical Officers etc.

Evaluation Patterns


UG: Beside clinical evaluation at end of pediatric posting & practical examination.
Theory exams - prelims + final M.B.B.S. Theory and practical examination.

PG: Assessment proforma of PGs is regularly maintained and assessed at the department level.
Regular assessment of dissertation done from time to time.
Final theory and viva practicals and dissertation evaluation done at the end of residency programme before awarding of M.D. and D.C.H. degrees.

 

   
 

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