Dr. M. Indra Shekhar Rao is an Pediatric and Neonatologist in Hyderabad, Paradise Circle - Apollo Cradle

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  • Director, Div. of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Navodaya Hospital for Women & Children, Sec-bad. of Pediatrics, Navodaya Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Former Professor, HOD Pediatrics, Osmania Medical College & Med. Superintendent, Institute of Child Health Niloufer Hospital, Hyderabad.
  • Former Addl. Director, Medical Education, Govt. of AP.

Significant Highlights

  • Member, Executive Council, NTR Health University, A.P -2002-2007
  • Member Central Executive Board Central IAP – 1995, 96, 98, 2002, 2004, 2010.
  • National Vice President-IAP 2002.
  • Chairperson Neonatology chapter-IAP, 2002 – 2005.
  • Vice Chairperson Adolscent chapter-IAP.
  • Chairperson, Infectious Diseases Chapter IAP 2010.
  • Secretary 7th National Conference of Pediatrics Infectious Diseases 2007 & National Neocon 2003
  • Organizing Chairperson Mid term CME, ID Chapter, Hyderabad – 2017.
  • Advisor for Asia pacific Pediatric conference and Pedicon -2016, Hyderabad.

Noteworthy Attainments

  • Outstanding Citizen Award 1995 by the Lions for contribution to Child Health activities and community.
  • Fellow of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (FIAP)- 1996 for outstanding contribution for the IAP.
  • Fellow of National Neonatology forum (FNNF) for pioneering work in New Born Care – 2015.
  • Medical Inspector a Medical Council of India for recognition of Medical Colleges & up gradations
  • Wide research expertise in Vaccinology, Neonatology, Adolescent and Community Pediatrics
  • Has more than 50 scientific papers of research
  • Member Advisory Board, Expert Group for Vaccine Manufacturers and Member Committee on Immunization, IAP
  • Director Division of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Navodaya Hospital for Women & Children, Sec-bad
  • KOL and Advisor Immunization strategies conducted several Immunization workshops.
  • Expert and trainer for several IAP programmes.

Professional Experience:

  • Wide research expertise in Vaccinology, Neonatology, Adolescent and Infectious Diseases.
  • Extensive experience in UG, PG teaching, training and Examinership for 3 decades.
  • Conducted more than 100 CME`S, delivered orations, keynote addresses and guest lectures in National and International conferences.
  • Contributed chapters in text books of Pediatrics, Immunization, Infectious diseases and Adolescent medicine.
  • Setup and developed Neonatal services, and conducted NRP programs training more than 5000 persons. Setup Model Injection room, training facility for doctors and nurses at Niloufer Hospital with Path.

Educational Qualification

  • NEO, Training in Neonatology 1987 University of Illinois, Chicago (USA)
  • MD, Pediatrics Nilofeur Hospital, Hyderabad Diploma  in Child Health (Dch) Osmania University Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • MBBS 1965 Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad

Treatment & Services Expertise

Clinical & Surgical experience:

  • “Balabandhu Award” in 1998 for Community Pediatric services rendered for last 25 years.
  • “Vaidya Sree Award” for outstanding contribution Pediatric care for past 40 years-2018

Trainings & Conferences

Publications

  • Contributed chapters in IAP Text Book of Paediatrics JAP publications all editions.
  • Contributed chapters to Text Book of Paediatric Infectious diseases all editions.
  • Written and edited book on Immunization and Vaccine Storage-2010
  • Contributed a chapter on Clinical Grand Rounds in Paediatric Infectious Diseases-2017
  • Contributed a chapter for Paediatric pictorial interrogative reckoner-2018.

Professional membership

  • Expert Member, National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau, Indian Council of Medical Research
  • Expert, Scientific Advisory Board – National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad.
  • Member academic council, Indian College of Pediatrics – IAP
  • Member committee on Urban New Born – National Neonatology Forum.
  • Member expert advisory group Sanofi – Cleveland Clinic, USA.
  • Member Advisory Board, Expert Group for Vaccine Manufacturers and Member Committee on Immunization, IAP
  • Member Central Executive Board Central IAP – 1995, 96, 98, 2002, 2004, 2010.

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