Greetings from Team National Cradle Conference – 2018

We hope to engage with you through the year 2018, in preparation for your participation for the mega event in Hyderabad in 2018. We seek your help and support to help us make the National Cradle Conference 2018 a memorable event, to be reflected upon and rejoiced through 2019 and for years to come! We are well aware that you have supported in academic engaged in the past and continue your commitment along with us for improving women’s and children’s health in India.


That’s our tag line for National Cradle Conference 2020 to be hosted by Apollo Hospitals, Apollo Cradle, Apollo Fertility in partnership with National Neonatology Foundation (NNF), IAP Telangana Chapter, FOGSI Telangana State Chapter between 8th & 9th of December at the Hotel Park Hyatt, Road No:2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.

We are firming up a variety of opportunities for sponsor support. Needless to say, that we will translate this into meaningful usage of the funds received, whilst we ensure the best of mileage for your company.


Hotel Park Hyatt, Road No:2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034

Organising Chairperson

Dr. Koteswara Rao V

MBBS, MD(Ped.), MD(Neo.)

Dr. Jayashree Reddy

MBBS, MD, DGO – Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. Prashanth S Urs

DNB, DCH, FNNF – Fellowship in Advanced Neonatology (Australia)

Scientific Organising Committee

Dr. Aparajita D’souza
MBBS, MD | Dr. Mahita Reddy MBBS, MD, DGO, FICOG | Dr. Priyamvada Reddy MBBS, MD | Dr. Sharmila K MBBS, MD |

Dr. Suvarchala Chekuri Vardhan MS, MCE, Ph.D (Genetics)

Dr. Vishnuvardhan Reddy M DCH, DNB, MRCPI, FRCPCH, CCT

Why Attend?

Apollo Cradle understands that the specialities of Fertility, Obstetrics & Gynaecology & Pediatric (Neonatology) are extremely complex though intertwined. This academic interaction is an effort to bring multi disciplinary focus on these specialities which have multiple ramifications in an endeavor to make all aware about the team effort and multi disciplinary approach required to ensure that optimal clinical outcomes are achieved.

Emerging trends in fetal imaging medicare

Robotics & Laparoscopic Gynaecology surgeries

Managing High Risk Pregnancies

New screening techniques for genetic disorders

Improving preterm outcomes and early interventions in critical settings

Conference Highlights

Obstetrics – High risk deliveries, Diagnostics

Gynaecology – Redefining Gynaecology practices, Managing Complications

Reproductive Medicine – Optimising better outcomes in IVF & Fetal Medicine

Pediatrics & Neonatology – Latest Technological advancements in NICU & Evolving Practices

Medicolegal Aspects

International Faculty

Dr. Seang Lin Tan MBBS, FRCOG, FRCSC, FACOG, M.Med (OBG), MBA, Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology James Edmund Dodds Chair in ObGynDepartment of ObGyn, McGill UniversityMedical Director, OriginElle Fertility Clinic and Women’s Health Centre Founding Director, McGill Reproductive Centre 2110 DeCarie Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


Dr. Wise Young MBBS, MD, Ph D, Spinal cord injury, stem cells, clinical trials. Dr. Wise Young, founding director of the W. M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience and a distinguished professor, is recognized as one of the world’s outstanding neuro scientists. Dr. Young is committed to bringing treatments to people with spinal cord Injuries


Prof. Sailesh Kumar Surendran MBBS, M.Med (OBG), FRCS, FRCOG, FRANZCOG, D Phil (OXON), CMPN,Professor Sailesh Kumar is Head of the Mothers’, Babies’ and Women’s Health research program and leads the Genesis Maternal Fetal Medicine Research Group at Mater Research. He is also Head of the Academic Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Queensland (UQ) and Senior Specialist in Maternal & Fetal Medicine/Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Mater Mothers’ Hospital. He currently works on development of techniques for better prediction of adverse & outcome.

Dr. Sandeep Sharma MBBS, MD, DNB, FRCOG, Dr. Sharma trained and worked as a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Indian Armed Forces before moving and settling in Yorkshire in 2003. He has been consult since 2009 and became Head of Women’s Services in 2017. He is also the clinical head for Gynecology Cancers.

Dr. Hima Bindu Avatapalle MBBS, DCH, MRCPCH, CCT (Paediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology, General paediatrics),Mphil, (University Of Manchester), Leeds Teaching Hospitals, UK. Dr Bindu is a consultant paediatric endocrinologist in Leeds Teaching Hospitals with a special interest in childhood hypoglycaemia, gender dysphoria, DSD and transition endocrinology. She is also a senior lecturer in Leeds teaching hospitals and takes an active interest in education and training. As a lead clinician for hypoglycaemia, Dr Bindu has designed and implemented several hypoglycaemia pathways to facilitate referrals and treatment of neonates and children with hypoglycaemia..

National Faculty

Dr. Alimelu Hyderabad
Dr. Amitha Indersen Hyderabad
Dr. Anupam Sibal New Delhi
Dr. Anuradha Panda Hyderabad
Dr. Aparajita D’souza Hyderabad
Dr. Aparna Jha Bangalore
Dr. Arora R New Delhi
Dr. Arpita Gangwani New Delhi
Dr. Arun Mishra Mumbai
Dr. Aruna Suman B Hyderabad
Dr. Avneet Kaur New Delhi
Prof. B.D. Bhatia Varanasi
Dr. Dakshayani D Chennai
Dr. Garima Jain Bangalore
Dr. Geeta Chadha New Delhi
Dr. Geetha Nath Hyderabad
Dr. Giridhar Chennai
Dr. Guru Karna Hyderabad
Dr. Isha Khurana New Delhi
Dr. Jagadani S Hyderabad
Dr. Jasmin Rath Hyderabad
Dr. Kavitha Chintala Hyderabad
Dr. Krishna Kumari M Hyderabad
Dr. Lakshmi C.V.S. Hyderabad
Dr. Lakshmi Ratna Hyderabad
Dr. Leenatha Reddy Hyderabad
Dr. Mahita Reddy Hyderabad
Dr. Manish Gour Hyderabad
Dr. Manoj V.C. Kochi
Dr. Mohit Singhal Bangalore
Dr. Nabi S.A. Hyderabad
Dr. Nagesh Sali Hyderabad
Dr. Nidhi Khera New Delhi
Dr. Nirmala Hyderabad
Dr. Pavan Hyderabad
Dr. Padmini Shilpa Hyderabad
Dr. Prakash Kini Bangalore
Dr. Pranathi Gutta Hyderabad
Dr. Prashanth S Urs Bangalore
Dr. Praveen Venkatagiri Bangalore
Dr. Priyamvada Reddy Hyderabad
Dr. Priyank Salecha Hyderabad
Dr. Radha Ramadevi Hyderabad
Dr. Radhika Reddy Pingili Hyderabad
Dr. Rahul Reddy G Hyderabad
Dr. Rama Rao Vijayawada
Dr. Ravi Shankar Hyderabad
Dr. Rolika Keshri Hyderabad
Dr. Rooma Sinha Hyderabad
Dr. Roopa Ghanta Hyderabad
Dr. Runa Acharya Hyderabad
Dr. Seema Theraja New Delhi
Dr. Sri Krishna S Hyderabad
Dr. Shanthi Reddy Hyderabad
Dr. Sharmila K Hyderabad
Dr. Shrikanth J Hyderabad
Dr. Sridevi Paladugu Hyderabad
Dr. Sriram Subramanian Hyderabad
Dr. Sujatha Dhanuka Hyderabad
Dr. Suresh Kumar C Hyderabad
Dr. Surapaneni Suresh Kumar Hyderabad
Dr. Suvarchala Chekuri Hyderabad
Dr. Swathi Gogineni Hyderabad
Dr. Swetha Priyadarshini Hyderabad
Dr. Thakare R Bangalore
Dr. Usha B.R. Bangalore
Dr. Usha Rani Hyderabad
Dr. Varun Hyderabad
Dr. Venu Gopal Hyderabad
Dr. Venkateswara Rao J Hyderabad
Dr. Vijayanand Hyderabad
Dr. Vinatha Puli Hyderabad
Dr. Vindhya Reddy Hyderabad
Dr. Vishnuvardhan Reddy Hyderabad
Dr. Vimee Bindra Hyderabad
Dr. Yoga Nagender Hyderabad

Conference Agenda – Day 1


8:30 am – 9:00 am – REGISTRATIONS

9:00 am – Concurrent Sessions – Obstetrics & Gynecology | Fertility | Neonatology & Pediatrics


Time Topic Speaker
9:00 – 9:15 Patient Centered Anaesthesia Care at Cradle Dr. Geetha Nath
9:15 – 9:30 New born screening: Indian scenario Dr. Vishnuvardhan Reddy
9:30 – 9:45 Autism & ADHD in children born to mothers treated for infertility Dr. Sharmila K
9:45 – 10:00 Adolescent PCOS & Obesity Dr. Mahita Reddy
9:00 – 9:15 TPentascreen + QFPCR/Microarray Dr. Amitha Indersen
10:00 – 10:15 The relevance of AMH in Fertility Dr. Isha Khurana
10:15 – 10:30 Adolescent Endometriosis Dr. Rooma Sinha
10:30 – 10:45 Interaction | Tea / Coffee


Time Topic Speaker
10:45 – 11:00 The Leader within Dr. Anupam Sibal
11:00 – 11:20 Antenatal management of Diaphragmatic hernia Dr. Sailesh Kumar
11:20 – 11:40 Perinatal Interventions in Preterm Infants Prof. B.D. Bhatia
(President NNF)


Time Topic Speaker
12:25 – 12:55 Ultrasound, IVF, IVM and preservation of infertility in Polycystic ovaries & PCOS Dr. Seang Tan
12:55 – 13:25 Why umbilical cord collection will revolutionise obstetric practice Dr. Wise Young
13:25 – 13:40 Interaction Prof. B.D. Bhatia
(President NNF)
13:40 – 14:30 Lunch

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Fertility Sessions – THE BALLROOM


Time Topic Speaker
14:30 – 14:45 Latest trends in Fibroids Dr. Lakshmi Ratna
14:45 – 15:00 Adolescent PCOS & Obesity Issues Dr. Mahita Reddy
15:00 – 15:15 Her story is more than what she says,
Are we listening?
Dr. Aparajita D’souza
15:15 – 15:30 HRT – What’s New? Dr. Arpita Gangwani
15:30 – 15:45 Isthumocoele or Scar Ectopic Dr. Vimee Bindra
15:45 – 16:00 Interaction | Tea / Coffee


Time Topic Speaker
16:00 – 16:45 Story of Mrs APLA amma Dr. Prakash Kini
Dr. Runa Acharya
Dr. Sujatha Dhanuka
Dr. Venu Gopal
16:45 – 17:00 Interaction

Neonatology & Pediatrics Sessions:  DRAWING ROOMS


Time Topic Speaker
14:30 – 15:10 Antenatally detected congenital
malformations & Post-natal managemant
Dr. Nallagonda Srinivas
Dr. Yoga Nagender
(Ped. Surgeon)
Dr. Swetha Priyadarshini
(Ped. Nephrologist)
Dr. Subodh Raju
(Ped. Neurosurgeon)
Dr. Pranathi Gutta
(Ped. Neurologist)
15:10 – 15:30 Fetal cardiac Valvuloplasty Dr. Sailesh Kumar
15:30 – 15:50 Recent advances in Management of HIE
Medico legal Implication of cooling in HIE
Dr. Sreeram Subramanian
15:50 – 16:10 Hypotension in Newborn –
Evidence based Approach
Dr. Ravi Shankar
16:10 – 16:30 Interesting Neonatal Cases Dr. Nirmala

19:00 onwards Gala Night Dinner – Flavours of Hyderabad

Conference Agenda – Day 2


Obstetrics & Gynecology | Fertility Sessions – THE BALLROOM


Time Topic Speaker
8:30 – 10:30 Post Partum Haemorrhage Dr. Mahita Reddy & Team


Time Topic Speaker
10:30 – 10:45 Current scenario in Medico-legal issues; Documentation & Consent Dr. Arun Mishra
10:45 – 11:00 Development of Fetal Senses Dr. Geeta Chadha
11:00 – 11:15 Arabin Pessary Ring in Cervical incompetence Dr. Aparna Jha
11:15 – 11:30 Screening & Prediction of Pre Eclampsia –
A hope for early intervention
Dr. Nidhi Khera
11:30 – 11:45 Interaction | Tea / Coffee


Time Topic Speaker
11:45 – 12:00 Management of Ovarian tumors in Pregnancy Dr. Sandeep Sharma
12:00 – 12:15 Management of Gynecological tumors in Pregnancy Dr. Kanika Gupta
12:15 – 12:30 Interaction


Time Topic Speaker
12:30 – 12:45 Tackling Thin Endometrium Dr. Dakshayani D
12:45 – 13:00 Recurrent Pregnancy loss; Male perspective Dr. G. Rahul Reddy
13:00 – 13:15 Complications & Followup of IVF babies Dr. Radhika Reddy Pingili
13:15 – 13:30 Benefits of Pre-implantation Genetic Screening Dr. Suvarchala Chekuri
13:45 – 14:30 Lunch

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Fertility Sessions – THE BALLROOM


Time Topic Speaker
14:30 – 15:15 TOLAC – A Trial of Labor after Caesarean Moderators:
Dr. Priyamvada Reddy
Dr. Anuradha Panda
Dr. Rolika Keshri
Dr. Garima Jain
Dr. Shanthi Reddy
Dr. Jasmin Rath
Dr. Swathi Gogineni
Dr. Usha B. R
Dr. Padmini Shilpa


Time Topic Speaker
15:15 – 15:30 Post Partum abdominal rejuvination Dr. Guru Karna
15:30 – 15:45 Prenatal diagnosis of surgical problems –
Role of a Paediatric Surgeon
Dr. Yoga Nagender
15:45 – 16:00 Rest assured from Rest room Urgency Dr. Priyank Salecha


Time Topic Speaker
16:00 – 16:15 GDM – Latest guidelines in screening Dr. Sridevi Paladugu
16:15 – 16:30 Shortness of breath in Pregnancy Dr. Shrikanth J
16:30 – 16:45 Maternal Serum screening in Pregnancy Dr. Sujatha Dhanuka
16:45 – 17:00 CLOSING & THANKS

Neonatology & Pediatrics Sessions


Time Topic Speaker
8:00 – 10:00 Impact of Human factors in Perinatal
emergencies- Simulation based
Dr. Vishnuvardhan Reddy
Dr. Praveen Venkatagiri
Dr. Vijayanad
Dr. Vinatha Puli
Dr. Padmini Silpa
Dr. Varun
Dr. Rolika
Dr. Vishnu K

Neonatology & Pediatrics Sessions


Time Topic Speaker
9:00 – 9:20 Brochopulmonary Dysplasia management – adjunctive Therapies and Update Dr. Mohit Singhal
9:20 – 9:40 Antenatal Steroids – Role in Late Preterm infants Dr. Avneet Kaur
9:40 – 10:00 Advances and Newer modes of Neonatal ventilation for prevention of lung injury Dr. Lakshmi Veda Prakash
10:00 – 10:20 PDA – Current Update in Management Dr. Giridhar
10:20 – 10:40 Genetic Advances in India- from gene to chromosome Dr. Radha Ramadevi
10:40 – 11:00 Antibiotic Use in Neonates – are we on the right path? Dr. Prashanth S Urs
11:00 – 11:30 Interaction | Tea / Coffee PANEL DISCUSSION
11:30 – 12:00 “Margins of Viability” when not to treat an ethical dilema Moderators:
Dr. Srinivas Murki
Dr. Suresh Kumar C
Dr. Venkateswara Rao J
Dr. Manish Gour
Dr. Sri Krishna S

Neonatology & Pediatrics Sessions


Time Topic Speaker
12:00 – 12:15 Evidence based Guidelines for transfusion
of Blood products in Neonates
Dr. Rama Rao
12:15 – 12:30 Role of magnesium sulphate in
neuroprotection of premature infant
Dr. Manoj V.C.
12:30 – 12:45 Cost effective Neonatal Interventions Dr. Usha Rani
12:45 – 13:00 Recent advances in Management of
Neonatal pain
Dr. Nagesh Sali
13:00 – 13:15 Neonatal Endocrine emergencies Dr. Leenatha Reddy
13:15 – 13:30 Evaluation of Available DTP based
Hexavalent Vaccine in Indian Scenario
Dr. Chetan Trivedi
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 14:50 Technology Update in NICU Dr. Praveen Venkatagiri
14:50 – 15:10 Immunisation issues in Preterm Infants Dr. Vishnuvardhan Reddy
15:10 – 15:30 Evidence based guidelines for
optmizing nutrition in ELBW infants
Dr. Surapaneni Suresh Kumar
15:30 – 15:50 Neonatal Transport Dr. Gaurav Jawa
15:50 – 16:10 When to suspect & how to choose
Dr. Alimelu
16:10 – 16:30 Power of first 1000 days of life Dr. Pavan Kumar K
16:30 – 16:45 Role of the Master Gland in Neonates Dr. Hima Bindu Avatapalle
16:45 – 17:00 CLOSING & THANKS

Hall 1 Floor Plan

Hall 2 Floor Plan

Friday, Dec 07, 2018

Hyderabad is the capital of southern India’s Telangana state. A major center for the technology industry, it’s home to many upscale restaurants and shops. Its historic sites include Golconda Fort, a former diamond-trading center that was once the Qutb Shahi dynastic capital.

Hyderabad Sight Seeing (12pm to 5pm)

Golkonda, also known as Golconda, Gol konda (“Round shaped hill”), or Golla konda, (Shepherd’s Hill) is a citadel and fort in Southern India and was the capital of the medieval sultanate of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, is situated 11 km west of Hyderabad. It is also a tehsil of Hyderabad district, Telangana, India.

Evening Golkonda Fort, Light & Sound Show (6pm to 8pm)

The Charminar (“Four Minarets”), constructed in 1591, is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The landmark has become a global icon of Hyderabad, listed among the most recognized structures of India.

The Salar Jung Museum is an art museum located at Dar-ul-Shifa, on the southern bank of the Musi River in the city of Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It is one of the three National Museums of India.

Chowmahalla Palace or Chowmahallatuu (4 Palaces), is a palace of the Nizams of Hyderabad state. It was the seat of the Asaf Jahi dynasty and was the official residence of the Nizams of Hyderabad while they ruled their state.

Hussain Sagar is a necklace shaped lake in Hyderabad built by Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah, and named after Hussain Shah Wali. It is spread across an area of 5.7 square kilometers and is fed by River Musi.

Terms and Conditions

  • Exhibition space design and dimension is subject to prior approval from Organizing Committee.
  • Empty space with chairs & tables only in the shell scheme.
  • All printing materials for the space allocated needs to be arranged by the exhibitors as per the sizes indicated
  • Exhibitors will bear charges for special designs, decorations and display items.
  • Exhibitors who wish to build up their stall has to get their designs approved prior to setting up a stall.
  • OC will not be responsible for any delay in job completion.
  • Workers hired to set up booths will be issued entry passes. Company can collect the passes from Conference Secretariat.
  • Unoccupied stalls / space can be allocated to another company without any prior notice.
  • Exhibiting staff should be present at the their respective booths at all the times & can not organize any lecture in the areas allocated to them
  • Exhibitors are liable to maintain safety standards at all times.
  • Sound systems are not permitted in exhibition area
  • Chewing Tobacco/ Smoking is strictly prohibited within the boundary of the Venue
  • Exhibitors themselves must ensure the security of their products/ machinery/equipment.
  • OC will not be responsible for any loss, damage, theft, etc. Exhibitors must have their stalls insured.
  • Tariffs are exclusive of VAT, GST, Service tax and other taxes as applicable in state of Telangana which will be charged on the total billing.
  • Space allotment will be made on first come first serve basis after receiving payment in full.
  • Exhibitors are required to obtain NOC from the conference secretariat.
  • A MOU is to be signed with the OC detailing activity of the company representatives
  • Exhibitor ID Cards & Entry passes will be handed over to the authorized person according to the size of stalls.
  • Possession of stalls-Exhibitors can start setting up stalls on the evening of date notified i.e. 1 day prior to the starting of the conference. Please note that possession of the stall will not be given till complete payment is made.
  • Removal of material will only be allowed after closure of the exhibition on 9th December, 2018, all materials must stand removed on this day.

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