Dr Sankalp Dudeja | Neonatologist

Dr Sankalp

Dr. Sankalp Dudeja


Dr. Sankalp Dudeja

Dr Sankalp Dudeja is a neonatologist who aims to provide the best medical care for newborn infants especially, the ill or premature children. He is an All-India Rank 1 holder for AIIMS entrance test 2006.

Degree: MBBS, AIIMS, New Delhi (2011); MD Pediatrics, Lady Hardinge Medical College and associated Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital, New Delhi (2015); DM Neonatology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh

Experience: 6 years

Key skills:

  • Quality improvement
  • Neonatal ventilation
  • Functional Echocardiography

OPD Timings:
Monday: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wednesday: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Thursday: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Friday: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Consultation Fees: Rs 1000


  • Improving first hour breast feeding initiation rates after cesarean deliveries in a tertiary care hospital: A Quality Improvement study. Dudeja S, Sikka P, Jain K, Suri V, Kumar P. Indian Pediatr
  • Reactive oxygen species measurement in neat and washed semen: comparative analysis and its significance in male infertility assessment. Venkatesh S, Shamshi MB, Dudeja S, Kumar R, Dada R. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Jan 2011.283(1): 121-6
  • Dhirar N, Dudeja S, Khandekar J, Bachani D. Childhood Morbidity and Mortality in India – Analysis of National Family Health Survey 4 (NFHS-4) Findings. Indian Pediatr 2018;55:1-5
  • Dudeja S, Dhirar N. Defensive medicine: Sword of Damocles. Nat Med J Ind. (Under issue preparation).
  • Dhirar N, Dudeja S, Kumar R. Upward trend of cesarean sections in India: Incision over precision. Nat Med J Ind. (Under issue preparation).
  • Krishnamurthy B, Pattanaik S, Dudeja S, Dutta S. Persistent muscle twitching with phenobarbitone in a preterm neonate: Lack of response or manifestation of toxicity? BMJ Case Reports (Under Review).
  • Dudeja S, Dutta S. Re: Antenatal corticosteroids for maturity of term or near term fetuses: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. BMJ 2016;355:5044.
  • Kumar J, Dudeja S, Debata P, Khurana S, Aradhya A, S Venkatseshan. Implementation of an automated oxygen control system – Are we ready? ADC Fetal and Neonatal edition. April 2017.
  • Dudeja S, Bandyopadhyay T. Gastric lavage in infants born with Meconium Stained Amniotic Fluid: Few concerns. Indian Pediatrics
  • Dudeja S, Bandyopadhyay T. Pain control interventions in preterm neonates: Few concerns. Indian Pediatrics

Awards and Recognitions

  • Awarded NNF Social Neonatology Gold medal in Neocon-2017, Gurugram
  • Research project done at AIIMS awarded Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY) Scholarship- the highest scholarship given by the Government of India. The scholarship was conducted jointly by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) & Indian Institute of Science (IISC) and awarded to only 5 students from all over the country.
  • Awarded Institute ‘Gold Medal for the Best Undergraduate’ in Pathology & Ophthalmology
  • Won the National round of ‘23rd IAP Paediatrics quiz for under-graduates’ held at Pedicon- 2011, Jaipur. (The event comprised of four stages which included intra-college, state, zonal and national round)
  • Won Intra-college round of ‘27th IAP Paediatrics quiz for post-graduates’ in 2014. Secured 3rd position in the Inter-college state round of the same.
  • Secured 1st position ‘Inter-college Fortis Medillectuals quiz’ held during 37th Annual South Asian Socio-cultural, literary and sports meet- Pulse-2011
  • Secured 3rd position in quiz competition in Medigencon, 2013 at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi

Tips for Parenting and Child Care

Dental Caries In Children – Why You Should Start Cleaning Your Child’s Teeth Early

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Deepika didn’t know the significance of maintaining good dental hygiene in children until her 3 – year old toddler Ishaan started showing signs of a dental cavity.

She noticed some white spots at the gum line of his upper-front teeth one day.

Celiac Disease – How Gluten Affects Your Child’s Health

Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition where the body is unable to tolerate a protein called gluten. This genetic condition tends to run in families, though it may have environmental causes as well.

Koyel Jain, mother of a 4-year-old girl, Maya, was worried as her child would have diarrhea occasionally and poor weight gain.

Seasonal Flu In Children – Things A Parent Should Know

Aashna Wadhwa was worried her 2-year-old son’s high fever and cough might be an indication of the flu.

“I had been reading about seasonal flu in children and I wanted to be better informed about the condition,” said Aashna.

Viraj’s condition worsened as he started having breathing difficulties and even noisy breathing at times.

Dengue symptoms in babies in Hindi |0-1 years|

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