Every parent has a soft corner for their child and does everything they can to provide them the best of all facilities, so that they can have an overall developed personality and live a better lifestyle. This also means giving them the best in Health care. It is highly recommended to consult a paediatrician since the early years of your child’s life. The paediatrician you choose will play a vital role in the growth and developmental phase of your child. Here is a list of some of the best 10 paediatricians practicing in Maharashtra. They will help you out with all your queries and concerns that you put before them.
Dr. Bhupendra S Avasthi
Dr. Bhupendra S Avasthi is an eminent paediatrician in Mumbai and has been associated with this field for the last 30 years. He has obtained his MBBS from University of Bombay in 1978, MD – Paediatrics from University Of Bombay in 1982 and DNB – Paediatrics – Obstetrics & Gynaecology from National Board of Examinations, New Delhi in 1983.He has done pioneering work in the field of Neonatology, Allergy & Immunology. He is also Founder of Paediatric Department and a DNB professor for the last 6 years at Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai. He currently owns Surya Hospital in Mumbai, which is one of the largest and best equipped Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (45 bedded) in Maharashtra. You can consult him from MON – SAT between 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. His consultation fee is INR 1,000.
Address: 101-102, Mangal Ashirwad, S.V. Road, Santacruz West, Mumbai – 400050.
Phone No: 022 6153 8989
Dr. Sachin Shah
Dr. Sachin Shah is regarded to be one of the best Paediatrician in Maharashtra. He currently practices in Pune and is known to have a rich clinical experience of over 15 years in Paediatrics and Neonatology. He has completed M.D (pediatrics), D.M. (Neonatology), Fellowship in Neonatology from Australia, and Fellowship in Pediatric Intensive Care from Canada. He is an expert in his field and has authored various books and multiple international publications including systematic reviews for the Cochrane Collaboration. He is also Invited to conduct training programmes, medical updates and workshops for other Paediatricians, Paediatric and Neonatal Intensivists at various National and International conferences. He is also the Secretary of Indian Academy of Paediatrics, and a member of National Neonatology Forum and Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine. He provides consultations for respiratory failure, head injury, multiorgan dysfunction, neurological and cardiac emergencies, low birth weight infants, Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension (PPHN), neonatal emergencies etc. He is currently the director of Surya Mother and Child Super Speciality Hospital, Pune and can be visited from Mon-Sat between 10:30 – 13:30 and 15:00 – 16:00.
Address: Surya Mother and Child Super Speciality Hospital, Sr no 8, Bhujbal chowk, Near Wakad Octroi Naka and Hinjewadi flyover, Wakad, Pune, Maharashtra 411057, India
Phone: +91 20 6791 5455
Dr. Sumant Patil
Dr. Sumant Patil is a renowned paediatrician and neontologist practicing in Pune for the last 17 years. He has obtained his MBBS from University of Pune in 1995, MD – Paediatrics from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2000 and MRCPCH (UK) from Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London in 2013. He has also acquired super speciality fellowships in paediatric Intensive care and Neonatology in the UK from 2004-2014. He is also associated and a member of various medical organizations such as Maharashtra Medical Council, Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP), Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK and General Medical Council UK. He has also been invited to showcase his presentations at many conferences in India and UK. He is very ethical and empathetic in his professional work and strives hard to achieve the best possible treatment and advice for his little patients in New Born Care, Bronchial Asthma Treatment, Childhood Infections, New-born Jaundice etc. He consults at various health care clinics in Pune and also runs his own clinic Jellybeans Child Care & Development Center in Baner. You can consult him at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, which is one of the largest hospitals in Pune, on THU from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. His consultation fee is INR 300.
Address: Near Mhatre Bridge, Erandawne, Pune, Maharashtra 411004, India
Phone: +91 20 4015 1000
Dr. Raju Khubchandani
Over the years, Dr. Raju Khubchandani has become a very popular name among the circle of paediatrics in India. Having an experience of over three decades, Dr. Khubchandani specializes in paediatric rheumatology and has cared for over two thousand children with musculoskeletal diseases. He maintains a keen interest in childhood asthma and respiratory diseases such as cystic fibrosis. He has done his MBBS in 1980 and MD – Pediatrics in 1982 from Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital. He has been invited as guest speaker at various international and state conferences and seminars to share his expert opinion in this field and also serves as an Advisor to the Managing Committee Member to a new children’s hospital project in Mumbai and Some Other Social Initiatives. He is the Director of the Paediatrics department at Breach Candy Hospital and Director of Pediatrics and in charge of the Paediatric Rheumatology Clinic at Mumbai’s Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre. You can consult him at Jaslok Hospital on TUE from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The consultation fee of this paediatrician is INR 1,100.
Address: 15, Dr. Deshmukh Marg, Pedder Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400026, India
Phone: +91 22 2353 3333
Dr. Sunitta Kamat
Dr. Sunitta Kamat is an accomplished child care specialist in Maharashtra. She has completed MBBS, MS – Pediatric and MS -Paediatrics Surgery. She has also obtained FRCS from UK. Now a Resident of Thane, she practices in Thane & suburbs for the last 15 years. She is very dedicated towards her profession and is in charge of Paediatric surgery center of one of the best clinics in Maharashtra, Aasha cancer hospital & children first hospital. She deals with All congenital and acquired surgical problems for new born & children. She also does Antenatal counselling. You can consult her at Aasha cancer hospital & children first hospital MON – SAT between 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Her consultation fee is INR 1,000.
Address: 1st Floor, Ajit Darshan Building, Near 3 Petrol Pump, Opposite Manas Tower, Above National Punjab Hotel, Teen Petrol Pump, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Naupada, Thane West, Thane, Maharashtra 400602
Phone: 022 2543 5609
Dr. Manisha Mukhija
Dr. Manisha Mukhija is considered as one of the finest and most trusted child care specialist in India. She has been practicing since the last 11 years in Mumbai. She has completed MBBS from King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College in 2001, DCH from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai in 2006 and DNB – Paediatrics from Lilavati Hospital & Research Center Bandra in 2008. She also has a year of experience in Neonatology from Australia. She is an expert in her profession and has also worked as a Paediatrician at Lilavati Hospital, Bandra from 2006 to 2008. She strongly believes in keeping the “Child” first and accordingly chooses her treatment to suit each child individually. You can visit her at Child First Paediatric Clinic from MON – SAT between 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Her consultation fee is INR 700.
Address: A Wing, Green Fields, JVLR, Landmark: Opposite Oberoi Splendor, Mumbai
Dr. Deepak Changlani
Dr. Deepak Changlani is a well-established paediatrician based in Mumbai. He has been practicing since the last 8 years. He has done his MBBS from Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai in 2005, DNB – Paediatrics from Lilavati Hospital Mumbai in 2009 and FNB – Paediatric Cardiology from Madras Medical Mission, Chennai in 2012. After obtaining his degree, he did his super speciality in Paediatric Cardiology from Madras Medical Mission Hospital, Chennai followed by extensive experience in neonatal interventions at Amrita Institute of Medical science, Cochin. He has many patients from abroad like Tanzania, Maldives, Bangladesh etc. He has special interest in treating pulmonary hypertension in children. He has many national and international publications under his name and has trained many junior residents and colleagues. He is the Vice president of Association of FNB Paediatric cardiologists of India along with member of Indian academy of Paediatrics and Paediatric cardiology society of India. He is currently attached as Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist at many hospitals and offers Honorary Interventional Pediatric Cardiology services, consultation and cathlab procedures at various hospital throughout Maharashtra and country such as Lilavati Hospital and research centre, Surana Sethia Hospital, Chembur, Raheja Hospital, Mumbai, Godrej hospital. You can consult him at Kids Heart Centre from MON – WED, FRI – SAT between 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. His consultation fee is INR 1,200.
Address: #3, 1st Floor, Shreeji Arcade, Opp. Nitin Co, Panch Pakhdi, Thane West, Thane, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400602, India
Phone: +91 22 2533 3300
Dr. Mahesh Sulakshane
Dr. Mahesh Sulakshane is a well-known Paediatrician based in Pune and has an experience of 13 years in this field. He has obtained his MBBS from King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College in 2003, MD – Pediatrics from RUBY HALL CLINIC, PUNE in 2007, DCH from College of physicians and Surgeons Mumbai in 2008 and Certification-Nutrition and Child Health from NNI in 2014. Offering exemplary care and medical help to infants, children and adolescents, Dr Sulakshane has earned a wide recognition over the years. He offers treatment in Diabetes in Children, Infant & Child nutrition, Childhood Infections, Thyroid Disease in Children, Pediatric Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy And Procedures etc. He is also a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA). You can consult him at his private clinic at Dr. Sulakshane’s Pediatric Center & Surgical Clinic from MON – SAT between 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The consultation fee is INR 500.
Address: Apartment No 02 Unit No 03 Medhi Park Apartment, Aundh, Pune – 411007, Near Cafe Coffee Day Behind Bata Showroom Parihar Chowk
Phone No: +91 97678 42472
Dr. Bhaskar Ramgopal Gupta
Dr. Bhaskar Ramgopal Gupta is a prominent paediatrician and neontologist, having an experience of over 30 years in paediatrics. His qualifications include MBBS, MD-paediatrics. He is also professionally trained in Neonatology. He is very knowledgeable in this field and has been internationally trained and worked at many hospitals abroad. He worked as a neonatologist at The Ministry of Health, Oman for 10 years, medical director and specialist paediatrician at Kuwait for 11 years and specialist paediatrician in UAE. He also has 14 publications in leading International Journals worldwide. He consults in India at Alexis Hospital in Nagpur, which is considered to be the best Hospital in Maharashtra.
Address: 232, Mankapur, Koradi Road, Byramji Town, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440030, India
Phone: +91 712 712 0000
Dr. Prithvi D Madhok
Dr. Prithvi D Madhok is a well-known Paediatrician based in Mumbai. He has a vast experience of 53 years and has gained the reputation of the senior most paediatrician in India. He has completed MBBS from Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai in 1955 and DCH from Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai in 1957. He is also a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP). You can consult him at Ashwini Nursing Home from MON – SAT between 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. His consultation fee is INR 500.
Address: Hemu Kalani Market, Shagun Chowk, PCMC Link Rd, MIDC, Pimpri Colony, Pune, Maharashtra 411017
Phone: 020 2741 5630
The paediatrician you choose will play a vital role in the growth and developmental phase of your child. Starting at birth, regular paediatrician visits and immunizations are very important. The benefits of meeting up with a paediatrician in the early stages of childhood aren’t just for parents, but also benefit your children.
Written By Namrata Kala
Sources: practo.com, suryahospital.com, drsachinshah.com, aashacancer.com, alexishospital.com