Fellowship in Paediatric & Adolescent Endocrinology (RUGHS)
Hormonal imbalances in neonates, children and adolescents including
Growth related disorders in children
Juvenile (Type 1) diabetes
Thyroid and adrenal disorders
Disorders of sexual development
Puberty related disorders
Bone, calcium and electrolyte related disorders
English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada
Dr. Akanksha Parikh has completed her MBBS from Topiwala National Medical College and Nair Hospital and her MD Pediatrics from Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital. She has also worked as a senior registrar at B. J. Wadia Children’s Hospital. She has acquired her fellowship in paediatric & adolescent endocrinology (RGUHS), at Bangalore .Dr Parikh has worked in the same department as a junior consultant prior to joining Kokilaben Hospital. Her previous work experience included managing daily endocrine OPDs and emergencies as well as being instrumental in guiding junior trainee postgraduates in paediatric endocrinology.
Dr. Parikh has worked with more than 200 children with type 1 diabetes mellitus as a part of the international CDiC (Changing Diabetes in Children) program and was involved in multidisciplinary care of young children with cancers and cancer treatment related hormone imbalances.
Co-authored chapters on thyroid and adrenal insufficiency in two textbooks of paediatric endocrinology
Gold medalist at university level in MD paediatrics
Akanksha Parikh, Raghupathy Palany. IAP Textbook on Pediatric Endocrinology. 1st ed. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers; 2019. Chapter 28: Adrenal Insufficiency Disorders in Children; p. 233-241.
Publication in Cape News, a Newsletter of the Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE).Pearls from ISPAE 2017 – A fellow’s perspective, December 2017
Publication in Cape News, a Newsletter of the Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE). Vitamin D Dependent Rickets Type 1: A rare entity with a rarer presentation, August 2017
Poster presentation at the 5th Biennial meeting of ISPAE (2017),titled: Vitamin D Dependent Rickets Type 1 – A case series
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