Consultant, Paediatric Endocrinology
MBBS, MD, DNB(Paediatrics), Fellowship in Paediatric and Adolescent endocrinology (RGUHS)
Growth and Hormonal disorders in children including: Short stature, Juvenile diabetes, Childhood obesity, Disorders of puberty, Rickets, calcium and bone related disorders, Thyroid and adrenal disorders, Disorders of sexual differentiation
Dr. Akanksha Parikh has accomplished her MBBS from Topiwala National Medical College and Nair Hospital and her MD. Pediatrics from Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai. She has also worked in B.J Wadia Hospital as a senior registrar. She has undergone training in pediatric and adolescent endocrinology from the Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore. She worked as a junior consultant at the same institute prior to joining KokilabenDhirubhai Ambani Hospital.
Dr Parikh has dealt with over 200 children with juvenile diabetes as a part of the international CDiC (Changing Diabetes in Children) program. She is well-versed in the management of growth and hormonal disorders of neonates, children and adolescents.
Dr Akanksha Parikh runs the Pediatric Endocrinology department at the Kokilaben Hospital. She liases with multiple specialities including Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Urology, Neurosurgery, ENT etc for the holistic care of children with hormonal issues.
Dr. Akanksha Parikh is a dedicated and compassionate paediatric and adolescent endocrinologist who has co-authored several chapters in pediatric endocrinology textbooks. In addition to the several contributions to the Newsletter of the Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE) she has presented various posters at national and international conferences.