Dr. Sajeev Vengalath

Dr. Sajeev Vengalath

Consultant, NICU

MBBS, MD(Paediatrics)

  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 22 years
  • GENDER: Male
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Hindi
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Biography

Dr. Sajeev Vengalath was born in Kerala and opted for MBBS from Kasturba Medical College (KMC) and Masters degree in Pediatrics from JJMC, Davengere, later had training in neonatology from the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, Scotland. During a career spanning over 22 years, he worked as a Neonatogist in Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Training of Fellows and residents in the Newborn ICU,

From 2014 working as a senior consultant neonatologist at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute, Mumbai.

AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Extreme Preterm Care

TREATMENTS/PROCEDURES OFFERED:

Care of very low birth weight from 500 grams onwards, Very extreme Preterm from 25 weeks of gestation, All case of neonatal surgery, All congenital cardiac abnormalities, Head cooling for asphyxiated neonates, High risk follow up for neonates, Neurosonogram (brain scan ) for high risk neonates, BERA and VEP, Ear screening for all neonates, Early intervention (physiotherapy ) for high risk neonates, Screening for Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) and early intervention, Screening for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip joint, High frequency ventilation, Inhaled nitric oxide for PPHTN, Intensive phototherapy for jaundice (hyperbilirubinemeia), Intensive phototherapy for jaundice (hyperbilirubinemeia), Parenteral nutrition, Insertion of central lines including umbilical and Picc, Vaccinations according to IAP recommendation 2018

NAME OF INSTITUTE(S):

    • MBBS, KMC, Mangalore
    • MD(Pediatrics), JJMC, Davengere

FELLOWSHIPS:

    • Royal Hospital for Sick Children Glasgow, UK
    • Selective Head cooling for neuro-protection in asphyxiated neonates
    • Certificate of recognition from Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA  2017
    • Certificate of recognition from The University of Western Australia, 2019
  • Gold medal in Md paediatrics
  • Best outgoing student MD paediatrics
  • Life member of IAP
  • Associate lecture in paediatrics and neonatology from 2007 to 2013 at Gulf medical college university , UAE

Dr. Sajeev has over 22 years of experience in Neonatology. Having undergone Neonatology training in the UK, his last assignment was with Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

KDAH Experience

Dr. Sajeev has treated and manages cases of neonatal emergencies including extreme preterm , very low birth neonates, neonatal sepsis, various metabolic disorders, endocrine abnormalities, neonatal surgical and cardiac emergencies and severely asphyxiated neonates.

Publications :

  • Participated in various national and international conferences
  • Presented papers in conference
  • Many chapters in books and journals

Memberships

  • Life Member, IAP
  • Associate Lecturer in Pediatrics and neonatology from 2007to 2013 at Gulf Medical University, UAE

Dr. Sajeev Vengalath: Severely asphyxiated neonates

Many extreme preterm babies got discharged without any neurological deficit.
Two cases of severely asphyxiated neonates after head cooling went home without any neurological problems.
 

 

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