Presently, Director of Raghava Child and Adult Health Care Clinic
Consultant Pediatrician at Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology, Shaam Singh Nursing Home and Malathi Poly Clinic, Bangalore.

Educational Qualifications

  1. MBBS from M. S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore. Batch of 1999-2000, Completed internship in 2005.
  2. Diploma in Child Health from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore. Batch of June 2006 to June 2008.


Post-Graduate Studies

Diploma in Child Health: 1st Rank in RGUHS in DCH

Undergraduate Studies

  1. MBBS Phase I: 1st Rank in M. S. Ramaiah Medical College. Passed with distinction and overall 10th Rank in RGUHS. Physiology: Highest in Batch, 2nd Rank in RGUHS.
  2. MBBS Phase II: 1st Rank in M. S. Ramaiah Medical College. Passed with a distinction and 2nd rank in RGUHS. Highest in Pathology, Pharmacology and Microbiology. RGUHS: 1st Rank in Microbiology and 7th Rank in Pathology.
  3. MBBS Phase III Part I: 1st Rank in M. S. Ramaiah Medical College. Highest in Community Medicine.
  4. MBBS Phase III Part II: 1st Rank in M. S. Ramaiah Medical College. Highest in Internal Medicine. RGUHS: 6th rank overall, and 3rd rank in Medicine.

Other Awards

  1. Dr. Rani Kanaka Memorial Award for highest marks in Physiology
  2. Mr. Nanjappa Memorial Award for highest in Medicine
  3. Dr. Sunita Movva Memorial Award for Outstanding performance in Final MBBS
  4. Chan Pek Lui Gold Medal for Best Outgoing student of 1999-2000 batch

Lectures / Talks

  1. Invited Guest Lecture given at for the officials World Trade Centre, Bangalore on Influenza
  2. Talk on influenza in corporate companies
  3. Lecture on Adolesent health for school doctors
  4. Radio talk on adolescent health
  5. Lectures for parents on Pneumonia
  6. Talks on rational antibiotic practices for general practitioners
  7. Talk on child health in Bangaore Science Forum
  8. Talk on Mother and Child Health for” Doctors for Seva”
  9. Presently teaching BSc optometry students at Vitthala International Institute Of Ophthalmology
  10. Member of adolescent chapter of IAP-BPS
  11. Master of Ceremonies at various PEDICONs
  12. Contributed articles to conference souvenirs

Research Activities

  1. Carried out investigations on 'Employment and Pregnancy' at M. S. Ramaiah Medical College in 2004 and presented the results at the "Problem Solvers For Better Health", a national level conference organized by the Community Medicine department at Trivandrum, and won best paper award for the same.
  2. Carried out investigations on: 'Modulation of Plasma Pro-Inflammatory Interleukins By Graded Physical Activity: Can this have an impact on Pediatric Age Group?', and the results were presented at the 45th National Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (PEDICON), Bhubaneshwar, Orissa. (17th-20th Jan. 2008), and won Best Poster Award for the same.
  3. Presented a case report titled 'Neonatal chikungunya' as a poster at the 47th National Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (PEDICON), Hyderabad, AP. (7th-10th Jan. 2010)

Workshops Attended

  1. Workshop on Mechanical Ventilation conducted by K.R. hospital in 2007
  2. Pediatric Advanced Life Support workshop at Ramaiah Medical College, 2007
  3. Neonatal Advanced Life Support workshop at Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, 2008
  4. Adolescent health workshop, September, 2014

Conferences Attended

  1. National conference "Problem Solvers for Better Health", Trivandrum, 2004
  2. Mechanical Ventilation Conference, 2007
  3. National Neonatology Forum Conference, St John's Medical College, 2007
  4. PEDICON: 2008 (Bhubaneshwar), 2010 (Hyderabad), 2011 (Jaipur)
  5. Effect of Yoga on Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus, Jipmer 2011
  6. IAP BPS annual CMEP: June, 2011. "Pediatric care in office practice- Basics and beyond"
  7. Bangalore PEDICON, August, 2014, 2016, 2017
  8. CRITICON, September, 2014
  9. Karnataka PEDICON, September, 2014, 2015
  10. National conference on vaccine preventable diseases, December, 2015
  11. Active member of organizing committee of national PEDICON, 2017

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Programs Attended

  1. CME on infectious diseases, 2008, NIMHANS convention center, Bangalore
  2. 'ChanRe Update CME', 2007 and 2008, conducted by ChanRe Rheumatology and Immunology Center & Research, Malleshwaram, Bangalore
  3. Infectious diseases CME, Jan 2014
  4. Medico-legal CME, December, 2014

Work Experience

Worked as a resident in Vani Vilas Hospital (Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute) between June 2006 and 2008. Experience includes

  1. Work in pediatric and neonatal intensive care units
  2. Labor calls.
  3. Pediatric wards management.
  4. Weekly clinics for management of patients with asthma, tuberculosis, rheumatic heart disease, cerebral palsy and renal problems.
  5. Also worked in the departments of pediatric oncology, cardiology, neurology and child psychiatry.

Was employed in Subbaiah Hospital, Mattikere, between July and November 2008 as a consultant pediatrician. Actively involved in

  1. Private clinical practice including managing out patients, in patients- ward, PICU and NICU, attending labor calls since December 2008 till date.
  2. Consultant Pediatrician in Shekar Hospital, Bull Temple Road, Bangalore; and in Vithala International Institute of Ophthalmology, BSK 3rd Stage, Bangalore.
  3. Actively involved in giving educative talks to parents and the general public.
  4. Presently faculty at Vithala International Institute of ophthalmology, teaches Nutrition and physiology for first year, and pharmacology for second year students.

Accomplishments in Social Service

  1. Participated in several medical camps in the countryside of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh for the benefit of rural poor. Arranged a camp for poor in backward areas of Bangalore, and treated several children in the same.
  2. Regular participant of School Health Check Up Camps.
  3. Participated in an Anti-Tobacco campaign- ‘Parivarthana’ and spread awareness among school children by educative talks. A rally was also organized in connection with the same.