Dr. Ankit Parakh, Pulmonologist

Dr. Ankit Parakh


Sr. Consultant - Paediatric Pulmonologist

Centre For Child Health

Dr. Ankit Parakh is a leading name when it comes to speciality pediatric pulmonology, allergy and sleep medicine in India. He has been widely acknowledged for his versatile and patient-centric approach.

+91-11-30403040

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Days: Mon to Sat

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Room: Pediatric Super Speciality OPD, Ground Floor

Qualification

    MBBS, MD (Pediatrics), DNB (Pediatrics), MNAMS & European Diplomate of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine

    Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship RCPCH 
    Awarded the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) fellowship 2013. Was placed at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, United Kingdom in the Respiratory Medicine division under Dr Paul Aurora.

    European Respiratory Society (ERS) Fellowship
    Pediatric Sleep Medicine & Non-Invasive Ventilation, from the Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK.

    Asia Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) fellowship “Pediatric Sleep Medicine”, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, 2017

    Pediatric Allergy Training from the St Mary Hospital and Imperial College, London, UK, 2019

Experience

    • Presently working as a Sr. Consultant - Pulmonologist in Pediatric department at BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi

     

    Previous Experience:

    • Assistant Professor (Consultant) at Kalawati Saran Children`s Hospital and Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
    • Lecturer - University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi
    • Registrar - Lok Nayak Hospital (affiliated to Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi)  

Award

    • K. Sridharan gold Medal and merit award for standing first in Anatomy in the first MBBS Examination
    • Merit award for standing second in pharmacology in the college, University College of Medical Sciences in Second M.B.B.S examination 
    • Dr. L.V. Phatak gold Medal and merit award for highest marks in Obstetrics & Gynecology in Final M.B.B.S examination
    • Merit award for standing second in Medicine in the college, University College of Medical Science

Membership

    • Life Member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics
    • Life member of the IAP Respiratory Chapter
    • Member of the European Respiratory Society
    • Member of Indian Medical association (IMA)
    • Delhi Medical association (DMA) and IMA East Delhi Branch
    • Registered with Delhi Medical Council 

     

    Specialty Services:

    • Paediatric / Neonatal Flexible Bronchoscopy
    • Flexible Bronchoscopic foreign body extraction
    • Gastro Esophageal Reflux (GER) Scans
    • Rigid Bronchoscopy
    • Sweat Chloride Testing
    • Skin prick tests
    • Lung Function Testing
      • Spirometry
      • Impulse Oscillometry
      • Lung Volumes
      • Diffusion capacity
    • 24 hrs. Oesophageal Ph Monitoring
    • Paediatric Sleep Studies
    • Video-fluoroscopic Evaluation of Swallow

     

    What we deal with:

    • Chronic Cough
    • Recurrent Wheezing in children
    • Asthma
    • Tuberculosis
    • Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
    • Recurrent and Persistent Pneumonia
    • Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Treatment of airway foreign bodies
    • Food Allergies
    • Urticaria and angioedema
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Drug Allergies
    • Suppurative Lung Disease including Bronchiectasis and Cystic Fibrosis
    • Neuromuscular and neurological disorders associated with respiratory problems
    • Children requiring long term ventilation

     

    Publications

    Indexed Journals:

    • Parakh A, Singh V, Subramanium R, Narula MK, Aggarwal SK, Shukla S. Giant Thymolipoma in an infant. Paediatr Int Child Health. (In Press).  
    • Singh H, Parakh A. Tracheobronchial Foreign Body Aspiration in Children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2013 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Singh V, Parakh A, Aggarwal SK, Mahto D, Dhingra B, Nagpal A, et al. Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor: A