Paediatric Pulmonology Department at Centre for Child Health is exemplary in offering comprehensive facilities for children with various respiratory problems from the new born age-group till adolescent age group.
The spectrum of patients managed include- Chronic Cough, Atypical under five wheezes, Resistant Asthma, Tuberculosis with complications, Drug Resistant Tuberculosis, Recurrent and Persistent Pneumonia, Interstitial Lung Disease, Suppurative Lung Disease including Bronchiectasis, Cystic Fibrosis, Neuromuscular or Neurological disorders associated Respiratory problems, etc.
Pediatric Pulmonology unit at Centre for Child Health, BLKSSH is the only unit in the private sector to offer services of Under-5 lung function testing with using a state-of-art Impulse Oscillometrysystem (Jaeger MS IOS) and Pediatric sleep studies(diagnostic and non-invasive ventilation titration studies).
PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY SERVICES OFFERED AT BLK CENTRE FOR CHILD HEALTH-
The unit is managed Dr Ankit Parakh, Consultant Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine.
Dr Ankit Parakh is a European Diplomate in Pediatric Respiratory Medicine. He has been a recipient of the RCPCH Fellowship UK in 2013, ERS Sleep Medicine Fellowship in 2016 and APSR Sleep Medicine in 2017.
Dr Parakh has been taking care of Pediatric Pulmonology Services at BLK after his previous association of 5 years as Assistant Professor at Kalawati Saran Children's Hospital & Lady Hardinge Medical College, with Professor Varinder Singh.
Besides taking care of Pulmonology, Dr Ankit is also the co-ordinator and Teacher/Guide of Pediatrics DNB training program at BLK Hospital.
Dr Ankit Parakh can be contacted at his email
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