• Dr. Sudheer KA

    Dr. Sudheer KA

    Consultant Neonatologist

    Qualification:
    MBBS- Karnataka Institute of Medical sciences , Hubli
    MD Paediatrics ,Bangalore Medical College ,Bangalore.
    DNB Neonatology – Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences , Kochi.

    He is the first qualified Neonatologist in Mangolare city with a vision and mission to establish best Level 3 Neonatal ICU at Indiana Hospital,practising exclusive neonatology giving 24×7 fulltime individualized neonatal care for all the ailments under one roof.

    Dr.Sudheer is a young dynamic doctor for whom NICU is the first home and newborn care is a passion under whom the neonates are cared like a guest with utmost gentleness and love. He is a dedicated Neonatologist who is instrumental in training and supervising the nursing staff so that sickest and the tiniest of pretrem babies graduate from Indiana NICU with good outcome. He brings with him the experience of evidence based neonatal practice from various prestigious institutes and humble behaviour which he blends well to build the best Level 3 neonatal unit in Manglalore city.Within short span of his carrier at Mangalore he is well known Neonatologist ,whom Obstretician and Pediatrician recognize believe and prefer to refer the sickest of the neonates wanting the best care in safe hands.
    He along with eminent and senior superspecialists in various department like Paediatric surgery, Cardiologist and cardiothoracic surgery, Neurologist and Neurosurgeon , Ophthalmologist ,radiologist , ENT surgeon , Maxcillofacial , have built a dedicated team caring for all the morbities related to sick neonates.It is truly a Level 3 care with a goal of timely intervention and high success.

    The Level 3 NICU under his supervision is credited with –
    1.Survival of extremely premature Quadruplets and triplets ( below 750gms ,smallest being 500gms) with good outcome.More than 100 extreme low birth weight babies and 600 sick newborns have been cared and discharged in last 2yr with good postnatal neurodevelopmental outcome.
    2.Unit cares sick neonates following neonatal surgeries ( More than 100 neonatal surgeries in 2yr) for CDH , TEF repair , anorectal malformation, mid-gut volvulus,congenital megacolon, Cardiac surgeries -BT shunt and PDA closure, neurosurgical intervention for – congenital hydrocephalus, Meningocele, have been cared with good outcome.

    He is strong believer of the quotation “Time lost is never found again”.He preaches and practices ” Golden minute intervention ( timely intervention) and evidence based neonatal practice” as a path for better neonatal outcome.He also believes and endorse that the trained dedicated nursing team is success foundation stone for best neonatal unit.

    Area of special interest

    Non-invasive ventilation as primary mode of therapy.
    Volume targeted ventilation and High frequency ventilation.
    Parentral nutrition
    Neonatal transport

    Goals

    1.To establish Perinatal regional centre (Team of emergency high risk obstretics , fetal medicine , Neonatologist,Pediatric surgeon , neonatal transport team with well trained nursing staff).
    2.To establish Neonatal transport team for delivering timely care and intervention.
    3.To create awareness about the importance of trained neonatal nursing staff and establish training centre for same goal.
    4.To be a part of research activities related to neonatal medicine.