Pediatrician in Mumbai

Dr Asso Prof Dhanya Dharmapalan

MBBS, MD(Pediatrics), PGDip in PID (Oxford)

Work Experience

12 yrs+

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English, हिंदी, മലയാളം, मराठी


Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai

Speciality And Areas Of Interest

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Work Experience

  • Worked as Pediatric Consultant for over 7 years at Dr Yewale"s Multispeciality Hospital.
  • Trained in management of pediatric infectious diseases. Teaching experience of over three years as teacher for CPS students.
  • Worked as national convener and writing committee member for Rational Antimicrobial therapy module.
  • Examiner for IAP Pediatric Infectious Disease fellowship.Editor of several textbooks including IAP Textbook of Pediatrcs.
  • Worked as publication editor of IAPID Journal of Pediatric Infectious diseases since over 5 years.
  • Presently Working In Apollo Hospitals since last Assignment

Awards and Achievements

  • Gold medal and Distinction in Biochemistry.
  • Award for work as Publication Editor for IAP Colour Atlas of Pediatrics.

Research and Publications

Editor of Textbooks:

  • IAP Text book of Pediatrics (2015)
  • Management Algorithms for Common Pediatric Illnesses (2015)
  • Management Protocols in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine (2015)
  • Frequently Asked Questions in Pediatric and Adolescent Practice (2014)
  • Atlas of Pediatric Infectious Disease (2013)
  • Case Scenarios in Pediatric and Adolescent Practice (2013)
  • IAP Colour Atlas of Pediatrics (2012)

Publications in Textbooks

  • Dharmapalan D. Non Polio enteroviruses. In Kundu R, Shastri D, chief editors. FAQs in Pediatric Infectious Diseases 2014, New Delhi. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Dharmapalan D, Yewale V.  MRSA- Prevalence and Challenges. In: Parthasarathy A, editor-in-chief. Textbook of pediatric infectious diseases. 1st ed. New Delhi. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013. ISBN 978-93-5090-377-3
  • Dharmapalan D. Tetanus. In: Parthasarathy A, editor-in-chief. Partha’s fundamentals of paediatrics. 2nd ed; 2013. ISBN: 978-93-5090-361-2
  • Yewale V, Dharmapalan D. Approach to the Child with Fever of Unknown Origin. In: Sachdeva A,  Dutta AK, editors. Advances in paediatrics. 2nd ed Vol 1. New Delhi. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2012. ISBN 978-93-5025-777-7
  • Yewale V, Dharmapalan D. Varicella Vaccine. In: Vashishta V editor. FAQs on Vaccines and Immunisation Practices. 1st ed. New Delhi. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2011. ISBN 978-93-5025-246-8
  • Yewale V, and Dharmapalan D. Complications and prognosis of Influenza. In: Ed Rao I. Influenza: Complete Spectrum - II - ECAB. Elsevier Health Sciences; 2011. ISBN 8131232573, 9788131232576

Publications in Journals:

  • Agarwal S, Yewale V, Dharmapalan D. Antibiotics Use and Misuse in Children: A Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Survey of Parents in India. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2015:9(11)
  • Yewale V, Dharmapalan D. Promoting Appropriate Use of Drugs in Children. International Journal of Pediatrics 2012 doi:10.1155/2012/906570
  • Yewale V, Dharmapalan D. DTap and Tdap Vaccines. Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2011; 78(1):1-6.
  • Dharmapalan D, Yewale V. C-reactive protein in pediatric infectious diseases, Pediatric Infectious Disease. 2012 July-Sept; 4(3) :137-39.
  • Yewale V,  Gavhane J, Dharmapalan D, Weekay P,  Shahane S. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia with Beta-Thalassemia—A Rare Association. Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 Sept; 79(9): 1244-45.
  • Yewale V, Gavhane J, Weekey P, Dharmapalan D, Warrior D. Enteric Fever in children from Navi Mumbai – Clinical profile, hematological features, sensitivity patterns and response to antimicrobials. Pediatric Infectious Disease 2010.
  • Dharmapalan D, V. Yewale, Tanu Singhal T. A 1 1/2 year old with recurrent fever: Case files of Dr Yewale Hospital, Vashi, Navi Mumbai. Pediatric Infectious Disease 2010 Jan ; 2 (1): 28-31

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Member, Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
  • Member,European Society of Pediatric Infectious Disease (ESPID)
  • Member, International Society of Infectious Diseases
  • Life Member, Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)
  • Life Member, IAP Infectious Disease Chapter (IAP IDC)
  • Life member, Indian Medical Association (IMA)
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