Dr Pankaj Venkatrao Deshpande

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Dr Pankaj  Venkatrao Deshpande

MRCP (Paediatrics) UK, FCPS (Child Health), MD (Paediatrics), DCH, MBBS

Paediatric Nephrology

Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai
  • 24 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Gujarati
  • 1 Recommendations
  •  TUE | 12:00 PM-01:45 PM, 01:45 PM-02:00 PM

Awards and Achievements

  • First  prize  for  poster  presentation  on  Capnography  at  the  33rd  annual  meeting  of  the  Indian  Academy  of  Paediatrics  Jan  1996
  • Distinction  in  Biochemistry  in  1st  MBBS
  • Value  of  DMSA  scanning  after  UTI:  Evaluation  of  the  national  guidelines  at  the  BAPN  chapter  of  the  British  Paediatric  Association  meeting,  York  April  2000.
  • Acute  interstitial  nephritis  secondary  to  Salmonellosis  at  the  Wessex  Paediatric  Club,  Bath  May  2001
  • The importance of plasma creatinine at the Wessex Paediatric Club, Southampton, Nov 2001
  • Pneumococcal HUS at the Wessex Paediatric Club, Southampton, 2002
  • Breathlessness in nephrotic syndrome (Pulmonary thromboembolism) at the Wessex Paediatric Club, Southampton, 2002
  • Congenital nephrotic syndrome in congenital disorder of glycosalation at the Wessex Paediatric Club, Southampton, 2003

Research and Publications

  • Interpretation is more important than doing the test: DMSA scan Journal of Pediatric Infections
  • IAP Infectious Disease Colour Atlas 2013, pediatric nephrology
  • Parthas Textbook of Pediatric Fundamentals
  • IAP Colour Atlas 2012 Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pearls in Pediatric Nephrology (handbook in Pediatric Nephrology) 2008
  • Primary  Fanconi  syndrome.  Indian   Pediatrics  34(6):547-9,  1997  June
  • Microscopic polyarteritis  with  renal  and  cerebral  involvement.  Paediatric  Nephrology  (2000) 15:134-135
  • An audit of RCP guidelines on DMSA scanning after urinary tract infection
  • in  Archives  of  Disease  in  Childhood  April  2001, Vol 84, No 4,  324-327
  • Hypertension: a cause of growth impairment in Journal of Human Hypertension 2002, 16: 363-366
  • Improved efficacy of basiliximab over antilymphocyte globulin induction therapy in paediatric renal transplantation in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2002, 17: 1304-1309
  • Acute renal tubular dysfunction in association with salmonella enteritidis in Indian Pediatrics 2004, volume 41: 395-396
  • Ondansetron for paediatric uraemic pruritus: a case report in Pediatric Nephrology 2004, 19: 694-696
  • Tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis in monozygotic twin boys in Pediatric Nephrology 2004, August


MRCP (Paediatrics) UK, FCPS (Child Health), MD (Paediatrics), DCH, MBBS

Work Experience

Presently Consultant Pediatric Nephrology at
  • Hinduja Hospital, Mahim
  • Hinduja healthcare, Khar
  • MGM hospital, Vashi
  • Bethany Hospital, Thane
  • Kidney Speciality Group, Vashi
  • Sai Child Care Clinic, Panvel
  • Dr Yewale’s hospital, Vashi
  • Kharghar
  • Completed MD (Pediatrics) from Bai Jerbai Wadia hospital and KEM hospital in 1995 and then went to UK. Was in UK for 10 years. Completed MRCP.
  • After gaining experience in Pediatric Nephrology in centres like University Wales Hospital, Cardiff, Birmingham Childrens hospital, Birmingham and Guy’s hospital, London was appointed Consultant Pediatric Nephrologist at Southampton General Hospital, Southampton. Was a consultant for 5 years.
  • Returned to India and have been practising Pediatric Nephrology from 2005-2006.

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Other  Activities:
  • Official  doctor  (paediatric)  for  the Transplant  Games,  Birmingham  1999
  • Organisation  of  DCH  examinations  in  Bombay,  Oct  1994.
  • Official  doctor  for  the  blood  donation  drive  conducted  by  KEM  cardiology  unit  in  Bombay  in  Nov  1993
  • Hostel  Secretary  for  two  years  at  Bai  Jerbai  Wadia  Hospital,  Bombay.

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