Dr Sonal Bhatia

By | 13th May 2012

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name:                    Dr Sonal Bhatia

Date of Birth:                17TH August 1981

Marital Status:                Single

Present/Permanent Address:    8/A, Jaya Apts., Near Fatima School, Cama Lane, Kirol Road, Ghatkopar (W), Mumbai 400 086.

Mobile No.:    9867571768/9769283481

Email:    drbhatiasonal@yahoo.co.in

Languages Known:    English, Hindi, Marathi, Sindhi and Gujarati

Qualifications:    S.S.C (1997) 85.86%

    H.S.C (1999) 83% PCB 91%

    M.B.B.S. (July 1999 – October 2003)

     M.D. Pediatrics (June 2006 – May 2009)

     Diploma in Child Health (College of Physicians and Surgeons) (May 2009)

Medical College/University:    Topiwala National Medical College & B.Y.L. Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai

    Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik

Postgraduate Medical     Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College &

College/University:    Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Mumbai

    Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik

 

 

 

 

Distribution of Marks

(M.B.B.S. & M.D. Pediatrics)

Session Marks ( % ) No. of attempts Distinctions
I MBBS 75% FIRST ATTEMPT BIOCHEMISTRY
II MBBS 76.9% FIRST ATTEMPT PHARMACOLOGY,MICROBIOLOGY
III MBBS (I) 72.3% FIRST ATTEMPT ENT, OPHTHALMOLOGY
III

MBBS

(II)

70.4% FIRST ATTEMPT —–
M.D. 66.5% FIRST ATTEMPT SECOND IN PEDIATRICS IN THE MAHARASHTRA UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES, NASHIK.
DCH

(CPS)

60% FIRST ATTEMPT

Distinctions:     Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Microbiology, ENT, Ophthalmology.

Details of Pediatric Training:

Date of Joining M.D. Pediatrics:     15th June 2006

Date of Passing M.D. Pediatrics:     16th July 2009

Name of Guide:     Dr. Madhuri V. Kulkarni (Former Professor And Head Of Pediatric Department And Incharge Of Pediatric Neurology Division At Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical Collge & General Hospital, Mumbai)

Approximate Patients Seen Per

General OPD:     25

Approximate Inpatient Admissions:     15

Work Experience in Pediatric Specialty OPDs:

  1. Pediatric Gastroenterology And Nutrition
  2. Pediatric Endocrinology
  3. Pediatric Asthma Clinic
  4. Pediatric Nephrology

Work Experience in Pediatric Neurology OPDs:

  1. Pediatric Learning Disability Clinic
  2. Pediatric Neurodevelopmental OPD
  3. Pediatric Epilepsy OPD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Present Designation:

Assistant Professor in the Department Of Pediatrics, Seth G.S.Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai (August 2009 – till date).

  1. Taking lectures for under-graduate students as per the time table notified from time to time.
  2. Conducting tutorial classes.
  3. Periodical grading and testing of students.
  4. Arranging the teaching programme for the terms in consultation with Head of the Department and Dean including attendance, etc.
  5. Supervision over the students and instructions to the students in ward.
  6. To attend teaching and examinership assignment etc. given by the University.
  7. To take part in the extra curricular activities of the institution such as conducting research, publication of scientific papers, conference/workshop/seminars etc.
  8. Attend and supervise patient care in wards and OPDs.

 

Publications:

  1. Anandi S, Tullu MS, Bhatia S, Agrawal M. Mondini Dysplasia as a Cause for Recurrent Bacterial Meningitis: An Early Diagnosis.
    J Child Neurol. 2012 Jan 30. [Epub ahead of print] Cited in Pubmed; PMID: 22290862.
  2. Bhatia S, Muranjan MN, Lahiri KR. Left Ventricular Failure due to a Rare Variant of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
    Indian J Pediatr. 2012 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print] Cited in Pubmed; PMID:
    22231770
  3.  Bhatia S, Tullu MS, Kannan S, Gogtay NJ, Thatte UM, Lahiri KR. An unusual recurrence of antitubercular drug induced hepatotoxicity in a child. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine. 2011 Apr; 57(2): 147-152. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21654145.
  4. Bhatia S, Tullu MS, Vaideeswar P, Lahiri KR. Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: Alveoli are an answer to anemia. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine. 2011 Jan; 57(1): 57-60. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21206122.
  5. Bhatia S, Tullu MS, Date NB, Muzumdar D, Muranjan MN, Lahiri KR. Anterior Sacral Pyocele with Meningitis: A Rare Presentation of Occult Spinal Dysraphism with Congenital Dermal Sinus. Journal of Child Neurology. 2010 Nov; 25(11): 1393-1397. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20363962.
  6. Thakker A, Bhatia S. Cerebral Aneurysmal Childhood Arteriopathy: A Rare Complication of Pediatric HIV. Indian Pediatrics. 2009 Oct; 46(10): 914-915. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19887703.

Poster Presentations:

  1. Agarwal S., Muranjan M., Lahiri K., Bhatia S. (2010, September). Gaucher disease – beyond the usual. Poster presented at: XII EMBICON (Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai Branch); Mumbai, India.
  2. Agarwal S., Muranjan M., Lahiri K., Bhatia S. (2010, September). A ‘notch’ in an array of clinical presentation of Down Syndrome. Poster presented at: XII EMBICON (Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai Branch; Mumbai, India.
  3. Balasubramanian P., Tambe A., Tullu M., Bhatia S., Agrawal M. (2011, August). Multiple Intracranial Tuberculomas in a HIV- Infected Girl. Poster presented at: CHILD NEUROCON 2011 (National Conference of Association of Child Neurology); Mumbai, India.
  4. Bhatia S., Tullu M., Muranjan M., Lahiri K., Muzumdar D. (2010, November). Anterior sacral pyocele with meningitis: A rare presentation of occult spinal dysraphism with congenital dermal sinus. Poster presented at: MAHAPEDICON 2010 (Annual Conference of Maharashtra State Branch of Indian Academy of Pediatrics); Kolhapur, India.
  5. Jagtap S., Bhatia S., Colaco P. (2008, September). Precocious puberty revealing hypothyroidism. Poster presented at: VII National Conference of Growth, Development and Behavioral Pediatrics of Indian Academy of Pediatrics; Mumbai, India.
  6. Lahiri K., Tullu M., Bhatia S.. (2010, November). Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis: Alveoli are an answer to Anemia. Poster presented at: MAHAPEDICON 2010 (Annual Conference of Maharashtra State Branch of Indian Academy of Pediatrics); Kolhapur, India.
  7. Muranjan M., Bansal P., Bhatia S., Tullu M., Seth P., Lahiri K. (2010, September). Floppy Infant with Cardiomegaly – It Could be Pompe Disease. Poster presented at: XII EMBICON (Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai Branch); Mumbai, India.
  8. Muranjan M., Lahiri K., Bhatia S. (2010, November). Left ventricular failure due to a rare variant of congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Poster presented at: MAHAPEDICON 2010 (Annual Conference of Maharashtra State Branch of Indian Academy of Pediatrics); Kolhapur, India.
  9. Shobi A, Kumar R, Tullu MS, Agrawal M, Bhatia S. (2011, August). Mondini Dysplasia – A Rare cause of Recurrent Pyogenic Meningitis. Poster presented at: CHILD NEUROCON 2011 (National Conference of Association of Child Neurology); Mumbai, India.
  10. Surewad G., Bhatia S., Tullu M., Agrawal M.. (2011, August). Neuroimaging finding in a HIV infected child. Poster presented at: CHILD NEUROCON 2011 (National Conference of Association of Child Neurology); Mumbai, India.
  11. Thadhani A., Karande S., Kulkarni M., Shiledar M., Bhatia S.. (2008, September). Academic Performance of Learning Disabled Children at Board Examination. Poster presented at: VII National Conference of Growth, Development and Behavioral Pediatrics of Indian Academy of Pediatrics; Mumbai, India.
  12. Thanigainathan S., Chaudhary S., Tullu M., Agrawal M., Bhatia S.. (2011, August). Multiple Intracranial Granulomas In A Case Of Suspected Immunodeficiency Disorder. Poster presented at: CHILD NEUROCON 2011 (National Conference of Association of Child Neurology); Mumbai, India.
  13. Tullu M., Bhatia S., Lahiri K.. (2010, September). An Unusual Recurrence of Anti-tubercular Drug Induced Hepatotoxicity in a Child. Poster presented at: XII EMBICON (Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai Branch); Mumbai, India.

Oral Presentations:

  1. Bhatia S. (2009, December). Congenital Dermal Sinus: A window to Meningitis and Occult Spinal Dysraphism. Oral Presentation presented at: Inter-Collegiate Pediatrics Clinical Meeting, Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital; Mumbai, India.
  2. Bhatia S. (2010, August). Composition, Superiority and Benefits of Breast Milk. Oral Presentation presented at: CME on “Basics of Lactation Management”; Mumbai, India.
  3. Bhatia S. (2009, November). Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis: Approach to Diagnosis and Management. Oral Presentation presented at: Inter-Collegiate Pediatrics Clinical Meeting, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital; Mumbai, India.
  4. Bhatia S. (2009, September). Management of Allergic Rhinitis. Oral Presentation presented at: CME on “Asthma and Allergies Update”; Mumbai, India.
  5. Bhatia S. (2010, April). Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. Oral Presentation presented at: Inter-Collegiate Pediatrics Clinical Meeting, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital; Mumbai, India.
  6. Bhatia S. (2010, September). ERT in Pompe Disease: A Bridge of Hope. Oral Presentation presented at: Inter-Collegiate Pediatrics Clinical Meeting, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital; Mumbai, India.
  7. Bhatia S. (2011, March). Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation. Oral Presentation presented at: Inter-Collegiate Pediatrics Clinical Meeting, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital; Mumbai, India.
  8. Bhatia S. (2010, June). Dengue. Oral Presentation presented at: CME on “Preview on Monsoon illnesses: Golden Hour and Management Strategies”; Mumbai, India.
  9. Lahiri K., Muranjan M., Bhatia S., Nanavati R. (2010, November). Newborn Screening for congenital hypothyroidism: A prick in time saves the mind. Oral Presentation presented at: MAHAPEDICON 2010 (Annual Conference of Maharashtra State Branch of Indian Academy of Pediatrics); Kolhapur, India.
  10. Lahiri K., Muranjan M., Bhatia S., Nanavati R. (2010, November). Newborn Screening for congenital hypothyroidism: A prick in time saves the mind. Oral Presentation presented at: 164th Scientific Meeting of Staff Society of Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital; Mumbai, India.

Medical School Honors/Awards:

  1. Recipient of Sir Ratan Tata Trust Scholarship for the year 2001.
  2. Recipient of the JRD Tata Trust Scholarship for the years 2001-2003.
  3. Runners-up Team at the Intra-Collegiate Round of 15th IAP Pediatric Quiz in 2002.
  4. Runner-up of Elocution Competition held during ORS Day Celebrations in 2006.
  5. Awarded a medal at the 20th Annual CME of Athavale Research Foundation for standing First in Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital at MD Pediatrics Examination in May 2009.

Other Awards/Accomplishments:

  1. Awarded First Prize at “Dr Amrut Modi-GSMC Award Paper Session” for Oral Paper Presentation in November 2010.
  2. Awarded First Prize at MAHAPEDICON 2010 (November) for Poster Presentation.
  3. Awarded Third Prize at MAHAPEDICON 2010 (November) for Oral Paper Presentation.
  4. Awarded Second Prize at CHILD NEUROCON 2011 for Poster Presentation.

Research Experience (05/2005 – 06/2005):

Appointed as a Research Officer for the project “Open labeled randomized, multicentric, comparative study to evaluate the immunogenicity & reactogenicity of Enivac HB (rDNA Hepatitis B vaccine; Panacea Biotech Ltd., India) with Engerix B (rDNA Hepatitis B vaccine; GSK Biologicals) in Infants”. As a research officer, the duties comprised of counselling patients about immunization, vaccination of infants, blood collections, compilation of data and helping in administrative work.

 

Volunteer Experience:

I provide voluntary service as a pediatrician during the annual camps organized by Dhanvantari School at Bhuj, Gujarat, India. This is a special school for children suffering from mental retardation, autism, cerebral palsy and hearing impairment. My role is to perform a clinical and neurodevelopmental assessment for these school children; also for those similarly disabled kids coming from nearby areas to attend these camps.

Membership in Honorary/Professional Societies:

Member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics

Hobbies & Interests:

Reading books on various topics, Music both Indian and Western, Playing Badminton

 

 

 

DR SONAL BHATIA