Profile

Dr. M. Ranjith Kumar

Qualification

MD., DM(Paediatric Neurology).,

Speciality

Paediatrics

Location

Trichy - Cantonment

About the Doctor

Designation: Consultant Paediatric Neurology
Qualification
  • UG - Best outgoing student year 2009 - Winner of the prestigious Johnstone Medal for academic excellence
  • PG - MD., Pediatrics AIIMS, New Delhi 2011 to 2014.
  • Super Specialty - DM., Pediatric Neurology AIIMS, New Delhi 2014 Jan to 2017 Jan
Scholastic Performance
  • "Body Image Perception in Urban School-going Adolescents" - 1st prize, 3rd Biennial meeting of Indian Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology at Bengaluru
  • Identification of perceived concerns and awareness levels on health-related issues among urban Indian adolescents - Annual meet of IAP endocrinology Delhi Chapter, New Delhi, 2014
  • Cerebral Venous Sinus thrombosis Tubercular meningitis and Moya Moya pattern of vasculopathy: A rare combination at Association of child neurology conference, Kolkata, 2014
  • Leptomeningeal primary PNETs mimicking chronic meningitis at Association of child neurology conference, Kolkata, 2014
  • Anti GAD positive autoimmune epilepsy in children: a report of 3 cases: presented at International epilepsy congress, Istanbul 2014
  • Encephalopathy in a child with hydrocephalus: Role of EEG: International epilepsy congress, Istanbul 2015
  • Basal Ganglia Stroke precipitated by trivial trauma: Paediatric Cohort: International child neurology conference: Amsterdam 2016
Publications
  • Recurrent headache in a five-year-old boy. Saini L, Kumar RM, Chakrabarty B, Gulati S Ann Indian Acad Neurol. 2016 Jan-Mar; 19(1):143-5.
  • A 7-year-old girl with recurrent episodes of abdominal pain, seizures, and loss of vision: Primary diffuse leptomeningeal primitive neuroectodermal tumor masquerading as chronic meningitis. Nambirajan A, Suri V, Sharma MC, Kumar R, Garg A, Gulati S, Tandon V. Neurol India. 2015 Sep-Oct;63(5):736-42.
  • A Trembling Child at Rest, Action, and Intention: A Unique Treatable Entity. Dubey R, Saini L, Manokaran RK, Chakrabarty B, Agrawal D, Kumar A, Gulati S. Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Sep;53(3):268-9.
  • A Combination of Moyamoya Pattern and Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis: A Case of Tubercular Vasculopathy. Kumar RM, Saini L, Kaushik JS, Chakrabarty B, Kumar A, Gulati S. J Trop Pediatr. 2015 Oct;61(5):393-6.
  • Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in a child with Lesch Nyhan Syndrome (article submitted to Pediatric Neurology Journal)
  • Sleep and drug resistant epilepsy in Children: Sleep Medicine and Disorders: International Journal: Manuscript accepted
Participation in Conferences, Seminars, and Workshops
  • International epilepsy congress, Sep 2014, Istanbul
  • Association of Child Neurology Conference, Delhi, 2012
  • Association of Child Neurology Conference, Kolkata, 2014
  • Medigencon - Rare diseases day - 2015
  • International workshop on epilepsy, GB Pant hospital, 2016
  • Workshop on EEG, Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon, 2015
  • Pediatric intensive care course, PGI Chandigarh, 2013
  • Pediatric Neuromuscular disorder Conference, Pune 2018
  • Workshop on Pediatric gastroenterology, Apollo, Delhi 2013
  • International conference on Newborn Screening, AIIMS, Delhi 2014
Books: Chapters and Contributions
  • IAP/AIIMS: Antibiotic policy: Chapter on nosocomial infections: 2012 Dr. Ranjith Kumar
  • AIIMS Newborn Protocol 2015: Chapter on Thermal regulation, Dr. Ranjith Kumar
  • Dr. Suraj Gupte: Chapter on Metabolic crisis: Dr. Sheffali Gulati, Dr. Ranjith Kumar
Research Experience:
  • Identification of perceived concerns and awareness levels on health-related issues among urban Indian adolescents (Chief Guide - Dr. Vandana Jain, Pediatric Endocrinologist, AIIMS, New Delhi)
  • Sleep abnormalities and abnormal polysomnographic profile among children with drug resistant epilepsy
  • Prevalence of smooth muscle dysfunction among children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Chief Guide - Prof Sheffali Gulati, Chief, Child Neurology Division, AIIMS, New Delhi)
Specialty Experience: 10 years
Clinical Achievements:
  • Best outgoing student year 2009 - Winner of the prestigious Johnstone Medal for academic excellence from Madras medical college
  • Prize and Medal winner from Dr. MGR medical university for the year 2010 from the His excellency the former president of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
  • Ten prizes for academic excellence in subjects like biochemistry, surgery from Madras medical college
  • Tmt. Leelarani Seshachalam of Lions Club of Madras East endowment prize - 2009
  • Best outgoing student (Male) - Dr. C. Senthilnathan Gold Medal, 2009
  • Dr. S. Govindarajan Endowment prize year 2009
  • Dr. Broad Field Prize, Highest marks in university exams, Anatomy and surgery, 2009
  • Dr. JAS Masilamani memorial prize, Highest marks in all university exam
  • Dr. Nanjunda Rao gold medal for proficiency in surgery
  • Dr. S. Govind Reddy Medal first marks in pathology and microbiology
  • Dr. KV Bhatt memorial prize highest marks in university examinations in pathology, microbiology and community medicine
  • Dugar welfare foundation prize, Highest marks in university surgery and biochemistry
  • Won many regional and national mediquiz competitions
Medical Quizzes
  • Winner of NNF North Zone Neonatology quiz - 2013
  • Runner up in Delhi IAP PG quiz - 2013
  • Winner of Medigencon Quiz - 2013
  • Runner up PHOCON quiz - 2013
  • Runner up at AOCN child neurocon quiz - 2012
  • Winner Quiz Child Neurocon Kolkata - 2015
Best Poster Awards
  • "Body Image Perception in Urban School-going Adolescents" - 1st prize, 3rd Biennial meeting of Indian Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology at Bengaluru
  • Winner - 2nd prize for best poster: Cerebral Venous Sinus thrombosis Tubercular meningitis and Moya Moya pattern of vasculopathy: A rare combination
  • "Nuclear - Mitochondrial cross-talk: Implications in mitochondrial function and disease pathophysiology" received first prize in a poster presentation in Third National Conference of the Society for Indian Academy of Medical Genetics (SIAMG) 2016 held in AIIMS from 7th-10th December 2016.

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