Dr. Lakshmi Prashant

Consultant Pediatrician
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Dr. Lakshmi Prashant
Consultant Pediatrician
Consultation Timing & Days: Monday to Saturday by appointment 8 AM- 11 AM, 3 PM – 6 PM
Department: MD Pediatrics
Brief Profile:
Graduated MBBS and MD from Madurai Medical college and All India Institute of Medical Sciences respectively with several distinctions, credits and presentations at both national and international symposia. Passionate practitioner of core pediatrics with special interest in pediatric critical care. Disciplined, goal-oriented and affable team-mate.
Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:
  • Core  Pediatrics (Ambulatory Pediatrics, Pediatric immunization, Allergy and Asthma, Diagnostics)
  • Pediatric intensive care
Professional Experience:
  • Resident, ALL India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, Jan 2010 to Dec 2012
  • Pediatrician, Pediatric CTVS ICU, Kauvery hospital, Chennai, June 2013 – present
Academic Achievements:
  • Distinction in 7 papers in MBBS (2003-2009)
  • Balfour Memorial Medal for best performance in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in MBBS (2008)
Research and Publications:
  • Transcutaneous bilirubinometry from a shielded skin patch in near term and term neonates receiving phototherapy: Is it useful? Lakshmi Murli * MD, Anu Thukral * DM, Jeeva Sankar * DM, Sreenivas Vishnubhatla # PhD, Ashok Deorari * MD, Vinod Paul * MD PhD, Vinod Bhutani $ MD Ramesh Agarwal * DM
  • Newborn Health Knowledge Centre, WHO collaborating centre for training and research in
  • neonatal care, ICMR centre for advanced research in newborn health, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  • Department of Biostatistics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi India
  • Department of Neonatal & Developmental Medicine, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital,
  • Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Dr S.S.Manchanda Research award in Neonatology – Adjudged the best thesis by the Indian Academy of Pediatrics, PEDICON Jan 2013, Kolkata
  • Poster presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies, May 2013 Washington DC, USA
  • Published in Journal of perinatology 37, 182-187(Feb 2017) -Reliability of transcutaneous bilirubinometry from shielded skin in neonates receiving phototherapy: a prospective cohort study
  • Transfusion related acute lung injury in a neonate.
    Gupta S, Som T, Iyer L, Agarwal R. Indian J.
    Pediatr. 2012 Oct;79(10):1363-5.
  • Unruptured Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Obstructing the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract: An UncommonPresentation in Childhood. Murli L, Shah P, Sekar P, Surya K. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jan;101(1):e21-3
  • Lateral tunnel Fontan and Anti-tubercular therapy – Salvaging a failing Fontan with bronchiectasis – poster presented at the annual conference of Pediatric Cardiac Society of India October 2015
  • Single stage repair of coarctation of the aorta with associated intracardiac defects though median sternotomy: fine tuning perfusion and surgical techniques” – platform presentation at PCSI 2016.

Languages Known: Tamil, English, Hindi

Professional Membership:
  • TN medical council (RC 86910)
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics

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