About Dr. Amitava Sengupta

Dr. Amitava Sengupta
(NEWBORN & CHILD SPECIALIST)

Fellowship Neonatology (Neth), FNNF, MICP, DCH, MBBS.

 

He is a graduate (1976) and postgraduate (1981) from Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, and also served at Utrecht Childrens Hospital, Netherlands in Neonatal Intensive Care.

 

He is a renowned Neonatologist and Paediatrician known across India and overseas for his expertise and excellence in Care of Newborns and delivering Neonatal Intensive Care.

 

He is associated as Medical Advisor / Executive Director  with various International and National NGOs related to dedicated childrens work and is the founder member and Chairperson & Executive Director of the “Development and Supportive Care (DSC) Foundation for Newborn & Children (India)”

 

He has been involved as a pioneer in Neonatal Intensive Care at different prestigious hospitals in Delhi & NCR since 3 decades.

 

He is National Faculty and has been actively involved in Teaching Programs, organizing and conducting conferences, workshops and CMEs for various Academies and National bodies like National Neonatology Forum (NNF) India, Indian Academy of Paediatrics and DSC Foundation for Newborn & Children (India)

 

He has been training Neonatal Caregivers across India in “Developmentally Supportive Care (DSC) in the NICU” and hence sensitizing and teaching them the infinite importance of improving functional outcome, having positive neuro developmental outcome and achieving the gold standard of “INTACT SURVIVAL” of the preterm, fragile and/or critically ill infants.

 

Approximately 800 Neonatal caregivers across India have been trained in the “Hands on” DSC workshops till now.

His credentials, National Honours with affiliations and various contributions in National academics and “Care of the Newborns” across India are given below:

  • Director – Mother and Child Unit, Neonatology and Pediatrics,Paras Hospitals (NABH & NABL accredited) Gurgaon (NCR) India (August 2006 to till date) – Level III NICU
  • Chairperson & Executive Director,
    Development and Supportive Care (DSC) Foundation for Newborn & Children (India)
  • Chairman Workshop Committee : 37th Annual Convention of National Neonatology Forum (NEOCON 2017)
  • National Assessor : NICU Accreditation Program – National Neonatology Forum (NNF)-UNICEF 2014.
  • National Instructor : FBNC Program (NNF-UNICEF) 2014.
  • National Faculty : NNF-IAP Advanced NRP 2010.
  • Chief Advisor of 49th Annual National Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics- IAP (Pedicon 2012), Gurgaon (NCR)
  • Chairperson: Neonatal Neurocon 2013, Gurgaon (NCR)
  • Chief Coordinator  – Department of Neonatology and Paediatrics at Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research (SBISR), New Delhi for 10 years ( July 1996 to July 2006)  –    Level III NICU 


Course Director & Lead Faculty: – International & National Workshops on Developmentally Supportive Care (DSC) in the NICU

 

International Workshops

      1. St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University, Russia – International Workshop on Developmentally Supportive Care (DSC) in the NICU 14th &15th October, 2018
      2. Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon(NCR) , India – INTERNATIONAL TRAINING OF TRAINERS (TOT) MASTER COURSE FOR FACULTY ON DEVELOPMENTALLY SUPPORTIVE CARE (DSC) IN THE NICU on 2nd and 3rd March 2019

National Workshops

        1. Paras Hospitals Gurgaon(NCR)- .Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Mother & Child Unit-NNF India, on 23rd  July 2014
        2. St John’s Medical College& Hospital, Department of Neonatology, Bengaluru –NNF- Karnataka on 15th March 2015.
        3. Lady Hardinge Medical College, Department of Neonatology, New Delhi-  Centenary Celebrations on 20th March 2015
        4. Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics & Neonatology, BHU VaranasiNNF –UP on 29th March 2015
        5. Little Stars Children’s Hospital, Hyderabad Department of Neonatology, IAP Twin cities AP, India on 7th June 2015
        6. Deogiri Children’s Hospital, Department of Neonatology, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India, in association with Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Aurangabad Chapter on 2nd  August 2015
        7. Christian Medical College (CMC) & Hospital, Department of Neonatology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India, in association with Indian Academy of Pediatrics & North Arcot Chapter on  29th August 2015
        8. Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, Sikkim Manipal University, India, in association with Development and Supportive Care (DSC) Foundation for Newborn & Children (India) on 26th September  2015
        9. Choithram Hospital & Research Centre, Indore, Neonatology Division, Department of Pediatrics, in association with Development and Supportive Care (DSC) foundation for Newborn & Children (India), Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Indore Chapter & Nursing Research Society of India (NRSI) on 31st July (Sunday), 2016
        10. MAHAPEDICON 2016 ( 27th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF IAP MAHARASHTRA STATE), Organized by Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) MAHARASHTRA STATE Chapter in association with Development and Supportive Care (DSC) Foundation for Newborn & Children (India) on 18th November  2016 at Aurangabad
        11. Little Stars Children’s Hospital, Hyderabad, AP, India organized in association with Development and Supportive Care (DSC) Foundation for Newborn & Children (India) & NNF Telengana Chapter on 7th September (Thursday), 2017
        12. Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon (NCR) – 12th National Workshop on “Developmentally Supportive Care (DSC) In The NICU” for Neonatal Caregivers working in regional and Apex institutions across India, On 6th May (Sunday) 2018.
        13. Cloudnine Hospitals, Bangalore, Karnataka, India – 13th National Workshop on Developmentally Supportive Care (DSC) in the NICU on 10th February (Sunday) 2019
        14. SPS Hospitals, Ludhiana, Punjab, India – 14th National Workshop on Developmentally Supportive Care (DSC) in the NICU on 17th February (Sunday), 2019
        15. International Training of Trainers (TOT) Master Course for Faculty on Developmental
          Supportive Care (DSC) in the NICU on 2nd and 3rd March, 2019.
        16. AIIMS, Rishikesh, Uttrakhand, India – 15th National Workshop on Developmentally Supportive Care (DSC) in the NICU on 29th April, 2019
  • Course Director:  Modules in Neonatology- Duration: 3 months (3 such courses) held in Division of Neonatology: Department of Neonatology and Pediatrics, Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon (NCR) India for Pediatric Specialists from Ministry of Health, Government of Iraq.

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