Dr. Shruti Bajaj | Best Clinical Geneticist in Mumbai - NH

Dr. Shruti Bajaj

MD (Paediatrics), Fellowship in Clinical Genetics Consultant

  • SpecialityGenetics

  • HospitalMumbai - SRCC Children's Hospital

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Brief Profile

Dr Shruti Bajaj has completed her MBBS, MD Paediatrics and a one-year University-accredited Fellowship in Clinical Genetics from the prestigious Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College & King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. She has worked for 4.5 years as Faculty (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Pediatrics and Genetic Clinic at the same Institution. She has also acquired training through an Observership program in Clinical and Laboratory Genetics from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University. Recently, she concluded a short training in Skeletal Dysplasia from Lausanne, Switzerland. She has to her credit, a number of publications in national and international journals, a chapter in textbook of Paediatrics (on Inborn Errors of Metabolism) and many awards at National and International CMEs. She is the Founder and Scientific Advisor of a support group for Down Syndrome, known as, PEHEL ©: An Initiative for Down syndrome.

Qualification

  • MD (Paediatrics), Fellowship in Clinical Genetics

Post held in past

  • Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatric and Genetic Clinic; at Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College & King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. (2012- 2017)

Fields of Experience

  • Paediatric Genetics
  • Prenatal Genetics
  • Inborn errors of metabolism
  • Dysmorphology

Awards & Recognition

  • Merit Holder: Certificate of Honor for procuring the 4th rank in Maharashtra Board Merit List in 2nd year MBBS, by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
  • First prize for Podium Presentation on “Lysosomal Storage disorders: A diagnostic Odyssey” in Mahapedicon 2009
  • First prize for Poster Presentation on “Mystery of the undiagnosed nodules. Genetics to the rescue” in Mahapedicon 2009
  • First prize for Podium Presentation on “KAP study of the KMC practices in a tertiary care centre: Does Knowledge really affect the Attitude and Practice?” in Annual Convention of National NeonatologyForum of India, 2012
  • First prizes for Poster Presentations on “Unfolding the mystery of infantile spasms: next generation sequencing to the rescue” and “A case of connective tissue disorder with neuromuscular features: next generation sequencing aiding the diagnosis” in International CME- Integration of Genomics in Clinical Practice, 2016
  • (Co-author) Fourth prize for Poster Presentation on “The unexplored story of treatment naïve Gaucher disease in India” in International South-Asia Lysosomal storage disorders Symposium, 2016

Professional Memberships& Certifications

  • International Child Neurology Foundation
  • Association of Child Neurology
  • National Neonatology Forum
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Association of Medical Consultants
  • Association of Fellow Gynecologists
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • Palghar Academy of Pediatrics
  • AIDS Association of India

Publications

  • Somashekhar P, Katta GM Nampoothiri S, Gowrishankar K, Devi RR, Gupta N, Lakshmi D, Kaur A, Bajaj S, Jagadeesh S, Lewis L, Shailaja S, Shukla A. Locus and allelic heterogeneity and phenotypic variability in Waardenburg syndrome. Clinical Genetics 2018,1-5
  • Bajaj S, Muranjan M, Karande S, Prabhat D. Rare disease heralded by pulmonary manifestations: avoiding pitfalls of an ‘asthma’ label. J Postgrad Med 2017; 63:122-7
  • Bajaj S, Thombare T, Tullu MS, Agrawal M. “FISH”ed out the diagnosis: a case of DiGeorge syndrome. J Postgrad Med 2016; 62:118-23
  • Agarwal S, Lahiri K, Muranjan M, Solanki N. The face of lysosomal storage disorders in India: a need for early diagnosis. Indian J Pediatr 2015; 82:525-29
  • Agarwal S, Divecha C, Tullu MS, Deshmukh CT. A rare case of nephrotic syndrome: ‘Nailed’ the diagnosis. J Postgrad Med 2014; 60:179-82
  • Karande S, Agarwal S, Gandhi B, Muranjan M. Chediak- Higashi syndrome in accelerated phase masquerading as severe acute malnutrition. BMJ Case Rep doi:10.1136/bcr-2014-203763
  • Muranjan M, Agarwal S, Lahiri K, Bashyam M. Novel biochemical abnormalities and genotype in Farber disease. Indian Pediatr 2012;49,320-22
  • Muranjan M, Agarwal S. Inborn errors of metabolism - prenatal diagnosis & newborn screening: relevance in India. Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics 2010; 12:131-137
  • Bajaj S, Tullu M, Khan ZAH, Agrawal M. When potion becomes poison! A case report of flecainide toxicity. J Postgrad Med (DOI: 10.4103/0022-3859.201422) [Appeared online, in printing process]
  • Bajaj S, Tullu MS, Agrawal M. Hemiconvulsion-hemiplegia syndrome. Neurology India 2016; 64:1094-5

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi

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