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Dr. Avinash Desai

MD (Paediatrics), DCH Consultant

  • SpecialityNeonatology, Paediatrics

  • HospitalMumbai - SRCC Children's Hospital


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Brief Profile

Dr. Avinash Desai has pursued MBBS from B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai, DCH from B.Y.L. Nair Hospital CPS and MD (Paediatrics) from B.Y.L. Nair Hospital. He is a trusted, focused and experienced Paediatrician having an experience of over 12 years serving a large number of patients. He is easy going by nature, with the ability to get along with colleagues and seniors. Dr. Avinash Desai has a special interest in managing critical newborns. Dr. Avinash Desai also undertakes training programs like IAP Neonatology fellowship program where each year 2 fellows are trained in Neonatology, Human lactation training program where post graduates and nurses are trained in basics of lactation management and 4) CGO lecture series which is a yearly certificate course for post graduates. He also has an administrative and leadership experience where he has been a Member of sepsis control committee, manages high risk OPDs, arranges Rota duties of resident doctors, supervises exams for fellowships held in the hospitals etc. He has worked on various research projects and has various publications to his credit.


  • MD (Paediatrics), DCH

Fields of Experience

  • Exchange transfusions
  • High frequency ventilation
  • Central lines, long lines
  • Arterial lines
  • ICD insertions

Awards & Recognition

Distinctions during Medical Training:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology

Professional Memberships& Certifications

  • Life member of IMA (Indian Medical Association)
  • Life member of NNF (National Neonatology Forum)
  • Life member of IAP (Indian Academy of Pediatrics), Mumbai


  • Neelu Desai, Avinash Desai. Congenital anomalies: A prospective study. Bombay Hosp.Journal July 2006; Vol 48 no 3
  • Desai AV et al. Tracheal agenesis: A report of two cases. J Postgrad Med 2016; 62:202-4
  • Desai AV et al. Pericardial Effusion and Cardiac Tamponade Following Percutaneously Inserted Central Line Insertion in an Extremely Low-birth-weight Baby: Case Report and Successful Management. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2017 Jan;21(1):57-59
  • Congenital Lung Lesions (CLL): Postnatal Management: Operative Intervention or Serial Observation: A Review of 2 Cases.Niraj Kumar Dipak, Deepa shetty, Sudha Rao, Praful Ramdas Shanbhag, Avinash Desai, Manjula Rupani. Int J Intg Med Sci 2016, Vol 3(2):232-36
  • Neelu Desai and Avinash Desai. Mishaps in the Washroom-A Rare Case. J Neurol Neurophysiol 2016, 7:5

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi