Dr. Shashi Merchant | Best Paediatricians in Mumbai - NH

Dr. Shashi Merchant

MD (Paediatrics) Senior Consultant

  • SpecialityPaediatrics

  • HospitalMumbai - SRCC Children's Hospital

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Brief Profile

Dr. Shashi Merchant has a vast experience in the field of Paediatrics since 1984. Her special areas of interest include Neonatology and Child Psychology, particularly, behavioral and psychological disorders of children and their management. Over the years she has attended several Conferences, Seminars and Lectures to upgrade her knowledge and keep in touch with new developments in Paediatrics. She has attended the Royal Post Graduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London as a Senior Observer in Neonatal Intensive Care. Dr. Shashi Merchant has also attended a series of Lectures, Seminars and Workshops at the PTRC (Psychoanalytic Training & Research Centre), Mumbai for 3 years (2006-2009). This has enabled her to gain insight into various aspects of Infant, Child and Adolescent behavior. The knowledge and experience that she has acquired during this training has enhanced her counseling skills thereby enabling a more holistic approach while dealing with children and their families. For her, Community Service is a moral imperative. She is Honorary Paediatrician and Trustee at The Helen Keller Institute for The Deaf & The Deaf Blind where she takes care of the Medical needs of the children, many of whom are severely challenged both physically & mentally. Dr. Shashi Merchant is a recipient of numerous accolades for her good work.


  • MD (Paediatrics)

Fields of Expertise

  • Neonatology

Awards & Recognition

  • First rank in the University of Bombay in the Final MBBS Examination
  • The Dowager Lady Sitaram Patkar Gold Medal & Prize for the 1st Rank in the University of Bombay
  • The Cama Gold Medal and Prize for Surgery
  • The Lady Reay Silver Medal and Prize
  • The Indirabai Anand Telang Prize
  • The M. V. Hazarat Scholarship for Medicine
  • The Pandit Bhagwandin Dube Scholarship in Medicine
  • The Scholarship of the Medical Women of India Fund of 1883
  • The H. H. Sir Jaswantsinghji Limdi Prize in Medicine
  • The Pfiezer Gold Medal and Post Graduate Medical Award
  • 3rd Rank in the University of Bombay in the M. D. Pediatrics Examination

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi