Sridhar Kalyanasundaram Dr.

English, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi

Core competencies

  • Neurodevelopment in neonates
  • Respiratory support in neonates
  • Neonatal skin care
  • High risk infants, from 30 weeks gestational age onwards
  • Expert in ventilation modalities for newborns and infants
  • All neonatal procedures including central lines and drains
  • Cooling therapy for newborns and babies who are subject to asphyxia
  • Nutrition needs of infants in the first year of their lives
  • Development assessments
  • Brain ultrasounds for newborns


Dr. Sridhar Kalyanasundaram completed his basic medical training from India in 1995 as the best outgoing student from Stanley Medical College, Chennai. He qualified in Paediatrics (JIPMER, Pondicherry) and Neonatology (PGIMER, Chandigarh) in India. After completing MRCPCH (UK) and obtaining an entry into the General Medical Council Specialist register in the UK (CCST) in 2005, he obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH) (UK) in 2006. From mid-2005 till August 2012, Dr. Sridhar worked as a consultant neonatologist in a level 3 Neonatal unit at Wishaw General Hospital near Glasgow, UK following which he worked in several private hospitals in Dubai. From 2021 to April 2023, he was head of neonatology at Danat Al Emarat Hospital, Abu Dhabi. Since April 2023, Dr Sridhar is part of the Mediclinic Al Jowhara team in Al Ain, as a consultant neonatologist.
His special interests includes neurodevelopment, respiratory support in neonates and neonatal skin care, and has many peer reviewed publications.


FRCPCH: RCPCH, UK (Fellow no. 17686)
DM (Neonatology): PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
MD Paediatrics: JIPMER, Pondicherry, India
MBBS: Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India
Other affiliations
President of National Neonatology forum (India) Emirates chapter (2018 to current)
Secretary of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Emirates Neonatal chapter (2018 to current)
Fellow of RCPCH, UK since 2006
Life member of National Neonatology Forum (NNF), India
Certified NRP instructor (2014)
Instructor with Scottish Maternity Multiprofessional Development Programme (SMMDP) for Neonatal life support and Examination of Neonates courses
Examiner for MRCPCH clinical examination since 2010

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