Consultant Neonatologist, Head of department, Danat Al Emarat Hospital, Abu Dhabi
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. He completed the MRCPCH (UK) and obtained entry into the General Medical council Specialist register in UK (CCST) in 2005. He obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH) (UK) in 2006. He worked as a Specialist Registrar in Neonatology at Addenbrookes NHS Trust Hospital, Cambridge, UK from 2004 to 2005. 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 moved to American hospital, Dubai. He worked there as consultant Neonatologist and head of department till 2017, followed by Zulekha Hospital and Al Zahra Hospital, Dubai. Since May 2021, he is head of neonatology at Danat Al Emarat Hospital, Abu Dhabi. He is an examiner for MRCPCH clinical examination since 2010 and is NRP instructor as well. His special interest includes neurodevelopment, respiratory support in neonates and neonatal skin care, and has many peer reviewed publications. He has organised and chaired the scientific committee of many international conferences.