Dr. Sunit Chandra Singhi - Pediatrics

Dr. Sunit Chandra

Dr. Sunit Chandra Singhi - Pediatrics

  • 45 Years of experience
  • Registration No: Medanta 17
  • Gender: Male
  • Associated With: Medanta - The Medicity
  • CH Baktawar Singh Road, Sector 38
  • (+91) 9810434377, (+91) 9560398936, (+91) 9650898570
  • ips2@medanta.org
  • Languages spoken: English, Hindi
  • Practicing since: 1976
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About the Doctor

Dr. Sunit Chandra Singhi is the Chairman - Division of Pediatrics at Medanta. Dr. Sunit Singhi is a pediatrician of international repute and a global leader in pediatric intensive care. He has successfully established India’s first Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in 1992. He is a fellow of American College of Critical Care (FCCM) and of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (FIAP). He has also been a visiting professor to Boston’s Children’s Hospital, USA & Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital, Sweden. Dr. Singhi was the Senior Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics at Post graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. Earlier he developed India’s first DM course in Pediatric Critical Care. He has also been the President of World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies (WFPICCS).


  • Degree and residency
  • Professional Experience
  • Achievements
  • Research
Degree and residency
Degree: MBBS, Rajasthan University, 1971
Residency: MD(Pediatrics), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 1976
Professional Experience

  • Established India's first Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
  • Experience of working in academic positions in Pediatrics and Crtical Care for more than three decades.
  • Visiting Professor at Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard University, USA and Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Sweden

  • Life-Time Achievement Award of Indian Academy of Pediatrics for Research, 2016
  • Award of Excellence in Resuscitation by PediSTARS, 2016
  • Plaque of Honor from National IAP-ALS group, 2015
  • Life-Time Achievement Award of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2014
  • Pride of Pediatric Intensive Care Chapter' Award of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, 2013
  • Dr. K L Wig Award for excellence in medical education for developing and conducting Critical Care Courses from National Academy of Medical Sciences, 2013
  • National Swasth Bharat Samman for excellence in medical services and contribution to Public Health Care System of India, 2011
  • Amrut Modi Unichem Award for Research in Child Health by Indian Council of Medical Research, 2010
  • 23rd Oration of Vivekanand Institute of Medical Sciences, 2009
  • Harishchandra Oration of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Andhra Pradesh, 2009
  • Claris Oration Award of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2003
  • Gold Medal of National Neonatology Forum, 1993
  • SS Manchanda Gold Medal of Indan Academy of Pediatrics, 1976
  • Plaque of Honor by Association of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Principles of Management of Central Nervous System Infections : The Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 2018 Click here for Publications Link
  • Tropical Fevers in Indian Intensive Care Units: A Prospective Multicenter Study : Indian Journal Of Critical Care Medicine, 2017 Click here for Publications Link
  • Role of Rifampin in Reducing Inflammation and Neuronal Damage in Childhood Bacterial Meningitis: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial : The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2016 Click here for Publications Link
  • Double-Blind Randomized Clincal Trial Comparing Dopamine and Epinephrine in Pediatric Fluid- Refractory Hypotensive Septic Shock : Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2016 Click here for Publications Link
  • Etiology of community acquired pneumonia among children in India: Prospective, cohort study : Journal of Global Health, 2015 Click here for Publications Link
  • Global epidemiology of pediatric severe sepsis: the sepsis prevalence, outcomes and therapies study : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2015 Click here for Publications Link
  • Bedside burr hole for intracranial pressure monitoring preformed by pediatric intensivists in children with CNS infections in a resource-limited setting: 10 year experience at a single center : Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2015 Click here for Publications Link
  • Low-Dose vs Standard-Dose Insulin in Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis A Randomised Clinical Trial : JAMA Pediatrics, 2014 Click here for Publications Link
  • Randomised comparison of intravenous magnesium sulfate, terbutaline and aminophylline for children with acute severe asthma : Acta Paediatrica, 2014 Click here for Publications Link
  • Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Cerebral Perfusion Pressure- Targeted Therapy Versus Intracranial- Targeted Pressure Therapy For Raised Intracranial Pressure due to Acute CNS Infections In Children : Critical care medicine, 2014 Click here for Publications Link
  • Specialities & Procedures
  • Memberships Associations
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Specialities & Procedures

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  • Pediatrics Consultation
Memberships Associations
  • Honorary member American Pediatric Society
  • Life Member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • Life-Member Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Life Member of National Neonatology Forum
  • Life Member of I.A.P- Endocrinology Chapter
  • Life-Member of I.A.P - Pulmonology Chapter
  • Life-Member of I.A.P- Infectious Disease Chapter
  • Member-New York Academy of Sciences
  • Member -Society of Critical Care Medicine(SCCM), USA
  • Member - National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
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More than 35 years of extensive experience managing thousands of complex pediatric cases. Developed Pediatric's super-specialties at PGIMER, Chandigarh & post doctoral super-specialty courses for the first time in the country