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Dr. Nishath Ahmed L

MBBS, MD Paediatrics (PGI), DM Neonatology (PGI)

Specialist Neonatology and Paediatric

Work Experience

  • Dr. Nishath has joined Zulekha Hospital Dubai as a specialist neonatologist with 6 years of experience in the field of Neonatology. He completed his graduation from Stanley medical college & pursued his Masters in Paediatrics & DM neonatology from PGIMER, Chandigarh- India.
  • Dr. Nishath had successfully managed sick newborns, ranging from 25 weeks, 500 grams onwards and successfully making them survive, skilled in all neonatal procedures like intubation, ventilation, functional ECHO, Cranial ultrasound etc.
  • Post DM he had worked in corporate, multispecialty and exclusive mother and child super specialty centers for 3 years in Chennai India.
  • Dr. Nishath is a life member of National Neonatology forum and is actively involved in academic activities, speaker in National and state conferences, faculty for teaching NRP to doctors/ nurses. He was also teaching postgraduates, Fellows in neonatology, nurses in Chennai regularly

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Tamil

Special Interests

  • Neonatal ventilation- gentle ventilation/ Lung protective strategies
  • Neonatal Cranial ultrasound/ Functional ECHO
  • Caring of Extreme premature neonates
  • Neuro developmental follow up of Neonates discharged from NICU

Research / Publications

  • Dr Nishath has one international publication on Macrophage activation syndrome, written a chapter on Asthma/ Bronchiolitis in textbook of Paediatric emergencies by Prof. S Singhi. He has presented many papers, posters for award in International (EAPS 2012 Istanbul) & national conferences (Neocon India). His research topics are preterms, asphyxia, functional echo and cranial ultrasound.