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Dr Mahesh Babu Ramamurthy

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Credential:
MBBS (India), FCPS (Child Health), DNB (Paeds), MD (Paeds), MRCP (UK), Clin. Fellow in Paeds Intensive Care (Glasgow, UK)
Designation:
Head & Senior Consultant, Division of Paediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep, Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital
Specialty:
Paediatrics
Sub Specialty:
Paediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Airway (Children), Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis (Children), Asthma (Children), Atrial Septal Defect (Children), Biliary Atresia (Children), Bronchiolitis (Children), Childhood Leukaemia, Congenital Heart Conditions (Newborn), Croup (Children), Endocarditis (Children), Epilepsy (Children), Febrile Seizure (Children), Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Influenza A - H1N1 (Children), Intraventricular Haemorrhage (Children), Meningitis (Children), Neuromuscular Disorders - Nerve and Muscle Disorders (Children), Patent Ductus Arteriosus (Children), Pneumococcal Disease (Children), Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Children), Scoliosis, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Snoring and Sleep Apnoea (Children), Tetralogy of Fallot (Children), Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Children), Ventricular Septal Defect (Children)
Institution:
National University Hospital
National University Health System
Dr Mahesh Babu Ramamurthy trained in paediatrics in India and attained the gold medal in the FCPS exams in 1993. Subsequently, Dr Mahesh underwent subspecialty training in paediatric intensive care in the UK, and paediatric pulmonology in the US. He was practicing as a Consultant Paediatric Pulmonologist in Bangalore, India for 10 years, where he set up a tertiary referral center for paediatric respiratory diseases.

He joined the National University Hospital, Singapore in October 2009. Dr Mahesh specialises in paediatric pulmonology and sleep, and his clinical interests include childhood respiratory conditions, including asthma and allergies, flexible paediatric bronchoscopy and sleep studies.

He has been a co-ordinator and member of consensus committee in framing the National Guidelines for Bronchial Asthma in Children, the National Guidelines for Rational Therapy of Respiratory tract infection in children and the National Guidelines for diagnosis and management of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in children, in India. He has delivered 2 Oration lectures and at least 300 lectures as Guest speaker and invited faculty in various National conferences and Forums in India. Dr Mahesh was also involved in the setting up of the first Paediatric Sleep Lab in India.