Pediatrician and Neonatal Intensivist

Dr Apoorva Shah

Consultant Pediatrician and Neonatal Intensivist

MBBS, MD (Pediatrics), Fellowship in Neonatology(NNF), PGPN (Boston)

Primary Speciality: Pediatrics and Neonatology

Years of Practice: 4+ Years

Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, Gujarati

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  • Caring of babies in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) level 3b:
  • Caring of very sick and extremely premature babies, Point of care Ultrasound of Heart, Brain, Lungs, Lines etc.,
  • Neonatal Ventilation (Invasive, Non-Invasive, HFV, iNO) Non Invasive Hemodynamics monitoring,
  • Neonatal Procedures: Central lines, PICC, Exchange transfusion, ICD, RSI, LP etc
  • High risk follow up and High risk Pregnancy delivery call attendance
  • Active interest in Intact survival and Developmentally Supportive care,
  • Antenatal/ Perinatal Counseling


Pediatric and Neonatal Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition:

  • Breastfeeding and KMC counseling
  • Complementary Diet advise (With Active Nutritionist support)
  • Preventing and treating various Nutritional disorders
  • Pediatric Vaccinations
  • Pre and Post Surgical Management of child
  • General Pediatrics, Growth and development clinic & Parenting.
  • Consultant Pediatrician at Apoorva Hospital, Surat.
  • Ex-Consultant Pediatrician and Neonatologist at Apple Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics at New Civil Hospital, Majura Gate, Surat.
  • Done MBBS from BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • Completed MD Pediatrics from NHL Medical college, Ahmedabad (VS Hospital, Ashram road)
  • Completed Fellowship in Neonatology (NNF Delhi) at Nirmal Hospital, Surat.
  • Had first class in Postgraduate Pediatric Nutrition (PGPN) course from Boston University.
  • Had done Point of care Ultrasound (POCUS) in Neonatology course from NNF, Delhi
  • Had done NALS (Neonatal advance life support), PALS (Pediatric advance life support), FBNC, Neonatal Ventilation workshop at various hospitals.
  • Trainer of NICU staff and doctors for Facility based Newborn Care (FBNC)
  • Had done multiple certificate courses from WHO, Stanford University, Harvard University, American academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • Published paper of “ Study of Association of Iron deficiency anemia and Simple febrile seizures in 6-60 month Children: A Case control study” in Pediatric Review: International Journal of Pediatric Research. Also presented various papers and posters at State and National level conferences.
  • Life Member of National Neonatology Forum, Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Indian Medical Association, Jain Doctors Federation.
  • Worked as a Neonatologist in Nirmal Hospital, Apple Hospital, New Civil Hospital, Modi Children Hospital, Vyara since last 4 years.
  • Active interest in academic activities and training and strengthening of support staff.