Top Pediatrician in JP Nagar, Bangalore

Dr. K N Harsha

Consultant, General Paediatrician

Overview:

Dr. K N Harsha is a consultant in the general paediatric department of Aster RV. He has an overall 17 years of experience in this field. He also has teaching experience. Prior to joining Aster RV, he was working with Digvijaya Hospital as a medical director.

Education Qualification:

Dr. K N Harsha has completed his MBBS from JSS Medical College, Mysore in 1996. In 1999, he completed his MD in Paediatrics from Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences.

Work Experience:

Dr. K N Harsha has started his career as a junior registrar at St. Martha's Hospital from November 2002 to April 2003. In 2006, he became a junior consultant and worked till 2010. In 2016, he became the medical director of Digvijaya Hospital which is 35-bedded hospital NICU and 4-bedded PICU.

He has experience in the management of children’s attending the OPD and inpatient admitted with various illnesses. He is well experienced in managing the Premature and very low birth weight babies’, sick babies’ on ventilators including a high-frequency ventilator. He can perform post cardiac surgeries like Norwood operation Stage1, Stage 2, and stage 3, open heart surgeries like ASD, VSD, arterial switch operation, B T SHUNT operation. He is also an expert in ECMO management for post-cardiac surgeries and Pulmonary Edema due to swine flu management.

Prizes and Awards:

  • 2006 - Secured 1st rank in Anatomy
  • 2006 - Distinction in Anatomy, Physiology & Biochemistry
  • 2010 - Distinction in Paediatrics - Final MBBS Part 2

Area of Expertise:

  • Ability to receive and manage critically ill children in PICU/NICU/POST CARDIAC ICU
  • Adequate exposure in performing intervention like intubation, difficult intubation, CVP lines
  • Arterial line, Plural and abdominal tap, Lumbar puncture, emergency thoracotomy, surfactant administration

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