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Dr. Abhishek Kulkarni

Dr. Abhishek Kulkarni

  • Pediatrics
  • Narayana Hospital

MD (Paediatrics), PDCC (Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes), FRCPCH Consultant
SPECIALITY Endocrinology Paediatrics
HOSPITALMumbai - SRCC Children's Hospital

Brief Profile:
Dr Abhishek Kulkarni is a pioneer champion of Endocrinology Paediatrics and gives several hours to endless counselling of diagnosed patients and their parents. He is an MD (Paediatrics) and has a doctrine of PDCC (Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes) and FRCPCH. He was awarded Visiting Fellowship of Royal College Paediatrics & Child Health, London, April 2014.

Fields of Expertise:
• Growth Disorders, Thyroid, Pubertal Disorders
• Obesity, Juvenile Diabetes
Metabolic Bone Diseases
• Disorders of Sex Development

Awards & Recognition:
• Awarded Visiting Fellowship of Royal College Paediatrics & Child Health, London, April 2014
• Global Collaborator for the Genetics of Obesity Study (Cambridge,UK) and for the treatment of monogenic obesity disorders including congenital leptin deficiency
• Global Collaborator for the Genetics of Obesity Study (Cambridge,UK) and for the treatment of monogenic obesity disorders including congenital leptin deficiency
• Prinicipal Investigator for PMS-trial on efficacy and safety of sustained release growth hormone in Indian children with growth hormone deficiency
• National Convener - Indian Academy Paediatrics, Module on Calcium & Vitamin D disorders , IAP action plan 2014
• Represented India at the fellows school at the Asia Pacific Paediatric Endocrine Society Meeting at Hanoi, Vietnam 2011& was awarded second prize at the fellows quiz
• Invited faculty to deliver more than 100 lectures scientific sessions of the:
1. Numerous national & state conferences of Indian Academy Paediatrics
2. Indian Medical Association
3. All India College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
• Presented papers & posters at various state, national & international conferences of Indian Society Pediatric Endocrinology, European Society Pediatric Endocrinology and Asia Pacific Society Pediatric Endocrinology
• Organiser of various state & national workshops, CME and conferences in Pediatric Endocrinology
• Awarded Arvind Choksi Gold medal & Narayan Desai Gold Medal for standing first in University MD examination
• Awarded Distinctions in Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology , Biochemistry during MBBS

Professional Memberships & Certifications:
• National Executive Council Member- Indian Society Paediatric & Adolescent Endocrinology 2017- 2018 & 2012 & 2013
• Membership: Indian Academy Paediatrics, Indian Society of Paediatric Endocrinology, Asia Pacific Paediatric Endocrine Society, Growth Hormone Research Society, India


Research Interests:
• Infantile & early onset obesity
• Growth Hormone Replacement Strategies
• Neonatal diabetes mellitus
• Vitamin D & Calcium metabolism disorders

• Diabetes in young: Beyond type 1 Anju Virmani and Abhishek Kulkarni1Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Dec; 16(Suppl 2): S256–S25810.4103/2230-8210.104. PMCID: PMC3603041
• Neonatal severe hyperparathyroidism due to compound heterozygous mutation of calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) gene presenting as encephalopathy. Kulkarni A, Mohite M, Vijaykumar R, Bansode P, Murade S, Tamhankar PM. Indian J Pediatr. 2014 Nov;81(11):1228-9. doi: 10.1007/s12098-014-1442-3. Epub 2014 Apr 26.
• Fetal intracranial calcification: pseudo TORCH phenotype and discussion of related phenoty pes.Kulkarni AM, Baskar S, Kulkarni ML, Kulkarni AJ, Mahuli AV, Vittalrao S, Kulkarni PM. Am J Med Genet A. 2010 Apr;152 A(4):930-7.doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.33358.
• First Author - Chapter on “Hypocalcemia in infants and children” – Indian Academy Pediatrics, Specialty series text book of Pediatric Endocrinology. 1st Edition 2012
• Co-Author -Chapter on “Calcium metabolism disorders in infants & children”. Practical Pediatric Endocrinology textbook for resource-limited countries Editor- Associate. Prof Margaret Zaccharin. RCH, Melbourne. Elsevier,1st Edition 2013.
• RESEARCH PAPER: Title: Growth and obesity status of middle socio-economic group children in Lucknow: a comparative analysis with upper socio-economic group NMJI
• Cystic bone tuberculosis.Kulkarni ML, Kulkarni AJ, Pujar MS, Patil AK, Shanbhag MM, Singanal H, Kulkarni AM. Indian J Pediatr. 2011 Nov;78(11):1431-2. doi: 10.1007/s12098-011-0455-4. Epub 2011 Jun 10.
• Co author - Text book on Pediatric Toxicology, Paras Publication, 1st ed, 2011
• 17 alpha hydroxylase deficiency a rare cause of pediatric hypertension, A case report.-2 nd biennial meet of Indian Society Pediatric Endocrinology, Calicut 2011

Languages Spoken:
English, Hindi and Marathi