Dr. Dignesh Kumar

Dr. Dignesh Kumar Barala completed his Bachelor’s degree and Masters in Pediatrics from Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh. He underwent his super specialty (DM Neonatology) training at Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical College, Kolenchery, Kerala, India. He has worked at Niloufer Hospital in Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology which is a part of Prestigious Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad and further as Consultant Neonatologist at Ankura Hospital for Women and children, Hyderabad.

Dr. Dignesh is a specialist neonatologist with a profound passion for providing exceptional care to newborns. His expertise lies in the intricate care of premature infants and critically ill newborns, ensuring their health and well-being during their most vulnerable moments. Through collaboration and a relentless pursuit of knowledge, Dr. Dignesh is dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of these precious patients.

Specialist Expertise:

  • Point of care ultrasound (POCUS)
  • Management of low birth weight – extreme low birth weight and extreme preterm babies admitted to Level III NICU with special emphasis on neonatal nutrition
  • Development Supportive Care
  • Expertise in Neonatal procedures including PICC lines and central lines
  • Expertise in Post operative care of Neonates with surgical condition
  • Exchange transfusion of severe Neonatal Jaundice
  • Attending high risk deliveries, providing Neonatal resuscitation
  • Expertise in dealing with Neonatal Ventilation, High frequency Oscillator (HFO) and Inhaled Nitric oxide
  • Therapeutic hypothermia for HIE babies

Achievements and Career Highlights:

  • Life member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • Life member of National Neonatology Forum of India

Total years of Experience: 10 years

Countries with Medical Licensure: India and UAE

Languages spoken: English, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Punjabi