Department of Pediatrics

  • Introduction of Department
  • Vision
  • Facilities of Department
  • Faculty Members
  • Faculty Residents
  • Department Publications
  • Departmental Activities


We care for children, and we excel! We are a dynamic and vibrant Department, recognized as state’s leading academic health centre for pediatric specialty education and research. We are a diverse group comprising of academic faculty, clinicians, scientists, researchers, postgraduate trainees, technical and administrative staff united in our common goal of improving the health of all newborns, children and adolescents.

The founding fathers of our Department are Prof. R.K Kaushal ,Late Prof. V.K Sharma and Dr. Sanjeev Chaudhary.   Started in year 1997 , we have gone from strength to strength in the ensuing decades, guided by inspiring and visionary faculty, and enriched by brilliant students and scholars. We are amongst the very few Departments in the state to have Pediatric subspecialties of Neonatology, Pulmonology and Pediatric Intensive Care. Our institute is first in the state to have a separate Super-specialty cell of Pediatric Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology. We prepare future leaders in pediatric medicine by offering broad-based training in general pediatrics, critical care and pediatric subspecialties within a variety of ambulatory, emergency and inpatient settings.

During year 2022, the Department provided outpatient consultation to more than 50,000 children and inpatient care to over 6600 children in wards, 1000 in Pediatrics ICU and 2600 neonates in NICU/SNCU. Apart from this department of paediatrics has provided health services to 9600 inborn neonates which is the highest number among all medical colleges of the state. The Department is a collaborative group comprising of 13 faculty members, 8 Senior residents, 22 Junior residents (likely to be 30 next year), nearly 70 nurses, and 6 staff members (in DEIC and NRC).


Our vision is to be one of best academic centres of Pediatrics in the North India before 2025. Our mission is to improve the health of children through world-class excellence in education, patient care, research, innovation and policy assistance.  Our core values are accountability, enabling mentorship, child friendliness, partnering, team spirit and good governance.


Our mission is to improve the health of children through world-class excellence in:

  • Education - Imparting knowledge, skills and competencies in child health to diverse providers
  • Patient care - Ensuring specialty-based, evidence-based, equity-driven and state-of-the-art  pediatric care
  • Research - Creating and translating knowledge to improve child health at individual and population level
  • Policy Assistance - Extending technical assistance for child health policy and program to government and other stakehold

Plan For Immediate Five Years

Department of Pediatrics is committed to train medical/paramedical students to improve child health services in the state . As an academic discipline department is committed towards knowledge and skill dissemination through training programs, workshops etc and also generate evidence for new knowledge by carting out various research activities. Though, the permanent mandate of department is to train medical students, in addition department wish to propose following set of activities.

  • MCH Centre within two years
  • Start of DM/DNB courses in Neonatology, Immunology, Pulmonology & Intensive Care.
  • DEIC
  • Creation of third unit in Pediatrics
  • To develop DRPGMC as a nodal centre for Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology
    • To establish laboratory set up of basic investigations for evaluating Primary Immunodeficiencies (PIDs)
    • To sensitize medical graduate trainees regarding PIDs
    • To create a local registry for Pediatric Rheumatological Disorders over time
We care for children.
For us the most important measure of our success is the smile of our patients and their families!


  • Outpatient services available from 9.30am to 4.00pm. Apart from patient care, daily all UPI as well as additional vaccination are provided to the children & adolescents. Pulmonary Function Test for children at Pediatric Pulmonology Clinic. Various Special Clinics are held.


    Monday Nephrology
    Tuesday Endocrinology
    Wednesday Haematology
    Thursday Pediatric Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology Clinic
    Friday Pulmonology / Asthma
    Saturday Diabetic
  • Inpatient services
    • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU): 5 bedded, Level II, ventilation facility.
    • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) : 4 bedded, Level III. Ventilation and other critical care management is provided to neonates. Intermediate Care Nursery (ICN): 16 bedded
    • Kangaroo Mother Unit
    • Pediatric Wards: Two units with 30 beds per unit
    • Pediatric wards: Two units and a superspecialty cell of Pediatric Clinical Immunology and Rheumatolgy with a total of 60 beds.
  • Teaching
    • Under Graduate Teaching: 120 undergraduate students are provided teaching as per MCI guidelines & curriculum. Assigned lectures and clinical case demonstrations, seminars are conducted regularly.
    • Quiz: The department organizes pediatric quiz for undergraduates’ students to popularize the subject & to participate in national competition.
    • Projects: The department encourages undergraduates’ students to take up short-term research projects during their vacations.
    • Post Graduate Teaching: MD candidates 6seats
      Interns & Junior Residents are trained in the management of pediatric cases, immunization and other National programmes related to child health. They also participate actively in the academic programme of the department.

Faculty Members

# Photo Name Qualifications Designations Email ID Date of Joining Awards
1 Prof Milap Sharma

MD Pediatrics

Professor and Head 15/08/1998

CIAP appreciation for the service of IAP and serving as President HPIAP for three terms at different intervals

2 Dr. Seema Sharma

MD Pediatrics, PDCR,ACME

Associate Professor 23/12/2009
  • Award -Paper Presentation in PEDICON 2012
  • SS Manchanda Neonatal Research Award Presentation - PEDOCON 2013
  • Award-E-Poster Presentation in rare Diseases- 17th Natinal Conference of IAP Intensive Care Chapter - 2015
3 Dr. Piyush Gautam

MD Pediatrics, FACEE

Associate Professor 11/08/2011
4 Dr. Jyoti Sharma

MD Pediatrics

Assistant Professor 08/02/2010
5 Dr. Ajay Sharma MD Pediatrics Assistant Professor 20/01/2011
6 Dr. Avinash Sharma

MD Pediatrics, MAMS, DM Pediatric Clinical Immunology and Rheumatolgy

Assistant Professor 12/07/2017 (MO) 30/07/2019 (Asst. Prof)
  • International Travel Award of the Asia-Pacific Society for Immunodeficiencies for the APSID winter School in immunodeficiencies (2015) held at Hanoi, Vietnam, under the auspices of Asia-Pacific Society for Immunodeficiencies.
  • International Travel Award of the Pediatric Rheumatology European Society (PRES) for European League against Rheumatism congress (2015) at Rome, Italy.
  • International Travel Award of the European Society for Primary Immunodeficiencies (2016) for Infections and Immunity in Children at Oxford, United Kingdom.
  • International Travel Award of the European League against Rheumatism for EULAR (2017) congress at Madrid, Spain.
  • International Travel Award of the Asia-Pacific Society for Immunodeficiencies for the APSID autumn School in immunodeficiencies (2018) held at Bangkok, Thailand, under the auspices of Asia-Pacific Society for Immunodeficiencies.
  • Fellowship from Global Conference on Myositis to attend GCOM, Berlin 27-30 March, 2019.
7 Dr Sandesh Guleria

MD Pediatrics, MAMS, DM Pediatric Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology

Assistant Professor 04-03-2021

1st prize in case series presentation – national conference on pediatric rheumatology, thane, Mumbai, Dec 2018

8 Dr Navendu Chaudhary

MD Pediatrics

Assistant Professor 06-11-2021

Elected executive board member – INDIAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS

9 Dr Pardeep Kumar Atri


Assistant Professor 28-04-2022
10 Dr Nivedita Sharma

MD pediatrics

Assistant Professor 21-09-2021
11 Dr Shikha Verma

MD Pediatrics

Assistant Professor 21-01-2022

Basic course in bio-medical research – scored 84 %

12 Dr Raman Sharma

MD Pediatrics,

DM pediatric critical care

Assistant Professor 28-01-2022
13 Dr Atul Gupta

MD Pediatrics

DM Pediatric endocrinology

Assistant Professor 28/09/21

Senior Residents

# Name Qualification Date of Joining
1 Dr Neha Rehalia

MD Pediatrics

2 Dr Ajay Vaid

MD Pediatrics

3 Dr Amar Thakur

MD Pediatrics

4 Dr Ashutosh Sharma 24-08-2022
5 Dr Naveen Rao 21-03-2022
6 Dr Abhinav Gautam 22-03-2022
7 Dr Anju Bala 23-03-2022

Junior Residents

# Name Date of Joining
1 Dr Aditya MS 13/07/20
2 Dr Shreya Sharma 03/08/20
3 Dr Kanika Pathania 03/08/20
4 Dr Jeevak V 10/07/20
5 Dr Ravleen Kaur 13/07/20
6 Dr Navin Kajal 10-03-2022
7 Dr Diksha Katoch 10-03-2022
8 Dr Meenu Yadav 10-03-2022
9 Dr Piyush Chauhan 14-03-2022
10 Dr Sushma Swangla 10-03-2022
11 Dr Shabong 10-03-2022
12 Dr Monika Jannagal 05-11-2022
13 Dr Nitika Thakur 11-11-2022
14 Dr Wasim Akram 07-11-2022
15 Dr Aakarsh Rastogi 21-11-2022
16 Dr Ritu Turaiha 24-11-2022
17 Dr Arun Soni 10-11-2022
18 Dr Rozy Bhardwaj 23-11-2022
19 Dr GiriDharan GR 28-11-2022
20 Dr Ipshita 25-11-2022
21 Dr Komal Malhotra 29-11-2022
22 Dr Kashish 07-11-2022


Teaching Roster



# Name Number of labs


Competency based under graduate curriculum

Department Highlights (Past 5 Years)


Dr Varsha Mishra Junior Resident presented a poster at IPIC2019 - INTERNATIONAL PRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCIES CONGRESS, held in Madrid, Spain from 6-8 November, 2019

Dr Ayush Sopori Junior Resident presented a poster at IPIC2019 - INTERNATIONAL PRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCIES CONGRESS, held in Madrid, Spain from 6-8 November, 2019

Dr Yamini Sharma Junior Resident received a travel award from European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) to attend EULAR congress held in Madrid, Spain from 12-15 June 2019.

Dr Yamini Sharma Junior Resident received a travel award from Pediatric Rheumatology European Society to attend YIM/PRES meet held in Madrid, Spain in June 2019.

Dr Ajay Sharma, Assistant Professor has been selected for one year fellowship in Pediatric Epilepsy from PGIMER, Chandigarh. He is first in the State to undergo such fellowship

IAP Post-graduate Pediatrics quiz conducted in the department. Two final year residents, Dr Varsha Mishra and Dr Ayush Sopori were the winners and will represent the institute in the zonal round

Dr Yamini Sharma successfully completed 6th EULAR/PRES online course in Pediatric Rheumatology on 23 June 2020

Sharma A, Sankhyan N. Hot-Water Epilepsy in Children. Indian J Pediatr. 2021;88(9):857-8.

Publication List:

Seema Sharma, Vipin Sharma, Milap Sharma, SanjeevChaudhary Palmoplantarkeratoderma and edentulous status: two isolated expressions of Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics. 2014 May;1(1):48-51

Ajay Puri,VipinSharma,AshishGulia, SeemaSharma, Amit K Verma Management of Giant Cell Tumour Radius in a 3 year old child witn an improvised Technique Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2014 Dec, Vol-8(12): QD04-QD06

Sharma J,Kaushal RK. Profile of Poisoning in Children. Pediatric Oncall [serial online] 2014[cited 2014 April-June 1];11. Art #28.

Guleria S,Sharma J,Chaudhury S.Retroaortic Left Renal Vein With Cascade of Complications in a Neonate.Indian Pediatr.2014;51:741-43.

Gupta S, Garg K, Singh J. Assessment of Musculoskeletal Function and its Correlation with Radiological Joint Score in Children with Hemophilia A. Indian J Pediatr 2015; 82 (12): 1101-16.

Seema Sharma, Vipin Sharma, Bhanu Awasthi, ManikSehgal, Deeksha A Singla Sacral agenesis and neurogenic bladder dysfunction-A case report and review of the literature JCDR/2015 2015 Jun, Vol-9(6): RD08-RD09

Gautam Piyush, Sharma Nivedita, Sharma Seema, Singh Amar Successful treatment of dapsone induced methemoglbinemia with ascorbic acid:Two case reports Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology 2015; 9(1):155-158 

Sharma A, Sharma A, Guleria S. Successful treatment of a case of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis: How important is history taking. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2015;19(2):126-7.

Deeksha A Singla, Milap Sharma, SeemaSharma(CA), Vipin Sharma. The changing profile of infantile tremor syndrome in hilly terrain of India JNRP 2015 Vol-6(4)610-612

VipinSharma,SeemaSharma,KewalMistry,BhanuAwasthi,LuckyVerma,Uttam Singh Giant cell tumor of bone in skeletally Immature patients-A clinical perspective JOCR 2015 Oct-Dec;5(4): 57-60

SeemaSharma,VipinSharma,MilapSharma,BhanuAwasthi,SanjeevChaudhary Formative assessment of postgraduate students-perception of trainees and teachers IJABMR 2015;5:S66-70.

Guleria S,Sharma J,Chaudhary S,Kumar P.Clinico-laboratory profile of Scrub thphus from mid and lower Himalayan region in north India.Pediatric Infectious Disease(2015),http://dx:doi.10.1016/

Guleria S,Sharma J,Kaushik S.Laron Syndrome.Journal of Postgraduate Med 2014;60:322-23.

Seema Sharma Improving Longterm Outcomes of High Risk Newborns From NICU-A Path Less Followed International journal of gastroenterology, hepatology, transplant and nutrition 2016(1)Supp:40-41

Jamunashree B, Sharma S ,Milap Sharma. Empty Sella Syndrome Resulting into Short Stature in Two Siblings-A Case Report with Review of Literature. Journal of Pediatric Critical Care. 2016;3(1):38.

Seema Sharma*, GauravKatoch, Milap Sharma, AnandGunjiganvi Serum 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D Levels in Indian Infants and Mothers from Sub Himalayan Region. International Journal of tropical disease& health 2016;16(4): 1-7- Article no.IJTDH.25945

MilapSharma,SeemaSharma An eleven year old boy with pain abdomen and Early Morning Neuroparalytic Syndrome Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine 2016;42:79-81

GauravKatoch, Seema Sharma*, Milap Sharma, AnandGunjiganvi Association of infant and maternal serum 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D levels with severity of pneumonia Int J ContempPediatr. 2016;3(4):1256-1261

Seema Sharma, Vipin Sharma, Milap Sharma, SanjeevChaudhary Letters to Editor - Papillon-Lefèvre Syndrome: Different clinical expressions in two siblings Indian Journal of Medical Sciences 2017;69 (2) 39--40

PradeepKumar,SeemaSharma*,MilapSharma,Ajay Sharma Role of Gastric Aspirate for Bacteriological Confirmation of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Hospitalized Pre School Children IJCH 2017;4(2):176-179

SeemaSharma*,AjaySharma,VipinSharma,SandeshGuleria Joubert Syndrome Related Disoder (JSRD)- A Case Report & Review of Literature Int J ContempPediatr. 2017;4(3):1124-1127

Sunil Raina,Vishav Chander,Dinesh Kumar,Ashok Bhardwaj,Seema Sharma,Vipasha Kashayap,Mitasha Singh,Amit Bhardwaj Prevalence of autism spectrum disorder among rural, urban, and tribal children (1–10 Years of Age) J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2017; 8(3): 368–374.

Gupta S, Lodha R, Kabra SK. Asthma, GERD and Obesity: Triangle of Inflammation. Published online. Indian J Pediatr 2017, doi 10.1007/s12098-017-2484-0.

Seema Sharma*, Ajay Sharma, Milap Sharma, Saugat Ghosh Neonatal empyema thoracis Pediatric on call Pediatric on call.2018;15(1):19-21

Deeksha A Singla , SeemaSharma*, MilapSharmaSanjeevChaudhary Evaluation of risk factors for exchange range hyperbilirubinemia and neurotoxicity in neonates from hilly terrain of India IJABMR 2017;7:228-32.

Vipin Sharma, Abhimanyu Virmani, Manik Sehgal, Ravi KSoni, Seema Sharma Actinomycosis Calcaneum- A Rare Case Report Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2017 Dec, Vol-11(12): RD01-RD03

Akshay Minhas, Seema Sharma Social predictors of childhood nutrition status of sub himalayan region International Journal of Current Research 2017 Aug;9(8):56536-56542.

Vipin Sharma, Lucky Verma, BalChander, Seema Sharma Chondrosarcoma third metacarpal: Diagnosis and management options Journal of Cancer Therapeutics and Research J Can Res Ther 2018;14:719-21

Akshay Minhas, Vishav Chander, Seema Sharma, P. Bansal Health care seeking behavior of parents of under five in District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh Int J Community Med Public Health. 2018 Feb;5(2):561-568

Seema Sharma, Chanderdeep Sharma and Dinesh Kumar Improving the Breastfeeding Practices in Healthy Neonates During Hospital Stay Using Quality Improvement Methodology Indian Pediatrics 2018 September; 15:757-760

Kumar P, Sharma S, Sharma M, Patel A. Clinical profile of severe anemia in adolescents from a hilly terrain tertiary care hospital in north India. Int J Pediatr Res. 2018;5(9):462-467. doi:10.17511/ijpr.2018.9.06.

Seema Sharma,Milap Sharma,Parvinder Singh, Vipin Sharma Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia Without Craniofacial Involvement-An Unusual Presentation J Sci Soc 2018;45:93-6.

Sharma A, Jindal AK, Pilania RK, Gautam P, Daroch S. Palatal Ulcer inLeukocyte Adhesion Deficiency: an Unusual Occurrence. J Clin Immunol. 2018;38(7):736.

Sharma A, Sharma A. Are we Competent to Call a Patient "Immuno-competent"? JAssoc Physicians India. 2018;66(9):101.

Gupta S, Lodha R, Kabra SK. Antimicrobial Therapy in Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Children. Current Infectious Disease Reports 2018 20:47. doi:10.1007/s11908-018-0653-6.

Gupta S, Sankar J, Lodha R, Kabra SK. Comparison of Prevalence and Outcomes of Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Using Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference Criteria and Berlin Definition. Front. Pediatr. 2018;6:93.

Mittal Y, Sankar J, Dhochak N, Gupta S, Lodha R, Kabra SK. Decreasing the Time to Administration of First Dose of Antibiotics in Children with Severe Sepsis. Journal for Healthcare Quality 2018; 41(1):1-7. doi: 10.1097/JHQ.0000000000000141.

Jat KR, Gupta S. Editorial commentary. Bordetella and Bronchiolitis: A Chance Association or More Than That? Indian J Pediatr 2018; 85 (3): 170-71.

Seema Sharma, Milap Sharma To Determine the Prevalence of Glucose‑6‑PhosphateDehydrogenase Deficiency Using a NovelWater‑Soluble Tetrazolium‑8 Formazan Method’ for Neonatal Screening in Region of Himachal Pradesh, India Adv Hum Biol 2019;9:37-41.

Vipin Sharma, Seema Sharma and Manik Sehgal Multimodal Approach for Interactive Large GroupTeaching in Orthopaedics at Undergraduate Level - Blending with A Purpose Journal of Research in Medical Education & Ethics 2019;9(2):91-95.

Sharma V, Kohli N, Sharma S. Functional outcomeafter management of displaced proximal humerus fractures using angle-stable plates: A prospective study. J Orthop Traumatol Rehabil 2019;11:10-5.

Sankar J, Gupta S, Lingaiah R. Strongyloides stercoralis Hyperinfection and Intractable Pulmonary Hemorrhage. J Pediatr 2019. (published online) doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.10.052.

Sharma V, Sharma K, Sharma S Resection and Stump Stabilisation in Giant Cell Tumor Distal Ulna : A Case Report. JOCR2020;10(4):45-48

Sharma S, Sharma V, Sood M . Re:Covid-19: Health Education England shares advice for trainees. Bmj.

Sharma S, Sharma V. Medical Education During the COVID-19 Pandemics – Challenges Ahead. 2020;57(8):772. doi:10.1007/s13312-020-1940-5

Sood M, Sharma S* Cutaneous manifestations among COVID-19 patients: Tip of an iceberg? Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health. 2020; 49(3):310-311.

Sharma V, Sharma S, Sharma K. Medical Education during COVID Pandemic- Are We Missing Bull’s Eye? Post Graduate Medical Journal.

Sood M, Sharma S* Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome In Children (MIS-C)-Recent Updates. 2020;57(10)978-979.

Kaushik A, Gupta S, Sood M, Sharma S, Verma S. A Systematic Review of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Associated With SARS-CoV-2 Infection. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020 Sep 8. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002888. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32925547.

Ghosh S, Sharma S, Sharma M.. Co-relation of creatine kinase–myocardial bound (ck-mb) fraction levels in new borns with perinatal asphyxia and its association with its morbidity profile. PARIPEX - INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH. 2020;9(10) DOI: 10.36106/paripex.

Ghosh S, Sharma S. Tuberous sclerosis with rhabdomyoma: a case report. Ijar. Volume - 10 | Issue - 11 | November - 2020 DOI : 10.36106/ijar

Vinay Kumar, Dr. Anju Vij, Amit Gupta, Seema Sharma et al. 2 hour versus 4 hours action line on WHO modified partograph. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2020;4(5):205-207. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2020.v4.i5d.703.

Sopori A., Bajaj M. ., Sharma S., Sapehia A. Collodion newborn with dehydration fever: A rare case report. Indian Journal of Case Reports.2020; 6(11), 621-624. Retrieved from

Kaundal S, Bajaj M, Kumar S, Sharma S, Sharma A. Sturge Weber Syndrome With Anomalous Venous Drainage - A Rare Manifestation Of Neurocutaneous Syndrome. Indian Journal of Case Reports.2020; 6(11), 638-640. Retrieved from

Sood M, Sharma S. Cutaneous Manifestations among COVID-19 patients. IJPD. Accepted

Sood M, Sharma S, Sood I, Sharma K, Kaushik A. Emerging Evidence on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Systematic Review with Metaanalysis. SN Comprehensive Clinical Medicine. 2021 Jan 7:1-10. doi: 10.1007/s42399-020-00690-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33432304; PMCID: PMC7788276

Sood M, Sharma S. A comprehensive review of current evidence on Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). PID20_111_R1 Accepted

Johnson N, Chaudhary H, Kumrah R, Pilania RK, Sharma Y, Sharma A, Kaur A, Mukherjee S, Kakkar N, Vignesh P. Syndrome of progressive deforming non-inflammatory arthritis of childhood: two patients of camptodactyly-arthropathy-coxa vara-pericarditis syndrome. Rheumatol Int. 2020;10.1007. PMID: 32813152

Dhiman D, Sharma A. Pediatric Renovascular Hypertension: The Diagnostic Algorithm. Indian Pedatr. 2020;57(11):1082-1083. PMID:33231185

Kambli PM, Bargir UA, Yadav RM, Gupta MR, Dalvi AD, Hule G, Kelkar M, Sawant-Desai S, Setia P, Jodhawat N, Nambiar N, Dhawale A, Gaikwad P, Shinde S, Taur P, Gowri V, Pandrowala A, Gupta A, Joshi V, Sharma M, Arora K, Pilania RK, Chaudhary H, Agarwal A, Katiyar S, Bhattad S, Ramprakash S, Cp R, Jayaram A, Gornale V, Raj R, Uppuluri R, Sivasankaran M, Munirathnam D, Lashkari HP, Kalra M, Sachdeva A, Sharma A, Balaji S, Govindraj GM, Karande S, Nanavati R, Manglani M, Subramanyam G, Sampagar A, Ck I, Gutha P, Kanakia S, Mundada SP, Krishna V, Nampoothiri S, Nemani S, Rawat A, Desai M, Madkaikar M. Clinical and Genetic Spectrum of a Large Cohort of Patients With Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Type 1 and 3: A Multicentric Study From India. Front Immunol. 2020 Dec 16;11:612703. PMID: 33391282

Bajaj M, Sharma J, Mahajan S, Sharma M, Sharma PK. To retrospectively review and assess the survival rate of newborns admitted over 3 years to a Newborn Intensive Care Unit at a Tertiary Care Institute in Northern India. J Clin Neonatol 2020;9:266-71.

Sood AK, Bajaj M, Kumar R, et al. Utility of GeneXpert for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Rifampicin Resistance in Pediatric Tuberculosis. Pediatr Inf Dis 2019;1(4):137–141.

Sopori, A., Bajaj M. ., Sharma, S., & Sapehia, A. (2020). Collodion newborn with dehydration fever: A rare case report. Indian Journal of Case Reports, 6(11), 621-624.

Shanki Kaundal, Mohit Bajaj, Sandeep Kumar, Seema Sharma, & Avinash Sharma. (2020). Sturge-Weber syndrome with anomalous venous drainage – An unusual manifestation of the neurocutaneous syndrome. Indian Journal of Case Reports, 6(11), 638-640.

Sopori, A, Bajaj M, Sharma J, & Jangwal C.(2020). Newborn with classical Cornelia de Lange syndrome: A rare case report. Indian Journal of Case Reports, 6(9), 529-531.

Sharma J, Chaudhary S, Bajaj M, Nair NP, Thiyagarajan V. Rotavirus Gastroenteritis Hospitalizations Among Under-5 Children in Northern India. Indian J Pediatr. 2021;88:28-34.

Shikha Verma , Seema Sharma, Ravinder Singh .Familial Hypercholesterolemia A Tale of Two Siblings.IJDMSR.2021;3( 1): 1120-1124.

Anand, P., Thukral, A., Deorari, A.,Sharma S (NNF) et al. Dissemination of Best Practices in Preterm Care Through a Novel Mobile Phone-Based Interactive e-Learning Platform. Indian J Pediatr (2021).

Sharma S, Verma S, Bhatia I, Singh R, Bajaj M, Sharma M. Hyperinflammatory syndrome in children during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in sub-Himalayan region. Clin Exp Pediatr [Epub ahead of print].

Sood M, Sharma S. Emerging Evidence on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in ChildrenAssociated with SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Systematic Review with Metaanalysis. SN Comprehensive Clinical Medicine-Authors Reply (Accepted)

Sharma S, Sood M, Sharma K, Sood I. Effect of a quality improvement package on reducing newborn mortality from 26 to 14 in a Himalayan North Indian State. Indian J Public Health. 2022 Apr-Jun;66(2):176-181. doi: 10.4103/ijph.ijph_1647_21. PMID: 35859501

Maggo C, Gahalot S, Sharma S. Anemia in early life (up to the age of 6 months) – Is it really a disease burden? A cross-sectional study from Sub-Himalayan region. Indian J Child Health [Internet]. 2022 May 17 [cited 2022 Dec. 9];9(4):53-7. Available from:

Dr. Mangla Sood, Dr. Seema Sharma, Dr. Sandeep Sood, Dr. Vipin Sharma, Diagnostic Accuracy of Urine based Lipoarabinomannan Point of care Tuberculosis Diagnostic Test in HIV Negative Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease,2022,115879,ISSN 0732-8893,

Bagri NK, Khan M, Pandey RM, Lodha R, Kabra SK; Sharma S-MIS-C study group. Initial Immunomodulation and Outcome of Children with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Related to COVID-19: A Multisite Study from India. Indian J Pediatr. 2022 Dec;89(12):1236-1242. doi: 10.1007/s12098-022-04254-5. Epub 2022 Jun 14. PMID: 35699843; PMCID: PMC9192925.

Gautam P, Sharma N, Sharma G, Sharma P. Bednar’s ulcer: A forgotten clinical entity. International Journal of Medical Science and Research. 2021; 3(2):38-39.

Gautam P, Sharma N. Assessing competency in neonatal resuscitation among medical students, interns and postgraduate students: a study from a tertiary care hospital in North India. Int J Res Med Sci. 2022;10(9):1958-1962

Sharma A, Madaan P, Vyas S, Sankhyan N. FOXG1 variant presenting as unexplained irritability and peculiar crying spells. Seizure. 2021; 93:32-3.

Sharma A, Bhattarai D, Gupta A, Guleria S, Rawat A, Vignesh P, Garg R, Singh S. Autoantibody Profile of Children with Juvenile Dermatomyositis. Indian J Pediatr. 2021 Dec;88(12):1170-1173

Singhal M, Pilania RK, Jindal AK, Gupta A, Sharma A, Guleria S, Johnson N, Maralakunte M, Vignesh P, Suri D, Sandhu MS, Singh S. Distal coronary artery abnormalities in Kawasaki disease: experience on CT coronary angiography in 176 children. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2023 Feb 1;62(2):815

Guleria S, Pilania RK, Jindal AK, Singh A, Pandiarajan V, Suri D, Rawat A, Gupta A, Singh S. Clinico-laboratory Profile of Kawasaki disease with Arthritis in Children.Eur J Pediatr.2020; 179(6): 875-9.

Guleria S, Pilania RK, Jindal AK, Bhattarai D, Suri D, Singh S. Recurrent Kawasaki disease at a tertiary care center in Chandigarh, North West India: 24 years of clinical experience. Int J Rheum Dis. 2019; 22(7): 1183-7.

Arora K, Guleria S, Jindal AK, Rawat A, Singh S. Platelets in Kawasaki disease: Is this only a numbers game or something beyond? Genes & Diseases. 2020; 7:62-6

Jindal AK, Patra P, Guleria S, Gupta A, Bhattad S, Rawat A, et al. Clinical profile, long-term follow-up and outcome of juvenile systemic scleroderma: 25 years of clinical experience from North-West India. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2021 Jul 6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34251299.

Jindal A, Suri D, Gupta K, Kumar A, Pandiarajan V, Pilania RK, Guleria S, Rawat A, Vyas S, Bhatia A, Singh S, Radotra BD. Uncommon histopathological features of cytomegalovirus encephalitis and measles inclusion body encephalitis on autopsy in two patients with primary immunodeficiency. Clin Neuropathol. 2022 Oct 24. doi: 10.5414/NP301476. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36278299.

Pilania RK, Rawat A, Vignesh P, Guleria S, AK Jindal, et al. Liver Abscess in Chronic Granulomatous Disease—Two Decades of Experience from a Tertiary Care Centre in North-West India. J Clin Immunol (2021).

Guleria S, Jindal A, Pilania R, Bhattarai D, Kaur A, Naganur S, et al. An uncommon overlap of two common rheumatological disorders. Lupus. 2020; 29(9): 1121-5.

Guleria S, Jindal AK, Suri D, Rawat A. Acute Lung Infiltrates in a Child With Chronic Granulomatous Disease: Is It Voriconazole-Induced Lung Injury? J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2020;25(5):465

C R V, Sharma R, Jayashree M, et al. Epidemiology, clinical profile, intensive care needs and outcome in children with SARS– CoV–2 infection admitted to a tertiary hospital during the first and second waves of the COVID–19 pandemic in India. Indian J Pediatr. 2022.

Chaudhary N, Bajaj M, Sharma M, Mahajan S, Chaudhary A. epidemiological profile and outcome predictors of pediatric scrub typhus in tertiary care institution insub Himalayan region. Pediatric Infectious Disease (2022): 10.5005/jp-journals-10081-1376.

Kaushik A, Gupta S, Sood M, Sharma S, Verma S.A systematic review of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children associated with SARS-CoV-2infection. The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 2020 Aug 22;39(11):e340-6.

Sharma S, Verma S, Bhatia I, Singh R, Baja M, Sharma M. Hyperinflammatory syndrome in children during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in sub-Himalayan region. Clinical andexperimental pediatrics. 2021 Jul;64(7):370

Sharma A, Sankhyan N. Hot-Water Epilepsy in Children. Indian J Pediatr. 2021;88(9):857-8.

Departmental Activities

IAP Practical Vaccinology Workshop DRPGMC, Tanda Kangra,H.P. 12th January 2019

ORS Week -2019

Breast Feeding Week -2019

International Day of Immunology: 29 April 2019

PICNIC Workshop – DRPGMC, Tanda Kangra H.P. 5th October ,2019

HIMPEDICON-2019, DRPGMC, Tanda Kangra,H.P. 5th - 6th October 2019

Guest lecture by Dr Anshul Goel

Ms Babli and Ms Nitika, MBBS final year students, qualified and represented the college in Zonal Round of IAP undergraduate quiz conducted on 4th Jan 2021

Dr. Avinash Sharma participated as faculty in the 3rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Kawasaki Disease, held on 31st October and 1st November 2020.

Dr. Seema Sharma is a National Faculty NNF India Preterm Course for Doctors (28th December 2020),

Dr. Seema Sharma is a National Faculty for NNF India Preterm Course for Doctors (2nd November 2020)

Dr. Seema Sharma is a National Faculty for POCQI

Pediatric wards: Two units and a super specialty cell of Pediatric Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology with a total of 60 beds.

15th IAP postgraduate pediatrics quiz was conducted in the dept. 2 final year residents, Dr Ajmal Rafi and Dr Divya Dhiman were the winners and will represent the institute in zonal round.

International day of immunology was celebrated in the department on 29th April 2021

Dr Avinash Sharma participated as faculty in academic activities organized by IAP Indore and IAP Hyderabad.

Faculty- Paediatric TB –ECHO Sessions under RNTCP (3 sessions)

Chairperson-MILAN – FOGSI NNF Perinatal Meet, Uttarakhand & Himachal Pradesh ,24 & 25 April 2021

Dr. Seema Sharma MILAN – FOGSI NNF Perinatal Meet, Uttarakhand & Himachal Pradesh 24 & 25 April 2021

Dr. Seema Sharma ECHO video conference Session on Updates in Pediatric TB Guidelines on 13th March 2021

Dr. Seema Sharma ECHO video conference Session on Updates in Pediatric TB Guidelines on 26th March 2021

Dr. Seema Sharma ECHO video conference Session on Updates in Pediatric TB Guidelines on 6th May 2021