Department of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics functions as an independent department providing state of the art care for the sick children and teaching commitments for undergraduate and DNB course. The institute is affiliated to Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University, Lucknow,U,P.. The Department of Pediatrics was established in Feb 2017. The department has a spacious faculty rooms, seminar hall, library and ancillary areas. The department conducts daily OPD and immunization in polyclinic. The pediatric ward is located at the first floor of the hospital building, along with 5 bedded Pediatric ICU and 5 bedded Neonatal ICU.

Faculty Members of Pediatrics

S No
Rank, Name, Appointment
Teacher ship PG & UG
Dr. (Brig) Rakesh Gupta
Professor Pediatrics and Director GIMS
Dr. Anita
Professor & Head
Aug 2023
Dr. Ruchika Bhatnagar
Associate Professor
Dr Sujaya Mukhopadhayay
Assistant Professor
Dr Rajeev Kumar
Assistant Professor

Residents In Department Of Pediatrics:

Joining Date
Dr. Sanju Yadav
DNB Pediatrics
Dr. Deepak NH
MBBS, MD.(Pediatrics)
Dr. Satyendra Verma
MBBS, MD.(Pediatrics)
Dr. Abhishek Gond
MBBS, MD.(Pediatrics)
Junior Resident
Dr. Siddarth Gupta
Dr. Shah Alam Khan
Dr. Shrikant

Non-Teaching Staff of Department of Pediatrics:

Navneet Saxena
Child psychologist
Surjeet Singh
Health educator
Ravinder Yadav
Mahendra kumar
Lab Attendent
Ajay Raj Pundir
Store keeper
Manoj kumar
Social worker

Departmental Information:

Name of the Department
Date of Establishment
Name of the HOD
Dr. Ruchika Bhatnagar
Facility available in Dept.
  • 1. OPD- General Pediatrics Child development clinic Immunization clinic Follow up OPD of Covid patients
  • 2. IPD – 100 beds
  • 3. PICU – 20 beds
  • 4. NICU- 5 beds
  • 5. SNCU-12 beds
  • 5. Step down-13 beds
  • 5.Total beds-150
  • Pediatric Rheumatology clinic
  • Pediatric Hematology clinic
  • Pediatric Asthma clinic
  • Pediatric Intensivist is now present for managing PICU
  • Got permission for Establishing Lactation Management Unit
  • Applying for NNF accreditation- level 2
  • Day care centre for patients requiring short stay like Thalassemia
Facility wise daily work load
  • 1. OPD- 100-150 patients/day
  • 2. Child development clinic-6/day
  • 3. Newborn follow up- 5-10/week
  • 4. Pulmonology – 30-40/week
  • 5. Immunization clinic- daily 150/week
Training activities & courses run
  • 1. Letter of permission from Medical Council of India vide letter No.
  • MCI-34(41) (E-60)/2019 .Med/ 115574 dated 20th May 2019 for starting MBBS course for 100 students.
  • 3. First batch of 100 students have been admitted and classes has been commenced since 01 Aug 2019.
Permission from NBE obtained to start from current session of 2020-21 for 4 seats, 2 primary and 2 secondary. 3 Residents have joined the institute in Jun 2020
Teaching Aids available
LCD Projector
PC available
Skill lab
Present for simulation base teaching/learning of Basic Neonatal Resuscitation Programe(BNRP) ,Pediatics Advance Life Support(PALS) and related to all other Pediatics Procedures and equipments
Clinical : OPD and Inpatient daily workload
OPD- 100-150 patients/day
IPD – Admission- 5-6/day [ Bed state- 30-35/daily]
Total number of beds
150(NICU-5, PICU-20, SNCU-12, IPD-100, Stepdown-13)

Services provided
a) Non-invasive and invasive ventilation
b) Surfactant replacement therapy
c) Phototherapy & Exchange transfusion
d) Nutritional Rehabilitation
e) Total Parenteral nutrition
f) Daily Immunization services
g) Well baby clinic
h) Pediatric Asthma Clinic
i) Lactation management
j) Thalassemia care
k) Adolescent care
l) Peritoneal dialysis
m) Pediatric & Neonatal Intensive Care

Department Facilities:

Department Training:

Department Equipment:

Eqpt/ Nomenclature
Pulse oxymeter
Multipara monitor
Influsion pump
Pediatric ventilator
Oxygen concentrator
Twin beam microbilirubinometer
Examination lamp
Electronic weighing machine
Suction apparatus
Air – Aseptisizer
Multi channel ECG machine
Infusion warming system
CPAP Machine
Phototherapy units
Portable X-ray
Vein finder
Blood glucose analyzer
OT light
Focus light
T piece resuscitator
Central monitoring system
Portable compact multifunctional
Radiant warmer
Cold light view box
T piece resuscitator




To develop centre of excellence of pediatric including pediatric subspecialties in patient care,Medical education and Research.


The Department of Pediatrics, GIMS, Greater Noida is dedicated to improving the health of infants, children and adolescents through excellence in patient care, education, research and advocacy with an aim at achieving the following:

  • 1. Providing state-of-the-art medical care to the children up to 18 years of age
  • 2. Imparting comprehensive medical education in the science of Pediatrics to undergraduates, postgraduates, and paramedical staff
  • 3. To cultivate, encourage and sustain an attitude of basic and advanced scientific research at all levels
  • 4. Should publish at least two papers per faculty and residents per year
  • 5. To develop “CHOICE” concept for Pediatric OPD services
  • 6. To get NICU accredited Level III by NNF
  • 7. To improve infrastructure in ward and develop children recreational facilities


1.Clinical spectrum, pathophysiology and immunological profile of SARS-nCoV2 induced multisystem inflammatory syndrome among paediatric age group: A multi-centric prospective cohort study [ICMR Approved Project]

2.Impact of nutritional counselling on infant and young child feeding practices attending OPD in a tertiary care hospital in western UP-PI- Dr.(Brig). R K Gupta

3.Selected congenital anomalies and maternal risk factors; a case control study . PI- Dr.(Brig). R K Gupta

4.Association of sleep habits with anthropometric indices and blood pressure in infants: An observational study.

5.Does Shock Index predict shock in Pediatric Severe Dengue patient : A prospective observational study.

6. Once Forgotten now Re-emerging: Scrub Typhus Infection in Pediatric patients from North West India- an observational study. PI- Dr. Sujaya mukhopadhyay

7. Longitudinal assessment of growth and neurodevelopment of children with in-utero SARS CoV2 exposure- a Prospective Cohort study. PI - Dr. Sujaya mukhopadhyay

8. Perinatal Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Its Clinical Attributes: A Single-Center Study From Western Uttar Pradesh. PI- Dr. Shazmeen Imran


Candidate & Guide
Clinical and investigative profile of Covid 19in Pediatric patients and its delayed effects in level 2 facility in North India.
Dr. Faisal Qamal Guide- Dr. (Brig). Rakesh Gupta
Clinical profile and outcome of neonates born to mothers with sars-cov2-infection: a prospective observational study
Dr. Shazmeen Imran Guide- Dr. (Brig). R. K. Gupta
Clinico-etiological profile of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia at a tertiary care hospital
Dr Azhar L Guide: Dr.(Brig) Rakesh Gupta
Clinico-etiological profile of mechanically ventilated children in PICU in tertiary care centre -
Dr Shrikant, Guide Dr Brig Rakesh Gupta
2. Effect of meconium stained amniotic fluid on neonatal outcome in an urban tertiary care hospital -
Dr Siddharth Gupta, Guide Dr Ruchika
3. Effect Of Light Emitting Diode Phototherapy On Serum Calcium And Magnesium Levels In Neonates With Jaundice. -
Dr. Shah Alam; Guide- Dr. Sujaya Mukhopadhyay


(a) 4 BLS workshops for health care workers..

(b) Organized Awareness seminar on projecting, promoting and supporting breast feeding at health facilities in association with BPNI.

(c) Organised Basic NRP workshop with IAP for training of doctors and nursing staff.

(d) Organised Pediatric skill workshop for training of health care staff in management of children with Covids.

(e) Organised CME on Basic NRP Protocol (awarded 3 credit hours from UPMCI.


1. NBE approval for Postgraduate courses in Pediatrics since 2020.

2.Improvement in infrastructure in the form of a central nursing station, 20 bedded PICU and level III NICU, besides improved ambience of the ward Ass.

3.Improvement in the equipment status with all modern equipment like ventilators , central monitoring system etc available.

4.Innovations in Patient Care: “CHOICE” banner (Comprehensive child Healthcare, OPD services and Immunization Clinic Everyday). Availability of all vaccines (including the ‘optional’ ones), under the guidance of the Pediatrician to ensure optimal care along with additional facility of sick and well baby care and health education of parents.

5.Basic life support (BLS) accredited center by Central IAP- 2019.

Department has a key role in RRTC training with trained resource faculty who is also involved in mentoring the pediatricians and specialists of adjoining districts

Provided CCHN training to CHOs

Selected as an IGNOU study centre for various courses pertaining to newborn and child health

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Dr.(Brig) Rakesh Gupta

MD (Pediatrics), M Phil (HHSM) FIAP

Professor Pediatrics

Director, GIMS

Dr (Brig) Rakesh Gupta is an alumnus of JN Medical College Aligarh and did MD in Pediatrics from prestigious Armed Forces Medical College Pune and M.Phil in Hospital and health system Management (HHSM) from BITS Pilani and trained in NABH. During his illustrious AFMS carrier, he has held a various appointments in field as Regimental Medical officer and worked as Pediatrician in tertiary care Armed Forces hospitals at Delhi, Lucknow and Pune. He was actively involved in undergraduate and Post graduate teaching as Professor of Pediatrics at Armed Forces Medical College Pune, Base Hospital Delhi Cantt and Command Hospital Lucknow. He is a recognized supervisor & guide for post graduate candidates of DCH, MD (Paeds) & DNB at universities of Delhi, Pune, MUHS Nashik, RGUHS Bangalore, West Bengal UHS Kolkata, HIMS Dehradun, A M U Aligarh, Dy Patil University Mumbai and National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.

For his dedicated and committed service to the Armed Forces, the officer has been bestowed upon "Chief of Army chief staff commendation" thrice in 2009, 2013 and 2017. He was also awarded "GOC-in-C Commendation" in 2016 for exemplary services while commanding a Military hospital. He is a pediatrician par excellence and has been awarded prestigious FIAP by Indian academy of pediatrics for his contribution in the field of Pediatrics. He has published over 50 papers in National & international Journals and presented more than 100 papers in conferences. He was heading the department of Pediatrics, AFMC Pune, before he took over as Director of GIMS Greater Noida on 21 Jul 2018.

Under his mentorship, the Government Institute of Medical Sciences (GIMS) has been awarded by state government for treating the maximum number of patients during the second wave of Covid. The award comes after evaluating over 67 government and private medical colleges in categories such as the number of patients treated, research and publication, and innovation

Details of Research publications by Dr.(Brig) Rakesh Gupta

  • 1. Rangarao R, Sharma YS, Gupta RK, Malik RK. Impact of Prophylactic use of Colony Stimulating Factors on the Pattern of Neutropenia and Infections in moderately intensive Chemotherapy published in MJAFI Vol 53 NO 3 July 1997 [ AWARD PAPER].
    2. Crouzon’s Syndrome with Hydrocephalus- Published in Indian Pediatrics Volume 38, Number 2, Feb 2001 issue.
    3. Levamisole Induced Ataxia –Published in Indian Pediatrics Vol 38, Number 4, April 2001 page 417- 419.
    4. Furazolidine Induced Erythema Multiforme- Published in Medical Journal Armed Forces India -MJAFI 2001;57:256-257.
    5. Schizencephaly Type- I Published in Indian Pediatrics Vol 38, Number 9 Sep 2001 , page 1049-52.
    6. Kippel Feil syndrome with Pulmonary cyst Published in Medical Journal Armed Forces India 2002 ; 58 :158-159.
    7. Treacher Collins Syndrome : A report on two Cases Published in Medical Journal Armed Forces India 2002; 58 :267-268.
    8. Is it Hydranencephaly –A Variant ? Published in Medical Journal Armed Forces India 2002 ; 58 : 338-339 .
    9. Sjogren – Larsoon Syndrome. Published in Medical Journal Armed Forces India 2002 ; 58 : 352-354.
    10. Bochdalek Hernia in a child published in MJAFI 2004 : 60 ( No 3 ) : 305-306.
    11. Gupta R, Gupta KK, Jain BR, Garg RK.. ABC and VED analysis in medical stores inventory control.MJAFI.2007.63 (4): 325-327.
    12. Gupta R, Prasad PL. Clinical profile of special children at Asha centre.MJAFI.2008.64 (2): 143-44.
    13. Gupta R, Prasad PL. Congenital Hypoplasia of Depressor Angularis Oris Muscle. MJAFI.2009.65 (1): 188-189.
    14. Gupta R, Garg A, Venkateshwar V, Kanitkar M. Spectrum of childhood tuberculosis in BCG vaccinated and unvaccinated children. MJAFI.2009.65 (4): 305-307.
    15. Gupta R, Gupta A, Kanitkar M. Stavudine induced Acute Pancreatitis in Pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection. MJAFI. 2010;66 : 175-176.
    16. Gupta R, Khera S, Kanitkar M. Familial Glucocorticoid Deficiency. MJAFI.2011;67 (1): 69-71.
    17. Midhun R, Kumar P, Gupta R. Child with ventricular septal defect, absent left upper limb pulses and dysmorphism. MJAFI.2011.67 (2):301-2.
    18. Khera S. Gupta R. Incidence of Thrombocytopenia following phototheapy in Hyperbilirubinemic neonates. MJAFI.2011.67 (4):329-332.
    19. Gupta A, Holla RG, Gupta R, Devgan A. Daily immunization services: A moral duty, not an empty slogan. MJAFI.2012.68 (4):399-402.
    20. Kumar P, Katoch M, Bhatia S, Gupta R. William’s syndrome with mitral valve disease: A case report. MJAFI.2012.68 (4):399-402.
    21. Chobey M, Gupta R, Gupta G. Effects of Iron Supplementation of LBW Infants: Is it all about it? . Pediatrics. Jan 4, 2013. [ INTERNATIONAL].
    22. Gupta R, Praveen R, Sharma M .Can we prevent Pediatric HIV?: Experience at a tertiary care hospital. MJAFI.2013.69 (3):218-221.
    23. Gupta R, Singh V, Patrikar S,Hazra N,Mathai SS. Is procalcitonin useful in early diagnosis of serious bacterial infections in children?. Journal of Nepal paediatric society.2013.Vol 33(No.2):109-9. [ INTERNATIONAL].
    24. Gupta R, Pandey A, John BM. Home visits: a cost effective strategy to improve newborn survival. Lancet.2013. Vol-382. Nov 16. (9905):1627 [ INTERNATIONAL].
    25. Kumar M, Sen S, Gupta RK, Chaturbhuj DN, Tripathy SP, Paranjape RS. Prevalence of drug resistance in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infected, treatment naïve children in Pune, India" AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2014 Mar;30(3):294-8.
    26. Mishra MN, Dudeja P, Gupta RK. Association of HLA-Class II and IgE Serum Levels in Pediatric Asthma. Iran J Immunol.2014;11(1):21-28. [ INTERNATIONAL].
    27. Mishra MN, Dudeja P, Gupta RK. A study on human leucocyte antigen class I molecules in Pediatric Asthma. Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics.2014;Vol 51:160-163.
    28. Kumar D*, Sodhi K, Gupta R and Kale R . A Rare Case of Congenital Teratoma Arising from Hard Palate in a New Born. Pediat Therapeut 2014, Vol 4(3): 1000207.
    29. Gupta R, Khera S, Thapar RK. Efficacy of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine over 7-valent (PCV7). Pediatrics. Sep 19, 2014. [ INTERNATIONAL].
    30. Gupta R, Sandipan S, Mahajan V, Venkatesh G, Srivastava K. A study of psychological impact of diagnosis of HIV in children and adolescents in Indian population. HIV/AIDS Res Treat Open J. 2015; 2(1): 16-20 [ INTERNATIONAL].
    31. Badal S, Gupta R, Kumar P, Sharma M, Chhajta DS. Cardiac manifestations in HIV infected children. Are they under diagnosed? HIV/AIDS Res Treat Open J. 2015; 2(1): 21-26. [ INTERNATIONAL].
    32. Agrawal A, Gupta R, Sodhi KD, Raghav V. Is Iron Defi ciency Anaemia, a risk Factor For Wheeze Associated Respiratory Tract Infection in Children?.J Nepal Paediatr Soc 2014;34(3):195-199. [ INTERNATIONAL].
    33. Kumar A, Gupta R, Kumar P, Sharma M. “An Assessment of Risk Factors for Congenital Heart Diseases in Children of Age Group 0-10 Years: A Case Control Study”. JEMDS. 2015; Vol. 4 (26): 4442-4447.
    34. Dash S, Kumar M, Gupta R, Saxena A. A rare case of BCGiosis with se¬vere combined immunodeficiency. HIV/AIDS Res Treat Open J. 2015; 2(1): 41-43. [ INTERNATIONAL].
    35. Gupta R, Bajpai A, Singh RK, Thapar RK. Is Continuous Positive Airway Pressure with Helmet is better device than Mask in Infants with Bronchiolitis ? Pediatrics. 135:4: e 868-e875 [ INTERNATIONAL].
    36. Gupta R, Pathania A, Gupta A, Kumar N, Jatana SK. A Study of prevalence of lipid abnormalities in HIV infected children among Indian population. HIV/AIDS Res Treat Open J. 2015; 2(2): 51-54. [ INTERNATIONAL].
    37. Bidhan Shifa, Dhingra S, Gupta R. Do we use Room Air for Resuscitation in Preterms. Pediatrics.2017. Vol-139.Issue1. 12 Feb 2017 [ INTERNATIONAL],
    38. Reddy AP, Thapar, Gupta RK. Electrolyte disturbances in critically ill children admitted to Pediatric Tertiary care center. JEMDS. 2017; Vol. 6 (41): 3269-3273.
    39. Singh RK, Thapar RK, Gupta RK, Abhijit YV. Factors affecting Drug Compliance in Paediatric Asthma..J Nepal Paediatr Soc 2017;37(1):31-359.
    40. Locham J, Shaw SC, Dalal SS, Gupta R. Congenital tuberculosis in a neonate: a case report. Med J Armed Forces India. 2019 Jan;75(1):96-98,
    41. Bidhan S, Shaw SC, Saravagi G, Gupta R. Congenital depression of neonatal skull, Article accepted for publication, 19 Dec 2017, Medical Journal Armed Forces India.
    42. Kalra S, Sood A, Venkatnarayan K, Gupta R. Use of Furosemide Stress Test for Edema Control and predicting acute kidney injury for children with Nephrotic Syndrome. Indian J Child Health. 2017: 4(4); 488-491.
    43. Rawat A, Shaw SC, Kalra S, Gupta R. Prader Willi Syndome: a syndromic cause of morbid obesity. Article accepted for publication. J Mar Med Soc:2018;20:76-8.
    44. Jain S, Thapar, Gupta RK. Complete coverage and covering completely: Breast feeding and complementary feeding: Knowledge, attitude, and practices of mothers. MJAFI.2018.74 (1):29-32.
    45. Adhikari KM, Joshi D, Gupta R. Accreditation of service hospitals: Time to move towards state of readiness. MJAFI, 2018; 74: 94-6.
    46. Garg N, Gupta R. Can Serum Neutrophil Gelatinase- Associated Lipocalin Be Precisely used as a diagnostic marker of sepsis in pediatric cases?. Ped Crit Car Med.2017.
    47. Paidy AR, Thapar RK, Gupta R K. Electrolyte disturbances in critically ill children admitted to Pediatric tertiary care. Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences. 2017. 6(41):3269-3273.
    48. Saxena A, Jain G, Gupta R. Comment on : Effectiveness of antibacterial prophylaxis during induction chemotherapy in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018. 30 Mar. DOI:10.1002/pbc.27044.
    49. Bajpai A, Gupta R, Thapar R. Leigh’s Syndrome due to Unreported Heterozygous Variations in NDUFAF6 Gene. Pediatr Oncall J. 2018;15: 41-42 .
    50. Shaw SC, Venkatnarayan K, Gupta R. Is High-Flow Nasal Cannula Useful as Primary Respiratory Support in Preterm Infants? . Neonatology. 2018; 114 (1): 25.
    51. Shaw SC, Chand K, Ranjan S, Gupta R. Missing anus: do not miss it. Med J Armed Forces India. 2019 Oct;75(4):479-48.
    52. Vandana Rani, Sanjeevan Sharma, Rakesh Gupta, Gaurav Mahajan. Correlation of growth and gonadal dysfunction with pre-teenage serum ferritin levels in patients of transfusion dependent beta thalassemia major. Journal of Pediatric Critical care. Vol. 6 - No.1 Jan-Feb 2019:33-36.
    53. Locham J, Shaw SC, Dalal SS, Gupta R. Congenital Tuberculosis in a neonate. MJAFI, Vol 75, Issue 1, Jan 2019:96-98.
    54. Gupta R, Sanjeev RK, Agarwal A, Tomar RPS, Kumar N, Dutt V, Gupta S. A study of hepatitis A virus seropositivity among children aged between 1 and 5 years of age: Implications for universal immunization. MJAFI, Vol 75, Issue 3, Jul 2019:335-338.
    55. Bidhan S, Shaw SC, Saravagi G, Gupta R. Congenital depression of neonatal skull. MJAFI, Vol 75, Issue 4, Oct 2019:464-466.
    56. Saxena A, Kalra S, Shaw SC, Venkatnarayan K, Sood A, Tewari VV, Gupta R. Correction of hypernatremic dehydration in neonates with supervised breast-feeding: A cross-sectional observational study. Med J Armed Forces India. 2020 Oct;76(4):438-442.
    57. Muhammed S, Shaw SC, Rawat A, Joy DV, Sood A, Venkatnarayan K, Gupta R. Improving exclusive breast feeding in first 24 hours of life using Plan-to-study-act cycle in a tertiary care hospital. . Med J Armed Forces India. 2020 Jul;76(3):325-332.
    58. Upadhyay R, Aprajita, Srivastava S, Raja A, Gupta RK. Healthcare professionals' knowledge, attitudes, and practices on coronavirus disease in Western Uttar Pradesh. J Edu Health Promot 2020;9:359.
    59. Agarwal N, Jain P, Pathak R, Gupta R. Telemedicine in India: A tool for transforming health care in the era of COVID-19 pandemic. J Edu Health Promot 2020;9:190.
    60. Vivek Gupta, Rahul C. Bhoyar, Abhinav, Saurabh Srivastava, Rashmi Upadhayay, Mohamed Imran, Rakesh Gupta, Vinod Scaria, and Sridhar Sivasubbu. Asymptomatic reinfection in two healthcare workers from India with genetically distinct SARS-CoV-2. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 23;ciaa1451.
    61. Kumar M, Dudeja P, Shaw SC, Chand K, Ranjan S, Gupta R. Impact of individualized nutritional counseling on infant and young child feeding practices. MJAFI, Vol 75, Issue 1, Oct 2021:479-481.
    62. Rahul C Bhoyar , Abhinav Jain, Vivek Gupta, Rakesh Gupta, etal. High throughput detection and genetic epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 using COVIDSeq next-generation sequencing. PLoS One. 2021 Feb 17;16(2):e024711
    63. Agarwal N, Jain P, Khan TN, Gupta R. Chest radiographic findings and their correlation with disease progression in COVID 19 patients in northern India. J Family Med Prim Care 2022;11:559-66
    64. Rajesh Harsvardhan, Ruchi Kushwaha, Rakesh Gupta. A study on low-cost model of hospital pharmacy at a government healthcare teaching institute, as a feedforward measure of control. Journal of Indira Institute of Medical Sciences.2022.Vol 8 (1):48-55.
    65. Gitanjali Jain, Suprita Kalra, Saurabh Sharma, Gautam Kumar Vasnik, Rakesh Gupta. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a child with chronic granulomatous disease: A rare complication of a rare disorder. MJAFI. 2022; 78: 99-102.
    66. Shaw SC, Negi V, Bhat V, Kumar A, Joshi RK, Venkatnarayan K, Gupta R, Gopalkrishnan S, Tewari VV, Kanitkar M. Gestational Age-Specific Nomogram of Transcutaneous Bilirubin in First 120 h of Life for Term and Late Preterm Indian Neonates. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2022; 68(4).
    67. Priya Tiwari, Shikha Seth, Ritu Sharma, Ruchi Verma, Meher Narain, Rakesh Gupta. Evaluating cervical mucous inflammatory status as novel predictor for spontaneous onset of labour at term: A prospective observational study. MJAFI.
    68. Jain G, Adhikari KM, Vasnik GK, Singh D, Somasundaram V, Gupta R, et al. Prevalence of subclinical Vitamin K deficiency in early infancy in exclusively breast-fed term infants. J Mar Med Soc. 2022. Oct (20).
    69. Sethi P, Maheshwari K, Adhlakha B, Kalhan S, Gupta R K. Cutaneous Adverse Reactions after Administration of Covishield Vaccine in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Western Uttar Pradesh: A Series of Cases. Int J Pharm Clin Res. 2022; 14(11): 176-86
    70. Panwar A, Tyagi PK, Bhargava A, Gupta RK. Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccine and Its Related Determinants Among the Residents of Western Uttar Pradesh. MAMC J Med Sci 2022;8:201-6.
    71. Rao RS, Sharma P, Padhy M, Sharma R, Gupta R, Bhatacharjee J, Singh M. Circulatory Maternal Endothelin 1 and Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Gene Expression in PREECLAMPSIA: A Study in Western Uttar Pradesh, India, The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India 2022. 10.1007/s13224-022-01720-0
    72. Rao RS , Singh M ,Sharma R , Gupta R , Padhy M , Mehndiratta M , Kar R , Sharma P , Kumar P, Role of circulatory Telomere length, Oxidative stress markers, and inflammatory markers with Increasing Blood pressure in PREECLAMPSIA - A Study in western Uttar Pradesh, India, Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results Volume 13 Special Issue 1 2022


  • 1. Handbook for medical officers – Facts and figures in Pediatrics.
    2. Handbook on Childhood Asthma for parents.
    3. Handbook on Pediatric HIV for Medical officers.
    4. Logbook for Undergraduates

ACADEMICS by Dr.(Brig) Rakesh Gupta

  • • Recognized supervisor & guide for post graduate candidates for MD (Paeds) & DNB at universities of Delhi, Pune, MUHS Nashik, RGUHS Bangalore, West Bengal UHS Kolkata, HIMS Dehradun, A M U Aligarh, Dy Patil University Mumbai, KGMU and National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.
    • Reviewer for journals “ Journal of AIDS and HIV research, MJAFI, Nepal J of Pediatrics.
    • MCI Inspector for Undergraduate & Post graduate courses.
    • National Board of Examinations- Assessor and Examiner.
    • Chairperson, Disaster management group, Indian Academy of Pediatrics

Awards and appreciations by Dr.(Brig) Rakesh Gupta

    • Fellowship by INDIAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (FIAP) – 2016.
    • Chief of Army staff commendation – 2009, 2013 & 2017.
    • GOC –in-C SWC Commendation– 2016.
    • Chief of Naval staff award for best paper on “Pediatric HIV”- 2011.
    • Air Marshal Ajitnath, Gurshantidevi award for best published paper – 1996.
    • Unit Citation for Best hospital (Military Hospital Jaipur) award- 2017


  • • Pediatric HIV and AIDS at NACO, MoHFW, Govt of India, New Delhi.
    • Pediatric pulmonology, IAP.
    • IAP Allergy & Anti-Tobacco chapter.
    • Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses ( IMNCI) and.
    • RNTCP.
    • Special interest – Pediatric Infectious diseases, Pulmonology & HIV.
    • Scientific expert group for clinical trials on AIDS clinical trial group [ACTG] HIV at NIAID USA

  • Dr.Anita

    MD Pediatrics

    Professor & HOD

    Dr Anita Kumari did her MBBS from Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College and Hospital, Jamshedpur (Ranchi University), in year 2003 & thereafter she completed MD Pediatrics from Patna Medical College & Hospital, (Patna University) in year 2007. After her postgraduation, she joined Mamta Medical College & Hospital, Khammam, Andhra Pradesh in Dec 2007 and continued till May 2009. Then she joined Shri Ram Murti Smarak Institute of Medical Sciences, Bareilly as Assistant Professor in June 2009. With her hard work & diligence she got promoted to Associate Professor in 2013, followed by post of Professor in 2016.
    She is a disciplined and confident Paediatrician. During her tenure in SRMS IMS she gained extensive experience of working in Hospital and Medical College settings. In addition this she also has experience of working in Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units.
    She is a recognized supervisor & guide for post graduate candidates of MD (Paediatrics). Under her guidance many students have completed their post-graduation. She was being awarded as Master Trainer by UP DGME for empowerment of doctors for preparedness of third wave of COVID 19 in 2021. She did fellowship in Neurological Rehabilitation from Medvarsity in 2023.
    After gaining 18 years of vast teaching experience in the field of Pediatrics, she later got appointed as Professor& Head, in the Department of Pediatrics at GIMS, Greater Noida in August 2023.

    Skill Highlights

    • 1. Pediatric critical care.
      2. Nutrition, Adolescent Health, autoimmune Diseases, Cardiac, Gastrointestinal, Respiratory, Infectious and Renal disorders.
      3. Neonatology
      4. Clinical research
      5. Teaching Medical students


    • • Conducted various workshop and CME in the capacity of Organizing Secretary in past 6 years.
      • An active member of Research cell Committee of SRMS IMS.
      • Regional resource trainer (RRTC) appointed by UP DGME for training of Pediatrician of four districts for reducing neonatal mortality in 2022.
      • Appointed as faculty/ trainer by UP DGME for management of COVID in children in 2021.
      • Did certificate course in Pediatric Nutrition from Boston University School of Medicine in 2021.
      • Basic life support instructor (BLS Instructor) since 2017.
      • Wrote two booklets on adolescent health problems entitled “The Teen years” and Teenagers respectively in 2018.
      • Had Successfully Run Children Growth, Development and Nutrition Clinic, Immunization and well-baby Clinic and Asthma clinic In SRMS IMS.
      • Trained in Neonatal Advanced Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

    International publications
    Original articles

    • 1. Kumari A, Sahai L, Kumar S, Bhatnagar R. Evaluation of Acute Kidney Injury and Its Risk Factors in Children Admitted with Diagnosis of Nephrotic Syndrome. J Ped Nephrol 2021; 9(4):1-7.
      2. Kumar S, Kumari A, Agarwal S C. Pattern of kidney disease in Northern India: an overview through histopathological findings in biopsy proven cases. Egyptian Journal of Internal Medicine 30: 22, 2020
      3. Kumari A, Prasad P L, Satyender. Drug Utilization Pattern in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of a Tertiary Care Hospital with Particular Emphasis on Off-Label Drug Use. Journal of Clinical Neonatology, 2019; 8:15-8.
      4. Goyal P, Chandra S, Goel S, Kumar P, Kumari A, Prasad P.L. Predictors of outcome in pediatric septic shock: Experience from a tertiary care teaching hospital. Int J Pediatr Res.2019;6(09):489-494.doi:10.17511/ijpr.2019.i09.09
      5. Agarwal S C, Kumari A. Use of the computer and internet by teachers in medical education – Southeast Asian journal of Medical Education. Vol 7 (20) 2013.

      Case reports

      6. Kumari A, Makhija G, Singh A P. Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy for the diagnosis of unusual case of cystecercal meningoencephalitis. Journal of pediatric sciences 2016.8, e258.
      7. Kumari A, Agarwal S C. Neonatal Meningitis Complicating with Pneumocephalus: Journal of Neuroscience in Rural Practice. Vol.5 (1,) Jan-Mar, 2014, 68-70.
      8. Kumari A, Agarwak S C. An Unusual Case of Ataxia: Joubert Syndrome: Pakistan Pediatric Journal Vol. 37(3) September, 2013, 185-87.

    National publications
    Original articles

  • 1. Kumari A, Agarwal S C, Goyal P,. Pattern of drug prescription in the pediatric intensive care unit of a tertiary care hospital with emphasis on antimicrobial utilization. Journal of Pediatric critical care, vol 6 (5), 2019.
    2. Agarwal S C, Kumari A. Immunization status of children and the influence of social factors: A hospital based study in western Uttar Pradesh. Pediatric Infectious Disease, 2014.
    3. Christopher AF, Kumari A, Chaudhary S, Hora S, Ali Z, Agrawal SC. Unique pattern of mutations in β-thalassemia patients in Western Uttar Pradesh. Indian J Hum Genet 2013;19:207-12
    4. Kumari A, Agarwal S C. Clinical and Laboratory Profile of Wilson Disease in Children: A Study at a Teaching Hospital of North India - New Indian Journal of Pediatrics – Vol 2,Jan-Mar 2013 , 09-14.
    5. Agarwal S C, Kumari A. Teaching Methods in Undergraduate Teaching and Extent of Computer and Internet Use: A Study at a Medical College in North India – Journal of Research in Medical Education & Ethics. Vol 3, No 2,July,2013. 186-90

    Case reports

    6. Kumari A, Singh A P. An Unusual Case of digital gangrene: Cutaneous Polyarteritis Nodosa. Indian Journal of Pediatric Dermatology. Vol 6(3) 2015.
    7. Kumari A, Agarwal S C. Pneumocephalus consequent to staphylococcal pneumonia and meningitis – Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences – Vol 6, Jan-Jun, 2011. 84-6.
    8. Kumari A, Agarwal s C. Pneumocephalus in pediatrics practice. Pediascene A Bulletin With A Difference Vol-14,Issue 01& 02 September,2013
    9. Kumari A, Agarwal S C. Wilson Disease: another unusual presentation - International Journal of Students’ Research – 2012:2
  • Dr.Ruchika Bhatnagar

    MD Pediatrics (KGMU)

    Associate Professor & HOD

    Dr Ruchika Bhatnagar did her MBBS from S.N Medical College , Agra in year 2011 & thereafter she completed MD Pediatrics from Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad ( affiliated to KGMU) in year 2014. After her postgraduation , she joined Shri Ram Murti Smarak Institute of Medical Sciences, Bareilly as a Senior Resident. With her hard work & diligence she got promoted to Assistant Professor in 2016, followed by post of Associate Professor in 2020. After gaining 11 years of vast teaching experience in the field of Pediatrics, she later got appointed as Associate Professor & Head , Department of Pediatrics at GIMS , Greater Noida.

  • • Certified IAP BLS , NRP & PALS instructor .
    • Trained in Revised Basic Course Workshop & AETCOM.
    • Trained in Curriculum Implementation Support Program II.
    • Trained in Basic course in Biomedical Research
  • Her areas of key interest include Pediatric Infectious Disease, Neonatology, Pediatric Asthma & Allergy, Immunization & Social Pediatrics.

    Details of Research publications by Dr.Ruchika Bhatnagar

    • 1. Kumari A, Rai PL, Bhatnagar R, et al. Clinicolaboratory Parameters of Pediatric COVID-19 Patients and Its Correlation with Outcome: A Study at a Teaching Hospital of Northern India. Pediatr Inf Dis 2022;4(1):6–10.
      2. Kumari A, Sahai L, Kumar S, Bhatnagar R. Evaluation of Acute Kidney Injury and Its Risk Factors in Children Admitted with Diagnosis of Nephrotic Syndrome. J Ped Nephrol 2021;9(4):1-7.
      3. Gupta A, Bhatnagar R, Prasad PL. Peripheral cytopenia in children: a hospital-based study. Int J Contemp Pediatr 2020;7:84-9.
      4. Bhatnagar R, Sahai L. Resurgence of diphtheria and its outcome among children in western Uttar Pradesh: a battle to conquer. Int J Contemp Pediatr 2020;7:149-53.
      5. Bhatnagar R, Siddiqui SA, Rai PL, Tomar V, Verma MK, Sharma P. 'Don't leap to a conclusion of sepsis!' Congenital adrenal hyperplasia in male neonates: case series and literature review. Trop Doct. 2020 Jan;50(1):91-94.
      6. Bhatnagar R, Prasad PL. Rare Association of Bilateral Anotia with Congenital Facial Palsy. J Nepal Paediatr Soc 2015;35(2):195-197.
      7. Bhatnagar R, Prasad P. Acute Psychosis in a Child with Severe Dengue. J Nepal Paediatr Soc 2017;37(3):273-275

    Dr. Sujaya Mukhopadhyay


    Assistant Professor

    I did my MBBS and DCH from Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, U.P and later DNB Pediatrics from K.G. Patel Children Hospital, Vadodara, Gujarat. Thereafter I successfully cleared MRCPCH exam. I did my Senior residency in Dept of Pediatrics in School of Medical Science and Research, Greater Noida and joined Govt. Institute of Medical Sciences in 2020 as Assistant Professor in Pediatrics. Before joining GIMS, I also worked as Assistant Professor in School of Medical Science and Research, Greater Noida. My areas of interest include intensive care and deveplepmental pediatrics though all aspects of Pediatrics intrigue me.

    Details of Research publications by Dr. Sujaya Mukhopadhyay

    • 1.Mukhopadhyay S, Bhattacharjee P, Joshi P. School based screening tools for childhood obesity: a comparison of TSFT, WHR and BMI. Int J Contemp Pediatr 2017;4:370- 3.
      2.Hassan N, Mukhopadhyay S, Mohan S. Morbidity and mortality profile of preterm neonates admitted in neonatal intensive care unit of a tertiary care centre in Western Uttar Pradesh, India. Int J Contemp Pediatr 2019;6:1859-62.
      3.Bhattacharjee P,Mukhopadhyay S, Joshi P, Singh S. Food habits and obesity: a study in adolescents. Int J Contemp Pediatr 2017;4:336-40.
      4.Hassan N, Mukhopadhyay S, Bhattacharjee P, Sinha R. Bed side prognostic markers for dengue fever: serum lactate, base excess and central peripheral temperature gradient. Int J Contemp Pediatr 2017;4:2041-5.
      5.Mukhopadhyay S, Hassan N. Etiology and clinico-hematological profile of neonates with pathological unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia: a tertiary care centre experience. Int J Contemp Pediatr 2019;6:1888-92.
      6.Prasun B, Payas J, Sujaya M. Prediction of relapses in children with idiopathic steroid sensitive nephrotic syndrome: a retrospective study. Int J Contemp Pediatr 2017;4:57-61.
      7. Longitudinal assessment of growth and neurodevelopment of children with in-utero SARS CoV2 exposure- a Prospective Cohort study. PI - Dr. Sujaya mukhopadhyay
      8. Perinatal Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Its Clinical Attributes: A Single-Center Study From Western Uttar Pradesh. PI- Dr. Shazmeen Imran

    Dr. Rajeev Kumar

    MBBS, DCH, DNB, DrNB Paediatric Critical Care

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Rajeev Kumar has done his MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, DCH from King George Medical College, King George Medical University, Lucknow, DNB Paediatrics from St. Stephen’s Hospital, Delhi and DrNB Paediatric Critical Care from Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore. He has worked as Junior Consultant in PITU- Cardiac Intensive Care in Narayana Hrudayalaya Bangalore post his DrNB course completion from November 2022, to June 2023 and was involved in management of Paediatric patients post congenital heart disease surgery. Areas of Interest: Paediatric Critical Care He is a certified AHA BLS, PALS and IAP NRP provider. Trained in Functional Echocardiography, lung Ultrasound, Flexible Bronchoscopy, ECMO, Renal Replacement Therapy ( IHD, PIRRT, CRRT ), Invasive and Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilation. He also has experience in managing immediate post liver transplant and Post Cardiac surgery patients. He is well versed with procedures like Central Venous Catheter insertion, PICC line insertion in neonates, Arterial line insertion, Haemodialysis catheter insertion, Peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion, Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, Intercostal drainage tube insertion, Intra-abdominal pressure monitoring, Procedural sedation etc

    Details of Research publications by Dr. Rajeev Kumar

    • 1. Kumar R, Kumar N. Validation of lactate clearance at 6 h for mortality prediction in critically ill children. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2016;20(10):570-574. doi:10.4103/0972-5229.192040
    • 2. Kumar R, Puliyel J. Utility of hepatitis B vaccination in India. Indian Pediatr. 2014;51(11):870-872.
    • 3. Yadav VK, Amrita A, Yadav S, Kumar R, Yadav KK. Role of Magnesium Supplementation in Children with West Syndrome: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Iran J Child Neurol. 2022;16(1):65-75. doi:10.22037/ijcn.v16i1.30480