Dr. Karthik Narayanan - General Pediatrics & Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine


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Dr. Karthik Narayanan

Senior Consultant – General Pediatrics & Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine


Qualification: MD (Pediatrics), DM (Pediatric Critical Care and Emergency Medicine)

Doctor’s Profile

Dr. Karthik Narayanan is a Senior Consultant – Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency. He has done his MBBS from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore followed by MD in Pediatrics from the prestigious PGIMER, Chandigarh. He further completed his super-specialization DM in Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine from the same institute. He has to his credit published book chapters, the honor of being invited as faculty to many medical conferences. He has presented oral papers and publication in such national and international conferences.

Areas of interest
Vasoactive in septic shock
Bed-side Ultrasound in Pediatric intensive care unit
Biomarkers in Severe sepsis
Critical care Nursing training and education
Low-cost innovative strategies in Pediatric critical care

Skill set
Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) qualified instructor for Pediatric advanced Life support (PALS) and Basic Life support (BLS)

Also trained in
-Pediatric and neonatal emergencies
-Securing subclavian, internal jugular and femoral line in infants and children
-Thoracostomy tube insertions
-Exchange transfusion/ partial exchange in neonates
-Bedside echocardiography and its use to assess hemodynamics and congenital heart diseases
-Peri-operative care in children with congenital and acquired heart disease
-Peri-operative care of neonates and children undergoing GI and urological surgeries
-Mechanical ventilation including High frequency oscillatory ventilation in neonates and in children
-Renal replacement therapies (Peritoneal dialysis, intermittent hemodialysis, sustained low-efficiency dialysis and CRRT in children)
-Neuro-critical care: Invasive ICP insertion and monitoring, continuous EEG monitoring, management if raised intracranial pressure and refractory/super-refractory status epilepticus, care of children following post-operative neurosurgical interventions and traumatic brain injury.
-Flexible bronchoscopy in PICU
-Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (Veno-venous and veno-arterial) in patient with respiratory failure (ARDS) and cardiac failure (post-operative care and cardiogenic shock due to acquired heart diseases)

  • Languages : English , Hindi, Tamil
  • Gender : Male
  • Paediatrics