Dr. Palanirajan P - KM NU Hospitals

Dr. Palanirajan P.

Pediatrician & Neonatologist

MBBS, DCH, DNB (Paediatrics)

Sr. Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist, Dept. of Paediatrics - KM NU Hospitals, Ambur

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Doctor believes that the team work, state-of-the-art Technology and dedicated staff at KMNU is the key to quality medical care. Compassionate, committed and empathetic. Aims to achieve patient satisfaction ethically without compromising on safety.


  • MBBS: Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital, Coimbatore (2000-2006)
  • DCH (Diploma in Child Health): Madras Medical College, Chennai (2007-2009)
  • DNB (Paediatrics): Meenakshi Mission Hospital & Research Centre, Madurai (2014-2016)

Publications and Presentations:

  • Poster Presentation titled “Reflex seizures” at Madurai Pedicon in August 2014.
  • Published a paper titled “Reflex seizures” in International journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 3 (11), in Nov.2014. ( Impact factor: 1.8651).
  • Published a paper titled “Imerslund-Grasbeck syndrome” in International Journal of Scentific Research, Vol. 4 (2), in Feb.2015. (Impact Factor: 1. 8651).
  • Published a paper titled “ Herpes associated erythema multiforme - a clinical dilemmme” in International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol.8 (9), in Sep. 2019

Online Course:

Postgraduate Program in Pediatric Nutrition (PGPN) from Boston University school of Medicine

Work Experience:

Worked as a Junior Resident in Sri Muthukumaran Medical College Hospital & Research Institute from March -2012 To 2013. (1 Year) and as Senior Resident from March -2013 to February 2014 (11 Months).

Worked as Junior Consultant in NICU at Motherhood Hospital, Chennai from 15th June 2016 to 21st November-2018, and Junior Consultant in pediatrics and neonatology from 22nd November-2018 to till date at GLOBAL Hospitals, Chennai.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Rapid cardiopulmonary assessment.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Neonatal Resuscitation.
  • Endotracheal intubation technique and Rapid Sequence Intubation.
  • Vascular access techniques including Peripheral venous access, Central venous access, Intraosseous access and Arterrial Catheterrization.
  • Lumbar Puncture technique.
  • Lumbar Puncture technique.
  • Peritoneal dialysis technique.
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Umbilical vein catheterization and Exchange transfusion
  • Diagnosis and management of common pediatric conditions.
  • Intensive Pediatric & Neonatal care.

Certified Courses and Workshops:

  • Completed Provider Course in Pediatric Life Support, August 2008.
  • Underwent training on STI/RTI control programme, held on Oct.2010
  • Completed a ten-day course on “Intensive medical care and poison management at MMC, Chennai in feb.2011.
  • Completed Basic life support training conducted on Feb.12, 2011 at MMC. Chennai.

Conferences and CME's Attended:

  • Attended the IAP-IJPP CME held in June 2008
  • Attended the Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Tamil Nadu State Chapter, Madurai, August 2008.
  • Attended the Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Tamil Nadu State Chapter, Madurai, August 2008.
  • Attended the national conference on pediatric radiology held at Chettinad Heath City, Chennai in September2008.
  • Attended the Madurai Pedicon in August 2014.
  • Attended the Madurai Pedicon in August 2014.