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Department of Neonatology

Vision Statement

Reach the unreached, Reach single Digit Neonatal mortality rate.

Teaching Faculty

Professor & Head of the Department


Dr. G Guruprasad


since 29/11/1989

Teaching and OPD in the department and college.


  • Governing Body Member-NNF (2013-14)
  • President-NNF Karnataka State Chapter 2009-11
  • NRP Instructor-National Faculty since December 1999
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Neonatology

Awards and Achievements:

  • Delivered Dr.B.G.Benakappa Endowment Lecture at NIMHANS Convention Centre ,during KarPedicon Banagalore –Oct 2017
  • Delivered Nirmala Kesaree Endowment Lecture during Karpedicon Mysore - Oct 2014
  • Best President award for NNF Karnataka State Chapter, award received on 30th October 2011 from Dr.M.K.C.Nair, President, NNF – National Chapter at Hotel Citadel, Bangalore
  • Confered Best Teacher award during 3rd annual P.G. convention “WISDOM” held at Bellary on 16th December 2010, conducted by Dept. of OBG VIMS, OBG Society of Karnataka State Chapter
  • Received prestigious Dr.G.K.Gokavi oration during annual Karntaka I.M.A. conference held at Hubli during August 2007 on topic “Recent trends in childhood Immunisation


  • Fellow of National Neonatology Forum-FNNF
  • Life Member IAP/NNF



Associate Professors


Assistant Professors


Senior residents


Dr. Chaitali R Raghoji

MBBS, MD, Fellowship in Perinatal Medicine

since 06-01-2010

Teaching and OPD in the department and college.


Awards and Achievements:

  • Appointed has State Academic Co-ordinator for Advance –Neonatal resuscitation Progamme, Organized and instructed many B NRP and ADV NRP
  • NRP instructor since 2013
  • Instructor for NEST(Neonatal emergency simulation training) Programme since 2015


  • Executive Board Member of National Neonatology Forum
  • Life Member IAP/NNF
  • Life member IYCF

Non-teaching faculty

# Name Designation
1 Deepika.B Lab Technician

Academic Activities

09-06-2018: Basic Newborn Care & Resuscitation Programme.

28-11-2017: In association with Dept of Pediatrics at Bapuji Child Health Institute, conducted an “ Awareness Programme “ on 'WORLD PREMATURITY DAY'.

03-03-2017: Conducted Basic NRP Programme for Staff Nurses of Bapuji CHI & RC.