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Doctor Profile - Dr. Binu Ninan

Senior Consultant
Dr. Binu Ninan



Area(s) of Specialization:

Neonatal Neurology and Development, Social Neonatology


Clinical experience in Pediatrics and Neonatology: 22 yearsTeaching experience in Neonatology: 12 yearsExperience in Administration: 12 yearsFormer Staff Doctor & Senior Registrar in Neonatology: Aberdeen University Hospital, UK, 1997- 2002, 2003 -2004.Former Lecturer in Neonatology & Senior Registrar: University of Western Australia, Australia, 2002-2003
Former Lecturer in Pediatrics & Neonatology: Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1994 -1996Senior&

Consultation days:

Monday to Saturday

Consultation Time:

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For Appointment, Call:

044-45928500 EXT: 7026

Fellowships / Memberships:

  • Member of the Board of Management, SRU, Chennai
  • Member of the Medical Staff Executive Committee, SRMC, Chennai
  • Member of Research Advisory Committee, SRU, Chennai
  • Member of the Post-graduate Board of Studies, SRU
  • Member of the Stem Cell Ethical Committee, SRU
  • Member of the QIPST, SRMC
  • Member of the Research Committee, NNF
  • Member of the level III accreditation committee, NNF
  • Secretary, IAP Neonatology chapter - South Zone
  • IAP - Neonatology accreditation Inspector
  • Contributor for IAP-Protocols in Neonatology book
  • Subject expert and Panelist for the Selection Committee, Child Development Center, Trivandrum


  • Postnatal predictors for outcome in congenital diaphragmatic hernia – A Single centre retrospective cohort study from India.  Indian Journal of Child Health 2016
  • Correlation among magnetic resonance imaging parameters of brain in preterm neonates at term equivalent age. Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2016.
  • Spectrum of magnetic resonance imaging in neonatal seizures in a tertiary care hospital in India. International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics 2016.
  • Incidence of invasive candidal infection in very low birth weight neonates over a period of 5-year: A single institutional study.  Indian Journal of Child Health 2016.
  • Screening based on incidence of severe retinopathy of prematurity in a tertiary care center in India-are Indian infants different?. International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics 2016.
  • Retrospective Analysis of Ophthalmic Ailments in children attending the child development unit in a tertiary care hospital in South India.  Journal of Evaluation of Medical and Dental Sciences 2016.
  • A Longitudinal descriptive study on retinopathy of prematurity in a tertiary care centre in South India. Journal of Evaluation of Medical and Dental Sciences 2016.
  • Does diffusion restriction changes in magnetic resonance imaging predict neurological outcome in neonatal seizures?  Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences 2015.
  • A Study in Neonatal Sepsis Using Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based DNA Sequencing to Detect the Aetiological Agent in the Peripheral Blood of the Neonates with Sepsis.  International Journal of Current Microbiology And Applied Sciences 2015.
  • Neonate with Haemophagocytic Lymphohistocytosis secondary to dengue infection: a case report.  Tropical Doctor 2015.
  • Pattern and antimicrobial susceptibility of Carbapenum Resistant Organisms in Tertiary Care Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, India.  Journal of Clinical Neonatology 2014.
  • Pattern and antimicrobial susceptibility of organisms causing blood stream infection in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) from India.  Asian Journal of Clinical Pediatrics and Neonatology 2014.
  • Grand Mothers’ perspective on hearing loss in children and newborn hearing screening.  Indian Journal of Otology 2014.
  • A rare cause of Neonatal Cerebral Abscess. Sri Ramachandra Journal of Medicine 2013
  • Posterior urethral valve with urinary ascites 2011
  • Hepatic hemangioma of infancy: role of propranolol. Annals of Tropical Paediatrics 2010
  • Establishment and Evaluation of Newborn Hearing Screening Program at a Corporate Hospital.  Journal of the Indian Speech and Hearing Association 2008
  • Antenatally diagnosed, vein of galen malformation a case report with review of literature.   Sri Ramachandra Journal of Medicine 2006.

Chapter in Book
Protocols in Neonatology, JAYPEE Publishers. ISBN number:9789385891731, 2016


  • Exchange Transfusions as a modality of treatment in Very Low Birth Babies with Septicaemia.
  • Markers of neonatal sepsis
  • Neurodevelopmental outcome following Grade 4 Intraventricular Haemorrhage and/or Ventriculomegaly in Preterms <31 weeks gestation-A 10-year retrospective study.
  • Middle Cerebral Artery infarcts in Neonates-A retrospective analysis of cases in the last 5 years.
  • Neonatal MRI  to Predict Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Preterm Infants less than 32 weeks of gestation and  in very low birth weight babies less than 1500gm
  • Association of abnormal placental histopathology with adverse short-term outcome and long-term neurodevelopmental outcome in preterm and IUGR babies in a tertiary care centre
  • Etiology and antimicrobial susceptibility in blood stream infection in tertiary care neonatal centre from South India
  • Study of Imipenem-resistant gram-negative bacterial incidence in a tertiary care neonatal centre in South India.
  • Clinical profile of neonatal seizures, and it's neuro-developmental outcome.
  • Therapeutic Hypothermia- an Indian experience, feasibility and neuro-developmental outcome.
  • Effects of early stimulation and outcome of preterm less than 34 weeks or birth weight less than 1800 grams in a tertiary hospital.
  • Incidence and risk factors for ROP in a tertiary level neonatal unit, between 2007 to 2011.

Case Reports

  • Intraventricular Haemorrhage secondary to steroid-induced hypertension in a Neonate.
  • Vein of Galen Malformation
  • Hepatic haemangioma of infancy: Role of propranolol

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Direct: 044-45928581 (8am-4pm)
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Ext.no. 432 / 8894

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