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Doctor Profile - Dr. B. Umamaheswari

Senior Consultant
Dr. B. Umamaheswari


MBBS, MD Paediatrics, MRCPCH

Area(s) of Specialization:

Neonatology- Intensive care, Inborn errors of Metabolism, Genetics, Perinatology


  • Clinical experience in Neonatology: 13 years
  • Teaching experience in Neonatology: 6 years
  • Trained in the UK
  • Ex-Consultant in Neonatology, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai
  • 6.5 years as a consultant at SRMC

Consultation days:

Monday to Thursday

Consultation Time:

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Scope Clinic

For Appointment, Call:

044 - 45928500 EXT: 7026

Fellowships / Memberships:

  • Memebership - MRCPCH, IAP & ISIEM, NNF Member



  • 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.
  • Persistent diarrhea: risk factors and outcome. - Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2010.
  • 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.
  • Pattern and antimicrobial susceptibility of carbapenem resistant organisms in tertiary care neonatal intensive care unit, India. Journal of Clinical Neonatology 2014.
  • OEIS complex, A case report. Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences 2014.
  • Fatal Transient Myeloproliferative Disorder in a Newborn With Down Syndrome Complicated By Tumor Lysis Syndrome And Hepatic Failure: A Case Report And Review Of Literature. Asian Journal of Clinical Pediatrics and Neonatology 2013.
  • A rare cause of neonatal cerebral abscess - Sri Ramachandra Journal of Medicine 2013.

Review Article
Review article on “Neonatal Seizures” in Text book of Neonatal emergencies published by Dr.Suraj Gupte (December 2005).

One of the Authors in Textbook of Pedia Tricks by Dr Julius Scott- Neonatology Chapter.
One of the co authors in Partha’s Textbook of Paediatrics- Chapter – Essentials of NICU care.


  • Teaching and training fellows and DM for students
  • Involved in teaching in UG, Curriculum development in Super Speciality

Awards and Honours:

  • Letter of Appreciation from IAP for conducting BNCRP program- a community based program in Tamilnadu- Received in JULY 2013.
  • Cash Prize Award for presenting the paper “Magnetic Resonance Imaging abnormality of the brain in preterm SGA babies compared to preterm AGA babies done at term equivalent” in Kerala Neocon in 2012.
  • First in divisional round NNF NEONATOLOGY QUIZ for postgraduate students conducted by National Neonatology Forum in September 2002
  • Dr TM Nair Memorial GOLD MEDAL in December 1997 for coming first in the final year MBBS University examination from Chengalpattu Medical College. (BEST OUTGOING STUDENT)
  • Dr Vadamalayan Endowment Prize in December 1997 for Medicine and Paediatrics in MBBS.
  • Dr J.A.S. Masilamani GOLD MEDAL IN Medicine 1997 for securing highest mark in Medicine in final year MBBS exam.
  • The Balfour Memorial GOLD MEDAL in Medicine in 1997
  • The Madras University Students Club Endowment Prize for Medicine in 1997.
  • Participated in IAP PAEDIATRIC QUIZ for MBBS by Indian Academy of Paediatrics in 1997.
  • Prof M Guhanandam Endowment Prize in Opthalmology in 1995-96.
  • Distinction in Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Forensic medicine, ENT and Medicine during MBBS.

International Conferences Attended
Paediatric Academic Society Conference held in Washington in 2013 May.
International conference on update in research ethics and Research methodology- CITI Conference 2013 at SRU

Special Training
Undergone training in Fetal Research Foundation, Mediscan System Under Dr Sujatha Jagdeesh and subsequently running the SCOPE clinic and involved actively in conducting Perinatal review meets.
Undergone special training in Metabolic Medicine under Dr. Avihu Boneh, Royal Children Hospital, Australia

Other Consultants in Neonatology


Direct: 044-45928581 (8am-4pm)
Board: 044 -45928500

Ext.no. 432 / 8894

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