Paediatrics & Neonatology
Dr. Sujatha Thyagarajan is a leading Paediatric Consultant at Aster RV and Aster Women & Children Hospital with more than 26 years of rich experience. She has extensive experience in the management of complex medical and surgical intensive care, critical trauma, neurosurgery, renal, (liver and intestinal) transplant, paediatric / neonatal surgical children, high-risk pregnancies including pre-term babies, retrieval/transport of critically ill children, renal replacement therapies, neuro-surgical, trauma, cardiac, hemato-oncological and bone marrow/solid organ transplantation cases and other advanced intensive care modalities.
She is the founder member, secretary & treasurer of PediSTARS India (Pediatric Simulation and Training Research Society) and Proprietor of I ACT FAST Kids since, Feb 2018. The latter is a training programme aimed at teaching parents and school staff to provide first aid to children.
Before relocating to India, she worked with premier institutions in UK like Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Evelina Children’s Hospital, Barts and The London Children’s Hospital etc. In the last few years, she was associated with Rainbow Children’s hospital, Columbia Asia, HCG and Manipal hospitals, Bangalore.
She is a multitalented and resourceful person, who tutors medical students (DNB, MRCPCH), delivers international level presentations, publishes research papers in peer-reviewed publications and is an esteemed faculty speaker at various national and international forums. She has previously set up and led various paediatric intensive care (PICU) and trauma services for children in both London and India.
She has led key research projects in Pediatric trauma and Pediatric critical care. She is the Primary Investigator for the ongoing TRIP study (Trauma Research in Pediatrics) which is a multi-centre study of all critically injured children in 2 cities – Chennai and Bengaluru.
She completed her graduation (MBBS) from Bangalore University and post-graduation, and other specialization namely DCH, MRCPCH, CCT in Paediatrics and FRCPCH respectively from UK.