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Dr. Ashok Kumar Dutta

HOD, Pediatrics

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Department Pediatrics
Languange English
Designation HOD
Specialization Pediatrics


Dr. Ashok Kumar Dutta is presently working as Professor & Head of the department of Pediatrics at School of Medical Sciences and Research, Sharda Hospital. Dr. Dutta has been presented several orations and honors for his scientific contributions noteworthy among them are NNF oration award, Dr. K. C. Choudhury oration, Dr. P. N. Taneja oration, Dr. Khandpur oration, Dr. Gaya Prasad oration and many more. He is an adviser of Child health, Govt. of India. He has been a member of Indo-US research group on infectious diseases and ICMR task force on MCH. Dr. Dutta has been a WHO and UNICEF consultant from time to time on various programs on child health e. g diarrhea disease, ARI, HIV, IMNCI etc. Taking Dr. Dutta's overall contribution in the field of Pediatrics, he has been awarded outstanding Asian Pediatricians of the year 2012 by Asian pediatric association.

Qualification Year
M.D. (Pediatrics, Delhi) 1975
M.B.B.S (Dibrugarh) 1969
Experience Number of Years
Professor & HOD(School of Medical Sciences & Research. Sharda Univ) 4 yrs 10 months
Director Professor(Lady Hardinge Medical College. Delhi) 3 yrs
Prof & HOD(BP Koirala Institute, Nepal) 2 yrs
Director Professor((Lady Hardinge Medical College. Delhi) 7 yrs
Professor ((Lady Hardinge Medical College. Delhi) 8 yrs 1 months
Associate Professor ((Lady Hardinge Medical College. Delhi)) 6 yrs 2 months
Assistant Professor (Lady Hardinge Medical College. Delhi) 2 yrs 6 months
Lecturer (Lady Hardinge Medical College. Delhi) 3 yrs
Total Experience 42 yrs
  • Recipient of Fellowship of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (FIAP) in 1994.
  • Recipient of Fellowship of National Neonatology Forum of India in 2005.
  • Received best teacher’s award from Indian Medical Association Delhi in 1994.
  • Delivered several orations in India & Abroad:
  • Life time achievement award from Lady Harding Medical College, in 2016
  • Received outstanding Asian Pediatrician award from Asian Academy of Pediatrics in 2012
  • WHO Temporary consultant in Diarrhea, ARI, Immunization, HIV and IMNCI
  • Actively involved in National Pulse Polio Immunization.
  • Member Adaptation Committee on IMNCI India.
  • Member of Technical Resource Group of PNDT Act in India and also a national inspection an
  • monitoring committee member in overseeing the implementation of PC and PNDT Act.
  • Member of ICMR Task Force on MCH.
  • Nominated by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as an Expert Group Member in the research
  • committee on MCH.
  • National expert member for IEAG for polio eradication
  • National advisory committee member of Indian Journal of Pediatrics
  •  Past Chairperson PG curriculum in Pediatrics, MCI
  • Chairperson, National collaborating center for Facility based newborn care
  • Expert group member of the Indo- us research group on infectious diseases
  • Chairman NNF accreditation committee for special care newborn unit in the country since 2012 
  • Expert group member of National AEFI committee Govt. of India.
  • Expert group member of ICMR committee on development of guidelines on Ethics in clinical research in pediatrics.
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • National Neonatology forum of India 
  • Indian Association of India

Published 150 articles in national and international journal and edited 7 books.

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