Doctors

Dr. Suchitra Sivadas


Designation :
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department :
General Paediatrics
Email :
suchitra@aims.amrita.edu
Qualification :
DCH, DNB (Pediatrics), MRCPCH (UK)

Dr. Suchitra Sivadas finished her MBBS from Alleppey Medical College in 2006. She completed her Diploma in Child Health from Government Medical College Trivandrum. After that she completed her Diplomate of the National Board in Pediatrics from Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital, Chennai. She then worked as a consultant in Pediatrics in Motherhood Hospitals Chennai. She subsequently completed her MRCPCH (UK) in 2016. She joined the faculty at Amrita in 2018.

Education and Professional Experience

  • 2016 : MRCPCH (UK)
  • 2011-2014 : DNB Pediatrics at Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital, Chennai
  • 2008-2010 : DCH, SAT Government Medical College Trivandrum
  • 2000-2006 : MBBS, Alleppey Medical College

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatric Immunology and Allergy
  • Pediatric Genetics

Research Publications

  • Suchitra Sivadas, Sajitha, S., Suhas Udayakumaran, Aravind, S., Gayatri Sajeevan and Jayakumar, C. 2020. “An unusual cause of infantile torticollis.”, International Journal of Current Research, 12, (09), 13597-13600
  • Geeta Vidyadharan, Bitty Kurian, Suchitra Sivadas, Sheela Nampoothiri and Jyotsna Yesodharan ."Abetalipoproteinemia--A Rare Disease Presenting as Bleeding Disor-der." Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences,vol. 9, no. 41, 2020, p. 3062
  • Suresh P, Biswas L, Prasad V, Kumar A, Sivadas S, Khan S, Biswas R. BCG Infection due to MPT64-Negative Strain: A Diagnostic Challenge. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Sep;103(3):1072-1075.

Honours/Awards

  • 3rd prize in 15th national pediatric nephrology prize exam 2009 conducted by Indian society of pediatric nephrology
  • Best paper award for thesis in State IAP conference held at Kollam 2010
  • Winner Asthma Quiz –Chennai IAP December 2012

Memberships

  • Life Member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • Life Member Indian Medical Association
  • Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health