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Dr. Sikha Agarwal

Consultant Pediatrics
Pediatrics

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  • Saturday: 11am to 1pm; Rest on appointment basis

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Brief Profile


Dr. Sikha is a Pediatrician, with special interest in pediatric rheumatology. This includes management of different pediatric arthritis like Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis &Enthesitis-related Arthritis; pediatric vasculitis like Kawasaki disease, Henoch-Scholein purpura & autoimmune disorders like systemic lupus erythematosus and Juvenile Dermatomyositis. She is credited with publications and presentations in Pediatric Rheumatology and has contributed to chapters on Kawasaki Disease and Juvenile Dermatomyositis in Specialty textbooks of Pediatric Rheumatology.


Qualification

  • MBBS, MD
  • EULAR (European League against Rheumatism) introductory Ultrasound course
  • EULAR course in Pediatric Rheumatology


Experience

  • Ex- Senior Resident PGIMER Chandigarh Consultant @ Wockhardt Hospitals, Mira road


Awards and Achievements

  • Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
  • First Prize Sikha Agarwal, U Dutta, A Dalal, J Undamatla, C Bhupatiraju and S Sharda A 15.1 Mb de novo duplication of 15q region in a boy with global developmental delay and facial dysmorphism BIOINFOGEN, National Conference on Bioinformatics in Genetic Diagnosis & Research, September, 2013
  • Best presentation - Sikha Agarwal Best amongst Senior Residents in departmental teaching activities (July to December 2013) Gauhati University
  • Third Position in order of Merit MBBS Third Professional Part II Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, Assam
  • Fifth Position in order of Merit MBBS Third Professional Part I Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, Assam
  • DrBalindraNath Hazarika Memorial Prize MBBS Third Professional Part I - Highest marks in ENT
  • Third Position in order of Merit for Second MBBS Examination Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, Assam
  • Fifth Position in order of Merit for First MBBS Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, Assam Board of Secondary Education, Assam


Membership

  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Rheumatology Society
  • Association of Medical Consultants, Mumbai


Research and Publications

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

  • Aspergillus mediastinitis presenting as superior mediastinal syndrome in an immunocompetent child Agarwal S, Das A, Gochhait D, Trehan A, Srinivasan R, Singh M. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Feb; 34(2):221-2
  • Proximal Muscle Weakness in a Child with Kawasaki Disease Agarwal S, Gupta A, Suri D, Rawat A, Singh S. Indian J Pediatr. 2015 Sep; 82 (9): 866
  • Retinal Vasculitis in Kawasaki Disease Agarwal S, Mulkutkar S, Suri D, Singh S, Gupta A. Indian J Pediatr. 2015 Dec; 82(12): 1183-4
  • Acute Hypercalcaemia and Hypervitaminosis D in an Infant with Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Dayal D, Didel S, Agarwal S, Sachdeva N, Singh M. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2015 Oct, Vol-9(10)
  • Kawasaki disease in infants below 6 months: a clinical conundrum? Singh S, Agarwal S, Bhattad S, Gupta A, Suri D, Rawat A, Singhal M, Rohit M. Int J Rheum Dis. 2016 Sep; 19(9): 924-8

Chapters (in text books):

  • Agarwal S, Singh S. Medium Vessel Vasculitis: Kawasaki Disease and PolyarteritisNodosa. In: PG Textbook of Pediatrics. Vol. 3; 2015.p.2538-41
  • Agarwal S, Gupta A. Juvenile Dermatomyositis. In Pediatric Rheumatology. 2nd Edition, 2014. p. 138-144
  • Agarwal S, Singh S. Kawasaki Disease. In Monograph on Vasculitis. 1st Edition, 2014 p. 123-132


Speciality Interest

  • Pediatric Rheumatology


a passion for healing...