Dr Debasis Das Adhikari

Professor, Dept of Paediatrics, Christian Medical College

Dr Debasis Das Adhikari QUALIFICATIONS: MBBS, DCH, DNB (Paediatrics), FAEM, FAPEM, MNAMS, Six Sigma ADVANCED TRAINING:

  • FAPEM: Paediatric Emergency Medicine. (Fellow Paediatric Emergency - Sick Kids Hospital, Canada)
  • Six Sigma: Hospital Management
  • PRESENT DESIGNATION & AFFILIATION:
  • • Professor:

    Dept of Paediatrics, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, Pin-632004

  • • Professor In-charge:

    Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Dept of Paediatrics, CMC Vellore

  • • National Treasurer:

    Pediatric Emergency Medicine Chapter, IAP

  • PAST AFFILIATION:
  • Deputy Medical Superintendent:

    Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

  • CERT Co-ordinator:

    CMC Emergency Response Team (CERT), Safety Cell, CMC Vellore

  • National Academic Secretary:

    Society of Trauma & Paediatric Emergency Medicine, India

  • MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS (HONOURS, AWARDS):
  • • DR. V. BALAGOPALA RAJU ENDOWMENT GOLD MEDAL AWARD - 46th Annual national Conference of the I A P
  • • ABCD (Above and beyond call of duty) Award - Christian Medical College, Vellore, TN, 2012
  • • PAEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE: ( PEMS Software)- innovative software for Paediatric Emergency
  • • Established the largest Paediatric Emergency Medicine unit in India
  • SPECIAL INTEREST:
  • • Paediatric Emergency Medicine,
  • • Poisoning,
  • • Bites & Stings
PUBLICATIONS:
  1. Murugan T. P, Urmi Ghosh, Roshni Julia Rajan, Anu Punnen, Jolly Chandran, Debasis Das Adhikari, Leni Grace Mathew, Winsley Rose; Spectrum of COVID‑19 Disease in Children: A Retrospective Analysis Comparing Wave 1 and Wave 2 from a Tertiary Hospital in South India. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. Accepted: 24 November 2021
  2. Ilakya Devadas, Sangeetha Yoganathan, Anitha Jasper, Gibikote Sridhar, Debasis Das Adhikari; Computerized tomography head in Paediatric Emergencies: Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics. 2021;23(4):376
  3. Dharshini Sathishkumar, Parthiban Udhayakumar, Debasis Das Adhikari, Renu George; Pediatric Cutaneous Emergencies and their Outcome: Study from a Tertiary Care Center in South India. Indian Dermatol Online J 2019 Nov-Dec;10(6):650-656
  4. Winsley Rose, J. Ebor Jacob, Debasis Das Adhikari, Valsan Phillip Verghese; Dengue Illness in Children. Current Medical Issues. 2017 April – June; 15(2): 95-105
  5. Das Adhikari D, Das S, Winston A B, Vazhudhi K, Kumar A, Shanthi M, Agarwal I; A retrospective study on non-drug related poisoning in the community among children from South India. Hospital Practice. 2017 Mar; 45(2): 39-45
  6. Winston A B1, Das Adhikari D2, Das S1, Vazhudhi K1, Kumar A1, Shanthi M1, Agarwal I3; Drug poisoning in the community among children: a nine years' experience from a tertiary care center in south India. Hosp Pract. 2016 Dec 16
  7. Bose A , Munshi R , Tripathy RM , Madhusudana SN , Harish BR , Thaker S , Mahendra BJ , Gunale B , Gogtay N , Thatte U , Mani RS , Manjunath K , George K , Yajaman AB , Sahai A , Dhere RM , Alex RG , Adhikari DD , Abhilash , Raghava V , Kumbhar D , Behera TR , Kulkarni PS; A randomized noninferiority clinical study to assess post exposure prophylaxis by a new purified vero cell rabies vaccine (RabivaxS) administered by intramuscular and intradermal routes. Vaccine. 2016 Aug 20
  8. Debasis Das Adhikari, K Mahathi, U. Ghosh, I. Agarwal, A Chacko, , E Jacob, K Ebenezer; Impact of pre-hospital care on the outcome of children arriving with agonal breathing to a Paediatric Emergency Service (PES) in South India: Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care: (Accepted for publication, May 2016)
  9. Debasis Das Adhikari, S. Das; Role of zinc supplementation in the outcome of repeated acute respiratory infections in Indian children: A randomized double blind placebo-controlled clinical trial: Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology: (Accepted for publication, April 2016)
  10. Debasis Das Adhikari, Benita Florence, Suresh Samuel David; Pre-hospital trauma care in south India: A glance through the last fifteen years: Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care: (Accepted for publication, March 2016)
  11. Debasis Das Adhikari, Ekta Rai; Unexpected difficult Pediatric airway: Pearls and pitfalls for the ED physician: Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics; ( Accepted for Publication, Feb 2016)
  12. Beula Subashini, Debasis Das Adhikari, John Antony Jude Prakash, Valsan Philip Verghese, Visalakshi Jeyaseelan, V Balaji: “ CNS infection in children. Experience from a tertiary care center”: Journal of Global Infectious Diseases (Accepted for Publication, Jan 2016)
  13. Florence B, Das Adhikari D, David SS. Comparative study of the practice of first aid and effectiveness of pre hospital care over a period of 10 years in trauma patients admitted to the emergency department. NJEM ; Jan - Mar 2015, Vol : 3, Issue : 3; 215-18
  14. Das Adhikari D. Apparent life-threatening events in children. NJEM; Jan - Mar 2013, Vol : 1, Issue : 3; 185-189
  15. Edwin.S, Manharan.M, Adhikari.D D, Raghuraman.M, David D. Best practices in Paediatric Emergency. Journal of Nursing Trendz.2011,2(3)S5
  16. Das Adhikari D, Moses PD. Recurrence of febrile seizures: Effectiveness of a preventive protocol- a prospective observational study. CMC Alumni Journal 2012
  17. Ebenezer J, Adhikari D. D., Mathew G.C., Chacko R.K. An unusual injury from a toothbrush: A case report. J Indian Soc Pedod Prevent Dent 2007 Dec; 200-2
  18. Das Adhikari D, David SS, Kumar G R. Scapulothoracic dissociation-A case report. J Indian Med Assoc. 2006 Jun; 104(6):334-5.
  19. Das Adhikari D, Sing P, Peter S, Biliary Ascariasis - A case report. CMC Alumni Journal 2004; 38(2):2-4