Dr. Rakesh Kumar Pediatrician in Chandigarh

Dr. Rakesh Kumar

Pediatrician, Chandigarh


  • 1 Hospital


  • Pediatrics

  • Pediatric Endocrinology


Diabetes Mellitus in Children


MBBS, 1998, Institute Of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, India

MD, 2001, Institute Of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, India

Practice Information

Achievements & Contributions

  • Performance assessment of the Continuous Glucose Monitoring System and its use for measurement of glucose trends in young Indian children with Type 1 diabetes – a pilot study
  • Clinico-microbiological study of Ceftriaxone resistance by E-test in children with Enteric fever
  • Awarded Visiting Fellowship by Royal College of Paediatircs and Child Health (RCPCH), June 2013. During the fellowship worked as clinical observer at Deptt. of Endocrinology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for children, London, UK
  • Kumar R, Mittal K, Rawal M, Kumar S. Acutehemorrhagic edema of infancy. Indian Pediatr 2008; 45:1002-3 
  • KumarR, Rawal M, Agarwal S, Gathwala G. Semilobar holoprosencephaly in SeckelSyndrome.    Indian J of Pediatr 2008;75: 519-20
  • Sharda S, Panigrahi I, Gupta K, Singhi S, Kumar R. A newborn withacanthosis nigricans: can it be Crouzon syndrome with acanthosis nigricans? Pediatr Dermatol 2010;27(1):43-7
  • Kumar R,Sharma D, Baranwal AK and Singh M. Plasmodium vivax malaria and Hepatitis A: Arare co-infection. J Pediatr Infect Dis 2011; 6: 55-57
  • Kumar S, Kumar R, Singh M. Primarytubercular osteomyelitis of mandible: rare presentation of a common disease. Indian J Tuberc. 2012Jan;59(1):36-8
  • Gathwala G, Singh J, Kumar R, Agarwal S.Retropharyngeal abscess in the neonate. Indian J Pediatr. 2010 May; 77(5):579-80
  • AG Saini, S Dogra, R Kumar, R Nada, M Singh. Primary tuberculous cerebellar abscess: case report. Annals of Tropical Paediatrics 2011;31(4):367-9
  • KulkarniK, Singh M, Kumar R. Is drug-resistant Salmonella typhi anemerging threat?BMJ Case Rep. 2009; 2009. pii: bcr04.2009.1783. Epub2009 Aug 20
  •  Samprati M.,Devidayal, Kumar R., Mariam S. Intrarenal abscess caused by Escherichia coliin a young boy: A Case Report. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2013.Photon 112, 138-140
  • Kumar S, Kumar R, RadotraBD, Singh M. Tubercular Ventriculitis:An Uncommon Entity. Indian J Pediatr. 2013 Apr30
  • Devi Dayal, Sheetal Sharda, Savita Verma Attri andRakesh Kumar. Hypophosphatemic rickets caused by a novel PHEX genemutation in an Indian girl. DOI10.1515/jpem-2013-0270 J Pediatr Endocr Met 2014; aop
  • Kumar R,Singhi P, Dekate P, Singh M, Singhi S. Meningitis Related Ventriculitis -Experience from a Tertiary Care Centre in Northern India. Indian Journal ofPediatrics.DOI: 10.1007/s12098-014-1409-4
  • DeviDayal, Kumar S, Sachdeva N, Kumar R, Singh M, Singhi S. Fall in vitamin Dlevels during hospitalization in children. International Journal of Pediatrics.Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 291856, 6 pageshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/291856
  • SSingh, R Kumar. Newer vaccines and vaccines under development. In “Immunisationfor Children”. 2nd Edn. Editors: Niranjan Shendurnikar and MukeshAggarwal. Paras Publications. ISBN: 81-8191-095-8
  • RKumar. Chapter 2.9. Infections in immunocompromised children. In Textbook of Paediatric InfectiousDiseases. 1st Edn. Editors: Dr A.Parthasarathy. Publishers: Jay Pee Brothers, New Delhi.2013, pp 82-88
  • RKumar, Devi Dayal. Vitamin D Deficiency. InCurrent Pediatric Practice (Series). 1st Edn. Editors: SunitSinghi, Joseph L Mathew. Publishers: Peepee Publishers and Distributors (P)Ltd., New Delhi. 2013, pp 96-106
  •  R Kumar, Devi Dayal. Current Management of Type 1 Diabetes. In Current Pediatric Practice (Series).2nd  Edn. Editors: SunitSinghi, Joseph L Mathew. Publishers: Peepee Publishers and Distributors (P)Ltd., New Delhi. 2014
  • Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) NO:  L/2003/K-13132
  • IAP-Infectious Disease Chapter
  • IAP-Rheumatology Chapter: IAP/Rheum/LM-108
  •  International Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD)
  • Indian Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE)
  • Asia Pacific Paediatric Endocrine Society (APPES)