Dr. Rashid H Merchant

Dr. Rashid H Merchant
Pediatrician, Mumbai

MBBS, DCH, MD (Pediatrician)

  • 1 Hospital


Experience

Pediatrics, B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai April, 1998 -  March, 2001

Pediatrician, Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai March, 1981 -  Present

Specialities

  • Pediatrics

  • HIV Medicine

  • Pediatric Surgery

Expertise

  • Thalassemia
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Primary Immune Deficiencies

Education

Practice Information

Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai

Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai

Vile Parle West, S.V. Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400056

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Merchant, R., et al., Type І Hyper IgM Syndrome with Novel Mutation from India. Indian journal of pediatrics, 2013.
  • Merchant, R. and M. Lala, Common clinical problems in children living with HIV/AIDS: systemic approach. Indian journal of pediatrics, 2012. 79(11): p. 1506-1513.
  • Merchant, R., et al., Efficacy and safety of deferasirox for reducing total body and cardiac iron in thalassemia. Indian pediatrics, 2012. 49(4): p. 281-285.
  • Merchant, R., J. Ahmed, and N. Ahmad, XDR TB in a Case of IL12Rβ1 Deficiency: A Case Report of Mendelian Susceptibility to Mycobacterial Disease from India. Indian journal of pediatrics, 2012.
  • Merchant, R., Editorial: the clinical features of HIV and methods to prevent its transmission. Indian journal of pediatrics, 2012. 79(11): p. 1489-1490.
  • Lala, M. and R. Merchant, Vertical transmission of HIV-an update. Indian journal of pediatrics, 2012. 77(11): p. 1270-1276.
  • Lala, M. and R. Merchant, Prevention on parent to child transmission of HIV - what is new? Indian journal of pediatrics, 2012. 79(11): p. 1491-1500.
  • Merchant, R., A. Shirodkar, and J. Ahmed, Evaluation of growth, puberty and endocrine dysfunctions in relation to iron overload in multi transfused Indian thalassemia patients. Indian journal of pediatrics, 2011. 78(6): p. 679-683.
  • Merchant, R., et al., Evaluation of cardiac iron load by cardiac magnetic resonance in thalassemia. Indian pediatrics, 2011. 48(9): p. 697-701.
  • Merchant, R., et al., Evaluation of osteopathy in thalassemia by bone mineral densitometry and biochemical indices. Indian journal of pediatrics, 2010. 77(9): p. 987-991.
  • Merchant, R., et al., L-carnitine in beta thalassemia. Indian pediatrics, 2010. 47(2): p. 165-167.
  • Lala, M. and R. Merchant, Vertical transmission of HIV-an update. Indian journal of pediatrics, 2010. 77(11): p. 1270-1276.
  • Italia, K., et al., Effect of hydroxyurea on the transfusion requirements in patients with severe HbE-beta-thalassaemia: a genotypic and phenotypic study. Journal of clinical pathology, 2010. 63(2): p. 147-150.
  • Seth Jamnadas Berry Gold Medal - 1st in Pharmacology - 2nd M.B.B.S.- Mumbai Univ
  • J.C. Lisboa Gold Medal - 1st in Surgery - 3rd M.B.B.S.- Mumbai Univ
  • Dr. A.L. Nair Medal in Medicine
  • Dr. F.P. Soonawala Gold Medal
  • Dr. Parab’s Memorial Prize
  • Dr. T.C.F. Gold Medal (Awarded from T.N. Medical)
  • Dr. D.B. Pandya Prize (College, B.Y.L. Nair Hospital)
  • Dr. H.A. Maniar Prize (Mumbai)
  • Edited and Authored a Textbook “Pediatric and Perinatal HIV” -2012 Director - Perinatal/ Neonatal Program, Wadia Group of Hospitals, Mumbai
  • Member IAP (Indian Academy of Pediatrics)
  • Member NNF (National Neonatology Forum)
  • Member ISOPARB (Indian Society of Perinatology and Reproductive Biology)
  • Member ASI (AIDS Society of India)
  • Member FIT (Federation of Indian Thalassemics)
  • Member IMA (Indian Medical Association)