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Dr. Krishan Chugh

 Brief Pfofile:

Dr. Krishan Chugh is one of Asia's finest Pediatrician, and Pediatric PulmonologistPediatric Intensivist. He is one of the first Indian Pediatricians to start working actively in the field of Pediatric Pulmonology and Allergy. He has an extensive experience in Pediatric and Neonatal Bronchoscopy. He is a pioneer in interventional bronchoscopy in children in India. He conducts an annual workshop on Pediatric Bronchoscopy at FMRI.

Dr Chugh started the first Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of the country at Kalawati Saran Children Hospital, Lady Harding Medical College, New Delhi in 1982. Later when he moved to Sir Ganga ram Hospital, New Delhi, He set up the first PICU in private sector in the country. Now he heads the PICU at FMRI. Dr Chugh has a passion for teaching and training young Pediatricians. He has trained a large number of Pediatricians who now are successfully running PICUS in their respective cities and towns. His views are highly sought after by the media also on subjects related to child health, including, Covid, Pollution, Dengue, Swine flu etc..


• MBBS, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi

• MD Pediatrics, Lady Harding Medical College, New Delhi

• MNAMS (National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi)


• Director-Institute of Child Health and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Director PICU, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

Professional Memberships:

• Chairman of Pulmonology Chapter of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)

• Founder Chairman/Convener of Critical Care Chapter of Indian Academy of Pediatrics.

• Executive Member and Vice President, Delhi Branch of Indian of Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)

• President, ISCCM, Delhi Branch

• Chairman, Pediatric Section ISCCM

• Executive Member, Indian college of Critical Care Medicine

• President, Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Delhi Branch

• Executive Member, Central IAP

Speciality Interests:

• Interventional Bronchoscopy

• Vaccine Preventable Respiratory illnesses

• Cystic Fibrosis

• Pollution related Respiratory Effects

Awards and Honours:

• Chancellor, College of Paediatric Critical Care

• Dean, Indian College of Paediatrics

• President, Academy of Pediatric Bronchology and Pulmonology

Research Experience:

• Numerous national and international publications and presentations to his credit

• Written/Edited Several Books, Contributed Chapters in many Multi-Author Books

• Past Associate Editor, Indian Pediatrics. Section Editor/Editorial Board Member of several Journals including Indian Journal of Pediatrics; Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics; Chest India; Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine;Journal of Pediatric Critical Care



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