Dr. Bhupendra S. Avasthi
Department of Pediatrics
M.D., DNB (Paeds), DCH, FCPS


Dr. Avasthi has been associated with Lilavati Hospital for 18 years. He has an overall experience of 28 years.He has done pioneering work in the field of Neonatology, Allergy & Immunology.

His key achievements includes:

  • An alumni at LTMMC
  • Key Member in establishing PICU & NICU department in Lilavati Hospital
  • Member of IAP, Mumbai
  • NNF & Acamedician
  • Pioneer in mechanism of saving extremely premature newborns.

Area Of Interest

  • Neonatalogy
  • Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Paediatric Dermatology

Awards and Recognition

  • Best Intern
  • 1st prize in Competitive exams
  • Best Paper Award.

Research Publications

  • Shinde S, Kabra NS, Sharma SR, Avasthi BS, Ahmed J. Glycerin suppository for promoting feeding tolerance in preterm very low birth weight neonates: a randomized controlled trial. Indian Pediatr. 2014 May; 51(5):367-70.
  • Gala HC, Avasthi BS, Lokeshwar MR. Dengue shock syndrome with two atypical complications. Indian J Pediatr. 2012; 79:386-8.
  • Sharma S, Kelgiri C, Avasthi BS, Retinopathy of Prematurity, Indian Pediatrics, 2002, 39: 260-270.
  • Avasthi BS, Tripathi DM, Balaji R. Cutaneous sensitivity testing in patients with allergic symptoms in a private allergy clinic. Proceedings of International association of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, 1994.
  • Avasthi BS, Tripathi DM, Balaji R. Cutaneous sensitivity to indoor inhalant allergens and the development of atopic predispositions in School children, A prospective study. Abstract. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, January 1994.
  • Merchant RH, Agarwal BR, Currimbhoy Z, Pherwani A, Avasthi B, Congenital factor XIII deficiency, Indian Pediatrics, 1992, 29: 831-836.