Dr. M R Lokeshwar
Department of Pediatrics


Dr. Lokeshwar has been associated with Lilavati Hospital since January 2000.

He has an overall experience of 44 years.

He has visited various centers in USA for short period for 2-6 weeks.

Area Of Interest

  • Pediatrics & Pediatric Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Immunology

Awards and Recognition

  • President – Pediatric Association of SAARC Countries (Pas) 1999 –2000.
  • President (1998) Indian Academy of Pediatrics.
  • President (1997) India Society of Hematology & Transfusion Medicine (ISHTM).
  • President (1997) - Maharashtra State Branch of Indian Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Convenor Of Hematology Oncology Chapter Of IAP, (Indian Academy of Pediatrics), and started & established Hematology-Oncology Chapter of IAP.
  • Awarded of recognition for Invaluable Service for Second World Congress of Pediatrics Infectious Disease 2-6, November 1999 Manila Philipines.
  • Recipient of ‘MANORAMA SAPRE AWARD’ and oration by Indian Society of Hematology & Blood Transfusion, Dec. 1989.
  • Recipient of “B.G.R.C. ORATION” during Annual Conference of Bombay Hematology Group, held at B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Bombay, February, 1995, Topic of oration: “Controversies and Progress In I.T.P.”
  • DR. BARADIA MEMORIAL ORATION in memory of late DR. K.N. BARADIA - pathologist of Junagarh, organised by Saurashtra and Kutch Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists held on 12th March, 1995 at Junagarh. The topic of oration - “APPROACH TO A BLEEDING CHILD”.
  • Recipient of ‘Dr. Y. R. Reddy Endowment Oration’ on 28.7.1996 during Pedicon - Hyderabad’96 16th Annual Conference of IAP, Andhra Pradesh State Chapter and delivered Lecture on ‘Hematology of Sepsis and its application’, held at Auditorium, Gandhi Medical College, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad.
  • Recipient of “J.B. Chatterjea Oration” by School of Tropical Medical, Calcutta (1998).
  • Dr. V.S. Bhende Memorial Award held at Centuar Hotel, Juhu on 28.11.98.
  • Oration at Medical College Detroit USA 29-10-98 on “Thallasemia Indian Perspective.”
  • Dr. Harishchandra Oration delivered on 26-7-1998 during the 4th Annual Convention of IAP Twin Cities Branch Hyderabad
  • Dr. V. S. Bhende Memorial Oration Award, delivered during annual conference of Dharavi-Mahim Medical Association 1999.
  • ‘R.V. Lokeshwar Oration’ of PHO Chapter of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, delivered during 1999.
  • Malathi Sathe Oration during National conference of Indian Socety of Hematology and blood transfusion medicine 2001Held at Mumbai.
  • Felicitated during the conference of Hematology organised by Gulbarga Branch of IAP, Gulbarga Branch of Physicians of India at Besuohur Teaching and Hospital, Gulbarga.
  • Ambica oration on “H.I.V. in children present scenario” “Delivered at Nepal during 1st Conference of Pediatric Association of SAARC countries and XI Nepalese congress of pediatrics held on 14th March 2002 at Birla Interational Conventional Center New Baneshore Khatmandu Nepal
  • Arunkumar Memorial Oration Award 2003 received during 21th Annual C.M.E. held on 27th July 2003 at Lake Side Education Trust Bangalore.
  • Dr. D.B. Sheroli Oration Award delivered during 15th Mahapedicon – International Peadiatric Update 2004 held at Renaissance Convention Centre, Mumbai on October 15, 2004.
  • Late Honorary Surgeon Commodore Dr. Shantilal C. Sheth Oration Award of the Indian Academy of pediatric delivered during 43rd National conference of IAP at New Delhi January 5th, 2006.
  • Dr. BN Dhara orassion during The Conference of National Thalessemia welafre society in 9th Nov. 2006.
  • Life Time service Award for his untiring contribution in the field of Thalassemia Management Novartis Oncology.
  • Life time achievement award presented by MUMBAI branch of Indian Academy of pediatrics 2012.
  • A.J. Desai Oration Award during 2012.
  • Appreciation award for commendable work done as a president for the year 1996 by Indian academy of pediatrics Mumbai. Under the auspicious of golden jubilee year.
  • Life time achievement award presented by Pediatrics Hematology Oncology Chapter of Indian Academy of Pediatrics During October 2014.
  • Appreciation Award For Contribution At Lokmanya Tilak Municipal College Golden Jubilee Celebration During 2014.
  • Pedicon 2002 Endowment Lecture : ITP- How Do I Manage In My Practice?
  • Chief Guest During Inagural Function Of Dr. Athavale Foundation & Pediatric Alumni During 11th September 2014

Research Publications

    Published more than 150 articles original articles, review articles is reports in the various national and international journals.

    Book of fetal and neonatal hematology and oncology under print to be published by Jaypee Brothers;

  • Immunization Digets Editor-in-chief, a Parathasarthy, co-editor, Lokeshwar Mr, Shah Nitin.
  • Senior Editor “Iap Text Book of Pediatrics” published by Jaypee Brothers Medical Publisher New Delhi.
  • Guide to Parent – from birth to eighteen years publication of Mumbai branch of IAP presented during child fest 2002 in association with times of India.
  • Editor ‘Current Problems In Pediatric Hematology-Oncology – 1988’, released by Dr. Shankar Dayal – Vice President of India, during Silver Jubilee (25th) Conference of IAP at Jodhpur during 1988 – A Publication of Hematology-Oncology Chapter Of IAP.
  • Editor of Proceedings of First National Seminar Cum Workshop On ‘Thalassemia & Hemoglobinopathies in India – Who Report’ & Laboratory Manual Compiled by Dr. M.B. Agarwal & Dr. M.R. Lokeshwar, September 1984.
  • Editor of proceedings of First National Workshop on ‘Neonatal Hematology-Oncology’ and symposium on the ‘Management of Hematological Disorders in Childhood’ held on 9th-12th June, 1988 at L.T.M.G. Hospital & L.T.M. Medical College, Sion, Bombay-400 022.
  • Editor – Current Problems in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology – 1989 – Bleeding Disorders in Children & Laboratory Manual’ – Publication of Hematology - Oncology Chapter of IAP.
  • Editor of proceedings of National Symposium Cum Workshop on ‘Bleeding Disorders in Children’ held on 23rd - 24th SEPT. 1989, at L.T.M.G. Hospital & L.T. Medical College, Sion, Bom¬bay.
  • Editor – Proceedings of XXXIV Annual Conference of ISHBT & XVIII Annual Conference of Bombay Hematology Group, held on 17-19th December, 1993 at L.T.M.G. Hospital & L.T.M. Medical College, Sion, Bombay.
  • Editor – Proceedings on International Symposium cum Workshop on ‘Anemia in Children’ held on 2-4th Feb. 1991 at L.T.M.G. Hospital & L.T.M. Medical College, Sion, Bombay.
  • Editor of Proceedings of XVII Annual Conference of Bombay Hematology group held on 6th-7th February, 1993 at L.T.M.G. Hospital & L.T.M. Medical College, Sion, Bombay.
  • Editor – Current Perspectives in Pediatric 1993 – Proceedings of XXXth National Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Editor – Pediatric Clinics of India – initially asst. editor from 1985 to 1993 and editor since 1993. Publication of Dr. Athavale Research Foundation, L.T.M.G. Hospital, Sion, Bombay.
  • All you need to know about chicken pox in children booklet published by IAP Parent Education Cell.
  • Booklet published under the chairmanship
    1. Successful breast feeding helpful hints for every mother
    2. Preventing poisoning in children
    3. Accident prevention in children
    4. Parent’s Guide for immunization in children
    5. Parent's Guide for home treatment in diarrhoea
    6. Parent's Guide for asthma in children
  • Guest Editor: Recent Advances in Heamtology, Publication of Jaypee Brothers, New Delhi, 1999.
  • Section Editor – IAP Textbook of Pediatrics (Section on Hematology-Oncology), Publication Of Indian Academy of Pediatrics.
  • 18. Guest Editor: “Recent Concept in Vaccinology – I” Dr. Nitin K. Shah, Dr. M.R. Lokeshwar, Dr. Yogesh Acharya. Pediatrics Clinics of India Vol 36 January 2001.
  • Guest Editor: “Recent Concept in Vaccinology – II” Dr. Nitin K. Shah, Dr. M.R. Lokeshwar, Dr. Yogesh Acharya. Pediatrics Clinics of India Vol 36 No 2, April 2001.
  • Guest Editor: “Nutrition in Health & Disease – I” Dr. HPS Sachdev, Dr. M.R. Lokeshwar, Dr. Suhaas Prabhu. Pediatrics Clinics of India Vol 36 No 3, July 2001.
  • Guest Editor for Various Issues of ‘Pediatric Clinics of India’:
    1. Neonatal Jaundice Part – I: January 1987.
    2. Neonatal Jaundice Part – II: April 1987.
    3. Neonatal Hematology-Oncology Part – I: April 1988.
    4. Neonatal Hematology-Oncology Part – II: July 1988.
    5. Hematological Disorders in Children: January 1989.
    6. Bleeding Disorders in Children: October 1989.
    7. Anemia in Children: January 1992.
    8. Recent Concept in Vaccinology – I Vol 36, January 2001
    9. Recent Concept in Vaccinology – II Vol 37, April 2001
    10. Nutrition in Health and Disease - Vol 38, July 2001