Dr. Deepak Ugra
Department of Paediatrics
MD (Pediatrics), FIAP, FRCPCH (London)


Dr.Ugra is associated with Lilavati Hospital since past 19 years and has an overall experience of 30yrs.He is Fellow of Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, MRCPCH Examiner

He has served below positions:

  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics in various capacities between 1993 and 2011 including its President in 2010
  • Chair, Advisor and National Coordinator of many IAP Committees, Task Forces, Teaching Courses, Satellite CMEs
  • National Nodal Person, India, MRCPCH Examination, Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, 2010 – 2015 and then 2016 - 2020
  • Secretary, RCPCH India Committee, 2013 – 2018
  • Secretary REACH (Research & Education in Child Health) 2015 - 2020
  • Organizing Chairman, 3 IAP (National and International) Conferences, Organizing Secretary, 4 IAP (National and International) Conferences, Organizing Committee Member for 8 IAP (National and International) Conferences
  • Program Director, Pediatrics, 16th Asia Pacific Congress of Diseases of Chest, Mumbai, 2001
  • Web Editor, IAP Website, 2008
  • Coordinator, IAP CMEG Pediatric Software National Task Force, 2006
  • Worked in close association with Ministry of Health, Govt. of India, UNICEF, WHO, USAID, NACO, IndiaCLEN during tenure as IAP Office Bearer from 1993 till 2011

He has below academic teaching experience

  • Presently teaching DNB students at Lilavati Hospital & Research centre, Mumbai,
  • MRCPCH, India Examiner for Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London since 2012 and attending MRCPCH Examination Board Meetings since 2010
  • DNB Examiner for National Board of Examinations, Delhi since 2012, Serve National Board of Examination to inspect Post Graduate Institutes
  • Master Trainee for many IAP teaching modules between 1993 and 2011and trained PALS Instructor
  • Faculty member of the national team for PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) Course as per AHA guidelines since 1996. National Convener for the same in 2005-2006. Conducted PALS courses in over 75 places across the country
  • Invited as a Guest Speaker at over 200 International, National, State and District Conferences in Pediatric Intensive Care, Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Vaccinology, Pediatric HIV/AIDS and Neonatology
  • Quiz Master, National and Zonal rounds of IAP Quiz for Practicing Pediatricians at many conferences
  • Invited as Expert on various Child Health Issues on CNBC 18, Channel 7, Aaj Tak, Headlines Today, NDTV News etc.
  • Contributed articles on common Child Health Issues for News Papers viz. Times of India, Bombay Times, Hindustan Times, Indian Express, Loksatta etc.
  • Contributed to the concept, scientific material and opening message to TV serial “Parvarish”. A series of 13 episodes on topics related to Child Health were telecasted in 2010 on Zee TV

Area Of Interest

  • Pediatric Pulmonology

Awards and Recognition

  • Fellow of Indian Academy of Pediatrics awarded in January 2018
  • Fellow of Royal College of Pediatrics & Child Health, awarded on May 21st 2012
  • Dr. Y. C. Mathur Oration Award, Hyderabad, 2009
  • Dr. O. Ganesh Memorial Oration, 24th Annual CME, Lakeside Education Trust, Bangalore, 2006
  • Dr.V. Balagopal Raju Endowment Award – Gold Medal for the best research paper in child health at 33rd National Conference of IAP, Mangalore, 1996
  • IAP Trainee fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology (Fiber-optic Bronchoscopy), 1995

Research Publications

  • Study of Spirometry parameters in suspected asthmatic children in a tertiary care hospital -   International journal of Contemporary Pediatrics
  • Editor in over 20 IAP’s publications including Specialty Series, Protocols, Guidelines and Nurses Training Manual
  • Member, National Editorial Advisory Board, Indian Pediatrics, 2009 – 2010
  • Member, National Editorial Advisory Board, The Indian Journal of Pediatrics, An International Journal, 2009 – 2012
  • Associate Author of the book for Family Physicians titled “Pediatrics: Priorities in Office Practice”
  • Contributed chapter on Croup in all seven editions of IAP Text Book of Pediatrics
  • Over 50 Review articles published in various prestigious journals viz. Indian Pediatrics, IAP Journal of Practical Pediatrics, Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Recent Advances in Pediatrics, Pediatric Clinics of India, Pediatric Pulmonology Update, Journal of Applied Medicine, Indian Journal of Clinical Pediatrics, Bombay Hospital Journal, Medical Image, Physician’s Digest  etc.