Dr. Ruchi R Parikh
Department of Paediatrics , Paediatrics / Endocrinology


Dr.Ruchi Parikh is associated with Lilavati Hospital since Feb,2020.She has a vast experience of over 8 yrs and has managed more than 3500 children as a Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinologist

Overseas training and assignments:

  • European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology Clinical Fellowship (ESPE) in Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool,  United Kingdom (May 2018-August 2018)
  • International Observer Program,  Division of Endocrinology And Diabetes, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA (September 2017-November 2017)
  • Participated in 1st APPES & APEG (Asia Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society & Australasian Pediatric Endocrine Group) Joint Fellows School to represent India, 2014, Darwin, Australia


  • Executive Member, Indian Society for Pediatric & Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE), 2019-2020
  • Coordinator,Pre PEDICON 2019 Endocrinology Workshop, BJWHC, Mumbai.
  • Organizing Committee, ISPAE-ISPAD 2016, Sugars & Beyond, Midterm Meeting, Nashik.
  • Conducted Growth Camps.
  • Participated in 3rd Biennial Conference of ISPAE- PET, Bengaluru.
  • Poster and Case presentations at various state, national and international conferences:

a.       IAP, India

b.      ISPAE, India

c.       IMPE, USA

d.      ESPE, Europe

e.       APPES-APEG, Australia

f.       BSPED, UK

Area Of Interest

    In children (0-18 years)

  • Growth Disorders: Short Stature and Obesity (Metabolic syndrome)
  • Thyroid Disorders.
  • Pubertal Disorders: Early and Late.
  • Diabetes Mellitus in children: Type 1 (Juvenile), Type 2 (Insulin resistance) and Neonatal
  • Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Glucose)
  • Long term endocrine effects in survivors of hemato- oncological disorders (Thalassemia, Malignancy etc.) and chronic systemic illness.
  • Disorders of Calcium, Vitamin D and Bones.
  • Disorders of sex development (Atypical genitals)

Awards and Recognition


    1) National Executive Board Member, Indian Society for Pediatric & Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE), 2019-2020.

    2) Member of Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE).

    3) Member of International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD).

    4) Member of Asia Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society (APPES).

    5) Member of Growth Hormone Research Society (GHRS).

    6) Member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP).

    7) Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)

    8) Faculty Speaker at various state, national and institutional Pediatric and Pediatric Endocrinology CMEs and conferences.

    9) Teaching sessions for trainees in Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology at various institutes.


    1) Awarded Best Clinical Case presentation, “Breakout sessions on Transition and Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency,” at Inaugural Endocrinology Academy Meeting “Bridging Paediatric and Adult Endocrine Disorders”, London, United Kingdom, 2018.

    2) Awarded 2nd position for Indian Journal of Pediatrics-Competitive Grand Rounds 2014 for the case presentation on “Unusual Cause of Hypocalcemic Convulsions: Hypomagnesemia with Secondary Hypocalcemia (HSH)”at AIIMS, Delhi.

    3) Distinctions in Biochemistry and Ophthalmology during MBBS training

Research Publications

    1) M.P.Desai, R.Sharma, I.Riaz, S.Sudhanshu, R.Parikh, V.Bhatia. Newborn Screening Guidelines for Congenital Hypothyroidism in India: Recommendations of the Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology. Indian J Pediatr. 2018 Jun;85(6):440-447 & Indian J Pediatr. 2018 Jun;85(6):448-453.

    2) Shah R, Rao S, Parikh R, Sophia T, Khalid H. Fanconi Bickel Syndrome with hypercalciuria due to GLUT 2 Mutation. Indian Pediatr. 2016 Sep 8;53(9):829-830.

    3) Singh P, Rao SC, Parikh R. Neonatal Diabetes with intractable Epilepsy: DEND Syndrome. Indian J Pediatr. 2014 Dec;81(12):1387-8.

    4) Daphne Y, Kevin C, Anuja N, Ruchi P, Natalie C, Mohammed D, Senthil S, Indraneel B. Congenital Hyperinsulinism due to mutations in HNF1A. Accepted for publication in European Journal of Medical Genetics, April 2020.

    5) Article on McCune Albright Syndrome published in CAPENEWS, Newsletter of ISPAE, September 2014, Volume 18, Issue 2. Pages 6-8.

    6) Chapter Author, “Hypoglycemia in an Older child”, IAP Textbook of Pediatric Endocrinology, Vaman Khadilkar, Anurag Bajpai, Hemchand Prasad. Released in 2019. Chapter 46.

    7) Chapter author along with Dr Meena Desai, “Normal Puberty” - Disorders of the Endocrine Gland for the Postgraduate Textbook of Pediatrics, Piyush Gupta, PSN Menon, Siddarth Ramji, Rakesh Lodha. Released in 2015. Chapter 44.10,Sec-44 (1-33).indd 2326-2330.

    8) Chapter author along with Dr Meena Desai, “Disorders of Thyroid Gland” IAP Textbook of Pediatrics 7th Edition, Piyush Gupta, PSN Menon. Chapter13.5