Dr Anil Garg
Dr Anil Garg FRCPCH, FRCPI, DCH, Dip. Educ. PGCert. MedicalCareers - is Consultant Paediatrician, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust; Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, Brighton Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust; and Associate Clinical Professor, American University of Caribbean, Sf. Marteen. Neonatology and cardiology are his special expertise. He is a senior examiner for the RCPCH for MRCPCH and DCH and was Principal Regional Examiner for South East Thames region, England. He is currently working with Kent, Surrey and Sussex (KSS) Deanery to improve MRCPCH teaching in the region. A very keen educator, he has developed and presented novel teaching and monitoring techniques at national and international meetings. He has noted the difficulties that the trainees face in the clinical part of MRCPCH examination and has developed successful study material to improve clinical skills.
He is the chief advisor to EXCEL (MRCPCH + DCH) courses.
He has co-authored 2 books for DCH and MRCPCH examinations, namely - The Diploma in Child Health, Volumes 1 and 2 and MRCPCH Clinical Examination: A Practical Guide. For more details about the books please check the resources section of the website.
Dr. Pavitra Chakravarty
Dr. Pavitra Chakravarty, a consulting pediatrician and neonotologist. and founder member of EXCEL (MRCPCH + DCH).
Dr Chakravarty has been involved with the MRCPCH & DCH examination and training for several years both in UK and in India.
Dr Chakravarty has been actively involved in treaching and guiding candidates for the MRCPCH theorey and clinical examinations for several years.His passion is Communication skills and also practical hands down approach to the MRCPCH theorey and clinical examinations.
After having a wide range of experience as a paeditrcian in the UK is currently consulting at Columbia Asia Hospital, Salt Lake, Kolkata, Calcutta Medical Research Institute Kolkata, Institute of Child Health,
Dr Rajiv Sinha
Rajiv obtained dual certification in paediatric and paediatric nephrology (CCT) after completing 5 years of higher specialist training under London Deanery. His work experience in UK has been in paediatric nephrology centers of international repute like Great Ormond Street Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. In addition he has also completed padeiatric nephrology fellowship from Canada. After coming back to India he initially joined CMC, Vellore as Assistant Professor and Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist. His academic position is with Institute of Child Health as Associate Professor where in he is working as the head of the department of paediatric nephrology unit. Currently he is working as Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist for Fortis and AMRI group of hospitals in Kolkata. They are running a well-equipped tertiary paediatric nephron-urology unit where all kinds of renal problem at every age are covered.
He has contributed to a book for DCH and MRCPCH examinations, namely - The Science of Paediatrics: MRCPCH Mastercourse (MRCPCH Study Guides). For more details about the books please check the resources section of the website.
Dr Braja Ray
Braja is working as Asst. Professor and consultant in paediatrics in VIMS Kolkata. His commitments include attending outpatient clinics, ward rounds, neonatal follow up clinics. He is also involved in teaching post graduate medical students. He regularly teaches MRCPCH candidates appearing for part 1 and clinicals. As academic program coordinator, he organises academic activities for the department. Currently he is leading two research projects of building regional growth charts, and analysing mortality data in newborns admitted in NICU in district level hospitals. He has published several research and review work in international and national level journals along with review of several articles for the Archives of Diseases of Childhood.
Dr Urmila Pillai
Dr Urmila Pillai is a Consultant Paeditrician and Neonatologist with special intesrest in Growth and Development.
Dr Pillai has been involved with the MRCPCH & DCH Examinations and training for several years both in the UK and India.
Dr Pillai has been widely appreciated for her teaching and for a hands down approach to Growth and Development in a Cinical examination setting.
She has contributed to 2 books for DCH and MRCPCH examinations, namely - The Diploma in Child Health, Volumes 1 and 2 and MRCPCH Clinical Examination: A Practical Guide. For more details about the books please check the resources section of the website.
She is also presently the Secretary of National Neonatology Forum, India.
Dr Saumen Meur
Dr Meur is trained in Paediatrics, Paediatric Cardiology and Paediatric Intensive Care in the UK, mostly in Oxford and London. Dr Meur worked as a consultant paediatric Intensivist at Oxford University Hospital in Oxford before returning to India. Currently he is working as paediatric cardiac Intensivist in Kolkata. His special interests apart from cardiology and intensive care are teaching, communication skills, quality & safety in clinical practice and simulation training.