Dr. Priyanka Karnani

Consultant - Neonatology & NICU Paediatrics



Holds a doctorate in Neonatology and has 7+ years’ experience of managing a level III NICU

Extensive experience in managing critically ill and extremely preterm neonates with medical and surgical conditions

Gold medalist with an excellent academic record

Dr. Priyanka Karnani is a highly skilled pediatrician and neonatologist with a super-specialty degree from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. She specializes in caring for low-birth-weight newborns, providing specialized delivery room care, and supporting sick neonates on ventilator support. Additionally, she is proficient in monitoring the development of high-risk newborns. With diverse experience of working in reputed government and private hospitals, Dr. Karnani remains dedicated to advancing research and training efforts to provide exceptional care for newborns.

Medical Qualifications

Doctorate of National Board (DrNB) NeonatologySir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi2022
MD (Pediatric Medicine)Dr. S. N. Medical College, Jodhpur2018
MBBSSMS Medical College, Jaipur2014

Specialization and Expertise

  • Care of preterm neonates <1,000 gm birth weight
  • Invasive and non-invasive neonatal ventilation
  • Developmental follow up of high-risk babies
  • Caring for extremely premature babies (<1000gm birth weight)

Memberships & Certifications

  • Life Member Indian Academy of Pediatrics (MIAP)
  • Life Member National Neonatology Forum (MNNF)
  • Life Member Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHAN)
  • Certificate course in Basic and Advanced Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)
  • Certificate course in Pediatric Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Co-author in National protocols of Perinatology published by National Neonatology Forum of India (NNF)
  • Awarded 3 Gold medals during MBBS: -Air Chief Marshal P.C. Lal Gold Medal award for securing highest marks in MBBS   -Dr G C Sharma Gold Medal award for securing highest marks in Surgery   -Shri Yagvalya Guru Memorial Gold Medal award for securing highest marks in Microbiology
  • Awarded second prize and Silver Medal at 47th IAP Rajasthan State Pediatric Conference for paper presentation on Celiac Disease


  • Case of Resistant Hypokalemia in a neonate- Index of suspicion in NICU - NeoReviews American Academy of Pediatrics  :   (upcoming June 2023 issue),
  • Co-author Neoclips- monthly bulletin- NNF :   Delhi,
  • Co-authored a chapter on Neonatal Resuscitation in textbook of Pediatric Emergencies  :   2022,
  • Serum vitamin D, Iron and Zinc status in Children with Newly Diagnosed Celiac Disease – Published in International Journal- Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health :   2022,
  • Role of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in children with iron deficiency anemia in western Rajasthan. International Journal of Pediatrics and Oncology-  :   July 2020,