Dr. Thekkinedath Joseph Antony

Director & HOD Neonatology & NICU Paediatrics



Dr. Thekkinedanth Joseph Antony has over four decades of experience in the care of newborn and children. He began his medical training at one of India’s premier medical institutions Christian Medical College, Vellore. He subsequently did his postgraduation in Paediatrics and Neonatology from Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi. After completing his Senior Residency from Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital, he worked as a consultant at St Stephens Hospital, New Delhi.

He gained experience working in the Sultanate of Oman, before moving to England. He returned to India after having worked as a Consultant in Neonatology at Mayday University Hospital, Croydon, England. On his return he joined Max Superspeciality Hospital, Patparganj, as a consultant Neonatologist. He was till recently the Director and HOD Neonatology at FMRI, Gurugram.

Medical Qualifications

Certificate of Completion of Specialist TrainingUK2014
MDSafdarjang Hospital, Delhi University, India.1989
DCHSafdarjang Hospital , Delhi University, India.1986
MBBSChristian Medical College, Vellore, India.1982

Memberships & Certifications

  • Indian Academy of Paediatrics
  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Merit Certificate National Scholarship Scheme 1977-78.
  • Second Certificate of Honour in Biostatistics, Medicine, Pathology, Biochemistry, Surgery and Community Health
  • Shri V.K. Gujral Award for the Most Efficient and Sympathetic Senior Resident


  • Rice Powder Oral Rehydration Solution as an Alternative to Glucose Electrolyte Solution. Man Mohan, TJ Antony, Malik S, & Mathur M. Indian J Med Res: 87, 1988 Mar pg 234- 239. :   1,
  • Exchange transfusion for Dapsone Poisoning. Arun Kumar, TJ Antony, Kurien KM, Taneja LN, ManMohan, Anand NK. Indian Paed: 25, 1988. pg 798-799. :   2,
  • Neonatal Empyema. Chellani HK, TJ Antony, Chatterjee P, Mahajan J, Mullick S, ManMohan, Anand NK, Indian Paed: 26,1989. pg 189-91. :   3,
  • A Comparative Study of Glycine Fortified ORS with Standard WHO Oral Rehydration Solution .TJ Antony, ManMohan. Indian Paed: 26, 1989.1196-1201. :   4,
  • Salmonella Seftenberg Outbreak in a Neonatal Unit. TJ Antony, Rammurty DV, Srivastava L, Gupta R, ManMohan, Anand NK, Indian Paed: 27, 1990. 157-160 :   5,
  • Oxygen Therapy in Paediatric Practice. Harish Kumar, TJ Antony, Daya Sharma, Indian Paed: 30, 1993.117-121. :   6,
  • Duodenal String Test in Typhoid Fever. TJ Antony, AK Patwari, VK Anand, PK Pillai, S Aneja, D Sharma. Indian Paed: 30, 1993.643-647. :   7,