Dr. Leslie Lewis - Pediatrics/Neonatology - Best Research Award ūüŹÜ¬†

 Kasturba Medical College, Manipal - India

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

His journey into the realm of Pediatrics/Neonatology began with a strong foundation in medical education. He obtained his M.B.BS from Bellary Medical College, followed by a Diploma in Child Health (DCH) from St. John's Medical College, Bangalore. His pursuit of excellence led him to achieve a D.N.B (Paediatrics) from the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi. Dr. Lewis's academic endeavors equipped him with the knowledge and skills necessary to embark on a fulfilling career in pediatric medicine.

Professional Endeavors

With over 23 years of experience in Pediatrics, including 15 years specializing in Neonatology, he has established himself as a prominent figure in the field. He has held various positions at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, where he currently serves as a Professor of Pediatrics and heads the Neonatology unit. Dr. Lewis's tenure at Children's Hospital Westmead, Australia, as a Senior Registrar, enriched his expertise and provided valuable insights into international practices in neonatal care.

Contributions and Research Focus in Pediatrics/Neonatology

His contributions to Pediatrics/Neonatology extend beyond clinical practice. As Chairperson of the infant death and Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) committee of Udupi district, Karnataka, he plays a pivotal role in improving healthcare outcomes for children in the region. His research interests span various aspects of neonatal medicine, with a focus on infant mortality reduction, neonatal resuscitation, and perinatal epidemiology. Dr. Lewis's commitment to research methodology, epidemiology, and biostatistics further enhances the quality and rigor of his scholarly pursuits.

Accolades and Recognition

His dedication and expertise have earned him recognition both nationally and internationally. His leadership in neonatology and contributions to pediatric healthcare have been acknowledged through various awards and honors. Notably, his role as Chairperson of the infant death and AEFI committee underscores his impact on public health initiatives and policy formulation in Karnataka.

Impact and Influence

His influence extends beyond the confines of academia and clinical practice. As a mentor and educator, he shapes the next generation of pediatricians, instilling in them the values of compassion, dedication, and excellence in patient care. His leadership in neonatology unit ensures the delivery of high-quality, evidence-based care to newborns and infants, thereby positively impacting their health outcomes and long-term development.

Legacy and Future Contributions

His legacy in Pediatrics/Neonatology is characterized by his unwavering commitment to improving child health and reducing neonatal mortality. His ongoing efforts in research, education, and clinical practice pave the way for future advancements in pediatric healthcare. As he continues to mentor, innovate, and advocate for the well-being of children, Dr. Lewis remains a beacon of inspiration for the pediatric community, leaving a lasting impact on generations to come.


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Notable Publications


Leslie Lewis | Pediatrics/Neonatology | Best Research Award

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