Dr. Prashantha Y N

Dr. Prashantha Y N

MBBS, MD - Paediatrics, DM - Neonatology, FIPM- Neonatology

Consultant - Neonatology

Experience 10 Years

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HIGH RISK NEWBORN CLINICS Thursday : 2.00pm to 3.30pm

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 Dr. Prashantha Obtained MD (Pediatrics) from SCB Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha in 2013. Received special training in Neonatology (Fellowship in Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine and DM Neonatology) at prestigious St. John's Medical College, Bengaluru.

Has authored several publications in indexed journals, contributed to various books in Neonatology and presented papers at several scientific forums. Invited faculty at state and national conferences and workshops.

National trainer for Basic and Advanced Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP, IAP FGM). Involved in mentoring Special Newborn Care Units (SNCU) in Karnataka. Special interest in Neonatal Echocardiography, Neonatal Hemodynamics, Therapeutic hypothermia and Quality Improvement.

Before joining BBH, worked as Assistant Professor in Neonatology at St. John's Medical College, Bengaluru.


Sri Devraj Urs Medical College, RGUHS., Karnataka


MD - Paediatrics
SCB Medical College, Cuttack, Odisha


DM Neonatology
St. John's Medical College, RGUHS


St. John's Medical College, RGUHS



Winner of clinical Quiz for fellows in Neonatal- Perinatal Medicine, Bangalore, 2014

Best poster Award – South NEOCON, Hubli, 2017

Best Paper in award Category- KARNEOCON, Bengaluru, 2018 4. Dean Louis Monteiro award for best research- St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences 2018-1

1.Prashantha YN, Shashidhar A, Balasunder BC, Kumar BP, Rao PN. Onsite
mentoring of special newborn care unit to improve the quality of newborn care.  Indian J Public Health 2019.
2. V H, Nesargi SV, Prashantha YN, John MA, Iyengar A. Acute kidney injury in sick neonates: a comparative study of diagnostic criteria, assessment of risk factors and outcomes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2020.
3. Rao SPN, Minckas N, Medvedev MM on behalf of the COVID-19 Small and Sick Newborn Care Collaborative Group, et al. Small and sick newborn care during the COVID-19 pandemic: global survey and thematic analysis of healthcare providers’ voices and experiences. BMJ Global Health. 2021.Books:
1. Chapter contribution: NB Mathur. Essential Neonatology. 2nd Ed. 2020.
2. Chapter contribution: IAP NNF Textbook of clinical neonatology. 1st ed. JP Publishers 2021.