Doctors Profile

Dr. O. N. Bhakoo

Name: Dr. O. N. Bhakoo
Designation: Director - Pediatrics
Location: Paras Bliss, Panchkula

Profile: Dr. O. N. Bhakoo has joined Paras Bliss, Panchkula as Director- Paediatrics.  He is a pioneer in the field of Paediatrics being the first Paediatrician at PGI and in Chandigarh in 1962. Started first DM course in Neonatology in India in 1989. Dr. Bhakoo has worked as Professor and Head of Paediatrics and Neonatology in PGI, Chandigarh. His areas of interest are Paediatrics and Neonatal Care.

Previous Experience:

  • Professor & Head of Pediatrics and Neonatology from PGI, Chandigarh
  • Visiting Professor at GMCH, Chandigarh
  • Visiting Professor at Dayanand Medical College Ludhiana
  • Worked as Temporary Advisor to WHO for a workshop in Neonatology
  • Visiting Senior Consultant at Max Hospital, Mohali since 2012

Education and Fellowships:

  • MBBS
  • MD
  • Training in Neonatology at Hammersmith Hospital, London
  • Training in Neonatology at McMaster University, Canada

Specialty Interests:

  • Neonatal care
  • Pediatrics

Professional Membership:

  • Member Scientific Advisory Committee of ICMR for Advanced Center on Newborns Health Research at AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Fellow of Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • National Neonatology Forum

Awards and Honors:

  • Received life time achievement award in Neonatology from NNF 2012
  • Received K C Chaudhary oration award of Indian Journal of Paediatrics in 2012
  • BNS Walia oration award of PGIMER Chandigarh 2017
  • Award of appreciation for contribution in the field of Neonatology Jaundice by Stanford University, USA, Neo Designs, India and AIIMS, New Delhi 2008
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