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Sumit Lakhanpal

Candidate ID: 1599108

Career Summary

Post Graduate Pediatrician with + 4 years experience as Pediatrician in Tertiary care hospital in UK and India

Skill Set


Professional Information

Total Experience : 4

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Post Graduate

Job Function : Doctor / Medical Research / Dean / Medical Professors

Work Location Preference : Bahrain, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Sumit Lakhanpal

Room No 124 Block 6 The Nightingales Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital St Peters Road Margate, Kent (UK) CT9 4BW

Professional Summary
I am self motivated and hard working Doctor. I started my Pediatric career at Registrar level in Indian Navy Hospital where I managed OPD clientele and sick Pediatric patients in ward, NICU and PICU. I completed my Short Service Commission in Indian Navy on 22nd Dec 2019, then worked as Pediatrician in one of the best hospital of Chandigarh (India) and then moved to UK to work as Pediatrician in NHS. I am passionate to work in a stimulating environment where I can contribute my skills towards disease management and health promotion and can enhance my career as a Pediatrician, and would like to be a part of quality improvement and teaching activities.

Employment History

SPECIALTY DOCTOR IN PAEDIATRICS (Current) (From December 2020)
General Medical Council (GMC) full registration and License to practice
Work Location: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Margate Kent, United Kingdom
Working as Middle grade doctor at Registrar level (ST3+) and covering General Paediatrics, Neonatology and A&E. Working +40 hours per week including on Call duties.

Work Location: Chaitanya Hospital, Chandigarh, India
Chaitanya Hospital is a major Private Hospital in one of well known city of India i.e Chandigarh. Here cases come from within the city and also it takes referred cases from nearby states. I report to my Senior Consultants in Pediatrics and Neonatology.
Main responsibilities:
Admitting sick Pediatric patients as per their condition to ward or PICU or NICU
Initiate essential treatment and send all relevant investigations
Manage emergency cases
Do essential procedures as required to save a sick child like: intubation, mechanical ventilation, non invasive ventilation, long lines, peripheral lines, Lumbar puncture, Umbilical vein and artery cannulation, Surfactant, invasive BP monitoring etc.
Proper case documentation and paper work.
Counseling parents and updating about the condition of the child.
Attending normal and cesarean deliveries
My Main achievements:
Able to save sick children by successful intubation and ventilation and starting essential life saving drugs by putting peripheral iv lines and long lines.

PAEDIATRIC REGISTRAR (July 2017 – December 2019)

Employer: Indian Navy

Work Location: Karwar- Karnataka & Kochi-Kerala

I worked as a Pediatrician in multi specialty Hospitals. While working as a Pediatrician in Indian Navy, I also got opportunity to work as a leader of my department and took all administrative, logistic and manpower related decisions.

Worked in Department of Pediatrics under supervision of Senior Consultants Pediatrics and Neonatology in Indian Navy Super Specialty Hospital.
PAEDIATRICS TRAINEE (January 2011 – December 2013)
Pursued Post Graduation in Paediatrics from Base Hospital New Delhi & Army College of Medical Science, duration of 03 years.
MEDICAL OFFICER (December 2005 – December 2010)
I got commissioned in Indian Navy in Dec 2005 as a Surgeon Lieutenant after completing MBBS, in April 2005. Here I served as a General Physician on board Ship and managed casualties and transferred sick persons to shore hospital, I had taken management and logistic decisions about managing sick bay and also about training and welfare of Para Medics working under me. I took various teaching classes of non medical persons about Managing casualties at sea including Basic Life Support. I did Basic Submarine training and training for use of Hyperbaric oxygen chamber for Medical purpose. I have served onboard Indian Navy Submarine as Medical officer.

Education & Qualifications

2021 –August: Dubai Health Authority Exam in Pediatrics – Passed, applied for Eligibility letter.
2020 - OET – Grade `B` in all sub test, passed on 8th Feb 2020
2019- 2020 - MRCPCH FOUNDATION OF PRACTICE (FOP) – Passed (Score 65.06%)
MRCPCH THEORY AND SCIENCE (TAS) – Passed (Score 65.56%)
June 2017 - Post Graduation

April 2005 – Graduation

Pt.BD Sharma PGIMS Rohtak, Haryana

Medical Education and Teaching:
I was involved in teaching of undergraduate MBBS students, took weekly Lectures in Pediatrics for a class of around 100 students, during my period of post graduation. I got experience of teaching as Junior Resident Pediatrics of about 03 years.


Life time member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)

Associate member of RCPCH (since 01-02-2021)

Membership of British Medical Association (BMA)

European Paediatrics Advanced Life Support (EPALS) – 3 rd & 4th July 2021 valid for 04 years.

Advance NRP Course: Course conducted by Indian Academy of Pediatrics in Sep 2019. I received certificate of Advanced NRP provider

Neonatology Basic Course – Both Online and Contact Practical classes, conducted by Indian Academy of Pediatrics, duration 30 days in 2019(June – July)


CASE REPORT: Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome mimicking Kawasaki
Disease in siblings – Manuscript submitted to Journal of Tropical Paediatrics (ID: JTP-2021-375-CR, dated 01-07-2021)

CASE REPORT: Case report published in Christian Medical College Ludhiana in October 2014 online journal CHRISMED JOURNAL OF HEALTH AND RESEARCH: An unusual case of altered sensorium in a young Child: Datura stramonium poisoning

Award & Recognition:

Commendation Medal by Commanding In Chief Western Naval Command in December 2014 for managing Acute Pediatric Cases.

Management & Leadership:
While working in Indian Navy got opportunity to create New born care unit with 06 warmers, 03 incubators, LED Phototherapy, CPAP and Mechanical Ventilator. It was well received by my seniors and colleagues and Nursing staff too.
Other Skills:
IT: Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power point
Languages: English & Hindi – Proficient

Voluntary work: While serving in Indian Navy I, got privilege to be a part of team to serve underprivileged people requiring medical services in remote areas of India. I was given task to organize Medical Camps for Children and Adults; it was a great learning experience in terms of planning, executing and finally serving the needy people.

Playing Guitar (Beginner),
Playing Badminton, Cricket and Football
Reading motivational, Books on History and Civilizations & Autobiography
Listening to Various genres of music