MD, MNAMS, FIMSA
Director & HOD, Paediatrics & Neonatology
Ex-Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics
S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur
Dr. Deepak Shivpuri is the director and head of the department of paediatrics and neonatology at Surya Hospitals. He has an extensive experience of over 38 years. He has also mentored innumerable undergraduate & postgraduate students at the Department of Pediatrics at SMS Medical College, Jaipur, the largest government Pediatric hospital of Rajasthan.
After taking voluntary retirement from the post of professor and unit head, he initiated development of the department of Advanced Pediatrics at Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur in May 2007. His wholehearted dedication for newer developments in paediatrics was recognized at Rajasthan Health Achievers Awards, 2014 where he was bestowed with the honor of Best Paediatrician in Rajasthan.
With multiple initiatives, he has instilled the spirit of social responsibility in many young doctors as he himself has been conducting free OPD service for the needy at St. Xavier's Sr. Sec. School in Jaipur since September 2014. Even during Kargil war, as President of IAP, Jaipur he was instrumental in arranging the supply of medicines worth Rs. 2 lakh for families rendered homeless during this war.
With a focus on innovation, he was also instrumental in fabricating a low-cost Incubator for premature babies at the government State Zenana Hospital at Jaipur in 1986. During his stint at J. K. Lon Hospital, the Pediatric wing of SMS Medical College, Jaipur, he furnished a state-of-art 15 bedded Special Care Neonatal Unit completely from donations provided by various agencies. He has also been on the Board of Directors of Disha Institute of Special Education for mentally challenged children.
With an extensive experience in research and academics, he not only has many publications to his credit but has also written chapters in many medical textbooks. On Doctor’s Day (July 1st, 2018) he was awarded by the Rajasthan Medical Council and also by the Indian Medical Association, Jaipur Branch for exemplary services. In August 2017 and again in August 2018 he was awarded by Allen Career Institute & My FM 94.3 for outstanding services.