Dr. R. Kirthika

MBBS, DCH, DNB (Pediatrics)

Dr. R. Kirthika

MBBS, DCH, DNB (Pediatrics)

Academics

  • CERTIFICATE COURSE IN LEARNING DISABILITY,

    June 2015 - Jan 2016,- Spastic society of Karnataka, Bangalore

  • DNB (PEDIATRICS),

    May 2011- May 2013, Bangalore Baptist Hospital, Hebbal, Bangalore.

  • DIPLOMA IN CHILD HEALTH

    May 2007- March 2009, Institute Of Child Health And Hospital For Children, Egmore, Chennai.

  • MBBS

    Aug 2000- March 2006, Chengelput Medical College, Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University.

Special Interest

DEVELOPMENTAL PEDIATRICS

  • Attended observorship in Spastic society of Karnataka & CMC, Vellore in developmental pediatrics on screening, diagnosis & management of Autism.
  • Attended observorship under Dr.Sanyogitha Nadkarni, Sunmind Training Education & developmental centre Pune on Pediatric Psychology assessment & therapeutic management .
  • Attended observorship in Pediatric & Adolescent Psychiatry Dept, NIMHANS ,Bangalore
  • Attended workshops in sensory integration, Applied behavior analysis, Parental workshops in autism
  • Completed play therapy level 1 training.

Wiztara

  • www.facebook.com/wiztaraforautism
  • WIZTARA , a nonprofit organization was started by Dr. Sudha Krishnamurthy & myself in October 2015 to spread awareness on Autism.
  • As Wiztara, we have done many sensitizing presentations to Pediatricians in leading hospitals to routinely screen children of 18-30 months of age for early language & social skills development.
  • We initiated our Autism public awareness campaign through Samarpan Utsav 2016, on April 2nd world autism awareness day & through Colors of Autism, SAP inclusion Summit 2016