Dr. Jayasheela Kannan

Dr. Jayasheela Kannan
Specialist Neonatology
Practice Locations: Al Zahra Hospital , Sharjah

Dr. Jayasheela completed her MBBS from Government Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India followed by an MD in Paediatrics from Irwin Hospital, MP Shah Medical College, Gujarat, India. She received her DM in Neonatology from Institute of Child Health, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India.

Her work experience spans 17 years as a consultant neonatologist in various facilities in India and UAE. 

She has worked in Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai as Senior Registrar in Pediatrics and as Junior Consultant in Neonatology

Sri Ramachandra Medical University as Assistant Professor in Pediatrics in Neonatology Department

Senior Resident in Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children

Consultant Neonatologist in Sir Ivan Stedeford Hospital, Chennai

Her area of expertise include performing and supervising  umbilical arterial and venous line, peripheral arterial line, PIC lines, exchange transfusion, thoracocentesis, lumbar puncture, peritoneal dialysis, advanced ventilation (HFOV and NO)

She is a member of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics & National Neonatology Forum. She has 3 presentations to her credit and has attended numerous conferences and workshops.

Area of expertise:

  • Intensive care
  • Follow up of high risk neonates,
  • Lactation management,
  • Critical care to new born infants


Language spoken: English, Tamil & Hindi


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