Dr. Sanjiv Kumar Kakkar
Practice Locations: Al Zahra Hospital , Sharjah
Dr. Sanjiv Kumar Kakkar is an alumnus of the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, India, from where he completed his MBBS and MD (Paediatrics).He also has a Post Graduate Certificate in Hospital Management from National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, (NIHFW) New Delhi, India.
Having worked in the Indian Armed Forces hospitals for 24 years, he has a vast experience of tackling a wide spectrum of cases, neonates as well as paediatrics. He also had a short stint at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Kabul, Afghanistan. Dr. Sanjiv Kakkar gained international experience, working in the GCC, first as a Specialist Paediatrics at Al Raffah Hospital, Muscat, Oman, and thereafter as a Specialist Paediatrics in a prominent JCI accredited Hospital in one of the Northern Emirates of the UAE for two and a half years.
He has a keen interest in tackling Infectious Diseases, Community Paediatrics, Paediatric Endocrinology, Paediatric Growth and Development and Paediatric Intensive Care.
He is a life member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP), Indian Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE) and the Paediatric Critical Care subchapter of IAP.
Dr. Sanjiv Kakkar is also a Member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Member of Indian Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE) and Member of Critical Care Subchapter of Indian Academy of Paediatrics.
Dr. Sanjiv Kakkar has attended several international courses and conferences. He has also submitted various research papers.
Dr. Sanjiv Kakkar speaks English, Hindi, Punjabi and Arabic.