Dr. Anjan Bhattacharya, DCH, MRCP, MRCPCH

Specialty: Developmental Pediatrics
Education: Narendrapur Ramakrishna Mission College and Medical College, Kolkata

Dr. Anjan Bhattacharya has worked in the field of pediatrics, neonatology and developmental pediatrics both in India and the UK for more than last 30 years, 12 years of that being in the UK.  While working in London, he has developed special interest in developmental pediatrics. The Child Development Centre of Apollo Gleneagles Hospital has become a reality with his sheer determination. It is India’s first integrated child development centre in corporate healthcare sector, implications of which reverberate now and in days to come. Dr. Bhattacharya has been chosen as one of the 27 experts in the world by the WHO to provide his expert inputs at an international consensus meeting at Vancouver, Canada in June, 2013, where, for the first time in the world, core standards were set on ICF (International Classification of Functionality) for children.  Dr. Bhattacharya has skills in assessing children’s mental development using Griffiths tool and Bayleys tool, and in leading multidisciplinary assessment and management of children with complex disabilities. He has done his clinical observership on pediatric epilepsy at the esteemed Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for Children at London for more than one-and-a-half years before returning to India. He is an examiner for MRCP, UK examinations as well as DCH, UK India Examination initiative of RCPCH. He is also the course co-ordinator and the affiliate tutor of the DCH/IPPC course for Sydney University, Australia, currently known as Sydney Child Health Program (SCHP). 

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