Author of the National best seller “Is Your Child Ready to face the World?” published by Penguin Random House 2015. Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition published by Jaypee publishers 2015 and published 90 papers in peer reviewed journals and 15 chapters in medical textbooks.

Monthly column on childhealth called ” Q&A Child Health ” in B Positive Magazine supplement since 2009.

Weekly column on childhealth called “growing pains” in HT City, the Hindustan Times supplement, the largest selling English daily in North India from January 2000 – June 2001.

Regularly commented on different aspects of child health in the print and electronic media (India Today, Outlook, The Week, Parenting, major English and Hindi newspapers, Good Morning India, Moneywise, India Matters, Star News, CNBC, NDTV, Aaj Tak, Sahara, Zee News).

Director of Children’s Liver Disease Awareness and Support Programme – CLASP (1999 -2010), a foundation for children with liver diseases. In 1999, CLASP launched an awareness campaign called “Yellow Alert” to promote early diagnosis of liver disorders in babies. In 2000, CLASP focused on prevention of viral hepatitis. CLASP has produced four booklets for distribution throughout the country: “Yellow Alert”, “ABC of viral hepatitis”, “Liver transplantation in children” and “Liver disorders in children”.

Indian Academy of Pediatric s (IAP) and Indian Medical association (IMA)

Commentary for twelve audio cassettes produced by IAP and IMA as part of IAP – IMA programme of Pediatrics for Family Physicians.

NDTV Good Times

Four episodes of No kidding dealing with issues pertaining to child health.

Good Morning India on Star Plus

A series of 7 programmes on liver and gastrointestinal diseases in children.


Worked on a WHO Programme of video education for under achievers in medical schools, in the capacity of research and commentary.


Anchorperson for “Health Show” commissioned by Doordarshan which looked at health from the common man’s perspective. Thirteen episodes were telecast in 1999-2000.

Compered 175 programmes on Doordarshan from 1980-1994.


Produced a video film entitled: ‘Breast Feeding – Why and How’, for the promotion of breast feeding. This film is being distributed throughout the country by UNICEF and the Indian Council of Child Welfare. The film was released by the First Lady of India, Smt. Vimla Sharma ji on August 4, 1994 at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Motivational Speaker

Recognised as a motivational speaker nationally and internationally on leadership and new age parenting.