Consultant Developmental Pediatrician
Dr. Neena Shilen completed her MBBS and MD Paediatrics with top honors from Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Raipur, in 1994. Immediately she got appointed as Trainee in Neonatology Department, PVS Hospital, Kochi, after which she was appointed Consultant Paediatrician, and had worked at various hospitals. At ACME Medical College, Kannur, where she was an Assistant Professor in Paediatrics, she was also the Head of the Department of Paediatrics. She was involved in all areas of managing a 10-member Pediatrics department including clinical and administrative disciplines. She played a lead role in structuring and planning Paediatric department and Neonatology unit there. Her Postgraduate Medical Education includes Residency in Paediatricsat Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC, one of best 10 Children’s hospital in the US and the most wired hospital in the States. Her Residency continued at Crozer Chester Medical Center, Delaware, which was affiliated to Children’s hospital of Philadelphia, which was ranked the Best Children’s hospital in the US for many years.
News articles on Autism published in Indian Express newspaper twice and Women’s Era magazine. Various articles in Malayalam magazines (Vanitha, Sthree, Manorama Arogyam, MathrubhumiArogyam) on Autism, Hyperactivity, Learning disorders and Behavioural problems in children. Also appeared on TV programmes like Doctor Live, Doctor speaking, Jeevanrekha etc.