Dr. Ankit Parakh - India’s Leading Pediatric Pulmonologist

Senior Consultant - Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine
BLK Super Specialty Hospital, Delhi
Max Super Specialty Hospital, Patparganj, Delhi

European Diplomate of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine
MD (Pediatrics), DNB, MNAMS, RCPCH Fellow London, UK.
ERS Fellow Pediatric Sleep Medicine (GOSH, London, UK)
Pediatric Allergy Training (St Mary Hospital & Imperial College, London, UK)
APSR Fellow Pediatric Sleep Medicine (LCCH, Brisbane, Australia)

A warm welcome to the website of Dr Ankit Parakh. Dr Parakh is a trained Pediatric Pulmonologist/ Child Chest Specialist.
He specializes in the management of respiratory, allergy & sleep problems in children.

Children's Chest Clinic

Offers comprehensive care for children, teenagers and young adults (upto 25 years) with respiratory, allergy and sleep problems.

Specialty Services

We provide all Specialty Services required to meet the needs of children with respiratory, allergy and sleep disorders. Below, you will find a list of services we offer.

Pediatric Lung Function TestingRead More

Pediatric Sleep Studies Read More

Studies for Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Read More

Studies for Evaluation of Aspiration Read More

Pediatric Home Ventilation Program Read More

Who is a Pediatric Pulmonologist?

A pulmonologist or a chest specialist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating respiratory illnesses.
A pediatric pulmonologist or child chest specialist cares for infants, children and adolescents who have breathing problems. Children and adolescents are not small adults. Their & bodies are different and best handled by pediatric specialists.
Dr Ankit Parakh is a pediatrician or a child specialist and specializes in the  management of chest problems of children.
Dr Parakh has received special training in  pediatric pulmonology  or pediatric chest medicine.
He has also been recently designated as “European  Diplomat  of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine”. Dr  Parakh is the first person form India to pass this examination.
Dr Parakh has also received training in Pediatric Sleep Medicine from the prestigious, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK. BLK Hospital is the only center performing sleep studies for children.
Dr  Parakh exclusives practices pediatric pulmonology.
If your child gets cough and cold recurrently?
If your child is having persistent nasal symptoms like running nose, blocked nose, itching in nose which does not improve.
If your child have cough lasting for more than 4 weeks?
If your child gets recurrent wheezing   (more than 3 episodes)?
Is your child having a persistent wheezing (not improving for more 4 weeks)?
Is your child having breathlessness or difficulty in breathing which is not improving?
If your child‘s asthma is not getting controlled with the routine medicines?
If you need to get a Lung Function test or a breathing test for your child?
If your child is having a noisy breathing/abnormal sounds from the chest or nose?
If your child has been diagnosed with tuberculosis especially if diagnostic confusion or complicated or not improving?
If your child is having recurrent chest infections?
If your child has been diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis or Bronchiectasis?
If your child has got sleep related problems?
If your child has got SNORING? Are you missing a sleep apnea?
If your child needs help with any undiagnosed chest problem?
If your child has any neurological or muscle problems and has recurrent respiratory issues?
Does your child have any problems going to bed or falling asleep?
Does your child seem overtired or sleepy a lot during the day? Does he still take naps?
Does your child wake up a lot at night? Any sleepwalking or nightmares?
What time does your child go to bed and get up on school days? Weekends? Do you think he/she is getting enough sleep?
Does your child snore a lot or have difficult breathing at night?
If your child gets coughs and colds frequently
If your child's cough or cold doesn’t go away
If your child has frequent episodes of wheezing or chest congestion
If your child’s asthma is not getting controlled (frequent attacks, persistent cough, breathlessness)
If your child has nasal allergy (sneezing, blocked nose, itching)
If you baby or child is suffering from skin allergy or atopic dermatitis
If your baby get hives frequently or on a regular basis
If your child has got reactions to foods or if you are concerned about food allergy in your child
If your child has got reactions to any medicines
If your child has ever got a bad allergy reaction (also called anaphylaxis)
If your child has got bad reaction to any insect bite

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