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Dr. Rajiv Kovumal

Dr. Rajiv Kovumal

Specialist Paediatrician and Neonatologist
Speaks: English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Basic Arabic
Clinics: HealthHub - Al Karama,
Dr. Rajiv Kovumal

Dr. Rajiv Kovumal

Speaks: English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Basic Arabic

Clinics: HealthHub - Al Karama,

Core Expertise

  • Management of common paediatric and newborn disorders
  • Assessment and follow up of high-risk newborns
  • Treatment of common and seasonal infections in children
  • Assessment & management of growth, development and weight related issues
  • Counseling on feeding, lactation and weaning
  • Routine comprehensive Immunization/ Vaccination and pre-school health checkup
  • Management of paediatric Asthma, Allergies, Eczema and Hematological diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment of Gastro-intestinal disorders and Urinary tract infections
  • Management of neurological issues
  • Management of blood related conditions such as Anemia
  • Assessment of Learning Disabilities, Autism, Hyperactivity


Dr. Rajiv has over 30 years’ experience in Newborn Intensive Care and Paediatrics. He completed his MD in 1988. Certificate of exemplary performance was given to him by Sydney University, after obtaining fellowship in Neonatology in 1991. Dr. Rajiv was a Professor of Neonatology in Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi, India from 2002 to 2010. He then joined NMC Specialty Hospital as Head of the Newborn Intensive Care Unit, until 2017. He was awarded FRCPCH by Royal College of Physicians, London for exemplary academic and research work. His textbook of Neonatology has been rated as one of the world’s best by the American Academy of Paediatrics.

Primary Location

HealthHub – Al Karama

Ground Floor, Al Kifaf Mansion,
11th Street, No. 5,

Parking: Yes - RTA parking available
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