Dr H S Sanjana

Dr H S Sanjana

Assistant Professor, NEONATOLOGY

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification :

  • MBBS (2011) from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal
  • MD (2015) in Paediatrics from JIPMER, Puducherry
  • DM (2019) in Neonatology from Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi University

Email :sanjana.hs@aiimsmangalagiri.edu.in

Research Profile

Area of Interest

    • Neonatal sepsis
    • Medical education
    • Neonatal neurology
    • Point of care ultrasonography in neonates
    • Developmental supportive care


    • Indian Academy of Paediatrics Life Member (DEL/L-8070)
    • National Neonatology Forum Life Member (L/2019/S-4482)

Honors / Awards

  • Shri PC Shrivastava Memorial medal for Best Outgoing Resident in Neonatology in 2019 during DM Neonatology
  • Awarded 100 percent FREESHIP for all 4 years in MBBS for outstanding performance in the All India Admission Test conducted by Manipal University 2006 (MBBS entrance)
  • Awarded the Short-Term Studentship (STS) for 2 months in 2009 for project titled “The effect of maternal anemia on the fetal outcome and maternal health in the Udupi District of Karnataka state, India” (21/KA/KMCMP-80/09-BMS)
  • Distinction in 1st, 2nd, Final MBBS part 1
  • Certificates of Merit in appreciation of excellent academic performance in the First, Second, Final MBBS Part 1
  • Clinical training and internship for 3 months in NICU of Oslo University Hospital, Norway (2018)
  • Exchange programme to Utrecht Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands- observership for 4 weeks in department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • All India rank 1 in DM Neonatology entrance exam in Delhi University
  • NRK Moorthy Memorial Gold Medal in Biology Class 12
  • First prize in poster making in the Save the Earth Campaign conducted by the Leo Club, MIT, Manipal in collaboration with Manipal University September 2007
  • 2nd prize in SIMS Quiz in SIMSCON 2009, September 2009, Puducherry

Books / Chapters

Chapter 19- Approach to a child with fever and hepatosplenomegaly. Sanjana H S, Jaikumar GR, Srinivasa Raghavan R. Page 274-286. Julius Scott, Srinivasa Raghavan. Scott’s Pedia-tricks, 4th edition. Paras Medical Books 2019.


1. Batthula V, Somnath SH, Datta V. Reducing late-onset neonatal sepsis in very low birthweight neonates with central lines in a low-and-middle-income country setting. BMJ Open Qual. 2021;10:e001353
2. Hansoge SS. Neo-quiz 2. Indian Pediatr Case Rep 2021;1:149-50.
3. Singh S, Chhikara A, Anand A, Agarwal K, Nangia S, Somnath SH. Peliosis Hepatis: A Rare Cause of Hepatomegaly in a Newborn. OSP Journal of Health Care and Medicine. 2020;1(2):1–4.
4. Functional echocardiography and its correlation with clinical and laboratory parameters in perinatal asphyxia. Sanjana Somanath, Arvind Saili, Arima Nigam, Sushma Nangia. E-PAS 2019: 4166.616
5. Superior mesenteric artery Doppler in Perinatal Asphyxia – Clinical and laboratory correlation. Sanjana Somanath, Arvind Saili, Pooja Abbey, Sushma Nangia. E-PAS 2019: 3863.563
6. Sanjana HS, Biswal N, Chandrasekaran V, Jagadisan B, Bobby Z. Therapeutic effect of vitamin D in acute lower respiratory infection: a randomized controlled trial. Clin Nutr ESPEN, 2017; 20: p24-28