Dr. Veena Kalra

Dr. Veena Kalra
Dr. Veena Kalra

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi


Dr. Veena Kalra
Paediatric Neurologist, Neurologist
Senior Consultant – Paediatric Neurology
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India

Profile Snapshot

  • Dr. Veena Kalra is one of the renowned Paediatric Neurologists in India who has garnered much respect for her contribution to a new area of Paediatrics that is Paediatric Neurology for the country.
  • She practices as a senior consultant at Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. The President of India has awarded Dr. Kalra three medals for her work in treating kids with critical illnesses and contributions to the field of paediatrics.
  • She has a passion for Malnutrition and brain development, Neurocysticercosis, Childhood Epilepsy, Childhood Cirrhosis, Neuro Infections, Neurometabolic & Neurogenetic disorders.
  • Dr. Kalra not only treated children during her 37 years of practice, but she also gained experience in teaching and leading the Paediatric department. She contributed significantly toward the research on Indian childhood cirrhosis, neurocysticercosis, learning disabilities, epilepsies, neurometabolic and neurogenetic illnesses, and lead poisoning.


  • Temporal Lobectomy
  • Lesionectomy
  • Hemispherectomy
  • Corpus Callosotomy
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation
  • Multiple Subpial Transections
  • OT/PT
  • ABA Therapy
  • EEG
  • Psychometric Evaluation
  • Laboratory & Metabolic Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Viral Fever Treatment
  • Fractures and other injuries Treatment in children
  • Health Checkup (Pediatric)
  • Development Assessment
  • Tonsillitis Treatment
  • New Born Care
  • Infectious Disease Treatment
  • Congenital Disorders Evaluation / Treatment
  • Growth & Development Evaluation / Management

Work Experience

  • Overall 37 years of experience
  • Senior Consultant Paediatric Neurology at IP Apollo Hospital in New Delhi
  • Prof. & Head of Deptt. (Paediatrics), AIIMS


  • MBBS
  • MD Paediatrics
  • FIAP


  • National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
  • Indian Academy of Neurology
  • International Child Neurology Association
  • Asian and Oceanian Child Neurology Association

Awards & Recognitions

  • Maulana Azad Alumunus Award
  • Kanishka Shiromani Award
  • Pediatric & neurology alumni Award
  • Research award from JCN (Japan)
  • Lead pollution research expert for Ministry of Health & FW, Science &
  • Technology, ICMR, MCI, NAMS & others
  • Launched India’s only three-year paediatric neurology residency programme (DM)
  • Pfizer Scroll of Honour
  • Sorell Katherine Award by AIIMS, New Delhi
  • WHO Research Training Grant Award
  • Award by Cambridge University, U.K.
  • St Achar Endowment Award for Best Clinical Research by IAP
  • Kanishka Award for Medical Education

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