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> Adult Immunisation Clinic
  • COVID-19- Including treatment, post-covid care (including management of post covid fungal infections like mucormycosis etc) and vaccination advise
  • Tuberculosis- Including drug-resistant tuberculosis
  • Community acquired infections
  • Bone and Joint Infections including prosthetic joint infections
  • Infections in the healthcare setting
  • Fungal infections
  • HIV and associated opportunistic infections
  • Complex infections including infections in cancer patients, post-transplant infections, infections in patients on hemodialysis etc.
  • Travel medicine and adult Immunisation
  • Infection control and antimicrobial stewardship

Professional Experience & Training

Professional background
After completing his Internal Medicine Residency in India, Dr Agrawal secured an International Training Fellowship in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine through the Royal College of Physicians at Addenbrookes hospital, Cambridge, UK. He was awarded the MRCP and the diploma in UK Medical Practice (DipUKMP) during his tenure in the UK.  Thereafter, he returned back to India to further continue this pursuit. He completed his training (FNB-Infectious Diseases) from Hinduja hospital, Mumbai after securing the highest marks in the country. During this period, he also secured the Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H) after completing the Global Health and Humanitarian Medicine Course through Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) India, in collaboration with MSF-UK. Additionally, he was awarded a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases from Hinduja hospital, Mumbai and completed an International Short Course in Tropical Medicine from CMC, Vellore

COVID-19
Since March 2020, ever since Mumbai reported its first case of COVID-19, Dr Agrawal has been actively involved in the COVID work happening at Hinduja hospital. He is one of the co-investigators in the SOLIDARITY trial, the prestigious global WHO-sponsored trial to assess antiviral treatment options in COVID-19, which was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a highly reputed journal in the field of medicine. Additionally, he is a co-investigator on many other national and international projects on COVID-19. He has presented his work on COVID-19 on international forums, has published a review article on a treatment modality for COVID-19 and was invited as an Independent External reviewer to review the adverse events in a large, multi-centric trial on COVID-19 vaccine sponsored by the Serum Institute of India.

Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis, as one of the major public health problems in India, is an issue close to his heart. He has gained extensive experience in managing various complex cases of tuberculosis. With a special interest in TB diagnostics, he was invited to present his work on this subject in prestigious national and international conferences, won awards and has published his work in PubMed-indexed journals of good international repute.

Other major therapies/therapeutic segments
Dr Agrawal has gained vast clinical experience in managing patients with various kinds of infectious diseases like HIV, tropical infections, infections in the immunosuppressed (transplant/ oncology), fungal infections, healthcare associated infections and bone/soft tissue infections, adult immunization, antimicrobial stewardship and infection control. He has won grants, published extensively and has been invited to present his work on both, national and international forums.

Academia & Research pursuits
He was appointed as a faculty in the Department of Infectious Diseases to carry forward the FNB training programme at Hinduja hospital, Mumbai. He has also been appointed as the National Representative for India for the Trainee Association of ESCMID (European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) to promote training in Infectious Diseases in India. He is actively involved in the inter and intra-departmental teaching activities and academics in the hospital. He has been an organizing member and lecturer in numerous national, regional and institutional teaching workshops and courses on infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship. He is involved as a research co-ordinator with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) funded multicentre study on antimicrobial stewardship. He has 17 international & national publications and 6 book chapters to his credit, including contribution to the National ICMR Guidelines in the Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. He is also been invited as a reviewer for many national and international PubMed indexed journals.

 

Work Experience

  • Junior Consultant-Infectious Diseases: March 2021- Present: PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
  • Associate Consultant- Infectious Diseases: August 2020- February 2021: PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
  • Senior Clinical Associate- Infectious Diseases: May 2020- August 2020: PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
  • FNB Infectious Diseases Fellow: April 2018- May 2020: PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
  • Fellow- Infectious Diseases: October 2017- April 2018: PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
  • Senior Clinical Fellow- Infectious Diseases: November 2016- September 2017: Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK
  • Clinical Assistant- General Medicine: May 2016- October 2016: PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
  • DNB General Medicine Trainee: May 2013- May 2016: PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India

 

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