About Me

Dr. Prashanth S Urs - Senior Consultant Neonatologist and Pediatrician, Bangalore

Apollo Hospital Bangalore

Dr.Prashanth S Urs is Senior Consultant Neonatologist and Pediatrician at Apollo Hospitals. The hospital is equipped with a level 3 Tertiary Neonatal unit catering to extreme preterm infants and sick newborns. Dr. Prashanth S Urs is Incharge of the unit. Apart from Neonatal Intensive care services Dr. Prashanth S Urs also provides Routine newborn care, High risk followup, Immunisations and services to Pediatric patients.

Dr. Prashanth S Urs is Director of Newborn and Paediatrics services in Cradle Koramangala Bangalore Hospital.

Dr. Prashanth S Urs is also providing Newborn and Paediatrics Outpatient services at Meera Children's Clinic located in jayanagar and HSR Layout, Bangalore.

Fmr.Professor of Pediatrics and Neonatology

Dr.Prashanth Urs was teachinging postgraduates and undergraduates in M.C.I. recognized medical school, and has also worked as In-charge of Neonatal Intensive care unit at M.S.Ramaiah Medical college . Dr.Prashanth Urs has worked as a faculty for more than a decade at M.S .Ramiah Medical College. During this period he was also a Examiner appointed by Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Child Health.

Hon.Lecturer. University Of Queensland. Australia.

Dr.Prashanth Urs has also been involved in Teaching of Year 4 Medical students of University of queensland during his Fellowship training.


Dr. Prashanth Urs was conferred as fellow of National Neonatology Forum in recognization of services to the new born community and National Neonatology Forum (NNF) at NEOCON 2017

Fellowship in Advanced Neonatology ( Australia)

Advanced Fellowship in Neonatology, accredited by Royal Australasian College of Pediatrics and child health. Mater Mothers Hospital, Brisbane Australia. During the fellowship underwent extensive training in High Frequency Ventilation, Nitric oxide therapy, Pressure support ventilation & Neonatal Transport.

Diplomate National Board (D.N.B). in Paediatrics

Awarded by the National Board of Examination, which is an autonomous body established by the Ministry of Health and Family welfare, Government of India D.N.B

Diploma in Child Health (D.C.H)

Postgraduate Diploma in Paediatrics from Karnataka University.

M.B.B.S. Degree (Medical School)

Bangalore University, Karnataka , India.


Overseas Fellow In Neonatology: Mater Mothers Hospital , Brisbane Australia.

Fellow in Neonatology, Mater Mothers Hospital, Brisbane.

Mater Mothers hospital is a Tertiary referral unit for the state of Queensland accredited by the Royal Australasian College of Pediatrics and child health for advanced training in Neonatology and perinatology.

The Neonatal department has 70 neonatal beds with 25 high dependency cots. The unit is equipped with State of art facilities like High frequency /Pressure support ventilation, Nitric oxide & Cerebral function monitoring. Neonatal support is provided to neonates from a gestation of 24wks. The unit is well supported with all faculties, specially is a centre for Neonatal Cardiology. There is also an active Neonatal Transport responsible for retrieving sick neonates from all over the state and also neighboring states. The Department also runs a Growth and development clinic, for the follow-up of high risk infants discharged from the unit. The Maternal Fetal medicine is actively associated with the unit for planning and management of high risk pregnancies.

As a Fellow in Neonatology I was involved in the clinical care of extremely premature and critically ill Neonates in the intensive care, Liaison for the referring doctors, supervision and training of registrars and residents, teaching of year 4 Medical students from Queensland university and also took active part in the Short term follow-up clinic and in Growth and development clinic. I have gained extensive experience in all facets of Neonatal care of Critically ill neonates, neonatal cardiology, high-risk follow-up and also practice of evidence based medicine.