Dr.H. Paramesh

Visiting Professor

Divecha Centre for Climate Change,

Email: drhparamesh@gmail.com

Phone: +91 80 2293 3269


Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, USA


Fellow of the Academy of Independent Medical Practitioners


Fellow of the IMA Academy of Medical Specialties


Fellow of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics


Paul Harris Fellow


Fellow of the Indian Academy of Allergy


Fellow Indian College of allergy, asthma, Immunology


Fellow of Pediatric Association of India

Positions Held

Lecturer, Physiology, Davangere Medical College

Full-time Staff Member and Honorary Lecturer in Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, USA

Pediatric Consultant to Plymouth General and Brent Hospital

Pediatric Chest Consultant and Advisor to Wayne County TB and Respiratory Diseases Control Program, Detroit, Michigan

Director and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

Pool Officer, Pediatric Consultant to the Corporation, Bangalore

Technical Advisor, KSFC (for Nursing Homes and Hospitals)

Visiting Professor, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA

Visiting Professor, Kanti Children’s Hospital, Nepal

Visiting Professor, Mc Master University Environmental Health Division – Canada

Medical Director, Pediatrician-in-Chief, Pediatric Pulmonologist, Lakeside Medical Center & Hospital, Bangalore

  • Lakeside Education Trust
  • Lakeside Institute of PG Studies
  • Lakeside Institute of Nursing
  • Lakeside Institute of Medical Technology
  • H.P. Foundation
  • Technical Advisory Committee – Karnataka State Pollution Control Board
  • Managing Director:Lakeside Medical Center Pvt. Ltd.


Chief Consultant of World Bank Project on Environment and Health in Karnataka 2002-2003

W.H.O Faculty on Environment and Child Health Project in India 2002-2003.

Faculty – United Nation’s Developmental Programme on Economic reforms and health 2003

Research expert and resource person for Center for Science and Environment (CSE)

Permanent Member: Environment monitoring committee, Metro Rail, Bangalore

Senior President PHANA (Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes Association)

Member, Scientific Advisory Board, UCB Academy of Allergy.

Executive Board Member INCHES (International Children Health, Environment and Safety)

W.H.O and International Pediatric association Facultys’ Chairman on training of the trainees on Environment and Children Health

President Private Hospitals and Nursing Home Association Bangalore.

Member Sustainable Development empowered Committee constituted by honorable High Court of Karnataka

Member Sistercity Expert Core Committee of Sanfransisco and Bangalore on Health

Member Biodiversity Committee of BBMP.

Member Advisory Committee preventing management of Bio terrorism under Director General of Police, Govt of Karnataka.

Founder chairman of Allergy and Applied Immunology chapter of Indian Academy of Pediatrics.

Chairman and National Convener of IAP for Allergic Rhinitis and Co Morbidities training module (ARCTM)

Advisor and Moderator for IAP Asthma Training Module. (ATM)

International Expert in International consensus on Childhood Asthma

National faculty and Coordinator for Sleep Study training module of IAP



  • Chairman Lakeside Center for Health Promotion. A Unit of Lakeside Health Care Venture LLP
  • Chairman lakeside Education Trust
  • Principle coordinator Italy and India Air pollution study
  • Executive International Board of Director COMHAD Association London
  • Member Alliance for Global Health GENEVA WHO
  • Chairman Pediatric Nebulization Study module by Indian Chest Society
  • Expert panelist Outsmart cough training module by Abbot
  • Expert Reviewer for American Thoracic Society Journal
  • Editorial Board Member Science forum of Indian Institute of Science Bangaluru
  • Chairman Organizing Committee for the 52nd National convention 2019 Indian College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology – 2019 Bengaluru
  • 1984:Best IMA Branch for Scientific activity during my President ship
  • 1994:Best Super-specialty Chapter of IAP in 1994 during my Chairmanship - 1993-95
  • 1994:Recipient of Dr. B.C. Roy Award (Karnataka State)
  • 1997:Prominent Citizen with distinguished services of Bangalore City – Honoured by Police Commissioner
  • 1998:Who’s who of Intellectuals - International Biographical Center, Cambridge – England - in recognition of distinguished services.
  • 1999:Honoured by Mysore Medical College Old Students Association for service rendered in social cause and education.
  • 1999:I.A.P Bangalore, Felicitation for contribution in Pulmonology in the millennium
  • 1999:Paul Haris Fellow (Rotary)
  • 1999:Selected for the 2000 millenium Medal of Honour for Professional and Humanitarian accomplishments offered to society, by American Biographical Institute Inc. U.S.A.
  • 2001:KARNATAKA STATE PARISARA PRASHASTHI - 2000, awarded on 8th June 2001 by the Chief Minister of Karnataka S. M. Krishan in the category of "Environmental Health".
  • 2003:I.A.P. BPS, Bangalore, Felicitation for “Outstanding contribution in pediatric education”.
  • 2006:Prominent Senior Citizen with outstanding work in Environment and Health by Jain Association.
  • 2007:Lifetime Achievement Award, International Asthma Services, Colorado, USA.
  • 2008: Shanthilal Seth Annual Oration Award of Indian Academy of Pediatrics 2008.
  • 2008:Felicitation by Devaraj Urs Deemed University for his contribution in Medical Education Kolar
  • 2008: Felicitation by Indian Academy of Pediatrics Karnataka State by the President for the Contribution to child care in the State and continued Education 27th July 2008, Bangalore.
  • 2009:Felicitation by IAP Karnataka State for significant contribution the growth of medical education during State Convention in Mangalore Oct 31st 2009
  • 2009: Prof. S.G. Desai Oration on October 31st 2010 at Mangalore
  • 2010:Felicitation by the Governor of Karnataka at Century Club as out standing member in his profession of Pediatric during Annual Club Day on January 31st 2010.
  • 2011: The founder of Bangalore, Kempegowda Award for Health and education
  • 2011 : Dr. Shivapuri memorial oration award of Indian College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • 2013 : ATIVISHISTHA PARYAVARAN MITRA AWARD of Academy of Respiratory Medicine under the auspices of Environmental Association of India in MUDH ISLAND. MUMBAI, May 2013.
  • 2018: I.A.P. Bangalore BPS: In recognition of his services to the cause of the child in the fields of Asthma and Allergy and Advocacy Regarding Environmental issues. June 2013.
  • 2018: PHANA (Private Hospital and Nursing Homes Association) in the recognition of his Commitment and Contribution to the medical profession. Sep 2013.
  • 2018: IAP National award for Outstanding Contribution in Social and Environmental Pediatrics January 2018 Nagpur
  1. Abstracts compiled in Karnataka Medical Journal April – June 1979
  2. Osteogenisis imperfects – A case report. Karnataka Medical Journal Vol.XIV – April – June 1980
  3. Measles Vaccination, a comment and letter to the Editor Indian Pediatrics, Sept 1981
  4. Watch for Hypertremia, Letter to the Editor – Indian Pediatrics Vol. 19, Aug 1982
  5. Management of bronchial asthma – review article, Karnataka Medical Journal May 1983
  6. Albers, Shoeberg disease – case report. Published in Karnataka Medical Journal
  7. Clinical clues in diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis. Publ. Indian Journal of Pediatrics March – May 1984
  8. Critical Care in Children – an overview. Publ. In Karn. Medical 1988. Diamond Jubilee.
  9. Acute Epiglottitis – article published in the Journal of Pediatric Pulmonology Update Vol.2, No. 3, 4 July – Oct 1989
  10. Nalidixic Acid in Diarrhoea – A clinical study. Paper Publ. In Karnataka Pediatric Journal, Vol. 4 No. 1 1990
  11. Television viewing in children & Adolescents behavior problems – Article printed in a private magazine “Madhyam” (Bangalore) in Sept 1990
  12. Oxygen therapy and its complications – and overview. Article published in the journal of Pediatric Pulmonology Update during Oct 1991
  13. Update in diagnosis & management of streptococcal infection in children and neonates. Article published in the Karnataka Pediatric Journal.
  14. Overview of recent knowledge on bronchial asthma in infants & children for practicing physicians – Article published in the Bulletin of IMA Bangalore East Branch – Vol. 4/1, December 1993.
  15. Pneumonia’s in Children: Diagnosis & Management. IAP Journal of Practical Pediatrics, January 1994
  16. Current concepts in the diagnosis and Management of bronchial asthma – article published in the KPJ, March 1994
  17. Newer Pathogens of respiratory tract infection in children and its management. IAP Practical Pediatrics, 1995
  18. Acute respiratory infections in children. Pediatrics for You.
  19. Oxygen therapy and its complications. Bombay Hospital Journal. Vol. 37, No. 4. Oct 1995
  20. Editorial – Ambulatory Pediatrics. IAP Jr. of Practical Pediatrics Vol. 4 No.1, Jan – Mar 1996
  21. Practical approach to recurrent respiratory infection in children. Indian J Pediatr 1996;63:181 – 187
  22. Hazards of smoking gun (cigarette smoking) on children. Pediatrics for You. Vol. 2 No. 12 April 1996 Pg. 7
  23. Evaluation of chronic cough in children. Pediatric Pulmonology Update. June 1996 No. 2 Vol. 8, Pg 4 – 17
  24. Science, Technology and human health. Karnataka Pediatric Journal, June 1996
  25. Immunotherapy for allergic respiratory disease. IAP Journal of Practical Pediatrics Vol. 4 No. 4, Oct – Dec 1996, Pg 245- 247
  26. Carbamazepine induced pseudo – lymphoma syndrome Indian Pediatrics. Vol. 34, Sept 1997: 829- 831
  27. Editorial Board, Parent Education Book for Asthma by IAP
  28. Editor of the Section 19 – “ Allergy, Rheumatology and Immuno Deficiency Disorders” and contributed chapter on “Allergic Rhinitis” in IAP textbook of Pediatrics – Jaypee Brothers Publications
  29. Asthma in Children – “ Prevalence and Spectrum” Souvenir of the International Conference on Environment and Health, Dec 14th – 1998
  30. Environmental Health / Air Pollution Mathematical Modeling. UGC, South Zone Conference – May 18, 1999
  31. A review of results of ETAC study – focus on cetrizine, The Indian Practitioner, February 1999 Vol.52, No.2
  32. “Bangalore Besieged- Pollution chokes Bangalore with Respiratory Problems” – Health and Medicine section Down to Earth, New Delhi, July 31st 2001
  33. The Importance of clinical finding and lab parameters in the diagnosis of pneumonia, Karnataka Pediatric Journal. Oct – Dec 2000 Vol. 14 No. 4
  34. Evaluation of Cough in children, PEDICON TODAY, Conference Newsletter, Meditech Publications, January 27th 2002
  35. “Epidemiology of Asthma in India” .The Indian Journal of Pediatrics April 2002 Vol. 69, No. 4 Pg 309 – 312.
  36. “A new oxygen head box”, Indian Pediatrics, Vol. 39, Pg 842 – 846, Sept 17, 2002
  37. Conducting of CME, Indian Pediatrics, Vol. 39, Pg 985 – 986, Sept 17th 2002
  38. Management of Persistent difficult asthma in children, Pediatrics Today, Vol. 6, No. 2, February 2003 Pg 91 – 98
  39. Normal peak expiratory flow rate in urban and rural children, Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 70 – May, 2003 Pg 375 – 377.
  40. Asthma and Environment. Pediatric Asthma. Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2006; 73:551-555
  41. Asthma in Children: Seasonal variation. International .J. Environment and Health Vol X Nos XXXX 2008.
  42. Newer Concepts of GINA – 2007 guidelines in the management of asthma. Souvenir of 27th Annual CME Aug 2nd 2009.
  43. Community Acquired Pneumonia. Karnataka Pediatric Journal Vol 23, No 2, April – June 2009. Pg 6-10
  44. Management of Asthma in Children under five years of age. Karnataka Pediatric Journal Vol 23, No 4, Oct – Dec 2009. Pg 95-102.
  45. Effect of Pranayama on Adolescent Asthma – A one year Prospective study, Karnataka Pediatric Journal Vol 24, No 1, Jan – March 2010.
  46. Simltaneous acute appendicitis with right testicular torsion journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons/April – June 2012/Vol 17/ issue 2
  47. Lovocertirizine in Allergic Rhinitis among Children (6 month – 2 years) in Pediatric Allergic Rhinitis update of UCB July 2012
  48. International Consensus on (ICON) Pediatric Asthma July 2012 EAACI European Journal of Allegic Asthma and Clinical Immunology
  49. Challenges in the Management of asthma in Children under 5 years of age. Pediatric Allergy update 2011, Vol. 2 No.1
  50. Neonatal Hypernatremia: Due to High Breast Milk Sodium. H. Paramesh, Nitin Singh, Shilpa Garg, Panjal Kr Das, Pankaj Sharma – New Indian Journal of Pediatrics April – June-2012, ISSN No: 799-2277-9507 ,Vol – 1, No – 2 Pgs.43 - 49
  51. An Approach to the Child with Respiratory Allergy. H. Paramesh Indian Academy of Allergy National Level Physician Training Workshop on Allergy Asthma & Applied Immunology August 2012 Bangalore India, page 73-76.
  52. PEDI INFO – An official journal of IAP East Zone Coordination committee – Children Environmental Health : Are we doing enough?, Vol. 1 No.1 January – June 2014
  53. The Unmet challenges in child health environment. New Indian Journal of Pediatrics July – September 2014; Vol 3- 3 Page 115-122.
  54. Children obesity from global determinants to local consequence: The Indian perspective. Indian J Pediatr (September 2014) 81(Suppl 1) S2-S4.
  55. Cross-Regional analysis of multiple factors associated with childhood obesity in India: A National or Local Challenge? Indian J Pediatr (September – 2014) 81 (Supp: 1) S5-S16
  56. Types of food and nutrient intake in India: A literature review Indian J Pediatr (September – 2014) 81 (Supp: 1) S17-S22
  57. Measuring brand awareness as a component of eating habits in Indian children: The development of the IBAI questionnaire. Indian J Pediatr (September – 2014) 81 (Supp: 1) S23-S29
  58. Food package with toys: An investigation on potential obesogenic effects in Indian children Indian J Pediatr (September – 2014) 81 (Supp: 1) S30-S38
  59. My kid out of size? Indian Mothers’ desirability bias in evaluation of their children’s weight Indian J Pediatr (September – 2014) 81 (Supp: 1) S39-S46
  60. Physical activity patterns among school children in India Indian J Pediatr (September – 2014) 81 (Supp: 1) S47-S54
  61. Near Fatal Anaphylaxis, Do you have Adrenaline? 34th Annual CME Souvenir July 2016 Bangalore.
  62. Rapid Urbanization and Changing Prevalence of Chronic Cough 16/09/2016 Barcelona, Spain www.journalhealthpollution.org
  63. Dietary Environment in Preventing Allergic Airway Diseases 17/09/2016 Barcelona, Spain www.journalhealthpollution.org
  64. Near Fatal Anaphylaxis, Are we prepared to manage? Kerala state Pediatric convention Souvenir, November 2016 Cochin
  65. Pneumonia: Select Issues and Concerns. RAP (Special Vol. 24: Respiratory Diseases), 2013 Guptes.
  66. Health promotion to achieve sustainable development goal. NIJP Index Copernicus International Volume: 5.4, October-December 2016; 180-182.
  67. Spotlight. Round the World: pre-school wheeze. www.thelancet.com/respiratory 2017
  68. Austin Journal of Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine: Pediatric Asthma: New Answer to Old Issues. http://austinpublishinggroup.com/environmental-sciences/
  69. Air Pollution and Allergic Airway Diseases: Social Determinants and Sustainability in the Control and Prevention, Indian J Pediatr https://doi.org/10.1007/s12098-017-2538- 2018
  70. Airway Disease Education & Expertise (ADEX) Next working group recommendations-persistent (Chronic) cough in pediatric practice, New Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Nov-Dec Issue – Published in 11/01/2018
  71. Urgent and emergent measures I the management of anaphylaxis MOJ Current Research and Reviews 2018;1 (3): 110-112
  72. Case Study on Common Tolerance Issues in Infants, Abbot http://wesharmed.in/ - 2018.
  73. Plastic and Our Health, The Rotator; ID. No. 15766 Charter No. 3323; R.I Dist 3190, Issue 49, June 04, 2018
  74. Overview in the Management of Persistent Cough in Pediatric Pratice, Dr. H Paramesh, Rashmi C Paramesh, MOJ Curr Res & Rev. 2018;1(4):154‒157
  75. H Paramesh Et al, Recurrent Respiratory Infections Management in India: Consensus Statement from Experts, Asian Journal of Pediatric Practice, 2017;1(3):19-27
  76. Indian Consensus on Diagnosis of Cough at Primary Care Setting Jouranal of the association of physicians of India, Vol-67. Jan 2019, Page No: 92-98.
Text Book Publication
  1. “ Respiratory Diseases in Children “ in a Book – Rational Pediatric Practice for General Practitioners by Dr. Subhash C Arya, Published by the IAP in 1991
  2. Recent trend in the management of upper airway obstruction in children. Article published in the Pediatric Clinics of India, Oct’92, Vol. 27, No. 4
  3. Scenario of respiratory ailments in children with particular references to asthma in Bangalore. Recent trends in Aerobiology, Allergy and Immunology, Sripad N Agashe. Oxford and IBH Publishing 1994
  4. Management of acute severe asthma. Recent Advances in Pediatrics – 5, Suraj Gupte. Jaypee Brothers – 1995
  5. Bronchial asthma, & allergic rhinitis in children. as Chapter Editor for the Text book of Pediatrics published by the IAP 1st Edition.
  6. “Bronchial Asthma” for IAP Textbook of Pediatrics – Jaypee Brothers Publications
  7. “ARDS in Children” in textbook of Respiratory Care in Children published by IAP, West Bengal
  8. “Pulmonary Function testing for practitioners” in textbook of Respiratory Care in Children published by IAP, West Bengal
  9. IAP Textbook of Pediatrics 2001 II Edition - Chapter Editor Allergy, Rheumatology, Immunology and immune deficiency disease - Contribution Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis and Immune Deficiency Disease
  10. Trends in Respiratory diseases. Evaluation of Respiratory diseases in children. Tata Macgrow-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd 2004 Vol.4
  11. Bhaves’ Textbook of Adolescent Medicine. “Asthma in Adolescents” Jaypee, New Delhi 2006
  12. Principles and Practice of Tropical allergy and asthma. Pediatric allergies, epidemiology and management. Wiqar Shaik, Vikas publishers, - 2006
  13. Allergic Disease in children- Parthas’ Textbook of Practicle Pediatrics 2007
  14. I.A.P text book of Pediatrics 5th edition Asthma and Environment and Health Chapter 2013
  15. Published the Cassette on: Respiratory sounds and its importance in clinical diagnosis – 2008.
  16. Edited and published “Textbook of Practicle Pediatric Pulmonology” by Dr. H. Paramesh – 2009.
  17. Recent Advances in Pediatrics special volume – 22. Pediatric Tuberculosis 2013.
  18. Vaccination strategies in India. “Pentavelent Vaccine” Academy of Respiratory Medicine. Edi.P.S.Shankar 2013, 118-120
  19. Pneumonia: Select Issue and Concerns recent Advances in Pediatric, special Vol.24. Edi Suraj Gupta. JAYPEE. 2013. 63-69
  20. Outdoor and indoor air pollution on respiratory health, Advances in Respiratory Medicine, Editor-in-chief P.S. Shankar, Academy of Respiratory Medicine Mumbai – 2013
  21. Case Scenarios in Pediatric and Adolescent Practice, Ed. Parthasarathy; Section on Allergy JAYPEE 2014
  22. Manual of Pediatric Allergy, Major K Nagaraju; Chapter: Difficult to Treat Asthma, Environment and Respiratory Allergies. JAYPEE 2015.
  23. IAP Management Algorithm for common Pediatric Illness; Chapter 17: Allergy JAYPEE 2016.
  24. IAP textbook of Pediatrics, 6th Edition; Chapter: Asthma, Chapter: Environment and Child Health JAYPEE 2016
  25. Environment and Children’s Health in Particular Climate Change and Air Pollution: The Bangalore Modern Prevention is better than Cure Preventive health care for Urban Poor. Nirutha Publications
  26. Nelson Essentials Pediatrics 1st South Asian Edition: Section 14 on Allergy with 9 chapters 2016.
  27. Parth’s 101 clinical Pearls in Pediatrics. 2017
  28. Case based Review in Pediatric Pulmonology. JAYPEE brothers 2017
  29. Allergy & Allergen Immunotherapy – New Mechanism & Strategies – Current Consensus on Childhood Asthma – 2017 Pg no: 339
  30. Partha’s Management Algorithms in Pediatrics & Adolescent Practices – Allergy Rhinitis, Asthma & Anaphylaxis – 2018 Pg no: 186-193.
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