Dr. Rajesh Phatak finished his MBBS and MD in Pediatrics. He also took DCH in CPS, Mumbai University, India. During the year of 2004, he completed his MRCPCH from RCPCH, London. He earned his MedSci at Leeds University, and CCT at the Pediatric Intensive Care in United Kingdom.
During 1998, he began his clinical trainings at LTMGH Tertiary Teaching Hospital Mumbai, India and in several hospitals in United Kingdom. Prior to joining Burjeel, he gained hands on experience as PICU Consultant for 6 years, in Central Manchester Foundation Trust, which is the single largest non-cardiac PICU in the UK. At the same time, he also worked as a volunteer coordinator and Clinical expert in Children’s Cardiac Surgical Charity at Healing Little Hearts, a Co-Lead in NWTS at Regional PICU transport team and a Clinical Lead in NHS England.
Dr. Rajesh has attended and completed local and international courses, relating to his field of specialization. He has also been into outreach teaching a local DGH and organizing and delivering teaching on retrieval study days for nursing and medical staff.
He also specializes in various aspects and expertise such as respiratory illness (including bronchiolitis and ARDS) infection (septic shock and multi-organ failure), child with malignancy and immune-suppression, trauma (requiring neurosurgical intervention) neonatal surgery, ENT and maxillofacial surgery including the child with airway abnormalities, long term ventilator support and combinations of these, resuscitation retrieval, stabilization, ongoing care and palliative care.