Dr. Bilal Sethi
Consultant Neonatology & Pediatrician
|11:30 AM – 04:30 PM
Dr Bilal Ahmed Sethi is Consultant in Neonatalogy- Perinatal Medicine at Northwest General Hospital and Research center. He also serves as Professor of Paediatric and Neonatology at North West School of Medicine. Dr Bilal Sethi holds extensive experience in Premature and sick babies born before time. He is also expert in diagnosis and treatment of newborn with in-born error of metabolic diseases. Dr. Bilal hold extensive experience in general pediatric and paediatric chest diseases. He have special interest in treatment of Breathing difficulties and seizure in premature and newborn. He have developed a innovative locally made intensive phototherapy unit BILLY 360 to decrease the need of exchange transfusion in jaundiced newborn.
Before Arriving to Pakistan he have worked as Locum Consultant and Registrar esp. in Neonatalogy- Perinatal medicine and Paediatric Medicine at Waterford Regional Neonatal Center for South Eastern Health area of Ireland. He have worked also as Consultant Paediatrician at Wexford General Hospital complex. After working in Ireland for 15 years , Dr Bilal moved back to Paksitan where he has since worked to develop and expand Neonatal and Perinatal medicine to deal with all kinds of disease of prematures and newborn.
In the service of this goal, he has helped establish Northwest Neonatal Simulation Center (NNSC) which conducts NRP, STABLE and other trauma workshops. Dr. Bilal has also helped develop the Neonatal Emergency Transportation System (NETS Zango) at Northwest General Hospital. He also started Total Body Cooling for the first time in KPK to reduce disability in new born who have suffered birth asphyxia at time of birth. This treatment is only effective if started in first 6 hours.
Dr. Bilal Sethi holds a membership of the European Respiratory Society (ERS).
Dr. Bilal did his basic medical education from KMC in 1992 and then continued to pursue his M.R.C.P. (Pediatrics) from Royal College of Physicians in London UK in 1999. He has also completed a Diploma in Child Health from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland in 1999. Dr Bilal Sethi completed most of his Neonatal-Perinatal medicine training at St. Munchin University Hospital, Limerick and part at University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland.
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