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Dr. Prajakta Joshi Ranade is a trained Paediatric Rheumatologist with expertise in treating childhood rheumatological illnesses like Juvenile arthritis, Systemic lupus erythematosus, Dermatomyositis, Scleroderma and other autoimmune illnesses, Autoinflammatory diseases and Periodic fevers and prolonged fevers.

After completing her undergraduate from RCSM Government Medical College, Kolhapur, she pursued her MD at the Vaishampayan Memorial Government Medical College, Solapur. She has had vast exposure to paediatric subspecialities working at multiple centers in Mumbai including Tata Memorial Hospital (Paediatric Oncology), Fortis Raheja (Neonatology) & Jaslok Hospital & Research Center (Paediatric Rheumatology, Neurology, Nephrology, Endocrinology).

She further completed IAP Fellowship in Paediatric Rheumatology under the mentorship of Dr. Raju Khubchandani at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. She worked at the prestigious St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore before starting her independent practice.

Dr. Prajakta has presented papers at many national and international rheumatology conferences and has been a crucial part in the development of   and PROCIN (Paediatric Rheumatology Online Course IAP Newcastle),  a platform for raising awareness in paediatric rheumatological disorders and musculoskeletal problems in children. She has several publications in peer-reviewed journals to her credit.
The qualifications of Dr. Prajakta are:
  • MBBS (Admission Batch 2001): Rajarshi Chatrapati Shahu Maharaj, Government Medical College, Kolhapur
  • MD Paediatrics (May 2009- June 2012): Dr.Vaishampayan Memorial Government Medical College, Solapur
Management of childhood rheumatological illnesses like:
  • Juvenile Idiopathic arthritis
  • Juvenile systemic Lupus erythematosus
  • Juvenile dermatomyositis
  • Vasculitis eg Kawasaki, HSP, PAN
  • Scleroderma
  • Mixed Connective tissue disorders
  • Pain Amplification syndromes
  • Infective arthritis
  • Arthritis with Immunodeficiencies
  • Periodic fever syndromes - PFAPA, PAPA, DIRA, DITRA, FMF, CINCA/NOMID
  • Autoinflammatory disorders
  • Pyrexia of unknown origin
  • Original article: Long term clinical outcome in Budd Chiari Syndrome after radiological intervention Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 May; 28(5):567-75.
  • Case report: Ruptured Hepatocelluar Carcinoma in a child with Budd Chiari Syndrome. Suri, A., Sharma, V.K., Ranade, P.R. et al Indian Pediatr (2016) 53: 833. doi:10.1007/s13312-016-0941
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatrics, Sixth edition, Chapter 16.2 - Juvenile Idiopathic arthritis: Raju Khubchandani, Prajakta Joshi
  • Eosinophilic Fascitis – EURORAD April 2018, Case no 15596
  • Correlates and predictors of paeditric leg pain: a case control study Angela Margeret Evans, trupti Berde, Leila Karmi, Prajakta Ranade, Nehal Shah, Raju Khubchandani. Rheumatology International (2018) 38:1251-1258
  • Hepatopulmonary syndrome following radiological interventions in Pediatric Budd Chiari Syndrome" (Under journal review)
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