Dr Shirish I. Parikh
Dr Shirish I. Parikh is a name synonymous to child care and nutrition in Ahmedabad. His goodwill precedes his reputation, which in turn, he has earned over the past three decades with unparalleled dedication and devotion. Dr Parikh’s straight “A” academic career started with him completing his M.B.B.S in 1976; reached new heights when he did his D.Ped and M.D. in Paediatrics and Neonatology with super specialization in treating new born babies, and acquired him quick fame in 1980’s. He has been highly recognized and rewarded by the fraternity during this long journey of 3 RD decade..The growing community demand, and the zest to not settle for pen-ultimate motivated Dr Parikh and his dreams came true in the form of “Vallabh Children Hospital & Neonatal Center” in 1981 at Ahmedabad. Vallabh Children Hospital has become the epicentre of new world care complemented with techno savvy consultations and is amongst the top most trusted hospitals of Gujarat State. The hospital initially opened with 10 cots and in just five years down the row another branch with 20 cots was set up in another posh area of Ahmedabad, which portrays the heightened popularity and trust this name generated in the community.
In the early 90’s, Dr Parikh did allergy and immunology observer ship from USA. He was bestowed FICA in 1994.
Dr. Parikh is associated with many renowned hospitals including CIMS hospital , Shelbi hospital and Sterling hospital as a visiting paediatrician and neonatologist.
Dr Parikh is highly revered by the medical fraternity and has chaired myriad local & national conferences and conducted seminars wherein he imparted his knowledge and skills for the betterment of the community.
Since last decade, Dr Parikh has been advising a wide and professionally diverse clientele in the health and nutrition arena. The major focus of Dr Parikh’s nutrition clinic is on designing modules for: Executives & Professionals, Spiritual Leaders, Pre and Post Pregnancy Care, Children, Adolescents, Athletes and People suffering from diabetes, blood pressure and stress related disorders.
Dr. Parikh is an avid reader and his interest in alternate forms of therapy including Yoga, meditation and so on helps him prepare tailor-made solutions for people of myriad ethnic, cultural and professional diversities. In short, Dr Parikh offers health and nutrition solutions that don’t take away your freedom, your taste and your likings, instead it reinstates your dietary regime with few changes which on the contrary increases your appetite.
A proud father of two, Dr Parikh always advises clientele to address issues directly, and the emotional connect patients share with Dr Parikh makes him one of the best paediatricians our country has to offer.
"The salient features of the dietary regime that Dr Parikh follows include:"
- Vegetarianism (debunking pro-non veg food myths)
- Busting sales myths (whether we really require all nutritional supplements or is it just a sales propaganda?).
- Investing into bringing a healthy child in this world by providing utmost health care to pregnant mothers.
- Incorporating alternate forms of stress reliefs like yoga and meditation into regular regime to yield longer lasting and better results.
Dr. Parikh’s mission is to increase the workable life expectancy of people by 15 – 20 years. This is how he wants to give something back to the society which has revered him and felicitated him at every professional mile stone in his career
In all fairness, one can assert that “DR PARIKH REALLY KNOWS GOOD HEALTH!”