Dr. Koushik H.

Associate Professor

Dr. Koushik H is a consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist

Department of Paediatrics

Qualification: MBBS MD


    Dr. Koushik H is an Associate Professor involved in teaching undergraduate, post graduate and PhD students.


Subject Semester / Year
Paediatrics 6, 7, 8, 9


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Paediatrics KIMS, Hubli 2016
MBBS Bangalore Medical College 2012
Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology SGPGI Lucknow


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC Manipal Associate Professor KMC, Manipal In charge Paediatric- Adolescent Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinic 29/12/2020 till date March 2023-till date
KMC Manipal Assistant Professor 01/01/2018 to March 2023
KMC Manipal Senior Resident 16/09/2016 to 31/12/2017

1.    FD S, H K, Ratageri V H, Wari P K. Cardiac Manifestations of Dengue Fever in Children. Pediatr Oncall J. 2017;14: 82-84. doi: 10.7199/ped.oncall.2017.55. 


2.       Konda, K. C., Handattu, K., Bhat, Y. R., Kini, S. B., & Krishnakanth, S. G. V. (2019). Spectrum of H1N1 influenza infection in Indian children: A tertiary centre experience. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health49(2), 121-126. https://doi.org/10.4038/sljch.v48i2.8704 


3.       Kini, S., Handattu, K., Konda, K. C., & Bhat, Y. R. (2019). Clinical profile and outcome of Wilson disease in Indian children: A single centre study. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health49(2), 134-139. https://doi.org/10.4038/sljch.v48i2.8706


4.       Kini, S., Bhat, R., Handattu, K., Kousika, P., & Thunga, C. (2018). Spectrum of influenza B viral infection in indian children: A tertiary centre experience. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society38(3), 170-175. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v38i3.23119


5.       Handattu, K., Yellanthoor, R. B., & Kini, S. (2020). Unilateral lateral rectus palsy: An unusual presentation of pineal epidermoid cyst. Pan African Medical Journal36, 1-4. [252]. https://doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2020.36.252.24378.


6.       Kini, S., Ramesh Bhat, Y., Kousika, P., Thunga, C., Handattu, K., & Karegowda, L. H. (2019). Hypothyroidism causing precocious puberty and ovarian torsion. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society39(3), 185-188. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v39i3.23815.   

7.       Kini, S., Bhat Y, R., Handattu, K. and Konda, K.C., 2020. Four cases of branding in children: A harmful traditional practice in rural India. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 49(3), pp.300–302. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljch.v49i3.9155               

8.       Handattu K, Sharma LK, Vijayasekharan K, Bhat K V, Aroor S, Sudhanshu S. Drug Induced Diabetes Mellitus in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Approach to Diagnosis and Management. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2022 Aug 1;44(6):273-279. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000002494. Epub 2022 Jun 7. PMID: 35700365.

9.       Handattu K, Aroor S, Kini P, Ramesh Bhat Y, Shivakumar G, Shastry P, Shetty S. Metabolic Bone Disease in Children With Transfusion-Dependent Thalassemia. Indian Pediatr. 2022 Dec 15;59(12):920-923. Epub 2022 Aug 26. PMID: 36036187.

10.   Jacob, P., Bhavani, G.S., Udupa, P. et al. Exome Sequencing in Monogenic Forms of Rickets. Indian J Pediatr (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12098-022-04393-9

11.   Aroor S, Handattu K, Mundkur SC, Verma A, Samuel PC, Teli AS, Banga G. Severe Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Healthy Young Infants: Single Center Experience. Indian Pediatr. 2023 Sep 15;60(9):748-751. Epub 2023 May 30. PMID: 37260068.

12.   Shrikiran Aroor, Suneel C. Mundkur, Sandeep Kumar, Koushik Handattu, Praveen C. Samuel,Refractory microcytic hypochromic anemia with type I diabetes mellitus and reversible cardiac haemochromatosis in congenital hypotransferrinemia,Pediatric Hematology Oncology Journal,Volume 9, Issue 1,2024,Pages 37-39,ISSN 2468-1245,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phoj.2023.12.008.

13.   Purushothama, G., Bhavani, G.S.L., Shah, H. et al. Expansion of Phenotypic Spectrum in Hyperphosphatemic Familial Tumoral Calcinosis. Indian Pediatr 61, 186–188 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13312-024-3117-0


Area of Interest

Paediatric Endocrinology, Growth, Nutrition

Area of Expertise

Paediatrics Endocrinology

Area of Research

Paediatric Endocrinology, Growth Disorders, Metabolic Bone Disease in Children, Disorders of Sex Development, Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, Childhood obesity

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Life member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics since 2016

Life member of Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology since 2018

Secretary of  Indian Academy of Paediatrics Udupi branch in 2023


Recipient of APPPES CLAN equity grant in the year 2019 for work related to chronic endocrinopathies in children with Thalassemia. Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal intramural grant for work on drug-induced diabetes mellitus among children with ALL. ICMR DHR Grant in aid 2022 for proposed work on glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis.