Dr. Hemlata Wadhwani Bhatia

Dr. Hemlata Wadhwani Bhatia

Senior Consultant and Unit Head
MBBS, DCH; Fellowship in Medical Genetics
Institute of Medical Genetics

Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute

11+ years of Experience
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Dr. Hemlata Wadhwani Bhatia

Work Experience: 11+ years

  • Dr.Hemlata Wadhwani Bhatia is a Senior Consultant and Unit Head in Institute of Medical Genetics at Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, Paschim Vihar, New Delhi and has 9+ years of experience in this field.
  • Board Member (Core Committee Of Genetic Experts)  - Genetic & Rare Diseases – Indian Academy Of Paediatrics
  • She has expertise in Management of genetic disorders in children (single gene and chromosomal both) Intellectual disability / autism/ mental retardation, Dysmorphology and malformations, Metabolic disorders in children – work up and their treatment.
  • Management of pregnant ladies with positive biochemical screening (double marker, triple marker, and quadruple marker test) during pregnancy and ultrasound abnormalities in the fetus.
  • Recurrent abortions – workup and management
  • Prenatal diagnosis for various disorders including genetic, metabolic, fetal abnormalities, congenital infections, skeletal dysplasias, etc.
  • Workup, predictive testing and counseling of genetic disorders in adults like deafness, blindness, movement disorders, muscular dystrophies, skin diseases, Huntington’s disease, cancers, Charcot Marie Tooth disease, etc.

Education & Training

  • M.B.B.S (MAMC), D.C.H. (SJH),
  • Fellowship in Medical Genetics (SGRH)
  • ICMR Certificate Course in Clinical Genetics (SGPGI, Lucknow)
  • Fellowship in Rare Disorders (Care for Rare Foundation, Germany)

Speciality Interest

  • Genetic disorders in Children like Thalassemia/ hemoglobinopathies
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Mental Retardation
  • Seizures
  • Autism
  • Growth problems in children (genetic causes of failure to gain weight or short height or obesity)
  • Developmental delay
  • Speech delay
  • Metabolic disorders in children
  • Dysmorphism
  • In utero foetal anomalies like structural abnormalities in the foetus or Intrauterine growth restriction etc
  • High risk of Trisomy 21/13/18 in Double marker
  • Triple marker or Quadruple marker tests
  • Recurrent abortions
  • Adult onset genetic disorders like movement disorders
  • Myopathies
  • Cancer Genetics

Awards Information

  • International Travel Merit Fellowship Award by Care for Rare Foundation, Europe for exceptional work in the field of Genetics (Awarded in Germany) in 2014


  • Indian Academy of Medical Genetics (IAMG)
  • Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
  • Delhi IAP

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