Dr Roopesh Nagin Bhoola

Dr Roopesh Nagin Bhoola



Dr Roopesh Nagin Bhoola






Edendale Hospital

Research Interests



Honorary Clinical Fellow /Head Clinical Unit: Neonatology


Positions and Employment


2007 – Specialist, Department of Paediatrics, Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

2008 – 2009 – Senior Specialist, Neonatology ICU/Nursery Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

2009 – 2010 – Senior Specialist, Neonatal ICU/Nursery, Grey’s Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

2010 – 2011 –  Senior Specialist, Neonatal ICU/Department of Peadiatrics, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, Durban, South Africa

2011 – 2012 –  Senior Specialist, In charge, Neonatal ICU/Nursery, Department of Peadiatrics, Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

2012 –  Head Clinical Unit, Head of Neonatology, Edendale Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Professional Memberships

2007 – College of Medicine South Africa

2011 –  Health Professional Council of South Africa –          Registration as Neonatologist


Honors and Awards


2007 – Honorary Clinical Fellow: University of KwaZulu-Natal, Medical School

2011 – Registrar co-coordinator for the Department of Paediatric; Pietermaritzburg, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Medical School

2011 – 2011 –  Committee Member of the Provincial Children Equipment Advisory Committee

2013                Member of the Provincial KINC Task team

2011 – Metropolitan Pietermaritzburg Paediatrics Department PPIP Co-coordinator

2011 –  Member of the PPIP Committee Edendale Hospital

2011 –  Member of the Resuscitation Committee Edendale Hospital

2013 –  Master-trainer of the KINC program

List of Publications


  • Goenka, A., Bhoola, R., & McKerrow, N. (2012). Neonatal blood gas sampling methods. South African Journal Of Child Health, 6(1), 3-9. doi:10.7196/sajch.389;
  • Roopesh Nagin Bhoola, H.R. Mackanje. (2010). Challenges in the Management of Arterio- Venous Malformation in Neonates. The Paediatric Quarterly,2(2), 27-31. ISSN 2073-7645
  • Alyssa B. Sharkey,   (2009).The health and social context of infant death: Reflections from South Africa. Acknowledgement on page 198