Bhattarai Suraj
Bhattarai Suraj
Pediatrics Research Unit of Patan Hospital/Oxford Vaccine Group, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lalitpur, Nepal
Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 9849158460
YPL Nomination 2016
B.p. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal. Degree: Bachelor of
Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (m.b.b.s.)- 2006-2012. 
Graduation date: October 28, 2013.
Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER), Geneva,
Switzerland-from research to practice-sexual and reproductive health research
20l4- from May 2014-November 2014;
SOS Herman Gmeiner HS School
Degree: Biology- from 2003-2005;
Cleveland Clinic Foundation ,Ohio, USA- International physician observer program-
from September 2014 to December 2014;
Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA—IAN and Dan Duncan Neurological
Research Institute- Research observer/neurology student- from May-June 2015
McGovern Medical School- Center for Clinical Research and Evidence Based
Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA- research student (visiting physician)- from November 2015- April 2016

Primary Care Physician


Dr. Bhattarai is a physician from Nepal, currently a Research Fellow and Resident at the Pediatrics Research Unit of Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Kathmandu. In collaboration with the Investigators from University of Oxford and University of Otago, his team has been studying the epidemiology and prevention of ‘ Invasive Bacterial Diseases ’ in Nepalese children, the new methods of diagnosing pneumonia, and the efficacy of recently introduced pneumococcal vaccines in Nepal.·

Dr. Bhattarai received medical degree from B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in 2012 with the Golden Jubilee scholarships awarded by the Embassy of India. He SURAJ BHATTARAI,MD Patan Academy of Health Sciences- Pediatrics Research Unit for the University of Oxford Clinical Research Fellow Lagankhel, Lalitpur P.O Box 26500, Kathmandu Nepal T: +977 9849158460 F: +977 1 5545114 E: moved to the USA in 2014 and had extensive pediatrics and neurology rotations at Cleveland Clinic Ohio and Texas Children ’ s Hospital Houston. He has been certified by Nepal Medical Council (NMC) and Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG),USA. A research scholar (Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research), and a member of American Academy of Neurology (AAN), he has also obtained general and neuroscience research trainings from the medical institutions at Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest medical hub.·

His is a collaborator of a multisite study‘ Assessment of the availability of technology for Trauma care in South Asia ’ ,which has identified a range of items deficient in Nepal whose availability could be improved cost-effectively and sustainably by better planning, organization and leadership.·

Dr. Bhattarai, with keen interests on child health and global health, looks forward to honing clinical, research and leadership skills through graduate courses, and also welcomes collaboration for international health projects.· Active member of Rotary International ,he loves volunteering, writing, hiking, traveling, and meeting like- minded professionals 

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