Dr Dinakar Seshadri

Consultant Neonatologist - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Telephone Number: 01204 390125

Professional Background

• MBBS, Government Medical College, Mysore, India. 1997
• MD (Paediatrics), Safdarjang Hospital and VM Medical College, University of New Delhi, India. 2002
• MRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, 2005.

Dr Seshadri completed his internship at the Mysore Medical College in 1997 -1998. He then went on to do a three year MD course in Paediatrics at the Safdarjang Hospital in New Delhi between 1999 and 2002. Having completed this, he then came to the UK in 2003 and has been working here continuously since then. Dr Seshadri completed his Senior House Officer Training in Boston (Lincolnshire), Mayday Hospital (Croydon), and Leicester Royal Infirmary PICU (Leicester). He did a registrar job on the Neonatal Unit at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and then came to do his Paediatric Registrar Training in the North West in 2006. He has worked in the North West since then. Dr Seshadri's neonatal jobs have included working in St. Mary’s Hospital NICU and the Salford Royal Hospital NICU. He has also worked in Paediatric Metabolic Medicine and Paediatric Cardiology.

He started working at Bolton as a Neonatal Consultant in September 2011.

Special Interests and Research

Dr Seshadri has a special interest in Neonatal Cardiology and is also the Department Lead for Audit. He is also interested in postgraduate training and participates in teaching nurses at the University of Manchester.

Professional membership:
General Medical Council, on the Specialist Registrar as a Neonatologist
Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
Registered with the Indian Medical Council.


The reliability of death certification in patients dying with mucopolysaccharidosis type II (Hunter syndrome).
Clin Genet. 2011 Jun;79(6):599-600. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-0004.2010.01597.x.

Seshadri D, Jones S, Burt K, Lavery L, Wraith JE.

Dr Dinakar Seshadri works in the following services:

Children’s Outpatients

The children’s outpatients service is delivered from a child friendly and welcoming department based at Bolton One. Children are seen by consultant paediatricians who work as part of a team of professionals including experienced children’s nurses, play specialists, allied practitioners, support workers and clerical staff. Apart from general paediatric clinics, there are various other clinics, phlebotomy (blood testing) clinics and some day case investigation and specialist immunisation services.

Neonatal Unit

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Bolton is one of three centres of excellence within Greater Manchester providing specialist care to sick and preterm infants. Our highly skilled professional team provides family centred care to ensure an excellent, positive family experience. The unit provides care for Bolton families as well as serving Greater Manchester and other areas when required.