Research and Professional Experience

Position Institution/Employer and Location

Dates of Employment

Honorary Pediatric And Adolescent Endocrinologist

Bharatiya Vidyapeth Deemed University and Medical College Pune

1st August,2002 to Date

Visiting Honorary Consultant in Pediatric Endocrinology

Bombay Hospital and Research Centre, Bombay


1st March,2002 to Date

Honorary Assistant Professor in Pediatric Endocrinology

Lata Mangeshkar Medical Foundation, Dinnanath Hospital, Pune

1st December, 2001 to Date

Research Officer and Honorary Consultant in Pediatric Endocrinology

Jehangir Hospital and HCJMRI, Pune

1st March,1998 to Date

Research fellow in Pediatric Endocrinology

Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London

1st Jan, 1996-Jan 1997

Senior Registrar in Pediatric Endocrinology

Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London (GOS)

1st Jan 1994-Dec 1996

Speciality Registrar in Pediatrics West Middlesex University Hospital, Greater London.

1st Jan 1994-Dec 1996


Publications: 54 publications in indexed journals, Book chapters 6, 7 awards for papers and one patent. More than 200 presentations in State, National and International meeting in Pediatrics and Pediatric endocrinology over last 20 years.


Book Chapters:

  1. Growth monitoring guideline. IAP Textbook of Pediatrics, 2009. JayPee Brothers
  2. Endocrine Hypertension in children. Pediatric Endocrine disorders. Churchill Livingstone, 2008
  3. Thyroid disorder in children and adolescents. FOGSY textbook 2008
  4. Calcium and Bone health in adolescent girls. FOGSY textbook 2008
  5. Recent Advances in Infertility 2006.
  6. Growth Charts. Text book of Indian Academy of pediatrics.

Indexed Publications

  1. Pandit D, Chiplonkar S, Khadilkar A, Kinare A, Khadilkar V. Efficacy of a continuous metabolic syndrome score in Indian children for detecting subclinical atherosclerotic risk. 3.Int JObes (Lond). 2011 Jul 19. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2011.138. [Epub ahead of print].

  2. Evaluation of insulin-like growth factor-1 in Indian growth hormone-deficient children on growth hormone therapy. Ekbote VH, Rustagi VT, Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Chiplonkar SA. Endocr Res. 2011;36(3):109-15.

  3.  Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Borade AB, Chiplonkar SA. Body Mass Index Cut-offs for Screening for Childhood Overweight and Obesity in Indian Children. Indian Pediatr. 2011 May 30. pii: S09747559INPE1000147-1. [Epub ahead of print ]

  4.  Pandit D, Kinare A, Chiplonkar S, Khadilkar A, Khadilkar V. Carotid arterial stiffness in overweight and obese Indian children. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2011;24(1-2):97-102.

  5.  Rustagi VT, Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Kinare AS. Macroorchidism in an Indian Boy with McCune-Albright Syndrome. Indian J Pediatr. 2011 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print]

  6. Rustagi VT, Khadilka VV, Khadilkar AV. Pseudoprecocious Puberty in a Child with a Testicular Tumor. Pediatric Oncall [serial online] 2011 [cited 2011 June 1];8. Art # 38. Available from:

  7. Ekbote VH, Khadilkar AV, Chiplonkar SA, Khadilkar VV. Determinants of bone mineral content and bone area in Indian preschool children. J Bone Miner Metab. 2010 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]

  8. Ekbote VH, Khadilkar AV, Chiplonkar SA, Kant S, Khadilkar VV, Mughal MZ. Calcium bioavailability from a fortified cereal-legume snack (laddoo). Nutrition. 2010 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print]

  9. Kadam N, Chiplonkar S, Khadilkar A, Divate U, Khadilkar V. Low bone mass in urban Indian women above 40 years of age: prevalence and risk factors. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2010 Dec;26(12):909-17.

  10. Sanwalka NJ, Khadilkar AV, Mughal MZ, Sayyad MG, Khadilkar VV, Shirole SC, Divate UP, Bhandari DR. A study of calcium intake and sources of calcium in adolescent boys and girls from two socioeconomic strata, in Pune, India. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2010;19(3):324-9.

  11. Rustagi VT, Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Jahagirdar R, Lalwani S. Right atrial thrombus in a six- year- old Indian boy with metabolic syndrome. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jun;23(6):553-4

  12. Khadilkar VV, Kinare AS, Kant S, Khadilkar AV. Hypercholesterolemia with carotid plaque formation in a four year-old Indian boy. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jan-Feb;23(1-2):17-8.

  13. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Kapoor RR, Hussain K, Hattersley AT, Ellard S. KCNJ11 activating mutation in an Indian family with remitting and relapsing diabetes. Indian J Pediatr. 2010 May;77(5):551-4.

  14. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Chiplonkar SA. Growth Performance of Affluent Indian Preschool Children: A Comparison with the New WHO Growth Standard. -Accepted for publication in the Indian Pediatrics.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Kant S, Kinare AS. Hypercholesterolemia with Carotid Plaque Formation in a Four-year-old Indian Boy.  Accepted for publication in the Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Kapoor RR, Hattersley AT, Ellard S. KCNJ11 Activating Mutation in an Indian Family with Remitting and Relapsing Diabetes. -Accepted for publication in the Indian Journal Pediatrics.

  2. Khadilkar VV, Rajadhyaksha S, Khadilkar AV. Maternal hypovitaminosis D with neonatal convulsions. Indian J Pediatr. 2010 Jan 20.

  3. Pandit D, Chiplonkar S, Khadilkar A, Khadilkar V, Ekbote H.Body Fat Percentages by Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry Corresponding to Body Mass Index Cutoffs for Overweight and Obesity in Indian Children. Clinical Medicine: Pediatrics 2009:3 55-61, 30 Nov 2009

  4. Ekbote VH, Khadilkar AV, Mughal MZ, Hanumante N, Sanwalka N, Khadilkar VV, Chiplonkar SA, Kant S, Ganacharya R. Role of Sunlight Exposure in Development of Rickets in Hypocalcaemic Indian Toddlers.  Indian J Pediatr. 2009 Nov 20.

  5. Khadilkar A, Crabtree NJ, Ward KA, Khadilkar V, Shaw NJ, Mughal MZ. Bone status of adolescent girls in Pune (India) compared to age-matched South Asian and white Caucasian girls in the UK. Osteoporos Int. 2009 Sep 1.

  6. Khadilkar A, Mughal MZ, Hanumante N, Sayyad M, Sanwalka N, Naik S, Fraser WD, Joshi A, Khadilkar V. Oral calcium supplementation reverses the biochemical pattern of parathyroid hormone resistance in underprivileged Indian toddlers. Arch Dis Child. 2009 Aug 9.

  7. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Cole TJ, Sayyad MG. Crosssectional growth curves for height, weight and body mass index for affluent Indian children, 2007.. Indian Pediatr. 2009 Jun;46(6):477-89.

  8. Khadilkar V, Jehagirdar R. Breast hamartoma presenting as prepubertal gynecomastia. Indian Pediatr. 2009 May;46(5):446-7.

  9. Kadam N, Khadilkar A, Chiplonkar S, Khadilkar V, Mughal Z. Variation in lumbar spine bone mineral content by age and gender in apparently healthy Indians. J Bone Miner Metab. 2009 May 15.

  10. Kasar PA, Khadilkar VV, Tibrewala VN. Allgrove syndrome. Indian J Pediatr. 2007 Oct;74(10):959-61

  11. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Joshi SS. Bone disease in preterm.  Indian J Pediatr. 2007 Oct;74(10):945-6.  

  12. Khadilkar A, Das G, Sayyad M, Sanwalka N, Bhandari D, Khadilkar V, Mughal MZ. Low calcium intake and hypovitaminosis D in adolescent girls. Arch Dis Child. 2007 Nov;92(11):1045.

  13. Jahagirdar RR, Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Lalwani SK. Management of diabetic ketoacidosis in PICU. Indian J Pediatr. 2007 Jun;74(6):551-4.

  14. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Choudhury P, Agarwal KN, Ugra D, Shah NK. IAP growth monitoring guidelines for children from birth to 18 years. Indian Pediatr. 2007 Mar;44(3):187-97.  
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Nandy M, Maskati GB.  Multicentric study of efficacy and safety of growth hormone use in growth hormone deficient children in India. Indian J Pediatr. 2007 Jan; 74(1):51-4.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Kinare AS, Tapasvi HS, Deshpande SS, Maskati GB.  Ovarian and uterine ultrasonography in healthy girls between birth to 18 years. Indian Pediatr. 2006 Jul; 43(7):625-30.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Stanhope RG.  Secular trends in puberty. Indian Pediatr. 2006 Jun; 43(6):475-8.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Nandy M, Maskati GB. Growth hormone in turner syndrome. Indian Pediatr. 2006 Mar;43(3):236-40.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Maskati GB.  Correlation between target height and children's height in upper and lower socio-economic classes in India. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Nov;18(11):1039-43.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV. Concomitant Use of Insulin Glargine and NPH in Type I Diabetes. Indian Pediatr. 2005 Aug 7;42(8):796-800.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Maskati GB. Impact of availability of oral hydrocortisone on growth of children with CAH. Indian J Pediatr. 2005 Apr;72(4):301-3.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar VV, Maskati GB.  Growth hormone and GnRHa combination therapy in the management of precocious puberty. Indian Pediatr. 2005 Jan;42(1):57-60.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV. Prevalence of obesity in affluent school boys in Pune. Indian Pediatr. 2004 Aug;41(8):857-8.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Nimbalkar AA, Kinnare AS. Acalvaria. Indian Pediatr. 2004 Jun;41(6):618-20.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Navrange JR. Cushing's disease in an 11-month-old child. Indian Pediatr. 2004 Mar;41(3):274-6.
  1. Khadilkar V, Khadilkar A. Prevalence of childhood obesity in Chennai.
  2. Indian Pediatr. 2003 Oct;40(10):1018.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV, Maskati GB. Oral bisphosphonates in polyostotic fibrous dysplasia. Indian Pediatr. 2003 Sep;40(9):894-6.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khadilkar AV. Goldenhar syndrome with congenital athyrosis. Indian Pediatr. 2001 Dec;38(12):1419-21.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Cameron FJ, Stanhope R.Growth failure and pituitary function in CHARGE and VATER associations. Arch Dis Child. 1999 Feb;80(2):167-70.
  1. Cameron FJ, Khadilkar VV, Stanhope R.; Pituitary dysfunction, morbidity and mortality with congenital midline malformation of the cerebrum. Eur J Pediatr. 1999 Feb;158(2):97-102.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Frazer FL, Skuse DH, Stanhope R.  Metaphyseal growth arrest lines in psychosocial short stature. Arch Dis Child. 1998 Sep;79(3):260-2.
  1. Gohlke BC, Khadilkar VV, Skuse D, Stanhope R. Recognition of children with psychosocial short stature: a spectrum of presentation. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 1998 Jul-Aug;11(4):509-17.
  1. Brogan P, Khadilkar VV, Stanhope R.  Occult T3 toxicosis in McCune-Albright syndrome. Horm Res. 1998;50(2):105-6.
  1. Cameron FJ, Hawkins KC, Khadilkar VV, Tasker RC, Preece MA.  Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus presenting with ketoalkalosis in Rett syndrome. Diabet Med. 1997 Oct;14(10):884-5.
  1. Khadilkar V, Tudehope D, Fraser S. A prospective study of nosocomial infection in a neonatal intensive care unit. J Paediatr Child Health. 1995 Oct;31(5):387-91.
  1. Khadilkar V, Tudehope D, Burns Y, O'Callaghan M, Mohay H. The long-term neurodevelopmental outcome for very low birthweight (VLBW) infants with 'dystonic' signs at 4 months of age.J Paediatr Child Health. 1993 Dec;29(6):415-7.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Tudehope DI. Cost analysis of extremely low birthweight infants: an update. J Paediatr Child Health. 1992 Oct;28(5):410.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Amdekar YK.  Peritoneal absorptive failure: a cause of ascites in V-P shunt. Indian Pediatr. 1990 Dec;27(12):1319-20.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Khubchandani RP, Amdekar YK, Mehta KP, Anand RK. Drug resistant typhoid fever--an emerging problem. Indian Pediatr. 1990 Nov;27(11):1227-8.
  1. Khadilkar VV, Karmarkar DP. Behavioural comparison of normal and asphyxiated newborns. Indian Pediatr. 1990 Sep;27(9):972-4.