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Dr. Nitin Bansal

MBBS, MD (Medicine)

Consultant, Infectious Diseases

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Sector - 5, Rohini, Delhi - 110 085

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Dr. Nitin Bansal is on the few physicians in North India, who specializes in infectious diseases. He is formally trained in managing various infections and has experience of over 5 years. He graduated from prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College and then completed his residency in Internal Medicine from University College of Medical Sciences. He did a post-doctoral fellowship in ID from Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. He has experience in managing infections unique to cancer patients.


  • Observer in Transplant Infectious Diseases, Wayne State University, Michigan, USA
  • Stood 1st in All India Pre-medical test in 2006
  • Gold Medal Awarded by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam in 2008
  • Chairman’s Award in 2020
  • Sukhwani KS*, Bansal N, Soni M, Ramamurthy A, Gopalakrishnan R. Enterococcal meningitis in association with Strongyloides hyperinfection syndrome. Germs. 2017 Mar 1;7(1):28-31. doi: 10.18683/germs.2017.1105.
  • Aggarwal A, Bansal N*, Aggarwal R. Nonketotic Hyperglycemia Presenting as Monoballism. J Emerg Med. 2016 Mar;50(3):e133-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2015.11.016.
  • Ranga G*, Bansal N, Sharma SB, Avasthi R. Human carcinoembyronic antigen is a useful biomarker for diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke – A pilot study; Neurology Asia; 1st march 2016.; 21(1) : 1 – 6.
  • Jhamb R, Bansal N*, Pruthi S, Giri S. Disseminated Tuberculosis presenting as Leukemoid Reaction. Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapeutics; 2015,3,32-34.
  • Bansal N, D Suresh Kumar*, Sukhwani K. Management of lipids in HIV. Lipid monograph 2017, API.
  • Bansal N*, Kumar PA, Agarwal MP, Aggarwal A. Recurrent Hypokalemia leading to Flaccid Quadriparesis: A Renal or Connective Tissue Disorder. P R Health Sci J.2017 Dec;36(4):240-242.
  • Bansal N*, Devarajan V, Ghafur K A, Sethuraman N, Sree V L. Breakthrough Saprochaete Capitata infections among patients with hematological malignancies. Leuk Lymphoma. 2017 Dec 7:1-2.
  • Bansal N*, Sukhwani KS, Kumar D S, Nambi PS, Gopalakrishnan R, Ramasubramnian V. Clinical efficacy and safety of cefepime-tazobactam in hospitalized patients in South India. Infect Dis (Lond). 2017 Nov 30:1-4.
  • Gopalakrishnan R, Sethuraman N*, Madhumitha R, Sukhwani K, Bansal N, Poojary I, Chakrabarti A. Cladophialophora bantiana brain abscess: A report of two cases treated with voriconazole. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2017 Oct- Dec; 35(4):620-622.
  • Devarajan V, Bansal N*, Ghafur KA. Comparative analysis of tigecycline and minocycline susceptibility among Gram-negative isolates. J Contemp Clin Pract. 2018;4(1):8-12. doi:10.18683/jccp.2018.1029
  • Bansal N*, Gopalakrishnan R, Sethuraman N, Ramakrishnan N, Nambi PS, Kumar DS, et al. Experience with β-D-glucan assay in the management of critically ill patients with high risk of invasive candidiasis: An observational study. Indian J Crit Care Med 2018;22:364-8
  • V. Rao, Tarigopula A, Bansal N* Sethuraman N, Gopalakrishnan R, et al., Clinical profile of respiratory viral infections: A study from tertiary care centre of South India, Indian J Med Spec. (2017),
  • Vishnu RP, Bansal N*, Gopalakrishnan R, Ramasubramanian V, Madhumitha R, Nambi S, et al. Epidemiology, Clinical Features and Outcome of Hospitalised Patients with H1N1 Influenza in Chennai, India. Austin Virol and Retrovirology. 2017; 4(1): 1026
  • Nitin Bansal*, Nandini Sethuraman, Madhumitha R., P Senthur Nambi, Suresh Kumar D, V Ramasubramanian, Ram Gopalakrishnan; Clinical Features of Proven and Probable Cases of Histoplasmosis and the Role of Urinary Histoplasma Antigen Testing: A Case Series From India, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 5, Issue suppl_1, 26 November 2018, Pages S152–S153,
  • Bansal N*, Sethuraman N, Gopalakrishnan R, Ramasubramanian V, Kumar D S, Nambi P S, Chakrabarti A. Can urinary histoplasma antigen test improve the diagnosis of histoplasmosis in a tuberculosis endemic region? Mycoses. 2019 Jun;62(6):502-507.
  • Sukhwani KS*, Bansal N, Ramasubramanian V, Kumar D S, Nambi P S, Tarigopula A, Madhumitha R, Sethuraman N, Gopalakrishnan R. Clinical Profile of Clostridium Difficile Associated Diarrhea: A study from Tertiary Care Centre of South India. Tropical Gastroenterology 2018;39(3):135-141

Specialized Areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Hospital Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

Educational Background

  • MBBS- Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
  • MD (Medicine)- University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • Post Doctoral Diploma in Infectious Diseases- Apollo Hospitals, Chennai


  • 5 years


  • Life Time member of Clinical Infectious Diseases Society of India (CIDS)

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Our Locations
  • Sir Chotu Ram Marg, Sector – 5, Rohini Institutional Area, Rohini, New Delhi, Delhi – 110085, India

    +91-11-47022222 | Fax +91 11 27051037

  • Squadron Leader Mahender Kumar Jain Marg, Block K, Niti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110049

    +91-11-45822222 / +91-11-45822200

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