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Dr. Nitin Bansal

MBBS, MD (Medicine)

Consultant, Infectious Diseases

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


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.

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

Professional Journey


  • 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


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

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