Dr Milind Baldi is an accomplished pulmonologist specialising in the treatment of chest diseases and related lung disorders.
Dr Milind has had the privilege of gaining academic qualifications from some of the most prestigious national and international institutions, starting his journey at St. Paul school, Indore in its heyday. After securing all India rank 100 in the medical entrance examination, Dr Milind gained admission to Seth GS Medical College and KEM hospital, Mumbai where he developed a keen interest in pulmonary and respiratory medicine leading to his MD in pulmonary medicine from the same institute. In his search of academic excellence, Dr Milind gained admission in DM Pulmonary medicine and critical care at PGIMER, Chandigarh by securing first rank in the entrance examination.
While keeping up with the demanding educational rigour, Dr Milind also managed to nurture his research interest by publishing papers in prominent national and international journals like CHEST, Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, Lung India and Indian journal of critical care. As a result of his research work, he was invited to present his research work and participate in training courses at HERMES summer school in Barcelona, Spain and European society of Medical Oncology at Singapore. His contribution towards research has also been recognised by Government of India when he was awarded silver medal by the then UNION MINISTER OF HEALTH, Shri JP NADDA ji. During his endeavour to get excellent training in chest diseases he has also worked in respiratory and critical care departments of Sir Ganagram hospital and Max Super Speciality hospital at New Delhi.
In his long and distinguished academic expedition he cleared the MRCP exam which is recognised worldwide as the symbol of excellence in medicine, and was awarded membership of the Royal college of Physicians (RCP), UK by the president of RCP, Dr Jane Dacre at the iconic Dorchester Library at RCP, London.
He worked as Consultant Respiratory Medicine and Critical care at Bombay Hospital Indore and as Assistant Professor at MGM Medical college and MY group of Hospitals, Indore.
Adding another feather to his cap, he was invited by the NHS (National Health Service), England where he contributed to the medical care as Consultant Respiratory Medicine at the University of Manchester NHS Foundation trust.
He has now returned to his home town Indore to serve the people of Madhya Pradesh and is available for the same at Vishesh Jupiter Hospital.
- MRCP, London (UK) 2017
- DM, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical care, PGIMER, Chandigarh (2015-2017)
- MD, Pulmonary Medicine, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai (2009-2012)
- DNB, Respiratory Diseases, National board of examination (2013)
- MBBS, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai (2002-2008)
- Respiratory Consultant: University of Manchester, NHS Foundation trust, Manchester, UK
- Respiratory Consultant: Worcestershire Acute NHS trust, Redditch, Birmingham, UK
- Consultant Respiratory Medicine: Bombay Hospital, Indore
- Assistant Professor: MGM Medical college and MY Hospital, Indore
- Senior Resident: PGIMER, Chandigarh
- Senior Resident: KEM Hospital, Mumbai
- FNB Fellow: Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi
- Fellow: Max Super Specialty Hospital, New Delhi
- Royal college of Physicians, London
- European Respiratory Society
- European Society of Medical Oncology
- American Thoracic Society
- Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
- Interstitial lung diseases
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Lung cancer
- Endobronchial Ultrasound
- Interventional pulmonology
- Sleep disorders
- Mechanical ventilation
- Respiratory failure
- Non-hematological toxicity and timing of B12/Folate supplementation in NSCLC patients on pemetrexed based chemotherapy: Secondary analysis of the PEMVITASTART randomized trial– ESMO Asia, Singapore (2017)
- Management of NSCLC (case presentation): ESMO Preceptorship course, Singapore (2017)
- Oral: First National Medical Students’ Research Conference – Moving Academy of
- Medicine and Biomedicine, Pune – Analysis of Supramitral Ring (2006)
- SILVER MEDAL for Best Research, awarded by Union Minister Shri JP Nadda ji
- Travel grant: ESMO NSCLC Preceptorship course, Nov 2017, Singapore
- Travel grant: HERMES summer school, June 2013, Barcelona, Spain
- As a rapporteur in framing the National Spirometry guidelines
- Short Term Studentship (Indian Council of Medical Research), 2004: retrospective analysis of spectrum of congenital heart diseases; a study of 1000 cases.
Publications in International indexed journals
- Mammen JJ, Kumar S, Thomas L, Kumar G, Zachariah A, Jeyaseelan L, Peter JV, Agarwal A, Mukherjee A, Chatterjee P, Bhatnagar T, Rasalam JE, Chacko B, Mani T, Joy M, Rupali P, Murugesan M, Daniel D, Latha B, Bundas S, Kumar V, Dosi R, Khambholja JR, de Souza R, Chander BT, Bahadur S, Dube S, Suri A, Jindal A, Shrivastav O, Barge V, Bajpayee A, Malhotra P, Singh N, Tambe M, Sharma N, Bhat S, Kaulgud RS, Gurtoo A, Reddy DH, Upadhyay K, Jain A, Patel TC, Nagori I, Jha PR, Babu KVS, Aparna C, Panjwani SJ, Natarajan M, Baldi M, Khadke VK, Dua S, Singh R, Sharma A, Sharma J, Gokhale YA, Yadav PD, Sapkal G, Kaushal H, Kumar VS. Factors associated with mortality among moderate and severe patients with COVID-19 in India: a secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. 2021 Oct 4;11(10):e050571. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050571. PMID: 34607865; PMCID: PMC8491003.
- Agarwal A, Mukherjee A, Kumar G, Chatterjee P, Bhatnagar T, Malhotra P; PLACID Trial Collaborators. Convalescent plasma in the management of moderate covid-19 in adults in India: open label phase II multicentre randomised controlled trial (PLACID Trial). BMJ. 2020 Oct 22;371:m3939. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m3939. Erratum in: BMJ. 2020 Nov 3;371:m4232. PMID: 33093056; PMCID: PMC7578662.
- Singh N, Baldi M, Kaur J, Muthu V, Prasad KT, Behera D, Bal A, Gupta N, Kapoor R. Timing of folic acid/vitamin B12 supplementation and hematologic toxicity during first-line treatment of patients with nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer using pemetrexed-based chemotherapy: The PEMVITASTART randomized trial. Cancer. 2019 Jul 1;125(13):2203-2212. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32028. Epub 2019 Mar 2. PMID: 30825389.
- Rationale and Design of PEMVITASTART-An Open-label Randomized Trial Comparing Simultaneous Versus Standard Initiation of Vitamin B12 and Folate Supplementation in Non-squamous, Non-Small-cell Lung Cancer Patients Undergoing First-line Pemetrexed-based Chemotherapy Baldi M, Behera D, Kaur J, Kapoor R, Singh N. Clin Lung Cancer. 2017 Jul; 18(4):432-435. PMID: 28073680
- Prone Positioning? : Remember ABCDEFG. Baldi M, Sehgal IS, Dhooria S, Agarwal R. Chest. 2017 May; 151(5):1184-1185. PMID:28483116
- Amphoric abdomen: An unusual finding. Baldi M, Sehgal IS, Dhooria S, Agarwal R. Lung India. 2017 Jan-Feb; 34(1):108. PMID:28144078
- Neurally adjusted ventilation assist in weaning difficulty: First case report from India. Baldi M, Dhooria S, Behera D, Agarwal R. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2016 Jun;20(6):364-7. PMID:27390463
- Inclusion of Lymphangitis as a Descriptor in the New TNM Staging of Lung Cancer: Filling up the blank spaces. Singh N, Baldi M, Behera D. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Dec;10(12):e119. PMID:26709485
- Correlation of pulmonary artery dimensions between endobronchial ultrasound and CT scan. Baldi M, Dhooria S, Aggarwal AN, Agarwal R.Chest. 2015 Mar;147(3):e113-e114. PMID:25732460
- Disseminated cryptococcosis with caverno-oesophageal fistula in a case of idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia. Nair JP, Athavale AU, Gawande S, Shah U, Baldi M, Gupta V, Gavali V. J Assoc Physicians India. 2014 Jan; 62(1):66-9. PMID:25327100
- Specimen collection from chest tubes: A novel method. Baldi M, Giri V, Nair J, Athavale A. Lung India. 2013 Oct;30(4):374. PMID: 24339507
- Serial lobar lung lavage in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. Baldi M, Nair J, Athavale A, Gavali V, Sarkar M, Divate S, Shah U. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2013 Oct; 20(4):333-7. PMID:24162118
- An analysis of 24 autopsied cases with supramitral rings. Vaideeswar P, Baldi MM, Warghade S. Cardiol Young. 2009 Feb;19(1):70-5. Epub 2008 Dec 11. PMID:19079810