Dr. Shilpa Aroskar

A passionate author, pediatrician, blogger, dreamer, doer, traveller, orator with infectious energy on a journey to change lives by infusing laughter, hope and love.


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What’s your greatest fear?

Drowning or getting a morbid disease

What is your greatest achievement?

Reviving a dying child back to life

High point of your life?

Becoming a mother

Which living person do you most admire?

My mother

Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Tom Cruise

Who are your favorite authors?

Rabindranath Tagore, Wayne Dyer, Dan Brown, J.K.Rowling, Shakespeare.

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Odyssey - Homer, The Fault in our Stars - John Green, Secret - Rhonda Byrne, Course of Love - Alain de Botton, When Breath becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi.

Is there a book you love to reread?

The Secret

What are your 5 favorite movies of all time?

Top Gun, Few Good Men, Life is Beautiful, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

One Superpower you wish you had?

Healing Wand for the ailing and dying.

Your epitaph would read? /Last line in your biography would be?

We all become stories in the end… Hope mine was good enough to make you laugh and cry at the same and be quixotic to still see the beauty, magic, love and meaning in this world.

If you had a time machine to take you back to any country and any time period, where would you choose to be for your childhood, adolosent , adult life and silver years?

India, Paris, Switzerland, Countryside France.

If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?


Which book you wish you had written ?

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

When and where do you write ?

In my mind anywhere anytime

Silence or music?


Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?


What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Mills and Boons

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Write for your own self and not to please the world… because something written from the heart always reaches the readers through the Universe.

DR. SHILPA AROSKAR is a paediatrician by profession and a writer by passion. She is currently Head, Department of Paediatrics and Neonatology, Reliance Hospital, Navi Mumbai. Gifted with the human touch, she has always gone beyond being a clinical professional to devoting her efforts towards being a force for good. Whether as President of the Indian Association of Paediatrics, Navi Mumbai, or working with less privileged communities, her focus has been to create sustainable impact.

An avid reader, she first took to writing as a stress buster. It soon became a passion. Her book, Parents Guide to Child Care is considered the Bible of Indian parenting. Her second book, YOLO: You Only Live Once drew inspiration from her rich professional-life experiences. Her popular blog: Slice of my daily life@drshilparoskar on Word Press, draws readers across age groups, ethnicities and geographies. In her trademark style, she makes her readers laugh, ponder and wonder at the commonalities and mysteries of life.

Married to an ophthalmologist, and mother of two, Shilpa lives in Navi Mumbai. She loves to travel, seeing the world as an exciting adventure book to be savoured. Her other interests include painting and music. Contact: contactssparshclinic@gmail.com

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A renowned and distinguished pediatrician with more than 25years of experience.
Known for her excellent records of treating premature and critical NICU babies with utmost precision.
A versatile personality with leadership qualities. Be it the first women president of Indian Association of Pediatrics Navi Mumbai branch, or Heading the department of Pediatrics at Reliance Hospital Navi Mumbai, she marches with a force, setting new benchmarks and scaling newer heights.
Conceived and executed a project to educate adolescent girls about menstrual hygiene, sex education, POCSO act and other rights called Umang bhari Udaan. It was led by her and conducted in 25 schools and many virtual platforms.
Authored 3 books: 1) Parents Guide to Child Care, which is considered a pocket Bible by Indian parents; 2) YOLO, an Amazon bestseller, which were true stories of courage and hope; 3) Ubuntu - I Am Because We Are, a bittersweet nuance on the pandemic.

Why Shilpa Aroskar?

Has erudite academic records, publications in national and international journals, eminent speaker at international forums and done many shows on TV and radio, health talks at Rotary, NGOs, schools colleges and Corporates. A gypsy traveler, painter, bibliophile and music lover. A mother and a wife who knows not just the art of balancing work life but also finding time to chase passion of writing. Her zeal for life, infectious energy, positive outlook along with a sensitive heart inspires many minds and draws others to her for guidance.


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