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Dr. A Padma Prakash A

Dr. A Padma Prakash A

Dr. A Padma Prakash A

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Fellowship in Neonatology

Pediatrician

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Neonatologist

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14 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Dr. A padma prakash a is a pediatrician, growth and development - community pediatrician and neonatologist in kalyan nagar, bangalore and has an experience of 10 years in these fields. Dr. A padma prakash a practices at kinder women and children's center in kalyan nagar, bangalore. She completed mbbs from medical college bellary in 1994, diploma in child health (dch) from j.J.M medical college, davanagere in 2000 and fellowship in neonatology from k r hospital in 2011.She is a member of indian academy of paediatrics (iap) and national neonatology forum (nnf).

Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore

Kinder Women And Children's Center

Hennur Ring Road, Grace Town, Landmark: Near Chrisht Hospital, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

03:30 - 08:00

300

Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a Paediatrician?

A: A paediatrician or a child specialist is a doctor who manages the health of your child. A paediatrician is trained to manage the physical, behavioural, and mental health of a child. A child specialist is trained to treat childhood illnesses, from minor health issues to serious health disorders. A child can be treated by a paediatrician right from birth.

Q: What is the age range of children which a Paediatrician can treat?

A: Paediatricians can treat a child right from birth. From birth till 2 years, there may be many visits to the paediatrician. From age 2 to 5 years, there will be once a year “well-child” visits. After the age of 5 years, paediatric visits will be done annually. Up to the age of 18 years, you can visit a paediatrician.

Q: Can a Paediatrician perform surgery?

A: Paediatricians are concerned with the physical and mental well being of children. Paediatric surgeons specialize in surgeries. A paediatrician can also perform surgeries with the necessary training. Paediatricians may only evaluate and treat children through non-invasive procedures. Paediatric surgeons perform minor surgeries like removal of foreign bodies to major surgeries like cardiac surgery.

Q: What does a paediatrician do?

A: A paediatrician is trained to perform procedures like: vaccine administration, treat dislocated shoulders or elbows, treat minor injuries, remove foreign bodies, split brown bones, perform circumcision. Apart from these specific procedures paediatricians also ensure well-being of the child through routine examinations. They also handle conditions that affect new born children.

Q: How is a Paediatrician different from a general physician?

A: Paediatricians and physicians are both doctors, but treat patients belonging to different age groups. Paediatricians specialize in treating patients aged 18 years and younger, while general physician treats patients above the age of 18 years. Paediatricians focus on providing medical care to infants, children and teenagers. Physicians may specialize in certain field of medicine.

Awards and Recognitions

Assisted to write text-book of Neonatology by Dr.M.L Kulkarni (Professor and HOD Paediaterics of JJM Medical College, Davanagere) - 1999

Education

MBBS - Medical College Bellary, 1994
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 2000
Fellowship in Neonatology - K R Hospital, 2011

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
National Neonatology Forum (NNF)

Experience

2000 - 2005 Pediatrician at Private Hospital, Kerala
2006 - 2007 Consultant Pediaterician at Middle East
2011 - 2015 Consultant Pediaterician at Columbia Asia Hospital
2015 - 2016 Consultant Pediaterician at Kinder Women & Children's Centre

Registrations

39637 Karnataka Medical Council, 2005
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