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Dr. Chandrasekhar T

Dr. Chandrasekhar T

Dr. Chandrasekhar T

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Fellowship in Neonatology, Neonatal Intensive Care Fellowship (UK)

Pediatrician

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Neonatologist

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14 Years Experience Overall  (10 years as specialist)

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Dr. Chandrasekhar obtained an MD Pediatrics degree from JSS Medical College, Mysore and then underwent Fellowship Training in Neonatal Intensive Care at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. Following this, he underwent a structured training program in Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care at John Radcliffe Hospital, the Prestigious Oxford University Hospital, Uk.He has expertise in the management of extremely preterm neonates with various medical and surgical conditions. He is well experienced in carrying out retrievals of sick & extremely premature babies. He is passionate about ensuring high quality of care to the patient.

Banaswadi, Bangalore

Ovum Woman & Child Speciality Hospital

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220, 7th Main Road, HRBR Layout, 1 Block, Landmark: Near Om Shakti Temple, Bangalore

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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.

Education

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MBBS - Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, 2006
MD - Pediatrics - J.S.S Medical College, Mysore, 2010
Fellowship in Neonatology - MANIPAL HOSPITAL, BANGALORE, 2011

Memberships

Fellowship in Neonatal Intensive Care
Fellowship in Neonatal & Paediatric Intensive Care

Registrations

73517 Karnataka Medical Council, 2006
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