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Dr. Chaya Nair

Dr. Chaya Nair

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MD - Pediatrics, MBBS, Diploma in Counselling Skills

Pediatrician

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46 Years Experience Overall  (46 years as specialist)

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M.D.(Pediatrics)Post graduate certificate course in adolescent health and counseling.Diploma in counselling skillsAchievements:1.Stood first in the university in final M.B.B.S2.Stood first in the university in M.D.(Pediatrics)3.Member of Indian academy of PediatricsAwards:4.Published research papers in Indian Pediatrics and Maharashtra medical journal.1.Pfizer gold medal in medicine2.President's silver medal for standing first among the women candidates.Experience:44 yrs of pediatric experience in various cities in India and 15 yrs of experience in adolescent medicine and counselling.

Kothanur, Bangalore

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Golden Palms Road, Thanisandra, Landmark: Golden Palms Road, 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.

Specializations

Education

MD - Pediatrics - BJMC Pune, 1974
MBBS - Sri Venkateshwara University, 1968
Diploma in Counselling Skills - Banjara Academy, Bangalore, 2000

Experience

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1975 - 1978 Chief consultant at Chaya childrens clinic
1978 - 1980 Consultant paediatrician at Cantonment General hospital
1980 - 1981 Lecturer in pediatrics at St. John medical college
1981 - 1984 Chief consultant at Chaya children clinic
1984 - 1987 Consultant paediatrician at Government general hospital

Registrations

18735 Karnataka Medical Council, 1980

Trainings and Certifications

Certificate Course in Adolescent Health - IMA AKN Sinha Institute, 2000
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