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Dr. A Usha Rani

Dr. A Usha Rani

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Allopath

Pediatrician

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20 Years Experience Overall  (19 years as specialist)

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Dr. A Usha Rani is a Pediatrician in HSR Layout, Bangalore and has an experience of 20 years in this field. Dr. A Usha Rani practices at Sri Krishna Children's Clinic in HSR Layout, Bangalore. She completed MBBS from Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool in 1993 and Diploma in Child Health (DCH) from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in 2000. She is a member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Breast feeding advice,Growth & develpoment assessment,Vaccination/ Immunization,Child nutrition advice and Behavioural Assesment etc.

HSR Layout, Bangalore

Sri Krishna Children's Clinic

Gurumurthy Complex,Ground Floor, 24th Main, Sector-2, HSR Layout, Landmark: Opp. to KEB Power Station., Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 12:30
07:00 - 09:00

500

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.

Services

Breast feeding advice
Growth & develpoment assessment
Child nutrition advice
Behavioural Assesment
Adoloscent counseling
Ear piercing ( Gun shot)
Infant feeding advice

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool, 1993
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, 2000

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Registrations

74287 Karnataka Medical Council, 2006
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