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Dr. Ashok M.V

Dr. Ashok M.V

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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12 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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I have Done my Masters in Pediatrics From KIMS Medical College and Fellowship in Neonatology from IGICH, I have served in medical collage and corporate hospitals, and I worked in abroad for few years. At present I am working as Neonatologist in Fortis hospital NICU as a Neonatal/Pediatric Consultant, I have my Clinic- Little Kids Clinic in Banashankari also.

Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore

Little Kids Clinic

9, 31 st Cross, Banagirinagar, Landmark: Devegowda Petrol Bunk, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

06:30 - 08:30

400

Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore

Fortis Hospital

4.0

154/9, Landmark: Opposite IIM-B, Bangalore

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+ 29

Mon - Thu, Sat

12:00 - 03:00

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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

Awards and Recognitions

Neonatologist - 2011

Education

MBBS - Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Bellur, 2004
MD - Pediatrics - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore, 2010

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
National Neonatology Forum (NNF)
Bangalore Pediatric Society

Experience

2007 - 2017 Peddiatrition at Little Kids Clinic, Banashankari 3rd stage

Registrations

67691 Karnataka Medical Council, 2002

Trainings and Certifications

FIPM - Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, 2014
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