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Dr. B M V Giridhar

Dr. B M V Giridhar

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Pediatrician

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General Physician

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25 Years Experience Overall  (25 years as specialist)

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92% (66 votes)

Experienced in treating childhood infections and nutritional problems.Dr. Giridhar is very soft spoken and friendly in nature. He takes care of his patients with utmost care and special attention.

HBR Layout, Bangalore

Chandamama Child Clinic

4.5

208G, 80 Feet Main Road, Hennur, Lingarajapuram Main Road, 2nd Block, 1st Stage, Landmark: Next to IndusInd Bank, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 09:00

Sun

11:00 - 01:00

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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.

Services

Childhood Infections
Laboratory
Thyroid Disease in Children
Chickenpox Treatment
Limping child
child guidance
Pediatric Problems

Education

MBBS - Sri Venkateshwara University, 1989
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS), Tirupati, 1994

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Experience

2009 - 2017 Consultant at SAKARIA Hospital
2014 - 2017 Consultant at CRATIS Hospital
2016 - 2017 Consultant at ZION Hospital

Registrations

89619 Karnataka Medical Council, 2016
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