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Dr. D Malathi Raja

Dr. D Malathi Raja

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MBBS, DNB - Paediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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19 Years Experience Overall  (17 years as specialist)

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Dr. Malathi Raja is a leading Pediatrician and Neonatologist working with Cloud Nine Hospital, Bangalore. Her area of expertise lies in neonatal care, pediatric care, and developmental assessment. She has completed her MBBS from Stanley Medical College (Chennai) along with DNB (Paediatrics) from Railway Hospital (Chennai). With a clinical experience of 13 years, Dr. Malathis special interest lies in pediatric cardiology. She has got experience in managing acutely sick newborns and children as well as performing all the emergency management procedures. Associated with National Neonatologist Forum Dr.Malathi believes in treating kids not as patients but as budding and innocent human beings.

Old Airport Road, Bangalore

Cloudnine Hospital - Old Airport Road

4.5

115, HAL, Landmark: Opposite Kemp Fort and Total Mall, Bangalore

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Mon, Fri

11:00 - 02:30
05:30 - 07:00

Tue

12:00 - 01:30
02:00 - 05:00

Wed - Thu

09:30 - 01:30
02:00 - 05:00

Sat

10:30 - 01:30
02:00 - 05:00

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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

Education

MBBS - Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai, 1998
DNB - Paediatrics - National Board Of Examination, 2002

Registrations

108160 Karnataka Medical Council, 2015
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