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Dr. Deepti Kulkarni

Dr. Deepti Kulkarni

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), DNB - Paediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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16 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr. Deepti Kulkarni Rao, has a successful career spanning 14 years.I finished my MBBS degree from MS Ramaiah Medical College, under Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences in the year 2003. From early on an interest in children`s health and newborn care led me to pursue Diploma in Child health from JN Medical College, KLE university.Upon completing my DCH in the year 2008 i worked with Cloudnine Hospitals, Jayanagar for a stint of 2years, wherein i was actively part of the neonatal unit.Subsequently, i decided to further my knowledge and pursued my Diplomate of national Board(DNB) Paediatrics from St.Philomenas hospital, Bangalore. Upon completion, i was associated with Cloudnine hospitals and Nationwide Clinic. I am currently working with Vasavi hospital Bangalore as Consultant pediatrician and i am also part of its NICU team successfully running a tertiary care for neonates. Dr.Deepti's children's clinic has been established with the idea of providing quality healthcare to children.

Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore

Dr. Deepti's Children's Clinic

#526, Ground Floor, 14th Cross, 7th Main,60 Ft Road, ISRO Layout, Vikram Nagar, Bangalore, Landmark: Near Star Bazar ISRO Layout, Bangalore

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11:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 08:00

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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.

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Awards and Recognitions

Ankegowda award for best paper in the award category of pedicon . - 2006
Best critical care paper in pedicriticon - 2007

Education

MBBS - M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, 2003
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, 2008
DNB - Paediatrics - National Board Of Examination, 2013

Experience

2006 - 2008 Paediatric postgrad at J N Medical college,
2008 - 2010 Paediatric Registrar at Cloudnine Hospital,Jayanagar
2010 - 2013 Paediatric Resident at St.Philomena's hospital
2014 - 2014 Junior Consultant at Cloudnine Hospital

Registrations

68805 Karnataka Medical Council, 2004
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