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Dr. Dhananjaya C.D

Dr. Dhananjaya C.D

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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16 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr. Dhananjaya C.D is a Pediatrician in Electronics City, Bangalore and has an experience of 9 years in this field. Dr. Dhananjaya C.D practices at Rakshya Multispeciality Clinic & Diagnostic Centre in Electronics City, Bangalore and Rakshya Multispeciality Clinic And Diagnostics Center in Electronics City, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Sri Devaraj Urs medical College, Bangalore University in 2003 and MD - Paediatrics from Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) Bellur in 2007.He is a member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP), Indian Medical Association (IMA) and National Neonatology Forum (NNF).

Electronics City, Bangalore

Rakshya Multispeciality Clinic

4.0

Huskur Gate, Hosur Road, Landmark: Near Karnataka Bank ATM, Vijay Icon Apartment, Anantanagar Road, Bangalore

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+ 5

Mon - Sat

09:30 - 09:00

Sun

10:00 - 01:00

350

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 - Devaraj URS Medical College - Kolar, 2003
MD - Pediatrics - Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences Bellur, 2007

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
National Neonatology Forum (NNF)

Experience

2007 - 2012 Assistant Professor at SDUMC
2012 - 2014 HOD & Associate Professor at The Oxford Medical College,hospital & Research Centre

Registrations

66144 Karnataka Medical Council, 2003
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