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Dr. Gurmeet Soni Bhalla

Dr. Gurmeet Soni Bhalla

Dr. Gurmeet Soni Bhalla

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MBBS, DNB - Paediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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21 Years Experience Overall  (19 years as specialist)

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Dr. Gurmeet Soni Bhalla is an experienced Consultant Paediatrician with a special interest in Allergy and Immunology. She has been practicing in Bangalore for more than 15 years. Her areas of expertise include General Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine as well as Infectious Diseases, with her key area of interest being asthma, allergic rhinitis, and other allergic disorders in children and adolescents. Dr. Gurmeet also has a keen interest in exercise-induced bronchospasm in children and adolescents.Dr. Gurmeet is also active in disseminating information about solutions regarding common allergic problems. Dr. Gurmeet’s commitment to her profession and compassion to children with allergic disorders has prompted her to be quite actively involved in new technologies and therapies that provide breakthrough treatment in this area. She has extensive training and experience in dealing with Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and she covers a wide array of health issues, much like an Infectious Disease/Allergy and Immunology Specialist.Dr. Gurmeet has had extensive experience in her field at many institutions all over India. She has rendered her services to the Department of Paediatrics at Jammu Medical College, Paediatrics at SMGS Hospital, Jammu and Lakeside Medical Centre and Hospital, Bangalore etc. She has worked closely with leading pulmonologists and allergy specialists for a number of years and has gained vast experience in treating asthma and allergy.Dr. Gurmeet Graduated from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Karnataka University. Since Graduation, she has completed further advanced courses in pediatrics through her post graduation from National Board of Examinations and received her Diplomate of National Board (DNB) Certification.Dr Gurmeet Soni Bhalla is available for consultation at RxDx Multi Speciality Health Centre, Whitefield, Bangalore.

Whitefield, Bangalore

RxDx Healthcare

4.0

7G, Ground Floor, Vishweshwaraiah Industrial Area, Whitefield Main Road, Landmark: Opposite Graphite India, Bangalore

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Mon, Wed, Fri - Sat

10:00 - 02:00

Tue

10:30 - 01:30

Thu

10:30 - 12:30

Sun

10:00 - 12:00

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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 - Kasturba Medical College, 1995
DNB - Paediatrics - DNB board, New Delhi, 2000

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Experience

Pediactric at RxDx - Multi-specialty Health Center
Pediactric at Clinic For Child Care

Registrations

51627 Karnataka Medical Council, 1999
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