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Dr. Gururaj Biradar

Dr. Gururaj Biradar

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Fellowship in Neonatology





14 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Gururaj Biradar pediatrician and neonatologist with vast experience in treating children. special interest in Asthma.

Whitefield, Bangalore

Manipal Hospital


143, 212-215, EPIP Industrial Area, Hoodi Village, KR Puram Hobli, Landmark: 560066, Bangalore

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08:00 - 04:00

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

Best Outgoing Student in Postgraduate - 2007


MBBS - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 2003
MD - Pediatrics - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2007
Fellowship in Neonatology - St John's Medical College, Bangalore, 2009


Karnataka Medical Council
Life Member of pediatric Intensive Care


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2015 - 2016 Consultant at Sakra World Hospital
2017 - 2017 consultant at sakra world hospital
2004 - 2007 Junior Resident at Bangalore Medical College
2007 - 2007 Senior Resident - Pediatrics at LH Bidri DNB Institute
2008 - 2008 Fellow in neonatology at St. John's medical College


66040 Karnataka Medical Council, 2003

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Pediatric Intensive Care - London, 2014
NICU - Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, 2015
Fellowship in Pediatric Intensive Care - St John's Medical College, Bangalore, 2012
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