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Dr. Jayaprakash K

Dr. Jayaprakash K

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MD - Pediatrics, MBBS

Allopath

Pediatrician

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13 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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Dr. Jayaprakash, a Pediatrician and Neonatologist at Kusuma Hospital, Bangalore, has over three years of experience in this field. He is also one of the directors at the hospital. He did his MBBS and his MD from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, in 2006 and 2013, respectively. In 2014, he was awarded Fellowship in Neonatology by Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health Hospital, Bangalore. Inspired to create a better quality of life, Dr. Jayaprakash treats diseases that affect infants, children, and adolescents. He also offers OPD consultations and administers vaccinations for children. Dr. Jayaprakash is a member of Karnataka Medical Council and Indian Academy of Pediatrics.

Vijayanagar, Bangalore

GIA Hospital

1869, 13th Cross, 5th Main Road, RPC Layout, Landmark: Opposite To Punjab National Bank & Near To Ramesh Babu Circle, Bangalore

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Mon - Sun

09:00 - 06:00

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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

MD - Pediatrics - V.S. Dental College, Bangalore, 2013
MBBS - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore, 2006

Registrations

78435 Karnataka Medical Council, 2007
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