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Dr. K Suresh Gowda

Dr. K Suresh Gowda

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh)

Pediatrician

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Neonatologist

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20 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

Medical Registration Verified

98% (121 votes)

Dr. K Suresh Gowda comes with 18 years of experience in the field of Pediatrics & Neonatology. He has worked in the Department of Paediatrics and Neonatology in the United Kingdom & Bangalore handling various positions and departments. Following his return from the UK in March 2015, he worked at Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Marathalli, Bangalore from March 2015 to July 2017. He is currently working at Motherhood Hospitals (HRBR and Indiranagar) since August 2017. He has graduated from JSS Medical College, Mysore University and has worked in NIMHANS, Bangalore as a Junior resident in Neurological Rehabilitation. He later pursued DCH and MRCPCH in the United Kingdom.He completed his Senior house officer Rotation training programme in Paediatric sub-specialties and Neonates from the prestigious Bart’s and the London NHS Trust, United Kingdom and has been a practicing Pediatrician and Neonatology ever since. He further worked as Senior Specialty doctor for 10 years at Singleton & Morriston Hospital ABMU LHB, Wales, United Kingdom. His expertise is in Paediatric subspecialties which include Accident & Emergency, General Paediatrics, Respiratory Paediatrics, Pediatrics Neurology & Community Paediatrics, with the special interest in invasive and non-invasive ventilation of sick neonates. He has six years of exclusive Neonatal experience in a level III NICU and has adequate expertise in the care of extremely low birth weight babies.During his vast work experience, he is trained, skilled and competent in handling premature babies, total body cooling for the management of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, managing a wide repertoire of neonatal conditions including extreme prematurity, persistent pulmonary hypertension, meconium aspiration syndrome, congenital and acquired sepsis, IUGR babies, congenital cardiac conditions, infants of substance-abusing mothers, medical management of neonatal surgical problems including diaphragmatic hernia, tracheoesophageal fistula, gastroschisis and exomphalos.Dr. Suresh is also an Instructor for Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS). He has also been part of NEST team (Neonatal enhanced Skills training). He has been teaching undergraduate, Nursing, and Paramedical students. He has been a part of prestigious courses and conferences in India and Abroad. He has an extremely pleasant and caring personality. He is known for his sincerity, commitment, and dedication to patients and their wellbeing.

HRBR Layout, Bangalore

Motherhood Hospital

4.5

914, 5th A Cross Road, Kalyan Nagar, Landmark: Near HRBR Layout Water Tank and Near Horamavu Junction Ring Road., Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

11:30 - 01:00
02:00 - 06:00

Sun

11:30 - 01:30

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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.

Education

MBBS - University Of Mysore, India, 1997
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, 2008
Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh) - Royal College of Pediatrics & Child Health, UK, 2008

Memberships

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Medical Defence
Union British Medical Association
Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health
General Medical Council (UK) , British Medical Association (UK)
Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)/NNF (Karnataka)

Registrations

46345 Karnataka Medical Council, 1997

Trainings and Certifications

PGPN - Boston University, USA, 2016
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