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Dr. Mahima Shetty K.R.

Dr. Mahima Shetty K.R.

Dr. Mahima Shetty K.R.

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Pediatrician

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19 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Dr. Mahima Shetty K. R. is a Pediatrician and Neonatalogist in HSR Layout and Sarjapur Road, Bangalore and has rich experience of 10 years in this field. Dr. Mahima Shetty K.R. practices at Care ENT & Child Health Clinic in HSR Layout and Dr. Levine Memorial Hospital Sarjapur Road, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from JJM Medical College, Davangere in 2001 and MD from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 2006.He is a member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Asthma Management, Vaccination, New Born Care, Adolescent Medicine and Child Growth Management etc.

HSR Layout, Bangalore

CARE Speciality Clinic

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23rd Main, 7th Cross, Agara, HSR layout, Landmark: Above EXIDE care, Bangalore

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11:30 - 01:30
06:30 - 08:30

Sun

11:30 - 01:00

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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 - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 2000
MD - Pediatrics - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2006

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Experience

2012 - Present Consultant at Dr. Levine Memorial Hospital
2007 - Present Consultant at Care ENT and Child Clinic
2006 - 2010 Consultant at Vydehi institute of medical sciences
2010 - 2013 Consultant at Yashomati hospital

Registrations

59247 Karnataka Medical Council, 2001
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