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Dr. Mohan D Mahendrakar

Dr. Mohan D Mahendrakar

Dr. Mohan D Mahendrakar

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Fellowship in Neonatology

Allopath

Pediatrician

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Neonatologist

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14 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr. Mohan D Mahendrakar is a Pediatrician and Neonatologist at Vikram Hospital in Millers Road, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in 2004,Diploma in Child Health (DCH) from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in 2007 and DNB - Pediatrics from National Board of Examination, India in 2012

Millers Road, Bangalore

Vikram Hospital

4.5

71/1, Vasanth Nagar, Landmark: Opposite to St Annes College & Beside Navnit Motors, Bangalore

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Mon - Thu, Sat

09:00 - 04:00

Fri

10:00 - 05:00

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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.

Education

MBBS - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 2004
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 2007
Fellowship in Neonatology - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 2016

Memberships

Indian Association of Pediatrics

Experience

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2007 - 2008 Consultant Pediatrician at Peravoor Co-Operative Hospital, Peravoor, Kerela
2008 - 2009 Resident Pediatrician at Sneha Children Hospital, Hubli
2009 - 2010 Senior House Officer at KANCHI KAMAKOTI CHILDS TRUST HOSPITAL, CHENNAI
consultant paediatrician at Sanjeevini Multispeciality Hospital
Jr Consultant Pediatrician and Fellow in Neonatology at Columbia Asia Hospital, Yeswanthpur, Bangalore

Registrations

68258 Karnataka Medical Council, 2004

Trainings and Certifications

DNB - Pediatrics - National Board of Examination, India, 2012
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