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Dr. Nalini Jayaraj

Dr. Nalini Jayaraj

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MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Maternity and Child Health (PGDMCH)

33 Years Experience Overall

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Dr. Nalini Jayaraj is a Pediatrician in JP Nagar 2 Phase, Bangalore and has an experience of 33 years in this field. Dr. Nalini Jayaraj practices at Nalini Jayaraj Clinic JP Nagar-2nd Phase in JP Nagar 2 Phase, Bangalore and Nalini Jayaraj Clinic JP Nagar-7th Phase in JP Nagar 7 Phase, Bangalore. She completed MBBS from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 1987 and Post Graduate Diploma in Maternity and Child Health (PGDMCH) from IGNOU in 1990. She is a member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP),British Psychological Society (BPS) and (FPA) Family Physicians Association, Bangalore. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: New Born Care,Infant & Child nutrition,Viral Fever Treatment and Vaccination/ Immunization etc.

JP Nagar 2 Phase, Bangalore

Nalini Jayaraj Clinic JP Nagar-2nd Phase

4.5

#418, 10th Cross, 17th Main, JP Nagar 2nd Phase. Landmark: Laxmi Venkateswara Temple, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

10:30 - 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.

Education

MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1987
Post Graduate Diploma in Maternity and Child Health (PGDMCH) - IGNOU, 1990

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
British Psychological Society (BPS)
(FPA) Family Physicians Association, Bangalore

Experience

1995 - 2014 Doctor at Dr. Nalini Jayaraj Clinic

Registrations

45036 Karnataka Medical Council,
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