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Dr. Nandini Mundkur

Dr. Nandini Mundkur

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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42 Years Experience Overall  (42 years as specialist)

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71% (35 votes)

This doctor is also Practising in Kangaroo Care Women & Child Hospital

Malleswaram, Bangalore

Cloudnine Hospital - Malleshwaram

4.5

47, 17th Cross, 11th Main, Landmark: Near MES College, Bangalore

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02:00 - 04:00

1050

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.

Services

Children and their families with special needs
Cerebral Plasy
Genetic disorders affecting development
Childhood neuromotor disorders
Learning Disabilities ADHD
Global Developmental Delay
Childhood Behavioral Disorders
Cortical Visual impairment
Developmental Co-ordination Disorder
ensory Processing Disorder

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

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Sathya Guptha Award for Social Pediatrics - 1978
Ashoka Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurship - 1986
Desha Snehi award for Dedicated Service towards the Welfare of Children - May - 1996
Rotary Excellence Award for Child Care - 1998
Honour role of IAP Bangalore Branch - 1999

Education

MBBS - University of Delhi, 1972
MD - Pediatrics - University of Delhi, 1977

Memberships

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National Neonatology Forum (NNF)
Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
National Autistic Society
Editorial Board of the Indian Edition of the American Journal of Diseases in Children

Experience

2012 - Present Director at Centre for Child Development and Disabilities
2006 - Present Director at Centre for Child Development and Disabilities

Registrations

20341 Karnataka Medical Council, 1981
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