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Dr. Nitin Nayak M

Dr. Nitin Nayak M

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), DNB - Paediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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5 Years Experience Overall  (5 years as specialist)

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Dr. Nitin Nayak M is a pediatrician with a fellowship in pediatric nephrology. He intends to use his skill in this rare speciality to cater to the unmet need of children with kidney diseases.

Padmanabhanagar, Bangalore

NU Hospitals

4.5

CA 6, 15th Main Road, 11th Cross, Landmark: Near Bus Stop and Near Banshankari Temple, Bangalore

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Tue

10:00 - 01:00
02:00 - 06:00

750

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

Glomerulonephritis
Renal Failure Management
Treatment of Renal Tubular Acidosis
Pediatric Renal Transplantation

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Devaraj URS Medical College - Kolar, 2005
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, 2010
DNB - Paediatrics - Rainbow Children's Hospital, Hyderabad, 2014

Memberships

Life Member of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics
Life Member of Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology
Member of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association

Experience

2017 - 2018 Pediatric Nephrologist at NU Hospitals
2016 - 2017 Registrar, Nephrology at NU Hospitals
2015 - 2016 Fellowship Training in Pediatric Nephrology at St. John's Medical College Hospital

Registrations

75663 Karnataka Medical Council, 2006

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Pedatric Nephrology - St John's Medical College, Bangalore, 2017
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