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Dr. Pranita Srinivas

Dr. Pranita Srinivas

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MD - Pediatrics, MBBS

Allopath

Pediatrician

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18 Years Experience Overall  (18 years as specialist)

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Dr. Pranitha Srinivas is a paediatrician in Padmanabnagar with more than 16 years experience. She completed MD - Paediatrics from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 2001. Dr. Pranitha has special interests in ear piercing for children done by Gun shot method which is safe and Painless and thus provides her patients a truly satisfying experience.

Padmanabhanagar, Bangalore

Venkateshwara Pediatric Clinic

5.0

no 1 5 th main 8th cross ragasuma , Landmark: ,, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

10:30 - 07:00

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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

MD - Pediatrics - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2001
MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 1993

Memberships

Karnataka Medical Council
Bangalore Pediatric Society
Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Experience

2003 - 2016 Pediatrician at Venkatesha Pediatric Clinic
2006 - 2017 Visiting Consultant at Maharaja Agresena Hospital

Registrations

36645 Karnataka Medical Council, 1993
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