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Dr. Preeth Shetty

Dr. Preeth Shetty

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MD - Pediatrics, MBBS

Allopath

Pediatrician

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16 Years Experience Overall  (16 years as specialist)

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Dr. Preeth Shetty is a Pediatrician in Vijayanagar, Bangalore and has an experience of 16 years in this field. Dr. Preeth Shetty practices at Mallige Child Care Centre in Vijayanagar, Bangalore and Fortis Hospital in Nagarbhavi, Bangalore. He completed MD - Pediatrics from Kasturba Medical College in 2002 and MBBS from KMC, Mangalore in 1999. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Karnataka Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Child Development Disease Treatment,Tonsillitis Treatment,Bad Breath (Halitosis) Treatment,Bronchial Asthma Treatment and Bedwetting etc.

Vijayanagar, Bangalore

Mallige Child Care Centre

4.5

3, 1st F Cross, 7th Main, Landmark: Opposite Maruthi Medical & Near Vijayanagar Bus Stop, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

08:30 - 02:00
04:30 - 09:30

Sun

08:30 - 01:00

300

Nagarbhavi, Bangalore

Fortis Hospital

3.5

23, 80 Feet Road, Guru Krupa Layout, 2nd Stage, Landmark: Opposite SBM & Near Namma Mane Upahar Hotel, Bangalore

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Mon - Fri

02:00 - 02:30

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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 - Kasturba Medical College, 2002
MBBS - KMC, Mangalore, 1999

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Karnataka Medical Council

Experience

Owner at Mallige Child Care Centre

Registrations

53381 Karnataka Medical Council, 1999
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