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Dr. Purushothama Reddy

Dr. Purushothama Reddy

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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12 Years Experience Overall  (10 years as specialist)

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A pediatrician with 10 years of experience in treating all kinds of medical problems of children including newborns (age group birth - 18 years). Mbbs from M.S Ramaiah Medical College and M .D in pediatrics from JSS Medical College Mysore. Worked as assist professor in Vydehi Medical College and consultant pediatrician in RXDX multispeciality( RXDX kids) hospital for 8 years.Expertise in treating all kinds of respiratory diseases including childhood allergies. Seizure disorder, Pneumonia, Skin diseases.

Electronics City, Bangalore

AAYUSH CHILDRENS HOSPITAL

IST FLOOR ABOVE HERO MOTORS CHANDAPURA HOSUR MAIN ROAD , Landmark: NEAR RAILWAY BRIDGE, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 03:00
05:00 - 09:00

Sun

10:00 - 04:00

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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

MBBS - MS Ramaiah Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Bangalore, 2006
MD - Pediatrics - JSS University, Mysore, 2009

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Experience

2009 - 2012 Assitent Professor at Vydehi Medical College And Research Center
2009 - 2016 Consultent Pediatrician at Rxdx Multispeciality Hospital

Registrations

73868 Karnataka Medical Council, 2006
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