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Dr. Raghuram C P

Dr. Raghuram C P

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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23 Years Experience Overall  (20 years as specialist)

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Dr. C.P. Raghuram is currently working at Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Bangalore as Consultant Paediatric Oncologist. He graduated MBBS in 1996 and then went on to get an MD in Paediatrics in 1999. He obtained Paediatric Higher Specialty Training at the Eastern Deanery Cambridge, UK. He has also undergone Paediatric Oncology training at various tertiary Paediatric Oncology centres in the UK namely Christie Hospital - Manchester, Addenbrookes Hospital - Cambridge, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children - Bristol. He worked at the Department of Paediatric Oncology at Royal Marsden Hospital, London before moving to India and joining HCG.Dr. Raghuram is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), Edinburgh, a Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK, Indian Academy of Paediatrics and a Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He has several presentations and publications at national and international levels.His areas of interest include treating children with cancer, children with leukemia, lymphomas, brain tumours, solid tumours like Wilms tumour, neuroblastomas, bone tumours, soft tissue sarcomas, germ cell tumours, Retinoblastomas including giving high dose treatment and bone marrow transplantation.

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Marathahalli, Bangalore

Rainbow Children's Hospital

3.5

Survey Number 8/5, Marathahalli KR Puram, Outer Ring Road, Doddanekkundi, Landmark: Opposite Nissan Card Showroom & Petrol Pump, Bangalore

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05:00 - 08:00

650

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 - Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences Andhra Pradesh, 1996
MD - Pediatrics - Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences Andhra Pradesh, 1999

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK

Registrations

106820 Karnataka Medical Council, 2014

Trainings and Certifications

FRCP - Royal College of Physician, Edinburg, 2000
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