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Dr. Rajeev M.R

Dr. Rajeev M.R

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

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19 Years Experience Overall  (16 years as specialist)

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Dr. Rajeev M.R is a Paediatrician in Whitefield, Bangalore with a rich experience of 19 years in this field. Dr. Rajeev M.R practices at Manipal Hospital, Whitefield as full time Consultant & Apple Multi specialty Clinic, Malleshpalya. He completed MBBS from University Of Calicut, Kerala in 2000. Later he did his M.D, DCH and DNB in Paediatrics from the prestigious Sree Avittam Thirunal Women and Child Hospital, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram. He was awarded First Rank & Gold medal with certificate of merit in the MD Paediatrics examination,2004.

Malleshpalya, Bangalore

Apple Multi Speciality Clinic

5.0

52, K H Road, Malleshpalya Extension, Maruthi Nagar, Malleshpalya, Bangalore

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Mon, Fri

05:15 - 06:30

550

Whitefield, Bangalore

Manipal Hospital

4.5

143, 212-215, EPIP Industrial Area, Hoodi Village, KR Puram Hobli, Landmark: 560066, Bangalore

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Mon - Wed, Fri

08:30 - 01:00

Thu, Sat

01:00 - 04:30

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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.

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Awards and Recognitions

Gold Medal & Best Outgoing of MD Paediatrics - 2004

Education

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MBBS - Government Dental College, Calicut, 2000
MD - Pediatrics - Government Medical College,Thiruvananthapuram, 2004
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Government Medical College,Thiruvananthapuram, 2003

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

2004 - 2016 Consultant Paediatrician at Various Hospitals
2014 - 2017 Consultant Paediatrician at Apple Multi specialty Clinic
2016 - 2017 Consultant Paediatrician at Manipal Day Care, Koramangala
2017 - 2018 Consultant Paediatrician at Manipal Hospitals, Whitefield

Registrations

108373 Karnataka Medical Council, 2015
28540 Travancore - Cochin Council of Modern Medicine, Kerala, 2000
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