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Dr. Rashmi S Murthy

Dr. Rashmi S Murthy

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)



11 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr. Rashmi S Murthy is a Pediatrician in Banashankari 1st Stage, Bangalore and has an experience of 11 years in this field. Dr. Rashmi S Murthy practices at Malathi Polyclinic in Banashankari 1st Stage, Bangalore and Raghava Child And Adult Health Care Clinic in Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore. She completed MBBS from M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore in 2005 and Diploma in Child Health (DCH) from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 2008. She is a member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) and Bangalore Pediatric Society. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Patient Counselling,Newborn Jaundice,Chickenpox Treatment,Growth & Development Evaluation / Management and Nutritional Assessment etc.

Banashankari 1st Stage, Bangalore

Malathi Polyclinic

281/B, 1st Floor, Om Shanthi Tower, 10th Main, Srinivas Nagar 2nd Block, Landmark: Near Ayyappaswamy Temple, Bangalore

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12:00 - 01:00


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.



MBBS - M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, 2005
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2008


Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Bangalore Pediatric Society


2012 - Present Pediatrician at Malathi Polyclinic
2010 - Present Pediatrician at Shaam Singh Nursing Home
2010 - Present Pediatrician at Vithala International Institute Of Opthalmology
2010 - Present Pediatrician at Shekhar Hospital
2008 - Present Pediatrician at Raghava Child And Adult Health Care Clinic


71390 Karnataka Medical Council, 2005
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