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Dr. Ravikiran S

Dr. Ravikiran S

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Fellowship in Neonatology

Allopath

Pediatrician

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Neonatologist

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15 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ravikiran is a consultant Pediatrician & Neonatologist at Sakra World Hospital. He has done his MBBS from Bangalore Medical College, his MD Paediatrics from Government Medical College, Mysore, and his fellowship in Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) at St. John’s Medical College and research institute. He has a rich experience in Pediatrics and Neonatal care with expertise in preterm & premature babies.Dr. Ravikiran was a specialist at the NICU Manipal hospital for about 2.5 years, which is a level III NICU, after which he was a Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist at Yashomati hospital which is also a level III NICU. He was a monitor for National Pulse Polio program for part of Tumkur district.He is academically involved in training medical students & nursing staff for neonatal care at a community level as a part of ‘NavajathShishuSurakshaKareyakram’ (NSSK), faculty for Advanced Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Breastfeeding workshops.

Marathahalli, Bangalore

Dr. Ravi Kiran Childrens Clinic

4.5

#1456, AECS Layout, 3rd Cross, 6th Main E Block, Kundalahalli., Landmark: Next to Neena Beauty Parlor Main Road., Bangalore

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07:00 - 09:40

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08:00 - 09:40

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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.

Education

MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 1999
MD - Pediatrics - Government medical college,Mysore, 2006
Fellowship in Neonatology - St. John's Medical College and Research Institute, 2009

Memberships

National Neonatology Forum (NNF)
Academic Seceratary' of Junior Doctor's Association

Experience

2003 - 2007 Junior Resident at Mysore medical College & Research Institute
2007 - 2007 Senior Registrar at Manipal Hospitals
2008 - 2009 Fellow in Neonatology at St. John's National Academy of Health Sciences
2009 - 2011 Junior Consultant- Neonatology at Manipal Hospitals
2011 - 2014 Consultant- Pediatrics & Head- Neonaology at Yashomati Hospitals

Registrations

57138 Karnataka Medical Council, 2000
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