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Dr. S. D. Subba Rao

Dr. S. D. Subba Rao

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




31 Years Experience Overall  (31 years as specialist)

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Dr. Subba Rao is a senior Pediatric consultant at Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore. After completing his MBBS from Bangalore Medical College, he joined College of Physicians and Surgeons in Mumbai to pursue his DCH. As a member of the Neonatal Advanced Life Support Training team, Dr. Subba Rao has conducted more than 100 NALS courses for interns, young Pediatricians, staff nurses and medical officers from all over Karnataka. He is also rendering his valuable services as in charge of the Diarrhea Treatment and Training Center (DTTU), and Vice-President of the National Neonatology Forum, Karnataka, since 1999. He has made a tremendous contribution to the field of Pediatrics by presenting several papers at medical conferences held in India and around the world. His articles are published often in medical journals.

Jayanagar 9 Block, Bangalore

Malathi Manipal Hospital


45/1, 45th Cross, Marenahalli Road, Phase II, Landmark: Next To Big Bazar & Opposite To Bangalore Central, Bangalore

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02:00 - 03:00


10:30 - 04:00

Max. 30 mins wait + Verified details

Old Airport Road, Bangalore

Manipal Hospital


98, Kodihalli, Landmark: HAL Bus Stop, Bangalore

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Mon, Thu - Fri

11:00 - 04:00


02:00 - 04:00


10:00 - 12:30

Max. 30 mins wait + Verified details

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.


Awards and Recognitions

Gold Medal in DCH - 2012
Best Achiever Award at Malathi Manipal Hospital - 2012
Best Achiever Award at Malathi Manipal Hospital - 2013
38 Publications in National and International Journals
Chapters in Third Paediatric Textbook


MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 1977
DNB - Paediatrics - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 1982
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - College of physicians and Surgeons Mumbai, 1986


Karnataka Medical Council


16120 Karnataka Medical Council, 1978
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