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Dr. S. T. Pushpa

Dr. S. T. Pushpa

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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14 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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Dr. S.T Pushpa is an alumnus of VIMS (Bellary) from where she pursued her MBBS degree. Thereafter, she completed her MD (Pediatrics) from Kathmandu University. She is a gold medalist from her batch. She followed her education by doing Fellowship in Pediatric Emergencies.Dr. S.T Pushpa is a passionate, efficient and sincere pediatrician whose expert hands have handled many pediatric emergencies tactfully. She has presented various papers and also holds prestigious membership of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Bangalore Pediatric Society, and Indian Medical Association.With her expertise in the field of Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergencies, Dr. S.T Pushpa’ s career spans over 11 years of hands-on experience in the field of Pediatrics. She has worked as Pediatric Emergency Specialist at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. Currently, Dr. S.T Pushpa is working as consultant Pediatrician in Bangalore at various hospitals

Horamavu, Bangalore

Kidz Clinic

42, 89/5, 1st Floor, 7th Street, Prakruthi Layout, Landmark: Near Maruthi Vidyala School, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

05:00 - 09:00

300

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.

Services

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Thyroid Disease in Children
General Paediatrics
OPD Emergencies
Respiratory Problems
Treatment Of Chronic And Recurrent Health Conditions
Skin Problems
Learning/developmental Disabilities
Child Psychology Counselling
Childhood Obesity Treatment And Counselling
Dietary/Nutrition Guidance
School & Sports Physicals
Health Assessments For Adolescents

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary, 2003
MD - Pediatrics - Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences (KUSMS), 2010

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Bangalore Paediatric Society
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

2003 - Present Pediatric Emergency Specialist at Manipal Hospital (Old Airport Road)
2003 - Present Proprietor at Kids Clinic

Registrations

64556 Karnataka Medical Council, 2003

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Paediatric Emergency - MANIPAL HOSPITAL, BANGALORE, 2013
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