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Dr. Saumil Gaur

Dr. Saumil Gaur

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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15 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr Gaur is a Pediatrician and Pediatric Nephrologist with over 7 years of experience in the field. He graduated at Govt Medical Trichur, Kerala with a degree in MBBS and then he did his MD in Pediatrics from Lala Lajpat Rai Medical College, Meerut. He pursued his Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology at St John’s Medical College Bangalore for 2 years. He has also undergone observership in Pediatric Nephrology at Montreal, Canada.He has worked as an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at the prestigious Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Udupi. Subsequently he established the division of Pediatric Nephrology at Narayana Hospitals, Bommasandra, Hosur Road and started the Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program with several transplants in children to his credit.Dr Gaur has many national and international publications to his credit and has keen interest in research and advancements in field of pediatric nephrology. He is a Gold Medalist from his undergraduate days and he has received several Best Research Paper awards at National level Conferences.He specializes in Pediatric Critical Nephrology care requiring Hemodialysis, Peritoneal dialysis and CRRT in small children in PICU. His expertise includes management of kidney disorders like Acute and Chronic kidney failure, Hemodialysis, CAPD, Kidney Transplants, Nephrotic and Nephritis syndrome, Renal tubular acidosis, kidney biopsies in children etc. He also provides his skills in management of children with Urological disorders like PUV, VUR, PUJ, Neurogenic Bladder as team with Pediatric Surgeons / Urologists towards the medical aspect of such complicated disorders.

Marathahalli, Bangalore

Rainbow Children's Hospital

3.5

Survey Number 8/5, Marathahalli KR Puram, Outer Ring Road, Doddanekkundi, Landmark: Opposite Nissan Card Showroom & Petrol Pump, Bangalore

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Mon - Fri

10:00 - 01:00
03:00 - 07:30

Sat

10:00 - 01:00
03:00 - 05:00

650

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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - University of Calicut Kerala, 2004
MD - Pediatrics - Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College, Meerut, 2008

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Registrations

107730 Karnataka Medical Council, 2014
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