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Dr. Shaila S Bhattacharyya

Dr. Shaila S Bhattacharyya

Dr. Shaila S Bhattacharyya

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MD - Pediatrics, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), DM - Endocrinology




25 Years Experience Overall  (25 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shaila Shamannur is a leading Paediatric Endocrinologist, with more than 8 years experience in her profession. She works as a consultant in Manipal Hospital and is also available at Shivajyoti Clinic, profession. She works as a consultant in Manipal Hospital and is also available at Shivajyoti Clinic, Indiranagar. She completed MD in Paediatrics from Davanagere College and DM (Endocrinology) from the famous PGI College, Chandigarh. Dr. Shaila got her MRCP and DCH in UK and practised Paediatrics, Neonatology. She has proved her excellence in Academic knowledge and clinical experience while working as a medical doctor in the department of Paediatric Endocrinology at the prestigious Manchester Childrens hospital. She specialises in treating growth disorders in children, early as well late puberty, childhood and adolescent Diabetes and malfunctions of thyroid gland.

Old Airport Road, Bangalore

Manipal Hospital


98, Kodihalli, Landmark: HAL Bus Stop, Bangalore

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Mon, Wed, Fri

09:00 - 01:00


02:00 - 03:00

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.


Pediatric Endocrinologist



MD - Pediatrics - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 1990
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Royal College Of Physician, London, 1998
DM - Endocrinology - PGIMER, Chandigarh, India, 1994


Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Bangalore Pediatric Society


25883 Karnataka Medical Council, 1986
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