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Dr. Shanthi Reddy M

Dr. Shanthi Reddy M

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MD - Physician, MD - Pediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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9 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shanthi is a physician with special interest in the health care of the new-born and children. After graduating from Russia, she has pursued postgraduate training in paediatrics at Manipal hospital under Kathmandu University.During her postgraduate training, Dr. Shanthi discovered her passion in the treatment of sick new-borns and hence worked in the tertiary neonatal intensive care for more than 3 years. During this period she had developed expertise in various life-saving procedures and treatments of term and preterm infants. She has exposure in of management of infants on different modes of ventilator and usage of nitric oxide.Gentle but thorough professional by nature, Dr. Shanthi strives to provide patient centric and empathetic care. At ovum hospitals, she pursue her interest in the intensive care and health care of new-born.

CV Raman Nagar, Bangalore

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21, Kaggadasapura Main Road, Landmark: Opposite DARE, Bangalore

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06:00 - 07:15

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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.

Specializations

Education

MD - Physician - Rostov State Medical University, 2002
MD - Pediatrics - Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences (KUSMS), 2010

Registrations

29376 Medical Council of India (MCI), 2006
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