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Dr. Shashidhar N

Dr. Shashidhar N

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



29 Years Experience Overall  (27 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shashidhar N is a Pediatrician in Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore and has an experience of 29 years in this field. Dr. Shashidhar N practices at S S Eye And Children's Clinic in Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore in 1991,Diploma in Child Health (DCH) from University of Pune in 1993 and DNB - Paediatrics from National Board Of Examination in 1995. He is a member of Bangalore Pediatric Society. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: New Born Care,Vaccination/ Immunization,Viral Fever Treatment and Growth & Development Evaluation / Management etc.

Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore

S S Eye And Children's Clinic


#635, 7th Block, 2nd Phase, Banashankari 3rd Stage. Landmark: Near BDA Park., Bangalore

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09:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 09:00


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.



MBBS - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore, 1991
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - University of Pune, 1993
DNB - Paediatrics - National Board Of Examination, 1995


Bangalore Pediatric Society


31536 Karnataka Medical Council, 1991
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