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Dr. Srinivasa Murthy C L

Dr. Srinivasa Murthy C L

Dr. Srinivasa Murthy C L

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh)

Pediatrician

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Neonatologist

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14 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr. Srinivasa Murthy is trained and well-qualified Neonatologist & Pediatrician with over 9 years of clinical experience. He pursued his Pediatrics training in Advanced Pediatric Center, PGIMER, Chandigarh which is the state of art center for specialized pediatric care in India. Following this, he worked as a Junior Consultant in pediatrics in Cloudnine Kids and also worked as Assistant Professor in Pediatrics in BMCH. Dr. Srinivasa Murthy did his Neonatal training in one of the hospitals in Canada. He joined the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellowship training program in University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 2015. His core clinical training took place in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and in the Neonatal-Perinatal Unit of The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) - General Campus (the regional perinatal center) for a span of two and half years. He was also trained electively in nicus of the Hospital of Sick Children (SICKKIDS, Toronto, Canada) and Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH, Toronto, Canada). Dr. Srinivasa Murthy has vast experience in care and resuscitation of extremely premature neonates (Up to 22 completed weeks). He also has special interests in birth asphyxia / therapeutic hypothermia, pulmonary hypertension, neonatal ventilation, congenital heart diseases and surgical malformations. Dr. Srinivasa Murthy has done many research publication in various journals and also presented papers at national and international conferences. His main research interests are in systematic reviews, targeted neonatal echocardiography (TnEcho), neonatal pain and sleep. Dr. Srinivasa Murthy was also involved in organizing a campaign on creating awareness and prevention of Female Foeticide in India.

HRBR Layout, Bangalore

Motherhood Hospital

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914, 5th A Cross Road, Kalyan Nagar, Landmark: Near HRBR Layout Water Tank and Near Horamavu Junction Ring Road., Bangalore

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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.

Education

MBBS - Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary, 2005
MD - Pediatrics - PGIMER, Chandigarh, India, 2009
Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh) - Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, 2018

Memberships

Member of National Neonatology Forum (NNF)
Member of Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology (ISPN)
Member of Society of Pediatric Research (SPR), North America
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK

Registrations

72436 Karnataka Medical Council, 2005

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Neonatal Perinatal Medicine - University of Ottawa, Canada, 2018
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