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Dr. Sudha Singh

Dr. Sudha Singh

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Allopath

Pediatrician

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36 Years Experience Overall  (36 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sudha Singh completed her MBBS and Diploma in Child Health from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad. With over three decades of experience in the field of Pediatrics, Dr. Sudha continues to treat conditions like Allergies, Asthama, Delay in Development, Growth Monitoring, Vaccination, Anemia, Chicken Pox, Influenza, Meningitis, Pneumonia, Fever. Apart from being a dedicated physician, Dr. Sudha is also a diligent medical scholar.

HSR Layout, Bangalore

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1172, 24th Main, 25th Cross, 2nd Sector, Landmark: Near to Marayamma Temple, 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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, 1973
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Osmania University, 1979

Memberships

Life member Indian association of Paedriactrics
Life member Infectious Disease Chapter
Life member Indian Medical Association

Experience

2015 - 2017 Clinical Practitioner at Nationwide
1983 - 2011 HOD Dept. of Paedriatics at BHEL Govt

Registrations

HMC5623 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 1974
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