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Dr. Sumedha Gandotra

Dr. Sumedha Gandotra

Dr. Sumedha Gandotra

MBBS, DNB - Paediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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13 Years Experience Overall  (5 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sumedha Gandotra is a Pediatrician in Harlur, Bangalore and has an experience of 13 years in this field. Dr. Sumedha Gandotra practices at HEAL Healthcare in Harlur, Bangalore and Apollo Clinic in Sarjapur Road, Bangalore. She completed MBBS from Government Medical College, Jammu in 2006 and DNB - Paediatrics from St. Philomena’s Hospital, Bangalore in 2014. She is a member of Karnataka Medical Council.

Sarjapur Road, Bangalore

Apollo Clinic

4.5

769, 1st Floor, GYR Chambers, Kaikondanahalli, Landmark: Opposite South Indian Bank & Above Pai International Showroom, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 10:45
01:30 - 02:30

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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 - Government Medical College, Jammu, 2006
DNB - Paediatrics - St. Philomena’s Hospital, Bangalore, 2014

Memberships

Karnataka Medical Council

Experience

2014 - 2018 Sr. Registerar at St. Philomenas Hospital
2008 - 2009 Jr.Resident at BEE ENN General Hospital

Registrations

96553 Karnataka Medical Council, 2012
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