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Dr. Swetha Reddy Y

Dr. Swetha Reddy Y

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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8 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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Dr. Swetha Reddy Y is a Pediatrician in Yelahanka, Bangalore and has an experience of 8 years in this field. Dr. Swetha Reddy Y practices at Apple Hospital in Yelahanka, Bangalore. She completed MBBS from Dr B R Ambedkar medical college in 2009 and MD - Pediatrics from Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga in 2013. She is a member of Karnataka Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: New Born Care,Measles Treatment,Bronchial Asthma Treatment,Limping child and Growth & Development Evaluation / Management etc.

Yelahanka, Bangalore

Apple Hospital

5.0

17/B, 18-20,'C' Sector, Yelhanka-Dodaballapura Main Road, Landmark: Opposite Railway Wheel Factory, Bangalore

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+ 9

Mon - Sat

09:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 09:00

Sun

10:00 - 02:00

300

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

Awards and Recognitions

Bopaiah Award At Karnataka State Conference, Bagalkot - 2011
Dr James Flet Award At National Iap Conference, Kolkata - 2013

Education

MBBS - Dr B R Ambedkar medical college, 2009
MD - Pediatrics - Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, Gulbarga, 2013

Memberships

Karnataka Medical Council

Experience

2013 - 2015 Managing Director at Apple hospital

Registrations

84783 Karnataka Medical Council, 2009
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