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Dr. V Sowmya Lakshmi

Dr. V Sowmya Lakshmi

Dr. V Sowmya Lakshmi

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Fellowship in Perinatal Medicine, MRCPCH (UK)

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Pediatrician

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Neonatologist

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12 Years Experience Overall  (10 years as specialist)

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Dr. V Sowmya Lakshmi is a certified Neonatologist and pediatrician in Bangalore with a decade of work experience. She finished her MBBS from Gulbarga in 2005 and pursued Diploma in Child Health in 2007. She worked in various corporate hospitals in Bangalore with latest technologies and well versed in Neonatology skills and procedures as it's her core interest. She fulfilled this, by doing her Neonatology fellowship (RGUHS) in 2012 at St. Philominas Hospital. She went ahead and finished her MRCPCH (United Kingdom) in 2018. She see's herself as a honest, simple and sensitive who will take an extra effort to ease to pain of the child and parents on the whole in times of their need. Medical service to her is a beautiful journey and the more smiles you give to people, it returns back to you in a similar way.

Malleswaram, Bangalore

Manipal Hospital Malleshwaram

4.5

8th Main Road, 5/2, 13th Cross Road, Landmark: Opposite to Canara Union, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

01:30 - 03:00
05:30 - 07:30

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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.

Education

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MBBS - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2005
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2009
Fellowship in Perinatal Medicine - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2013

Memberships

National Neonatology Forum (NNF)

Experience

2009 - 2017 Associate Consultant Pediatrician at Northside manipal hospital, malleswaram

Registrations

73715 Karnataka Medical Council, 2006
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