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Dr. Vikas Kulkarni

Dr. Vikas Kulkarni

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Allopath

Pediatrician

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34 Years Experience Overall  (34 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vikas Kulkarni is a Pediatrician and Neonatologist in Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore and has an experience of 34 years in these fields. Dr. Vikas Kulkarni practices at Children's Clinic in Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, (KIMS) in 1978 and Diploma in Child Health (DCH) from University Of Bombay in 1981. He is a member of Karnataka Medical Council. Service provided by the doctor is: Vaccination/ Immunization.

Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore

Children's Clinic

No.738, 14th Main, Kumaraswamy Layout, Landmark: Near Kumarswamy Layout Police Station., Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 12:30
06:30 - 09:00

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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 - Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, (KIMS), 1978
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - University Of Bombay, 1981

Memberships

Karnataka Medical Council

Experience

1990 - 1992 Ex-Registrar at Manipal Hospital, Airport Road
1992 - 2006 Consultant Pediatrician & Neonatologist at SDA Hospital, Frazer Town

Registrations

15875 Karnataka Medical Council, 1978
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