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Dr. Jagadish Chinnappa

Dr. Jagadish Chinnappa

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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38 Years Experience Overall  (38 years as specialist)

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Dr. Jagdish Chinnappa is an acclaimed pediatric consultant of high caliber, with many years of experience in his profession. He completed his MD in Paediatrics from Grant Medical College, Mumbai. He is a specialist in Nutrition and Development Assessment and also offers treatment for skin diseases seen in children. You can also avail vaccination for your child with Dr. Jagdish. Currently, the doctor is available for consultation at Child Central clinic, Koramangala as well at Manipal Hospital, Old Airport Road, Bangalore. He is an active member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics. He is known for his quick and accurate diagnosis in children. He is an expertise in handling the emergency situation and it is unbelievable, how he brings back hope in the minds of his little patients and their parents. He takes upon on the task

Old Airport Road, Bangalore

Manipal Hospital

3.5

98, Kodihalli, Landmark: HAL Bus Stop, Bangalore

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Mon - Tue, Thu - Fri

09:30 - 01:00
02:00 - 03:30

Wed, Sat

10:30 - 01:00
02:00 - 03:30

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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 - Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai, 1979
MD - Pediatrics - Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai, 1981

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Experience

1983 - 1998 Consultant at Sita Bhateja nursing home
1992 - 1998 Consultant at St Philomenas
1998 - 2017 Consultant at Manipal Hospital

Registrations

28842 Karnataka Medical Council, 1989
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