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Dr. Purba Pal

Dr. Purba Pal

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MBBS, DNB - Paediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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13 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Have managed effectively a variety of cases ranging from complicated nephrology cases, rheumatology and neurological cases.(nephritic with SBP, systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, steroid resistant nephrotics etc.)Have gained vast knowledge by attending Specialty clinics comprising of- a) Nephrologyb) Neurologyc) Neurodevelopmentd) Rheumatology

Hebbal, Bangalore

Child health and family clinic

Adjacent vinayak medical store,32/2,V.Nagenahalli main road,R.T.Nagar post,Near mythri and more supermarket, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

06:00 - 09:00

200

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.

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Awards and Recognitions

University topper in final year MBBS from J.J.M. Medical College,Davangere, Karnataka. Honored with 2 gold medals - 1999

Education

MBBS - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 2000
DNB - Paediatrics - National Board of Examination, India, 2006

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Experience

2015 - 2016 Consultant at Child Health & Family Clinic
2008 - 2015 Consultant at Child Health Clinic
2006 - 2007 Consultant at Fortis Hospital
2003 - 2006 Senior Registrar at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre

Registrations

55633 Karnataka Medical Council, 2000
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