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Dr. Ramapriya K S

Dr. Ramapriya K S

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MRCPCH (UK), Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS

Allopath

Pediatrician

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13 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ramapriya is a well-known paediatrician with an outstanding practice, with more than 11 years of experience. He specializes in Respiratory Paediatrics and is strongly committed to working with the children. Apart from general paediatric conditions, he treats chronic conditions like asthma, meningitis, Pneumonia and severe gastroenteritis. He has hands-on experience in neonatal care: medical and surgical procedures and proficient in cranial ultrasound Sonography. He has successfully handled many cases of head injury. He is experienced in the management of different types of epilepsy. While working in the UK, he practiced paediatric fractures and acute surgical conditions and paediatric Oncology: he trained extensively in administering Intrathecal Chemotherapy for leukemia affected children, bone marrow aspirations, and trephines.

Vijayanagar, Bangalore

Kangaroo Care Women & Children Hospital

4.5

89, 17th Cross, MC Layout, Landmark: Near Balagangadharnath Swamy Metro Station, Bangalore

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Mon - Wed, Fri - Sat

10:30 - 02:00
04:00 - 07:00

Thu

10:30 - 02:00
04:00 - 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.

Specializations

Education

MRCPCH (UK) - Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, 2006
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, 2006
MBBS - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore, 2002

Memberships

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK
Karnataka Medical Council

Experience

2009 - 2016 Consultant at Manipal Northside Hospital
Consultant at Cloudnine malleshewaram

Registrations

67269 Karnataka Medical Council, 2002
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