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Dr. Saravanan

Dr. Saravanan

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MBBS, DM - Neonatology

Neonatologist

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10 Years Experience Overall  (5 years as specialist)

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Dr. Saravanan R has completed his medical schooling at Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore. He won a gold medal in Pediatrics and ENT during his under graduation. His passion for children made him pursue a specialty in Pediatrics. He completed his M.D. Pediatrics in the acclaimed Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University and was awarded as the best outgoing student. After completing his M.D. Pediatrics he gained his valuable experience at Kanchi Kamakoti Child Trust Hospital, Chennai.In order to provide the perfect start to newborn babies and to ensure ideal care for newborns, born prematurely he wanted to specialize in Neonatology. Hence he completed his super specialty (D.M) in Neonatology at the prestigious Institute of Child Health at Madras Medical College, Chennai. After specialization he was a part of Neonatology division at Sri Ramachandra Medical College a level 3B accredited tertiary care neonatal unit.On the academic front, he has numerous national and international publications. He has been a faculty at numerous conferences. His research work was selected for podium presentation at the esteemed American Pediatric Academic Society Meet 2017, San Francisco, USA and was widely acclaimed.His areas of interest are Child Development Guidance and follow up of premature neonates.

Indiranagar, Bangalore

Dr Swetha's Cosmoderm Centre

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188, 9th Cross, Stage 1, Landmark: Adjacent to Indira Nagar Metro Station & Opposite to Adyar Ananda Bhavan, Bangalore

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10:00 - 02:00

Tue, Thu, Sat

06:00 - 08:15

Wed, Fri

06:00 - 08:30

Sun

11:00 - 03:00

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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.

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Awards and Recognitions

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Awarded the Gold Medal in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology for the year - 2005
Awarded ‘Dr.Sengaliappan Gold Medal for the best student in Surgery' for the year - 2006
4th IAP Pediatric Quiz for Post Graduates : College Round-Winner - 2010
4th IAP Pediatric Quiz for post Graduates :Divisional Round-Winner - 2010
4th IAP Pediatric Quiz for post Graduates : Karnataka State Round-Winner - 2010

Education

MBBS - Coimbatore Medical College, 2007
DM - Neonatology - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2015

Experience

2011 - 2012 Senior Resident at Kanchi Kamakoti Child Trust & Hospital, Nungambakkam, Chennai
2012 - 2015 Senior Resident at Institute of Child Health, Egmore, Chennai
2015 - 2017 Assistant Professor at Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Hospital, Porur, Chennai

Registrations

0745 KTK Karnataka Medical Council, 2017

Trainings and Certifications

MD - Paediatrics - Kasturba medical college, Mangalore, Manipal University, Karnataka, 2011
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