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Dr. Sarita Ann Bosco

Dr. Sarita Ann Bosco

Dr. Sarita Ann Bosco

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), DNB - Paediatrics, Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh)

Pediatrician

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12 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr Sarita is a seasoned pediatrician with rich experience dealing with children.She believes that a healthy body, mind and society is necessary for the overall growth and development of a child and hence practices a holistic approach. Dr Sarita has specialized in Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology and her special interest includes Growth and Pubertal disorders. Dr Sarita did her MBBS from Government medical college, Kottayam, Kerala , followed by DCH from St Johns medical college and DNB from St Marthas Hospital, Bangalore. She has also pursued her Fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology from Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore under RGUHS. She is also a certified MRCPCH from the Royal college of Physicians and child health, London. Good communication skills are one of the highlights of Dr Sarita. She is good with children and ever ready to help parents with their queries and doubts. She believes in constantly updating her knowledge to offer the best and the latest to her little patients

HSR Layout, Bangalore

Carefit Medical and Diagnostic Centre

5.0

207A, 17th Cross Road, 22nd A Main, Sector 3, Landmark: Opposite Reliance Digital, HSR, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

08:00 - 04:00

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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

Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - St John's Medical College, Bangalore, 2008
DNB - Paediatrics - NBE, 2011
Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh) - Royal College Of Paediatrics, Uk, 2018

Experience

2019 - 2019 Paediatrician and Pediatric Endocrinologist at Care.fit Medical and Diagnostic Centre
2012 - 2016 Assistant Professor at St Johns Medical college Hospital

Registrations

97980 Karnataka Medical Council, 2013

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2018
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