MBBS, Fellow of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (UK)
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94% (16 votes)
Dr. Deepa Elizabeth Mathew is a Pediatrician in Vanagaram, Chennai and has an experience of 16 years in this field. Dr. Deepa Elizabeth Mathew practices at Apollo Speciality Hospital in Vanagaram, Chennai and Angel's Speciality Clinic in Anna Nagar, Chennai. She completed MBBS from Stanely Medical College,DR.MGR Medical University in 1997 and Fellow of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (UK) from Royal College of peadiatric and child health in 2012. She is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Advanced FUE Hair Transplant,Group B streptoccus infection, Ureaplasma urealyticum infection,Prenatal Listeria and Gonorrhea infection of the newborn etc.
Good consultation. Doctor analysed the child very well and gave good suggestions for better development. Doctor was friendly towards the child and his parents.
**** ************ *** very friendly with kids. Explained the diseases clearly and not immediately prescribe the antibiotics** *** *** **** ************ ** ********
Well experienced matter.. what a friendly doctor & explained everything very clear.. since we are far from hospital, she asked to contact thru wtsapp in case of need...
I would strongly recommend Dr.Deepa because she really listens and gives utmost care . You can always contact her without any hesitation whenever you need to consult if there is any emergency.
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.