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Dr. Rajesh

Dr. Rajesh

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Pediatrician

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14 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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A senior Pediatrician with 11 years of post-M.D., in Pediatrics and Neonatology. Did Fellowship in Neonatology in Saudi Arabia. Did Post Graduation in Pediatric Nutrition at Boston University. Have a vast experience in Neonatology, Pediatrics, Allergy, and Asthma.He provides good Medical Care for the baby and detailed Counselling for the parents.For Emergency and Out of station patients phone consultation also will be given.

Velachery, Chennai

Dr Rajesh Child Health Clinic

5.0

Plotno: 316 , Lakshmi Appt, 6th Main Road, Vijay Nagar, Landmark: OPPosite to Saravana Stores, Behind Zaitoon Hotel, Chennai

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Mon - Wed, Sat

10:30 - 02:00
06:50 - 10:00

Thu

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

Fri

10:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 09:15

Sun

10:45 - 01:00

500

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

Awards and Recognitions

Award winner for presenting a paper on wilson's disease - 2013
Gold medalist in Pediatric nutrition program - 2015

Education

MBBS - Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai, 2002
MD - Pediatrics - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 2007

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Saudi Health Council

Experience

2007 - 2011 Senior Registrar at Riyadh Superspeciality Hospitals, (RIyadh KSA)
2011 - 2013 Consultant Pediatrician at Global Hospitals
2014 - Present Senior Consultant(Pediatrics & Neonatology) at Prashanth Hospitals
2011 - Present Chief Pediatrician at Dr.Rajesh Child Health Clinic

Registrations

69689 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2002
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