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Dr. Priya Chandrasekar

Dr. Priya Chandrasekar

Dr. Priya Chandrasekar

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MBBS, DNB - Paediatrics

Pediatrician

26 Years Experience Overall  (19 years as specialist)

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Dr. Priya Chandrasekar is a Pediatrician in Alwarpet, Chennai and has an experience of 26 years in this field. Dr. Priya Chandrasekar practices at Apollo Spectra Hospital in Alwarpet, Chennai,Apollo Medical Centre in Kotturpuram, Chennai and Indira Child Care in Mandaveli, Chennai. She completed MBBS from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 1994 and DNB - Paediatrics from National Board Of Examination in 2001. She is a member of Tamilnadu Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: People Skills,Adolescent Medicine,Neonatal Nursing,Children Reconstructive Surgery and Newborn Jaundice etc.

Alwarpet, Chennai

Apollo Spectra Hospital

4.0

12, C P Ramaswamy Road., Landmark: Near to Fly Over, Chennai

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Kotturpuram, Chennai

Apollo Medical Centre

4.0

15/42, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Landmark: Near Anna Centinary Library & Opposite AMM School, Chennai

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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

Attended Neonatal Advanced Life Support Workshop at CMC, Vellore, on Novemer 9 - 1998
Maitlander Memorial prize for surgery Dr B Ramamurthy Gold Medal for Neurology, Neuro Surgery &Medicine James Fletcher Award for social Paediatrics Speaker

Education

MBBS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 1994
DNB - Paediatrics - National Board Of Examination, 2001

Memberships

Tamilnadu Medical Council

Experience

2010 - Present Consultant at Venkataeswara Hospitals

Registrations

53925 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1994
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