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Dr. Sharadha Srinivas

Dr. Sharadha Srinivas

Dr. Sharadha Srinivas

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MBBS, MRCP (UK), Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh)

Pediatrician

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33 Years Experience Overall  (27 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sharadha Srinivas is a Pediatrician in Alwarpet, Chennai and has an experience of 33 years in this field. Dr. Sharadha Srinivas practices at Apollo Spectra Hospital in Alwarpet, Chennai and Seethapathy Clinic & Hospital in Royapettah, Chennai. She completed MBBS from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 1987,MRCP (UK) from Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK in 1993 and Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh) from Royal Colleges Of Physicians,london, Uk in 1993. She is a member of Tamilnadu Medical Council and Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Tonsillitis Treatment,Insulin Free Treatment,Infectious Disease Treatment,Head and Neck Infection Treatment and Irritable Bowel Syndrome ( IBS ) Treatment etc.

Alwarpet, Chennai

Apollo Spectra Hospital

4.0

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

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06:30 - 07:30

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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

MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1987
MRCP (UK) - Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK, 1993
Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh) - Royal Colleges Of Physicians,london, Uk, 1993

Memberships

Tamilnadu Medical Council
Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)

Experience

Owner at Apollo Clinic

Registrations

43302 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1987
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