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Dr. Sreedhar RS

Dr. Sreedhar RS

Dr. Sreedhar RS

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, DNB - Paediatrics

Pediatrician

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General Physician

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19 Years Experience Overall  (16 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sreedhar RS is a Consultant Pediatrician and General Physician. Healing is his passion. He gives quality care to the patients at minimum cost.

Adyar, Chennai

Veritas Children's Clinic

5.0

M-68/1, In Gurukrupa Polyclinic, MG Road, Landmark: Near Vannanthurai Junction, Chennai

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Mon - Wed, Fri - Sun

05:00 - 10:00

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

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Aval Vikatan -Article On Breast Feeding - 2013
Dina malar - Article On Breast Feeding - 2013
The New Indian Express- Article on complementary feeding - 2017
Trinity mirror-Article on complementary feeding - 2017
Saakshi news paper- Article on complementary feeding - 2017

Education

MBBS - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, 2001
MD - Pediatrics - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, 2004
DNB - Paediatrics - National Board of Education, New Delhi, 2004

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK

Experience

2001 - 2016 Pediatrician at Private Practice-

Registrations

67934 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2001
56861 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 2007
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