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Dr. Varun Gunasekar

Dr. Varun Gunasekar

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Pediatrician

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General Practitioner

9 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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Dr. Varun Gunasekar is a Pediatrician practicing in Madhanandapuram, Porur with 6 years of experience in Pediatric medicine, Allergy, Endocrinology, Neonatologist, vaccinations, and intensive care.

Mugalivakkam, Chennai

Thulir Kidz Clinic

No.94, Ramachandra Street, Santhosh Nagar, Madhanandapuram, Porur, Chennai., Landmark: Tamil Nadu, 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.

Awards and Recognitions

Gold medal Winner J.V medal TN state level - 2014
IJPP competetive Grand rounds Runner National level - 2019

Education

MBBS - Madurai Medical College, 2011
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Madurai Medical College, 2014

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Experience

2017 - 2018 Consultant Paediatrician at CSI Kalyani Multispeciality Hospital
2019 - 2020 Consultant Paediatrician at Thulir Kidz Clinic

Registrations

93443 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2011

Trainings and Certifications

DNB - Pediatrics - National Board of Examination, India, 2016
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