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Dr. Muthukumar

Dr. Muthukumar

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, DM - Neurology

Pediatrician

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Neurologist

11 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr. Muthukumar is a Pediatrician and Neurologist in Valasaravakkam, Chennai and has an experience of 11 years in these fields. Dr. Muthukumar practices at M.S Pediatric & Neuro Clinic in Valasaravakkam, Chennai,Apollo Speciality Hospital in Vanagaram, Chennai and Apollo Clinic in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Madurai Medical College,DR.MGR Medical University in 1995,MD - Pediatrics from Madurai Medical College,DR.MGR Medical University in 2003 and DM - Neurology from Madras Medical College,DR.MGR Medical University in 2007. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Brain Aneursym Surgery,M.S Physiotherapy lab,Vascular Surgery,Neuro Consultation and M.S Occupational Therapy etc.

Valasaravakkam, Chennai

Apollo Clinic

3.5

1 & 2, Prakasam Street, Landmark: Near Macdonald, Chennai

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05:30 - 06:30

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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.

Services

Brain Aneursym Surgery
M.S Physiotherapy lab
Neuro Consultation
M.S Occupational Therapy
M.S Pharmacy
Spinal Tap
Insulin Free Treatment
Blood Testing Labs
M.S Neuro Lab (EEG.NCS,VEP,VEMP)

Awards and Recognitions

Facilitator for Annual Courses in Neuro Sciences conducted by the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR. Medical University.

Education

MBBS - Madurai Medical College,DR.MGR Medical University, 1995
MD - Pediatrics - Madurai Medical College,DR.MGR Medical University, 2003
DM - Neurology - Madras Medical College,DR.MGR Medical University, 2007

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

2006 - 2015 Consultant Pediatrician and Neurologist at Apollo hospitals , Rakshith hospital, Sooriya Hospital,

Registrations

56520 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1995
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