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Dr. A K Bansal

Dr. A K Bansal

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Pediatrician

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41 Years Experience Overall  (40 years as specialist)

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Dr. A K Bansal is a Senior Consultant Pediatrician visiting BLK Superspeciality Hospital, Pusa Road. With nearly 4 decades of clinical experience, Dr Bansal is one of the most senior paediatricians in the national capital region. He has previously been attached to Fortis Jessa Ram Hospital and Safdarjung Hospital.Dr Bansal pursued his MBBS followed by an MD in Paediatrics from the prestigious Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner. Thereafter, he gained clinical and research experience from Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi, where he was also involved in teaching bussing young doctors. He has been associated with Dr B L Kapur Memorial Hospital over the past 25 years, and has also headed the department of Paediatrics at Fortis Jessa Ram Hospital. He has a keen interest in preventive health care in children and this has shaped his work over the past 40 years. He has especially concentrated on the domains of vaccination and childhood obesity, having recently completed a Post Graduate Program in Paediatric Nutrition from the Boston University School of Medicine. He is available at Mother & Child Clinic at Patel Nagar and Dr. Bansal's Children Clinic & Vaccination Centre at Karol Bagh, aside from visiting BLK Superspeciality Hospital.

Patel Nagar, Delhi

Mother & Child Clinic

I-49, West Patel Nagar, Balraj Khanna Marg, Landmark: Opposite Axis Bank, Delhi

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 10:30
06:00 - 08:30

800

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

Child specialists
Consultation for Newborns to 18 year olds
Vaccination Services
Baby Wellness Clinic (Growth and Nutritional Assessment)
Adolescent services and immunization

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

PGPN, Boston University - 2017

Education

MBBS - SPMC, Bikaner, 1977
MD - Pediatrics - SPMC, Bikaner, 1980

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Experience

2008 - 2017 Senior Consultant Child Specialist at BLK Super Speciality Hospital
2003 - 2008 Head of Department & Senior Consultant Child Specialist at Fortis Jessa Ram Hospital
1981 - 2017 Senior Consultant Child Specialist at Dr. Bansal's Children Clinic & Vaccination Centre, Karol Bagh
1992 - 2017 Senior Consultant Child Specialist at Mother & Child Clinic, Patel Nagar

Registrations

6993 Medical Council of India (MCI), 1980

Trainings and Certifications

PGPN (Boston, USA) - Boston University School of Medicine, 2017
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