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Dr. Ashish Makkar

Dr. Ashish Makkar

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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22 Years Experience Overall  (18 years as specialist)

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Dr. Ashish Makkar is a Pediatrician in Nirman Vihar, Delhi and has an experience of 19 years in this field. Dr. Ashish Makkar practices at Makkar Medical Centre in Nirman Vihar, Delhi. He completed MBBS from Russian State Medical University (Moscow) in 1997 and MD - Paediatrics from JJMC, Davangere, Karnataka in 2001.He is a member of Delhi Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Infections, Congenital diseases, Diet For Kids, Travel Medicine and Vaccination and Child Nutrition etc.

Nirman Vihar, Delhi

Makkar Multispeciality Hospital

3.5

A12, Priyadarshini Vihar, Landmark: Opposite Road Priyadarshini Vihar & Near V3S Mall, Delhi

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Mon - Sat

11:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 08:00

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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.

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

Awarded by Delhi Medical Association
Awarded by East Delhi Branch

Education

MBBS - Russian State Medical University, Moscow, 1997
MD - Pediatrics - JJMMC, 2001

Memberships

National Neonatology Forum (NNF)
Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Delhi Medical Association (DMA)

Experience

2004 - Present Senior Doctor at Makkar Medical Centre

Registrations

16057 Delhi Medical Council, 2002
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