MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
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Dr avinash kulkarni ,md(pediatrics),dch,dip nb graduated from the prestigious christian medical college(cmc}, ludhiana,punjab,india with honors and distinction in many subjects. The christian medical college founded by dame mary edith brown in 1915 and is one of the oldest and finest medical institutions in asia. Owing to academic merit he was then selected to receive his post graduate training again from cmc. He went on to gain experience at st.Stephen's' hospital in new delhi and continued his career at the kalawati saran children's hospital of the lady hardinge medical college, new delhi. At lady hardinge medical college he also served as an instructor in pediatrics with a concentration in academics and compassion ,for graduate and post - graduate students and nursing students. He started his private practice in 1985 with a vision to provide holistic approach to the care of children. With over thirty five years of clinical experience, he continues to build on that original goal.Having attended many national and international conferences,there is constant up gradation of knowledge .The mission is to deliver the best possible care to the children of our society.
I am really satisfied with this doctor. He explained very well. He is friendly . Best part, He is always available on phone 24*7.
Dr.Kulkarni is very experienced. Handle all situations very patiently. Thanks a lot Sir.My son very healthy now
Doctor analysis the child well manner .Accordingly gave advice. Which one need to give or not for diet.
Dr. Kulkarni is very supportive and knowledgeable. We had consulted 6 different doctors but in vain. Then we took my child to him on recommendation of a friend. It has been 2+ years and we have always got a positive and wise medication for our kid from the doctor. We had even called called him late nights and early mornings. He is always there to support us with equal attention. We are very lucky that we have found him as savior of our child. Dr. Kulkarni is a living legend who proves the saying that 'Doctors are Gods'.
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.