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Dr. Harshita Tripathi

Dr. Harshita Tripathi

Dr. Harshita Tripathi

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), DNB - Paediatrics

Allopath

Pediatrician

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19 Years Experience Overall  (16 years as specialist)

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Dr. Harshita Tripathi is working with HCL Healthcare Dwarka since May 2015 as consultant Pediatrician. She has completed her MBBS & DCH from Grant Medical College Mumbai. She has also done her DNB - Paediatrics from Mata Chanan Devi Hospital, Delhi. She has been associated with DDU Hospital, Max Hospital and Chanan Devi Hospital.

Dwarka, Delhi

Venkateshwar Hospital

4.0

Sector 18A, Landmark: Opposite Dwarka Sector 12 Metro Station, Delhi

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Mon, Wed, Fri

09:00 - 11:00

Tue, Thu, Sat

06:00 - 08:00

500

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

Education

MBBS - Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai, 1999
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai, 2003
DNB - Paediatrics - National Board Of Examination, 2007

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Experience

2011 - 2015 Consultant Pediatrics at Mata Chanan Devi Hospital
2010 - 2011 Attending Consultant at Max Hospital
2007 - 2010 Senior Resident at DDU Hospital

Registrations

25649 Delhi Medical Council, 2003
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