MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, DNB - Paediatrics
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Dr. Naveen Jain is a practicing pediatrician with 29 years of experience in treating childhood ailments and diseases. He has been affiliated with Maharaja Agrasen Hospital in Delhi since 1992 and is currently serving as Senior Consultant of Pediatrics and Neonatology at the 350-bed hospital. Dr. Jain received degrees of MBBS and MD (pediatrics) from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in 1984 and 1989 respectively. He was awarded the degree of DNB [PAED] by National Board of Examinations in 1990.
The doctor undoubtedly a genuine person. He was calm and a patient listner and explains things well. I hope a sooner recovery of my son who is suffering from severe chest congestion:(
The doc answered all the queries I was worried about.
He is friendly with child and he never ask for tests and all unless it is necessity. Treatment is satisfactory and nice behaviour. Overall 5 star rating from. My side.
Dr. Naveen Jain is an excellent doctor, treats children very well, gives treatment even on phone in emergency situations. Highly recommended.
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.
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