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Dr. Rahul Nagpal

Dr. Rahul Nagpal

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MD - Pediatrics

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Pediatrician

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29 Years Experience Overall  (29 years as specialist)

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Dr. Nagpal has done his M.B.B.S [COMA] DCH and MD- Pediatrics from Medical College - Rohtak . He has further done MAMS Neonatology from Austria in 1994.With a rich experience of almost 25 years to his credit[COMA] he has been previously associated with Medical College Rohtak[COMA] Holy Angels Hospital and Batra Hospital. Prior to joining Fortis[COMA] he was working as Head[COMA] Department of Pediatrics at Max Healthcare from July 2008 till January 2013.Dr Nagpal is an Advisory Board Member of ANI and  is a DNB teacher and examiner. He is also associated with Children of the World" Life Member of  IAP[COMA] Delhi. Life Member of  IAP.Member of Indian Medical Association since 1989Life member IAP chapter Paediatric cardiologyFellow college of chest physicians Member Indian Critical Care SocietyMember National Neonatology Forum.

Vasant Kunj, Delhi

Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital

4.0

Sector B, Pocket 1, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, Landmark: Opposite Kishangarh, Delhi

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Mon - Sat

11:00 - 02:00

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Gurgaon Sector 44, Gurgaon

Fortis Memorial Research Institute

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Sector 44, Gurugram, Landmark: Opposite HUDA City Centre Metro Station, Gurgaon

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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

Education

MBBS - Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, 1981
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, 1985
MD - Pediatrics - Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, 1989

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Critical Care Society

Experience

2006 - Present Director and Head, Pediatrics at Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj

Registrations

3300 Delhi Medical Council, 2000
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