MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
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16 years rich experience in General Paediatrics which includes care of newborn and child diseases. Last 5 years spent in pediatric intensive care, which includes 2-year fellowship training in pediatric critical care. Done fundamental critical care support course, certified by SOCCM California. He is trained in basic and pediatric advanced life support expertise in managing sick children requiring Ventilatory Support, Bronchial Asthma, Childhood Diarrhoea, and treating infections like Dengue, Malaria, Typhoid, and Pneumonia. Currently Working as consultant paediatrics and PICU in charge at Flt Lt Fortis Hospital for last 3 years.
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Polite and friendly behaviour wid parents as well as friendly wid children.The most important thing is that his prescription n description towards patients is very clear.Im very happy n satisfied that i understand each n every point from doctor side.
Doctor is very friendly and helpful always .
Great feeling after visiting doctor.
We have been visiting Dr. Sapan for the last 3 years for any health related issues for our 2 children. His friendly nature and explanation of the treatment sets him apart. He never recommends unnecessary tests and antibiotics. With him around we are assured about health of our children.
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.