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Dr. Vidya Gupta

Dr. Vidya Gupta

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MBBS, FRCP, Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh)





33 Years Experience Overall  (21 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vidya Gupta is a Pediatrician and Neonatologist in Defence Colony, Delhi and has an experience of 33 years in these fields. Dr. Vidya Gupta practices at Dr Vidya Gupta's Clinic in Defence Colony, Delhi and Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in Sarita Vihar, Delhi. She completed MBBS from University of Poona in 1978,MRCP from Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom in 1984 and FRCP from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1998.

Sarita Vihar, Delhi

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals


Mathura Road, Landmark: Opposite Jasola Metro Station, Delhi

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10:00 - 02:00

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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.


MBBS - University of Poona, 1978
FRCP - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 1998
Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh) - Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, 1999


8038 Delhi Medical Council, 2000

Trainings and Certifications

MRCP - Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom, 1984
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