MBBS, DNB - Paediatrics
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Dr. Vikram Gagneja is a one of the leading doctors for paediatrics and paediatric critical care at Manipal Hospital. He has extensive experience of handling common ailments as well as diverse critical conditions, owing to his specialized training from prestigious institutions across India, namely AIIMS, Sir Gang ram Hospital, PGI ( Chandigarh). His previous work experiences includes taking care of paediatric medical emergencies, post-operative surgicals cases including liver transplant, BMT & cardiac surgeries. He has authorized many national and International publications. His special interests area are Paediatric critical care, Paediatric Pulmonology, & Asthma-Allergy.He has authored various national journals and has presented at various international platforms.
Dr Vikram is quite friendly and calm with children. He explains the cause of infections and makes sure that the issue is treated well.
*** ** ***** ************* *** articulative paediatrician in Janakpuri. Make children comfortable and they do not afraid from him.Make understand parents root cause of disease and do and don't in dealing it. Give proper time in consulting what other dr lacking.Higly recommended Paediatrician as per my experience.the
Doctor is easy to talk to. He explained every vaccine pretty well. Examined the child thoroughly. Highly recommended. I visited the doctor for my son’s vaccination.
He is much a nice doctor. I must say he is doing good job in his field.. the way he is explaining the things is better than others..
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.