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Dr. Vivek Jain

Dr. Vivek Jain

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

Pediatrician

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14 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vivek Jain is the Neonatologist at Fortis Hospital Shalimar Bagh. He is an expert in newborn intensive care including care of ventilated and extremely low birth weight babies (<1000g with some <750g).He has worked in the field of Paediatrics Neonatology both in India and the UK for last 9 years.He is currently leading the newborn team facilities at FHSB. The team has a case series of 50 babies less than 1000g with no long term neurodevelopmental issues over 2 years. The team has produced a record of near Zero death rate and Zero incidence of hospital acquired infections over 3 consecutive years amongst all inborn babies.

Shalimar Bagh, Delhi

Fortis Hospital

3.5

A-Block, Landmark: Opposite To Kelagodom, Delhi

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11:00 - 01:00

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Shalimar Bagh, Delhi

Fortis La Femme

4.5

A Block, Ring Road Poorbi Shalimar Bagh, Delhi

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01:00 - 01:30

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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.

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Awards and Recognitions

The team has produced a record of near Zero death rate and Zero incidence of hospital acquired infections over 3 consecutive years amongst all inborn babies

Education

MBBS - Manipal Academy Of Higher Education, Manipal, India, 2004
Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh) - Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, 2007

Memberships

Delhi Medical Council
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

Additional director & HOD at Fortis La Femme, Shalimar Bagh

Registrations

24288 Delhi Medical Council, 2004
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