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Dr. Manas Kalra

Dr. Manas Kalra

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MD - Pediatrics, Fellowship in Hematology and Pediatric Oncology (FHPO), MBBS, DNB - Paediatrics



16 Years Experience Overall  (15 years as specialist)

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I am a pediatric hematologist and oncologist. I look after children, adolescents and young adults with blood diseases and cancers.

Sarita Vihar, Delhi

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals


Mathura Road, Landmark: Opposite Jasola Metro Station, Delhi

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02:00 - 04:00

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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.


Pediatric Oncology
Hemato Oncology


Awards and Recognitions

Awarded Gold Medal For The Best Outgoing Student In Pathology For The Year
Awarded Best Outgoing Student By The Association Of Microbiologists Of India For The Year - 1999
Awarded Gold Medal For The Best Outgoing Student In ENT


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MD - Pediatrics - Kasturba medical college, Mangalore, Manipal University, Karnataka, 2005
Fellowship in Hematology and Pediatric Oncology (FHPO) - Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, 2010
MBBS - Kasturba medical college, Mangalore, Manipal University, Karnataka, 2002


Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
PHO chapter of IAP


35631 Delhi Medical Council, 2005

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in pediatric oncology and BMT - Childrens Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, 2014
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