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Dr. Sunil Kumar Mehendiratta

Dr. Sunil Kumar Mehendiratta

Dr. Sunil Kumar Mehendiratta

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Fellowship in Neonatology

Allopath

Pediatrician

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Neonatologist

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33 Years Experience Overall  (31 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sunil Kumar Mendiratta has wide experience in doing procedures in Newborns and Pediatric patients including intubations, resuscitation, chest tube insertions, exchange transfusions, lumbar punctures, bone marrow aspirations, kidney & liver biopsies etc. He established the Nursery in his previous Hospital, which was first in this area and saved many serious babies including babies weighing 600 gm. He has been a guide to DNB students and is actively involved in lectures, clinical rounds, clinical cases. He has organized many successful updates for pediatricians and general practioners. He took active part in various camps organized by hospital for the community and schools.

Janakpuri, Delhi

Samvedna Clinic

Shop No. 4, A5B Market, Landmark: Near C2 Bus Stand, Delhi

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Mon - Sat

08:30 - 09:30
06:30 - 08:30

500

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.

Education

MBBS - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 1984
MD - Pediatrics - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 1988
Fellowship in Neonatology - National Neonatology Forum of India, 2015

Experience

Consultant at Orchid Hospital
1992 - 2015 Consultant at Mata Chanan Devi Hospital
1989 - 1992 Senior Resident at Kalawati Saran Children hospital

Registrations

4636 Delhi Medical Council, 2005
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