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Dr. J Prabhakar Rao

Dr. J Prabhakar Rao

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MD - Pediatrics, MBBS


25 Years Experience Overall  (25 years as specialist)

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Dr. J Prabhakar Rao is a senior level pediatrician, with over 22 years of experience in examination and treatment of patients from newborns to teenagers.He has extensive experience in treating hospitalized children in intensive care settings.

Vasundhara, Ghaziabad

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16A/102, Landmark: Opposite Allahabad Bank & Near Atal Chowk, Ghaziabad

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05:30 - 09:00


10:00 - 01:00


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.



MD - Pediatrics - King Georges Medical College, Lucknow University, 1995
MBBS - King Georges Medical College, Lucknow University, 1990




2001 - 2017 Senior Consultant, Paediatrics And Neonatology at Narinder Mohan Hospital And Heart Center, Mohannagar
2000 - 2001 Associate consultant,paediatrics and neonatology at Chopra Harsh neonatal hospital and national paediatric center
2010 - 2015 senior consultant,neonatology and paediatrics at Shanti Mukand hospital
2010 - 2015 senior consultant,neonatology and paediatrics at Shanti Mukand hospital
1999 - 2000 senior consultant,paediatrics at CHC,Haidergarh


35228 Uttar Pradesh Medical Council, 1991
48327 Delhi Medical Council, 2010
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