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Dr. Krishan Chugh

Dr. Krishan Chugh

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Pediatrician

35 Years Experience Overall  (35 years as specialist)

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"Dr. Krishan Chugh is one of Asia’s finest Paediatricians. He is one of the first Indian Paediatricians to start working actively in the field of Paediatric Pulmonology and Allergy. He has an extensive experience in Paediatric and Neonatal Bronchoscopy. He has been a PALS Instructor and Director of many PALS courses. He has a rich experience of almost 30 years to his credit and has conducted several workshops[COMA] conferences and CMEs on Paediatric Asthma and Pulmonology. He is a Pediatric Intensivist trained in USA. Most complicated critically ill children, including post transplant patients, have been treated by him. He is the Founder Chairman of the Chapter of Pediatric Intensive Care of “Indian Academy of Pediatrics” . He has been training Pediatricians of India since 1994 and is currently the Vice Chancellor of “College of Pediatric Critical Care”."

Gurgaon Sector 44, Gurgaon

Fortis Memorial Research Institute

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Sector 44, Gurugram, Landmark: Opposite HUDA City Centre Metro Station, Gurgaon

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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.

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

Chancellor, College of Paediatric Critical Care.
Dean, Indian College of Paediatrics.
Numerous national and international publications and presentations to his credit

Education

MBBS - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1977
MD - Pediatrics - University of Delhi, 1982

Memberships

Indian Academy of Pediatrics ( IAP)
Society of Critical care Medicine (ISCCM)

Experience

Director - Institute of Child Health and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics at Institute of Child Health, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

Registrations

34327 Delhi Medical Council, 2007

Trainings and Certifications

MNAMS - Pediatrics - National Academy of Medical Sciences, 1982
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