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Dr. Meetu Gupta

Dr. Meetu Gupta

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Pediatrician

19 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr.Meetu Gupta is a Consultant Neonatology at PARAS Hospital Gurgaon. She's been working with children of all ages for past 14 years.

Gurgaon Sector 49, Gurgaon

Child Clinic

Second Floor SAPPHIRE MALL , near Block S, Uppal Southend, Sector 49, Gurugram, Landmark: Near Orchid Petals Sohna Road, Gurgaon

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07:30 - 09:00
05:00 - 07:00

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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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Motilal Nehru Medical College, 2001
MD - Pediatrics - Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, 2007

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Experience

2007 - 2009 Registrar at Indraprastha Apollo
2009 - 2012 Senior Resident at RML Hospital
2012 - 2014 Pediatrics Specialist at Delhi Government Specialist
2014 - 2015 Lecturer at Government Medical College, Kannur
2015 - Present Consultant at Kriti Hospital

Registrations

18095 Delhi Medical Council, 2003
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