MBBS, DNB - Paediatrics
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Dr. Preeta Mathur is a Pediatrician and Neonatologist in Gurgaon Sector 56, Gurgaon and has an experience of 12 years in these fields. Dr. Preeta Mathur practices at W Pratiksha Hospital in Gurgaon Sector 56, Gurgaon and Umkal Hospital in Sushant Lok I, Gurgaon. She completed MBBS from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in 1993 and DNB - Paediatrics from National Board Of Examination in 2011. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: New Born Care and Health Checkup (Pediatric) etc.
She directly communicated with my 10 year old son and explained the cause and the treatment and precautions. Happy experience.
It was a pleasant experience, we were well informed and taken care of. My child was attended to with utmost attention. Dr. Mathur is quite warm, helpful, adept and easily approachable.
Very happy with the doctor..no unnecessary medicines were prescribed..explains everything in detail.
Doctor listened very attentively to the problems which we described. Explained in a very clear and concise manner about the prescribed medicines and the care to be taken as part of the treatment. Extremely happy about our visit to Dr. Preeta Mathur.
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.