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Dr. Raktima Chakrabarti

Dr. Raktima Chakrabarti

Dr. Raktima Chakrabarti

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Pediatrician

17 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Have vast experience in Pediatric and newborn problems with special interest in the care of preterm newborns, respiratory problems, feeding problems are a few to mention, previously worked as a consultant at Apollo Cradle, Columbia Asia hospital. Along with clinical experience authored multiple journals and textbook chapters.

Gurgaon Sector 67, Gurgaon

The Pediatric Clinic

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SB/C/L/OFFICE/019, M3M Golf Estate Road, 6th Floor, Landmark: M3M Urbana Mall, 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

Education

MBBS - University Of Calcuta, India, 1996
MD - Pediatrics - MEERUT UNIVERSITY, 2007

Memberships

Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
National Neonatology Forum (NNF)

Experience

2014 - Present Consultant – Pediatrics & Neonatalogy at W Hospital By Pratiksha

Registrations

34936 Delhi Medical Council, 2007
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