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Dr. Rashmi Khurana

Dr. Rashmi Khurana

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Pediatrician

44 Years Experience Overall  (40 years as specialist)

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Dr. Rashmi Khurana MBBS, DCH, FIAMS, is a well qualified experienced Pediatrician practicing Pediatrics for last 33 years. At present she is the Director and Head of Pediatric Department in Kalyani Hospital and Consultant - Pediatrics at W Pratiksha Hospital.She is taking care of well being of Children from birth till the age of eighteen years. Dr. Rashmi Khurana has widely travelled to various countries in the world and has also studied their delivery system in Pediatircs.

Gurgaon Sector 14, Gurgaon

Kalyani Hospital

3.5

Mehrauli-Gurgaon Road, Anamika Enclave, Landmark: Opposite Government Girls College, Gurgaon

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Mon, Wed - Thu, Sat

12:00 - 02:00

Tue, Fri

01:30 - 02:30

500

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.

Services

Immunization
Management of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Diagnosis and Treatment of Nutritional deficiencies

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, 1976
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences Rohtak, 1980

Memberships

Member of Various Social Organizations
Has been attending various State and National level conference of Paediatrics

Experience

2015 - 2015 Consultant - Pediatrics at W Pratiksha Hospital
1982 - 2015 Director & Head (Paediatrics) at Kalyani Hospital

Registrations

5036 Haryana State Medical Council, 1980
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