MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
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Senior Consultant – Pediatrics & Adolescent HealthDr. Savita Chaudhary is a pediatrician and Adolescent Medicine specialist with 19 years of experience currently practising in Gurgaon. She specialises in Pediatric Asthma, Growth and Nutritional disorders , Vaccination and Immunology. She is a certified Adolescent Medicine specialist having expertise in dealing with Teenagers health and behavioral issues and current parenting norms.Dr. Savita completed her medical education from reputed institutes and has been an actively participating member of various scientific committees and organisations. She has been involved in the research work and latest developments in the field of pediatric and Adolescent Medicine.
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*** ** *** ****** Dr Savita has right approach to see the patient. She has provided the accurate solution and treatment to the child. My child felt quite comfortable with the doctor.
She’s Friendly and a good paediatric for our daughter, we always go to her, **** ********** *** *** ****
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.