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Dr. Shipra Mathur

Dr. Shipra Mathur

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MBBS, Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh), CCT - Paediatrics, MD - Pediatrics

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20 Years Experience Overall  (20 years as specialist)

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Dr. Shipra Mathur did her MBBS in 1996 and MD (Post Graduation) in Paediatrics in 1999 from SMS Medical College, Jaipur. She attained her Membership in Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) from London, UK in 2001. She has worked extensively in various hospitals in the UK for 11 years as a Paediatrician and neonatologist. She trained and worked mainly at the reputed Alder Hey Hospital at Liverpool, UK. She was awarded CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 2009. She worked as a Consultant Paediatrician and Lead neonatologist at Whiston Hospital, UK before returning to India. She has several National and International publications and presentations to her name. She is a member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) & Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK (RCPCH). She has also got a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Clinical Practice in 2008 from University of Chester, UK. She is on the Paediatric Expert panel for parenting website in India and writes regularly on various health issues affecting children.

Gurgaon Sector 15, 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.

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MBBS - Sawai Mansingh Medical College, Jaipur (SMS College), 1996
Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH, London, Glasgow or Edinburgh) - Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, 2001
CCT - Paediatrics - Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, 2009

Memberships

Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health
Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)

Experience

2004 - 2009 Specialist Registrar (Liverpool) at Alder Hey, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital NHS Trust, UK
2009 - 2011 Sr Consultant Pediatrics (Whiston) at St. Helens and Knowsley Hospital NHS Trust, Uk
2012 - 2016 Sr Consultant Pediatrics at Sita Ram Bhartia Institute of Child Health
2012 - 2016 Sr Consultant Pediatrics at Forstis Memorial Research Institute

Registrations

8566 Haryana State Medical Council, 2014
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