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Dr. Hemanth Parakh

Dr. Hemanth Parakh

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Pediatrician

16 Years Experience Overall  (16 years as specialist)

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Dr. Hemanth Parakh is a Pediatrician and Pediatric Surgeon in Basheerbagh, Hyderabad and has an experience of 16 years in these fields. Dr. Hemanth Parakh practices at Hope Children's Hospital in Basheerbagh, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from University of Rajasthan in 2000 and MD - Pediatrics from Government Medical College, Surat in 2004. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Treatment of fractures and other injuries in children,Congenital Disorders Evaluation / Treatment,Growth & Development Evaluation / Management,Development Assessment and Infant & Child nutrition etc.

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Basheerbagh, Hyderabad

Hope Children's Hospital

4.5

5-9-24/81, Lake Hill Road, Hyderabad

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 01:00

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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 Rajasthan, 2000
MD - Pediatrics - Government Medical College, Surat, 2004

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

Consultant at Hope Childrens Hospital

Registrations

72659 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 2011
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