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Dr. Mallikarjun Reddy

Dr. Mallikarjun Reddy

Dr. Mallikarjun Reddy

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH - UK)

Pediatrician

17 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr. Mallikarjun Reddy is a paediatrician who practices at the Lotus Hospital in Hyderabad. He has good clinical experience in the field of children healthcare and wellbeing. After completing his graduation Dr Reddy obtained his Diploma in child health and DNB having been in practice ever since completion. He is available for consultation regarding all general pediatric illnesses and ailments specialising also in the treatment of chronic diseases like chickenpox, measles and jaundice. He also offers monitoring to child development to ensure proper nutrition is handled in the development stages.

Kukatpally, Hyderabad

Lotus Children Hospitals

5.0

HIG Number 15, JNTU Hi Tech City Road, KPHB., Landmark: Beside Manjeera Mall., Hyderabad

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+ 7

Mon - Sat

03:00 - 05:00

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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Pondicherry University, 2003
Diploma in Child Health (DCH - UK) - College of Physicians and surgeons, bombay, 2008

Registrations

62602 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 2009
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