MBBS, MD - Pediatrics
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Paediatrician available in mid nights too.
** ** *** ***** Have been visiting him from last 7 yrs for My Son. He treats him to the best. He makes patients very comfortable. He treats my Son to US prospective as he is a US citizen. I never prefer any other than him. Thanks a Lot for the Service.
I have been visiting Dr Prashant reddy for last 6 years for my child Baby Shreya. He is one of the finest doctors I have seen in the city when it comes to child care. *** ********* *** ********** *** **** ******** ****** ** ** ****** For her eye sight check and Neuro related issues he had referred me to the doctors and I am completely satisfied and happy the way my child has got the care.
We are visiting Dr.Prashant Reddy Sir since 15 years. I have three children and I am visitimg him since my first child and he is an excellent Doctor. I am very much impressed with his patience towards the patients. Even all my family members visit him till date. Thank you Sir for your good service.
He doesn't prioritise and gives less importance, even doesn't respond to phone calls, wait time is more
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.