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Dr. Suresh Kumar Surapaneni

Dr. Suresh Kumar Surapaneni

Dr. Suresh Kumar Surapaneni

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, DNB - Paediatrics, DM - Neonatology



Paediatric Intensivist




26 Years Experience Overall  (26 years as specialist)

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Dr. Suresh Kumar Surapaneni is a Gold medalist and first ranker in MBBS, he has done his MD Pediatrics and DNB Pediatrics, he was one of the few first DM qualified Neonatologist in state, he completed his DM Neonatology from PGIMER,Chandigarh Neonatal resuscitation NRP NALS advanced national trainer, he was one of the few first person to start Neonatal ventilation in Hyderabad , he was one of the few first persons in AP/Hyderabad to give surfactant therapy in preterm Neonate and to take up preterm below 28 weeks and below 1000 gm for Neonatal care, he was a pioneer to start Neonatal follow up clinics nad in TPN and Enteral Nutrition for preterm in Hyderabad. He has doen Many innovations in Neonatal Care, and made Neonatal care affordable to all and responsible for many neonatal units to come up in Hyderabad

Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

Pragna Hospitals


6-3-347/22/B/1, Dwarakapuri Colony, Landmark: Near Sai Baba Temple, Hyderabad

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 01:30
06:00 - 08:30


09:30 - 01:30


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.

Awards and Recognitions

Gold Medalist In MBBS - 1989
First DM Qualified Neonatologist In Hyderabad.andhra Pradesh - 1996
FRCPCH UK - 2017


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MBBS - Kakatiya Medical College, Wrangal, 1989
MD - Pediatrics - Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, 1994
DNB - Paediatrics - Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, 1994


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
National Neonatology Forum (NNF)


2000 - 2017 Director at Pragna Hospital


13195 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 1990

Trainings and Certifications

FRCPCH - RCPCH, United Kingdom, 2017
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