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Dr. Durga Padmaja

Dr. Durga Padmaja

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Pediatrician

23 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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Dr. Durga Padmaja is a Pediatrician in Secunderabad, Hyderabad and has an experience of 23 years in this field. Dr. Durga Padmaja practices at Apollo Hospital in Secunderabad, Hyderabad and Basant Sahney Hospital in West Marredpally, Hyderabad. She completed MBBS from K.M.C, Warangal in 1996 and MD - Pediatrics from Gandaki Medical College in 2011. She is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and INDIAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Rheumatic Heart Disease Treatment,Infectious Disease Treatment,Filaria Treatment,Tonsillitis Treatment and Diabetes Management etc.

Secunderabad, Hyderabad

Apollo Hospital

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Pollicetty Towers, St. John's Road, Bhagya Nagar Colony, Regimental Bazaar, Shivaji Nagar, Landmark: Besides Keyes High School, Hyderabad

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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 - K.M.C, Warangal, 1996
MD - Pediatrics - Gandaki Medical College, 2011

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
INDIAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS

Experience

Consultant at Apollo Hospitals

Registrations

39466 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 1996
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