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Dr. Alpa Shah

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26 years experience overall
  
700 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Mili S. Joshi

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24 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Vilas Kulkarni

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51 years experience overall
  
1000 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Smita Sachin Khaire

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22 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Prashant Gandhi

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26 years experience overall
  
800 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Chandra Choksi

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34 years experience overall
  
800 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Varsha Bhosle

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23 years experience overall
  
300 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Vipul Mehrotra

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27 years experience overall
  
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Sanjeev Parikh

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36 years experience overall
  
800 Consultation fee at clinic
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Who are Pediatricians?

A branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents is called Pediatrics. So, medical professionals who are specialized in diagnosing and treating diseases of infants, children, and adolescents are called Pediatricians.


What are the qualifications of a Pediatrician?

A 5-year medical degree [MBBS] that is recognized by the General Medical Council and a 2-year foundation course of general training are the basic requirements for an individual to be a doctor. However, following are the specialties or extra qualifications required to be a Pediatrician:

  • DNB - Pediatrics
  • MD - Pediatrics
  • DM - Paediatric Critical Care
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
  • CCT - Paediatrics (Neonatal Medicine)
  • CCT - Paediatrics
  • MS - Paediatrics Surgery
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (UK)
  • FCPS (Paediatrics)
  • Ph.D. - Paediatric
  • Diploma in Paediatrics


What is the difference between Pediatrician and Neonatologist?

Pediatricians are the medical doctors who diagnose and treat diseases, medical conditions, and injuries that require care for babies, children, and adolescents. However, Neonatologists are the one who takes care of infants and an especially premature newborn who are suffering from severe and complicated medical conditions.


How often should I consult a Pediatrician?

Individuals who are having babies below the age of 2 years should consult a Pediatrician many times. Between the age of 2-5 years, a Pediatrician should be consulted once a year. After the age of 5 years, depending on the medical condition of the child the Pediatrician should be consulted


What does a Pediatrician do?

For taking care of the child, a Pediatrician will:

  • Perform physical examination
  • Administer vaccine to the child
  • Makes sure the child meets the milestones in growth, behavior, and skills
  • Diagnose and treat the child’s illnesses, infections, and injuries, etc
  • Provide information about the child’s safety, health, and fitness needs
  • Refer to specialists if the Pediatrician thinks the child needs expert care


What are the subspecialties of a Pediatrician?

Following are few of the subspecialties of pediatricians:

  • Pediatric endocrinologists
  • Pediatric oncologists
  • Pediatric cardiologists
  • Pediatric gastroenterologists
  • Pediatric neurologists
  • Pediatric nephrologists
  • Pediatric rheumatologists
  • Pediatric pulmonologist
  • Critical care pediatricians
  • Neonatal-perinatal pediatricians
  • Developmental behavioral pediatricians


Can Pediatricians treat childhood diabetes?

Yes, Pediatricians can treat childhood diabetes. Children mostly affected by type 1 diabetes. In rare cases, they get affected by type 2 diabetes. However, if the diabetes condition is severe, then the Pediatrician may refer the patient to the Pediatric gastroenterologists who is a specialist doctor and having well experienced in treating diabetes.


Can Pediatrician perform surgeries?

Generally, a Pediatrician can not perform any surgery but they usually diagnose and treat medical conditions. However, a Pediatric Surgeon may perform surgeries in order to treat and cure some of the diseases, infections, and medical conditions affecting the child.