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Dr. Amita Kaul

Dr. Amita Kaul

Dr. Amita Kaul

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MBBS, DNB - Paediatrics

Pediatrician

15 Years Experience Overall  (15 years as specialist)

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Trained paediatrician and intensivist from sir Ganga ram hospital. Over 10 yrs of experience in managing common pediatric ailments emergency and childhood asthma management . Worked as associate consultant for 8 yrs at Aditya Birla and was lecturer at Apollo hospital pune. Currently associate chief and intensivist at surya mother and child superspecialty hospital . Holistic treatment for sick newborns and children being the core work area.

Wakad, Pune

Surya Mother & Child Super Speciality Hospital

3.5

Survey Number 8, Bhujbal Chowk, Hinjewadi Fly Bridge, Landmark: Near Wakad Octroi Naka, Pune

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Mon - Sat

10:30 - 02:00

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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

Awards and Recognitions

National trainer for emergency management for practicing Pediatrician - 2012
Best doctor at Aditya Birla hospital - 2010

Education

MBBS - Bharati Vidhyapeeth Medical College, 2001
DNB - Paediatrics - Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, 2005

Registrations

200201197 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2002
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