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Dr. Pranjali Deshpande

Dr. Pranjali Deshpande

Dr. Pranjali Deshpande

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Fellowship in Neonatology

Pediatrician

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Neonatologist

16 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr Pranjali Deshpande is a Pediatrician, Growth and Development - Community Pediatrician and Neonatologist in Kharadi, Pune and has an experience of 14 years in these fields. Dr Pranjali Deshpande practices at Arogyam Health Clinic in kharadi, Pune. She has completed her education and training from renowned institutes. MBBS from Government Medical College Nagpur in 2003, Diploma in child health (DCH) from College of Physicians & Surgeons in 2008 and MD- Paediatrics from one of world's finest and prestigious institute....Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital Mumbai in 2008. She did Fellowship in Neonatology from KEM hospital Pune in 2013. She has a special interest in general paediatrics and growth and development. Some of the services provided by the doctor are nutrition assessment, immunizations, fever treatment and vaccination etc.

Kharadi, Pune

Arogyam Health Clinic and Vaccination Center

4.0

Shop 205, 2 nd floor, PROSPERO building, near Mount and Glory Society, Near EON IT Park, Landmark: Near EON IT Park, Pune

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+ 9

Mon - Sat

09:45 - 01:00
05:30 - 08:00

500

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

Winners of the Divisional, Final Divisional and Zonal rounds of the National Neonatology Forum Post Graduate Quiz in Neonatology - 2006
Represented the West Zone of India at National round of National Neonatology Forum Post Graduate Quiz in Neonatology - 2006
Case presentation at a National Conference, “Pediatric Liver Update” February 2007 organized by Department of Gastroenterology & Pediatrics, Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai in collaboration with the Indian Academy of Pediatrics - 2007

Education

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MBBS - Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur, 2003
MD - Pediatrics - King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, 2008
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - College of physicians and Surgeons Mumbai, 2008

Memberships

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

Experience

2013 - Present Consultant pediatrician and neonatologist at Columbia Asia Hospital Kharadi
2012 - 2013 Fellowship in Neonatology, at KEM hospital
2011 - 2012 Senior Registrar at Department of Pediatrics. Fortis Hospitals

Registrations

2003031075 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2003
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