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Dr. S R Agarkhedkar

Dr. S R Agarkhedkar

Dr. S R Agarkhedkar

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MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

Pediatrician

39 Years Experience Overall  (39 years as specialist)

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Dr. S R Agarkhedkar is a Pediatrician in Baner, Pune and has an experience of 36 years in this field. Dr. S R Agarkhedkar practices at Umarji Mother & Child Care in Baner, Pune. He completed MBBS from University of Pune in 1977 and MD - Pediatrics from B J Medical College, Pune in 1981.He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Fever Treatment, Infectious Disease Treatment, New Born Care, allergy testing and Tonsillitis Treatment etc.

Baner, Pune

Umarji Mother & Child Care

5.0

Survey Number- 13/1, Baner- Balewadi Road, Landmark: Next to Aditya Shagun Comfort Zone, Pune

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Mon, Wed - Thu, Sat

05:00 - 06:00

Tue, Fri

06:00 - 09:00

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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

Education

MBBS - University of Pune, 1977
MD - Pediatrics - B J Medical College, Pune, 1981

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

2017 - 2017 Consultant - Pediatrician at Umarji Mother and Child Care

Registrations

38667 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1977
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