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Dr. Prajakta Kimmatkar

Dr. Prajakta Kimmatkar

Dr. Prajakta Kimmatkar

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Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS

Pediatrician

15 Years Experience Overall  (15 years as specialist)

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Dr. Prajakta Kimmatkar is trained Pediatrician from prestigious medical institute LTMMC, Sion, Mumbai. Over 13 years of experience of managing various pediatric ailments and her core interest are Pediatric Infectious disease, nutrition, and Adolescent Pediatrics.During her tenure as Pediatric consultant in Dr. Shroff Charity Eye Hospital, New Delhi, she has managed various pediatric infections with special mention of treatment of Tuberculosis involving all layers of eyes ie ocular, orbital and adnexal TB.She has closely worked with an ophthalmologist for treatment and follow up of pediatric patients of Infantile Hemangioma using oral propranolol, intralesional steroid.

Pimple Saudagar, Pune

Vitalife Clinic

3.5

1st Floor, Vision Galleria Mall, Kunal Icon Road, Landmark: Near Kunal Icon Society, Opposite G-Mart & Adjacent Solaris Gym, Pune

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 10:30
06:00 - 06:30

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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

Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - LTMG Hosp Sion, Mumbai, 2005
MBBS - Mumbai University, 2002

Memberships

Central IAP
Pune IAP
Adolescent Chapter of IAP
Delhi IAP

Experience

2012 - 2018 PEDIATRIC CONSULTANT at DR SHROFF CHARITY EYE HOSPITAL
2008 - 2012 PEDIATRIC CONSULTANT at DR MURKEY CHILDREN HOSPITAL
2006 - 2008 SENIOR RESIDENT at APOLLO JEHANGIR HOSPITAL
2005 - 2006 NICU,PICU REGISTRAR at LTMMC,SION
2003 - 2005 DIPLOMA IN CHILD HEALTH at LTMMC,SION

Registrations

2002/03/1806 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2002

Trainings and Certifications

PGDAP - University of kerala, 2013
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