MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
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10 Years of Experience, practicing in different hospitals all over Mumbai. 2years experience in Wadia Children's Hospital, 6months experience in KEM Hospital.
1st Floor, Ratnajyot Building, Lodha Heaven, Palava City, Nilje,dombivili e,dombivali e,, Landmark: Near Sabji Market, Aabove monginis cake shop, Thane
Mon - Sat
11:15 - 01:30
07:15 - 10:00
Elite2. Palava 2, Landmark: Lake Shore Green, Thane
Mon - Sat
05:00 - 07:00
*** ** *** **** ****** ** *** ********* Has a great way to interact with children very friendly in nature. Explains the situation to the parents without creating any sort of situation. Doesn’t give to many medicines, only if necessary
I am consulting dr. Mahendra for my child from last 2 years and I would like thank him for his way of treatment .I visited for dehydration, fever, stomach issues etc. very friendly, most supportive,illustrate child health issue properly, prescribed medicines are very economical and most important once you visit your baby will definitely got the relief in next 5-6 hrs after taking prescribed medicines.Special Note - "No irrevalent testing prescribed by Dr. untill he found its necessary to do".
Very nice explanation n very less medics - I found that very good - as children are less interested in medics - very good experience - thank you doctor
A wonderful person who patiently answers all queries as well as explains things to the parents clearly. We have visited his clinic quite a few times and every time we really had a very good experience. His treatment was satisfactory as my kid's condition was improving during n post treatment.
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.