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Dr. Minal

Dr. Minal

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MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Pediatrician

11 Years Experience Overall  (11 years as specialist)

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Dr. Minal is a Pediatrician in Thane West, Thane and has an experience of 11 years in this field. Dr. Minal practices at Dr. Malatibai Fertility IVF And Child Care Centre in Thane West, Thane. She completed MBBS from University of Mumbai, Mumbai in 2003 and Diploma in Child Health (DCH) from University of Seychelles in 2007.

Thane West, Thane

Dr. Malatibai Fertility IVF And Child Care Centre

4.5

3rd floor, pinak galaxy, kapurbawdi junction, ghodbunder road, thane 400607, Landmark: kapurbawdi junction, Thane

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Mon, Wed, Fri

11:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 08:00

Sat

11:30 - 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

Education

MBBS - University of Mumbai, Mumbai, 2003
Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - University of Seychelles, 2007

Registrations

2003/06/2289 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2003
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