Pediatrics deals with the care and treatment of diseases of newborn baby, children and even adolescents from birth up to the age of 18 years or so. A physician who specializes in this field is known as pediatrician.
A pediatrician is not only a doctor who treats the ailments of children, but also offers preventive healthcare to healthy children in physical, mental and emotional well being of the children under his care.
A pediatrician also tries to reduce the infant and child death rates, control the spread of infectious diseases, promote a healthy life style among children and help them live a disease-free life. His concern is not only the immediate treatment of the ill child, but also long term effect and the quality of life.
Pediatrician concerns with the early detection, prevention and management of the following problems among children: Infections InjuriesOrgan disease and dysfunctions Genetic and congenital conditions Cancers Developmental delaysFunctional disabilities Behavioral problemsMental disordersSocial stressesNEONATOLOGYNeonatology is a sub specialty of Pediatrics which focuses on new born baby, especially the ill or premature baby (newborn care). These infants need special medical care because of prematurity, low birth weight, growth retardation or other birth defects. Such infants are normally treated in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.Neonatologists treat new born babies with birth defects, breathing disorders, and any other kind of infection. They also ensure that critically ill new born babies receive proper nutrition for quick healing and proper growth. Such specialists also provide care at deliveries involving medical problems in the mother or child that may affect the infant’s health and require medical intervention in the labour room.Here is a list of a few Pediatrician / Pediatrics hospitals:Here the hospital’s website’s links are also provided, so that you can visit their websites for more information in detail. Please click on the given link next to website link, for appropriate page. These are just a few important hospitals:– Apollo Children’s Hospitals No. 15, Shafee Mohammed Road, Thousand Lights, Chennai – 600006, IndiaPhone no.: +91-44-28298282Email: No email-id is provided in its site.Website: http://www.apollohospitals.com/Apollo_Children– Rainbow (Hospital for Women and Children) (Rainbow hospital has 5 (five) centers in India) You can find full address and contact details of whichever city you would prefer, from its website. The center’s details link is:http://www.rainbowhospitals.in/children/our-centres.html The other details are as below:Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.rainbowhospitals.in/index.php – Max Healthcare (Max Healthcare has a network of 10 hospitals, in different locations) – You can find the address and phone numbers of different location you would prefer, from its website. – The contact details are also different according to locations, you will find it on its website.Website: www.maxhealthcare.in (http://www.maxhealthcare.in/index.php/our-specialities/paediatrics)– Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital 12-A, Nageswara Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600034, Tamil Nadu, IndiaPhone no.: +91-44-42001800Email: email@example.com Website: www.childstrusthospital.in– Central India’s Child Hospital & Research Institute 27, Avinisha Tower, Mehadia Sq., Opp. Yeshwant Stadium, Dhantoli, Nagpur – 440012, Maharashtra, IndiaPhone no.: +91-712-2432000, +91-712-2433000, +91-712-2434000, +91-712-2435000Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.childhospitalnagpur.com– Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre 1, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, Mehrauli Badarpur Road, New Delhi-110 062 (Near Saket Metro Station) IndiaInternational Help Desk: +91-2995 8747 (Extn. 3074) Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.batrahospitaldelhi.org/showContent.php?linkid=78 (Home Page -> Our Specialty -> Paediatrics )