Project Description

Paediatrician near me at Phoenix Hospital Bangalore

A child’s smile or touch changes the mood and whole surrounding into happiness. These happiness spreading lives needs continuous attention and care from parents in every stage of development to master the life skills. During this process, child falls sick, gets wounded and seeks counselling/ guidance to keep learning uninterrupted. Child Specialist/Paediatrician helps parents in child’s journey of development in all manners – health, physically, emotionally, psychologically and socially for fostering a healthy life.

Paediatrician helps parent in dealing with health related to following situations –

  • Infection/sickness/fever

  • Vaccination

  • Healing the wound

  • Acute/chronic diseases – congenital/allergy/asthma/psoriasis etc

Paediatricians are involved not only in ensuring sickness-free health either by early detection or prevention of disease but also help in management of following development related issues –

  • Functional disabilities

  • Behavioural problems

  • Developmental delays and disorders

  • Mental disorders like depression

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Social stresses

Vaccination plays an important role in preventing or controlling or eliminating life threatening infectious diseases like Tuberculosis, Pertussis, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Hepatitis B, Polio, Pneumonia and Meningitis due to Haemophilus Influenzae type b (Hib), Rubella, Measles,Rotavirus diarrhoea and Japanese Encephalitis (JE).

Paediatric Immunization Time Table (IAPCOI based recommendations)

Age Vaccines
Birth BCG, Hepatitis B1, OPV
6 Weeks DTwP /DTaP1, Hib-1, IPV-1, Hep B2, PCV 1,Rota-1
10 Weeks DTwP /DTaP2, Hib-2, IPV-2, Hep B3, PCV 2, Rota-2
14 Weeks DTwP /DTaP3, Hib-3, IPV-3, Hep B4, PCV 3, Rota-3*
6 Months Influenza-1
7 Months Influenza -2
6 – 9 Months Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine
9 Months MMR 1 (Mumps, measles, Rubella)
12 Months Hepatitis A- 1
12 – 15 Months PCV Booster
15 Months MMR 2, Varicella
16 – 18 Months DTwP /DTaP, Hib, IPV
18 – 19 Months Hepatitis A- 2**, Varicella 2
4 – 6 Years DTwP /DTaP, IPV, MMR 3
9 – 15 Years (Girls) HPV (2 doses)
10 – 12 Years Tdap/ Td
2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Year Annual Influenza Vaccine