Pediatric Surgeons – Taking Care of Your Child Since Birth
Pediatric General Surgery: An Overview
Pediatric Surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that includes surgical procedures carried out on neonates, infants, children, and adolescents. Fields within Pediatric Surgery includes:-
Who is a Pediatric General Surgeon?
Physicians who specialize in providing surgical care for all problems and conditions affecting children that require surgical intervention. They are concerned with the diagnosis, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management of surgical issues in children. Some medical conditions in children or neonates are not compatible with a good quality of life unless these conditions are corrected surgically.
Pediatric General Surgeon treats various conditions of the heart, lungs, kidneys, uterus (including renal and kidneys), brain, nervous system, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, urinary bladder, stomach, intestines, and much more. They provide complete surgical medical care for children and newborns who suffer from any condition that requires a surgical approach.
The Focus of Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric Surgeons have particular expertise in the following areas:-
When to Visit a Pediatric General Surgeon?
Take your child to a pediatric surgeon if he/she is suffering from:-
You should also take your children to visit a pediatric surgeon if they are conjoined twins or if they have any other condition that cannot be treated with medication, treatment, or therapy.
What are the Common Diseases Treated By a Pediatric Surgeon?
What are the Common Procedures Done By a Pediatric Surgeon?
Education and Training Essentials to Become a Pediatric Surgeon
Pediatric Surgeons have to take special training in pediatric surgery. Their journey begins with a five & a half years in graduation as M.B.B.S. from a medical college, followed by three years in post-graduation in general surgery. Further, to enhance their skills they have to undertake a super specialization course in Pediatric General Surgery which is again for three years.
Dr. Rishab Sharma
Dr. Rishab Sharma MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine) He is associated with Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur. Dr. Rishab has wide experience in managing a variety of diseases, as well as managing critical care units in large government and corporate hospitals.