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45 Best Pediatricians/Child Specialists in F.B. Area, Karachi

Also known as Child Specialist ,ماہرِ امراضِ اطفال and Mahir-e-imraz-e-itfal

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Dr. Tania Razi

Pediatrician

M.B.B.S, M.C.P.S ( Pediatrics)

10 Years Experience

Dr. Tania Razi

Pediatrician

M.B.B.S, M.C.P.S ( Pediatrics)

10 Years Experience

Assist. Prof. Dr. Sadaf Asim

Child-Kidney Specialist, Pediatrician, Neonatologist

M.B.B.S., DCH, M.C.P.S, F.C.P.S. (Paediatrics), F.C.P.S. (Pediatric Nephrologist)

30 - 45 Min Wait Time
15 Years Experience
100% (4) Satisfied Patients Satisfied

Assist. Prof. Dr. Sadaf Asim

Child-Kidney Specialist, Pediatrician, Neonatologist

M.B.B.S., DCH, M.C.P.S, F.C.P.S. (Paediatrics), F.C.P.S. (Pediatric Nephrologist)

30 - 45 Min Wait Time
15 Years Experience

Dr. Sami Ahmed

Pediatrician

M.B.B.S., D.C.H, M.C.P.S

Under 15 Min Wait Time
35 Years Experience
100% (13) Satisfied Patients Satisfied

Dr. Sami Ahmed

Pediatrician

M.B.B.S., D.C.H, M.C.P.S

Under 15 Min Wait Time
35 Years Experience
Addressed all concerns. Very knowledgeable and attentive.

Dr. Muhammad Asad Siddiqui

Pediatrician, Neonatologist

MBBS, MCPS (Paediatrics)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
40 Years Experience
100% (1) Satisfied Patients Satisfied

Dr. Muhammad Asad Siddiqui

Pediatrician, Neonatologist

MBBS, MCPS (Paediatrics)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
40 Years Experience
Habib Medical Centre (HMC) (F.B. Area)

Dr. Muhammad Rahil Khan

Pediatrician

MBBS, FCPS (Pediatrics)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
14 Years Experience
95% (21) Satisfied Patients Satisfied

Dr. Muhammad Rahil Khan

Pediatrician

MBBS, FCPS (Pediatrics)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
14 Years Experience

Dr. Sadia Syed

Pediatrician

MBBS, FCPS, MCPS (Pediatrics)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
14 Years Experience
100% (8) Satisfied Patients Satisfied

Dr. Sadia Syed

Pediatrician

MBBS, FCPS, MCPS (Pediatrics)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
14 Years Experience

Dr. Kashif Jaffari

Pediatrician

MBBS

19 Years Experience

Dr. Kashif Jaffari

Pediatrician

MBBS

19 Years Experience

A brief intro to Pediatricians

Who is a pediatrician?

A pediatrician or a child specialist (بچوں کا ڈاکٹر) is a healthcare provider who deals specifically with medical problems faced by children. They look after the mental, physical, and behavioral wellbeing of children all the way from birth till adulthood. Pediatricians are specially trained to look after infants and babies who have unique medical needs, serious illnesses as well as minor health issues.

Children have different physical and emotional needs, in comparison to adults, which is why their medical needs are not fulfilled by doctors who primarily treat adults. In fact, in certain cases, pediatric care may begin even before conception and throughout pregnancy.

ایک بچوں کا ماہر ڈاکٹر کون ہوتا ہے؟

ایک بچوں کا ماہر امراض یا بچوں کا ڈاکٹر صحت کی دیکھ بھال کرنے والا ہے جو خاص طور پر بچوں کو درپیش طبی پریشانیوں سے نمٹتا ہے۔ وہ پیدائش سے لے کر جوانی تک بچوں کی ذہنی ، جسمانی اور طرز عمل کی دیکھ بھال کرتے ہیں۔ بچوں کے ماہر امراض کو خاص طور پر ان بچوں کی دیکھ بھال کے لئے تربیت دی جاتی ہے جن کی منفرد طبی ضروریات ہوں ، سنگین بیماریاں ہوں اور اس کے ساتھ ساتھ صحت کے معمولی مسائل ہوں۔ بالغوں کے مقابلے میں بچوں کی جسمانی اور جذباتی ضروریات مختلف ہوتی ہیں ، یہی وجہ ہے کہ ان کی طبی ضروریات ڈاکٹروں کے ذریعہ پوری نہیں ہوتی ہیں جو بنیادی طور پر بڑوں کا علاج کرتے ہیں۔ در حقیقت ، کچھ معاملات میں ، بچوں کی دیکھ بھال حاملہ ہونے سے پہلے ہی اور حمل کے دوران ہی شروع ہوسکتی ہے۔

When should you see a pediatrician?

Frequent visits to a child specialist are expected soon after the birth of a baby—to schedule circumcisions and postnatal checkups. These visits can be for health/wellness check-ups, developmental milestones, and immunizations. Children are expected to get six checkups a year until the age of 2. These visits become less frequent as the child grows older, and will be reduced to just one a year after the child becomes 5.

Visits to the pediatrician (بچوں کا ڈاکٹر) are an opportunity for the caregivers & parents to ask pertinent questions regarding the health of their child, and to clear any ambiguities about their health.

آپ کو ایک بچوں کے ماہر ڈاکٹر سے کب ملاقات کرنی چاہئے؟

بچے کی پیدائش کے فورا بعد ختنہ کرنے اور بعد از پیدائش کے چیک اپ کے لئے بچوں کے ماہر سے متعدد دوروں کی توقع کی جاتی ہے۔ یہ دورے صحت / تندرستی سے متعلق جانچ ، ترقیاتی سنگ میل اور حفاظتی ٹیکوں کے لئے ہوسکتے ہیں۔ توقع کی جاتی ہے کہ 2 سال کی عمر تک بچوں کو ایک سال میں چھ چیک اپ ملیں گے۔ جب بچے بڑے ہوجاتے ہیں تو یہ دورے کم سے کم ہوجاتے ہیں ، اور بچے کی عمر 5 سال ہونے کے بعد سال میں بس ایک بار ہو جاتے ہیں۔ ماہر اطفال یا بچوں کے ڈاکٹر کا دورا بچوں کی دیکھ بھال کرنے والوں اور والدین کے لئے اپنے بچے کی صحت سے متعلق مناسب سوالات پوچھنے اور ان کی صحت کے بارے میں کسی بھی قسم کے ابہام کو دور کرنے کا ایک موقع ہوتا ہے۔

What are the main areas of concern of a pediatrician?

Pediatricians (بچوں کا ڈاکٹر) track the health of the baby, as well as their growth, developmental milestones, emotional development, physical wellbeing, eating habits, vaccination history and sleeping habits. Primary care pediatricians also deal with injuries in children, including fractures and dislocations. They treat & manage acute as well as chronic infections in children and prescribe medication such as painkillers & antibiotics.

Pediatric specialists, on the other hand, deal with specific systems and have more training as well as knowledge in dealing with a special organ system.

What are the most common pediatric diseases in Pakistan?

The pediatric population in Pakistan suffers most commonly from infectious diseases. These include the following:
Disease Percentage of Patients
Pneumonia 63.5%
meningitis 20%
Acute Watery Diarrhea 8.5%
Typhoid 4%
Tuberculosis 2%
Malaria 2%

Studies show that the most common infectious diseases are waterborne, and are more prevalent due to a lack of awareness of risk factors in the public. Properly educating the parents regarding the risk factors of such diseases can help save infants from the severity of disease and lower the infant mortality rate.

How to become a pediatrician in Pakistan?

Pediatricians or child specialists (بچوں کا ڈاکٹر) are qualified after five years of basic training in medicine and surgery, followed by a year of house-job or internship. Thereafter, they do their residency training for up to four years and gain membership of the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Pakistan. Fellowship in specialty training is opted by some pediatricians. Pediatricians are constantly updating themselves on proper international protocols and attend conferences regarding disease management throughout the course of their careers.

پاکستان میں ایک بچوں کا ماہر ڈاکٹر کیسے بنا جا سکتا ہے؟

ماہرین اطفال یا بچوں کے ماہرین ڈاکٹر طب اور سرجری کی پانچ سال بنیادی تربیت کے بعد اہل ہوتے ہیں ، اس کے بعد ھائوس جاب یا انٹرنشپ کا ایک سال ہوتا ہے۔ اس کے بعد ، وہ اپی ہائوس جاب کی تربیت چار سال تک کرتے ہیں اور کالج آف فزیشنز اور سرجنز پاکستان کی رکنیت حاصل کرتے ہیں۔ کچھ بچوں کے ماہرین کے لئے خصوصی تربیت میں فیلوشپ کا انتخاب کیا جاتا ہے۔ اطفال کے ماہرین مستقل بین الاقوامی پروٹوکول پر خود کو مستقل اپ ڈیٹ کر رہے ہیں اور اپنے کیرئیر کے دوران بیماریوں کے انتظام سے متعلق کانفرنسوں میں شرکت کرتے ہیں

What kinds of pediatricians are there?

Most child specialists (بچوں کا ڈاکٹر) work as primary caregivers. These are the ones you go to for regular check-ups and minor problems. They diagnose a wide range of health problems and offer management of common diseases. Pediatricians who specialize in a specific system, such as cardiology, are known as pediatric subspecialists. Your primary pediatrician can refer you to a subspecialist if your child is facing chronic issues of a particular system.

  • Pediatric cardiologist: deal with the illnesses of heart in children. They work closely with pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons in managing treatment strategies.
  • Pediatric pulmonologists: diagnose and deal with problems of lungs in children.
  • Pediatric nephrologists: treat and manage the problems of kidneys in children.
  • Pediatric neurologists: manage and diagnose neurological disorders in the children that are often not very evident. Such disorders can be more chronic in nature and require specialist care.
  • Neonatal pediatricians: provide care to babies immediately before, during and after birth.
  • Pediatric oncologists: deal with cancers in children. They also work closely with surgeons to help treat certain tumors and make treatment plans to suit the needs of the patient.

What are pediatricians called in Pakistan?

  • Child doctors
  • Child specialist
  • Pediatricians
  • Pediatric specialist
  • بچوں کا ماہر
  • بچوں کا ڈاکٹر

Reviewed by: Dr. Ibrahim Yusuf

Authored by: Dr. Hira Tanveer

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the top Pediatricians/Child Specialists of June 2021 in Karachi?

Top 8 Pediatricians/Child Specialists of June 2021 in Karachi are:

  • Dr. Muhammad Rahil Khan
  • Dr. Sami Ahmed
  • Dr. Farheen Naseem
  • Dr. Shujauddin Qazi
  • Dr. Sadia Syed
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Sadaf Asim
  • Dr. Muhammad Asad Siddiqui
  • Dr. Tania Razi

How can I book an appointment with a Pediatrician in Karachi?

Click here to book an appointment with a top Pediatrician in Karachi. Or, you can also call at 02138140600 from 9AM to 11PM to book your appointment.

What is the fee range of the best Pediatricians in Karachi?

The fee for the top Pediatricians in Karachi ranges from Rs. 500 to 700. You can pay at reception when you visit the doctor.

Are there any additional charges to book an appointment with a Pediatrician in Karachi through oladoc?

There are no additional charges when you book through oladoc.

What does a Pediatrician do?

A pediatrician (بچوں کا ڈاکٹر) helps diagnose medical conditions in infants, children, and teens. Depending on the condition, a primary care pediatrician may be able to fully treat the child but in some complicated cases, pediatric specialists may be needed.

Apart from treating medical conditions, many child specialists also perform regular wellness and health checkups as well as immunizations. Additionally, they may give health advice to parents & caregivers with regards to children and their care. Pediatricians look out for any behavioral abnormalities and developmental delays for small children in whom the signs of delay are not very evident early on. This is why frequent check-ups are essential when the child is very young, as early identification and management can lead to better outcomes later on in life.

ایک بچوں کا ماہر ڈاکٹر کیا کرتا ہے؟

ایک ماہر اطفال (بچوں کا ڈاکٹر) ، بچوں اور نوعمروں میں طبی حالات کی تشخیص میں مدد کرتا ہے۔ حالت کو مد نظر رکھ کر ، ایک بنیادی نگہداشت ماہر اطفال بچے کا مکمل طور پر علاج کرنے کے قابل ہوسکتا ہے لیکن کچھ پیچیدہ معاملات میں ، پیڈیاٹرک ماہرین کی ضرورت ہوسکتی ہے۔ طبی حالات کا علاج کرنے کے علاوہ ، بہت سے بچوں کے ماہرین باقاعدگی سے تندرستی اور صحت سے متعلق چیک اپ کے ساتھ ساتھ حفاظتی ٹیکوں کو بھی انجام دیتے ہیں۔ مزید برآں ، وہ والدین اور دیکھ بھال کرنے والوں کو بچوں اور ان کی دیکھ بھال کے حوالے سے صحت کے مشورے دے سکتے ہیں۔ بچوں کے ماہر ڈاکٹر ان چھوٹے بچوں کے لئے کسی بھی طرز عمل کی غیر معمولی صورتحال اور ترقیاتی تاخیر کی تلاش کرتے ہیں جن میں تاخیر کے آثار بہت جلد واضح نہیں ہوتے ہیں۔ یہی وجہ ہے کہ جب بچہ بہت چھوٹا ہوتا ہے تو بار بار جانچ پڑتال کرنا ضروری ہوتا ہے ، کیونکہ ابتدائی شناخت اور انتظام زندگی میں بعد میں بہتر نتائج کا باعث بن سکتا ہے۔

Which hospital is the best for Pediatrician in Karachi?

Top 5 Pediatrics Hospitals in Karachi are:

  • Hashmanis Hospital (Saddar)
  • AKUH Consulting Clinic
  • Children Cancer Hospital (CCH)
  • OMI Hospital
  • National Medical Centre (Karachi)

How do I choose a Pediatrician ?

Finding a good doctor is vital for proper diagnosis & treatment of your underlying concern. Before you make the decision of picking out a Pediatrician, consider the following:

  • Make sure they are experienced
  • Make sure your doctor has good reviews.
  • Make sure they offer the services you are looking for
  • Verify, if they are certified from PMDC or have any other professional memberships
  • Check if they are affiliated with a hospital you trust