• Brief Profile


    Dr Vidya Gupta has special training in General Paediatric Medicine and Neonatology. Membership of Learned Institutions: Fellow: Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London, UK Collegiate Member: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Member: Indian Association of Paediatrics National Neonatology Forum, India Current Appointments: Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist: Apollo Indraprastha Hospital, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi. GM Modi Hospital, Saket, New Delhi. Special Areas of Interest: After graduation, Dr Gupta received further speciality training in General Paediatrics and Neonatology at Institutions in Scotland, UK including Edinburgh. She has held posts of Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist in Delhi, since her return in 1986. Currently, her major clinical area of interest is Neonatology. She has been responsible for setting up the first tertiary care neonatal set-up in Delhi at Batra Hospital in 1986 and then at Modi Hospital, in 1995. Presently, she is mainly attached with Apollo Hospital, which has arguably, the best Neonatalogy Unit in Delhi.

Questions Answered by me

A lot of children do this when they first learn to walk. Provide good shoes with ankle supports and encourage the child to place the foot flat on...

Answered on : 14 May 2009

Measles is a disease, which makes a child quite ill. Other than antibiotics and ensuring enough fluids try and encourage a normal diet. Often...

Answered on : 09 Apr 2009

It would appear that your son is on an appropriate treatment regime for Still's disease. However, if one is not getting the desired response and...

Answered on : 01 Apr 2009

There is a lot of viral fever in the community at present. As a child starts pre school he mixes with a lot of children with coughs and colds and...

Answered on : 19 Mar 2009

Not all children walk at nine months of age. Most children walk around 12-15 months of age and some as late as 18 months. If your child is doing...

Answered on : 10 Mar 2009

Thirteen kg is a perfectly appropriate weight for a 3 and a half year old child. When they start pre-school all children have an increased...

Answered on : 05 Mar 2009

Please introduce different flavours and different textures so that your baby learns to enjoy different types of food. If you get a baby used to...

Answered on : 27 Feb 2009

At three months of age you need to introduce either breast milk expressed with a bottle or formula milk. It is too early to try and introduce cows...

Answered on : 15 Jan 2009

The only way to stop him from lying down and drinking is to stop giving him fluids in a bottle. It does not matter if he stops drinking milk and...

Answered on : 15 Jan 2009

It is possible that the first weight recorded was inaccurate. If the weight was recorded on a spring balance then it is extremely difficult to...

Answered on : 31 Dec 2008
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