• 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

Clean the ears on the outside only with a soft damp cloth. Please do not insert anything into the ear canal.

Answered on : 26 Dec 2007

Babies with PUV survive . The posterior urethral valves need to be fulgrated and then urine can pass through this passage as it is meant to. Once...

Answered on : 12 Oct 2007

If she is walking holding on to things, she will walk independently when she gets the confidence. This may take a couple of months, so don't worry...

Answered on : 18 Sep 2007

For constipation and itching, try the following measures:

  • Increase the amount of fluid intake.
  • Ensure that the fibre intake is...
  • Answered on : 04 Sep 2007

    By nine months your child should be having solid food three times a day and milk feeds 2-3 times a day. Food should include all fruits and...

    Answered on : 03 Sep 2007

    You do not need to do anything to the soft spot. If your baby is ill and dehydrated, the soft spot goes down. In that case, you will need to...

    Answered on : 18 Aug 2007

    Rashes often occur during the months when humidity is at its peak. Urine is more concentrated and causes more local irritation if the area remains...

    Answered on : 06 Aug 2007

    A baby loses the maximum heat from the head in the first two years of life, as it is a large surface area. It is therefore not unusual for the...

    Answered on : 03 Aug 2007

    At 4 years, 12 kg is a bit on the lighter side. It is important to look at the total growth since birth rather than his weight now. If weight gain...

    Answered on : 27 Jul 2007

    This is sometimes seen in young infants but rarely in 14 year olds. She would need a full evaluation including a psychological evaluation, by a...

    Answered on : 24 Jul 2007
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