Paediatrics

PEDIATRICIAN / CHILD SPECIALIST

About Pediatrics?

Pediatrics, often known as Paediatrics, is a branch of medicine concerned with children's medical care. The goal of pediatrics is to prevent child fatalities and to treat common ailments that affect children.

Pediatrician

A Pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in treating children's illnesses and the growth and development of babies. They are experts who know a lot about ailments that might impair children's health, behavior, and so on. Some pediatricians specialize in neonatology (the care of newborn babies), cardiology (heart disease), or development and behavior.

Types of Pediatrician

Many pediatricians practice as primary care doctors. This type of pediatrician conducts frequent health and wellness examinations. They also diagnose and treat a wide range of general health disorders, provide immunizations, and provide appropriate health advice to children and their parents or carers. Other pediatricians specialize in treating certain medical diseases or age groups. The following are some examples of pediatric subspecialties: Adolescent medicine specialists focus on care from the ages of 11 to 21. Critical care Pediatricians work with teams of healthcare specialists to treat children in dangerous or critical health circumstances. These pediatricians typically work in hospital-based intensive care units. Developmental behavioral pediatricians assess the behavioral development of children and adolescents. This field's experts identify and treat developmental, learning, and behavioral issues in children. Child abuse pediatricians have the specific training, expertise, and skills required to determine whether or not a child has been abused or neglected. Pediatric oncologists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of many forms of cancer in children. Pediatric cardiologists diagnose and treat children's cardiac diseases. Many pediatric cardiologists collaborate closely with pediatric heart surgeons when determining the optimal treatment techniques. Pediatric pulmonologists diagnose, treat, and manage children with breathing issues and respiratory complications. Pediatric rheumatologists treat children and adolescents with musculoskeletal illnesses such as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and persistent pain. Pediatric nephrologists address urinary system disorders such as urinary tract infections and kidney damage. Pediatric neurologists diagnose and treat children with neurological diseases. Childhood neurological problems can last into adulthood. Pediatric neurologists are in charge of their patient's care from the time they are diagnosed until they reach adolescence. Neonatal-perinatal pediatricians care for newborns before, during, and after birth. They also care for neonates who are premature or very unwell. Pediatric gastroenterologists care for the digestive tract of children. Pediatric endocrinologists are experts in the endocrine system and the hormones it generates. Diabetes is one of the many disorders an endocrinologist may treat in children.

Services and Treatments by Pediatricians in MMI Hospital:

MMI hospital has the top child specialist in Karachi with years of experience in treating children. The services and treatments that they provide are as follows:
  • Complete physical examination of the children
  • Diagnose and treat injuries, infections, illnesses, disorders, and other health issues of children
  • Assess the behavior and growth of children
  • Guide you appropriately regarding your child's growth and development.
  • Palliative care and hospice
  • Emergency critical care
  • Infectious illness treatment
  • Provide your children with necessary immunizations/vaccinations
MMI Hospital's best child specialist in Karachi will thoroughly examine your child's condition and develop a personalized treatment plan.

Why your child might see an MMI Hospital child specialist?

Our experts are regarded as the best child specialist in Karachi. There are a few indications that your child should consult a pediatrician. If you detect any of these symptoms in your child, contact MMI Hospital or make an appointment online at https://mmi.edu.pk/services/online-doctor/
  • Severe abdominal pain or vomiting
  • Difficulty breathing or a rapid heartbeat
  • Persistent diarrhea or constipation
  • Severe nappy rash that does not improve with over-the-counter medications
  • Excessive tiredness or irritability
  • Unusual mood changes or behavior

How much time does it take to become a pediatrician?

Pediatricians must complete at least nine years of education. This consists of four years of undergraduate study, four years of medical school (or six years at a merged university), and three years of pediatric residency. Some doctors complete two to six years of study in a specialization. All pediatricians must complete at least 12,000 to 14,000 hours of patient care during their training.

Frequently Asked Question:

How can I schedule an appointment?

You can visit MMI Hospital for an appointment or visit our Find a Doctor page.

Who are the best female Pediatricians in Karachi?

Dr. Nighat Aijaz and Dr. Anila Haroon of MMI Hospital are the best child lady specialists in Karachi.

What is the difference between A family physician and a Pediatrician?

At MMI Hospital we both have family physicians and pediatricians, often people get confused between these two. In MMI Hospital, family medicine practitioners see patients of all ages, from children to adults and even the elderly. Whether to take a child to a pediatrician or a family physician is often a personal decision. On the other hand, pediatricians at MMIH have specialized training in ministering to children's emotional and behavioral needs in addition to their physical demands. They also have more extensive experience identifying and treating childhood illnesses which makes them the best child specialist doctors in Karachi.

Weekly Available Specialist

Full Time

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Dr. Anila Haroon

PEDIATRICIAN / CHILD SPECIALIST
Degree
MBBS, DCH, FCPS
Fees
Rs 1200
Timings
01:30 PM to 06:00 PM (Mon)
01:30 PM to 04:30 PM (Tue,Wed,Fri)
09:30 AM to 01:00 PM 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM (Thu)
09:30 AM to 04:30 PM (Sat)
12:00 PM to 02:00 PM (Sun)
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Working in MMIH as Paediatric Consultant over 7 years , admitted PTS in Paeds ward, NICU, PICU, dealing in sick patients (children) on ventilatory support, took my fellowship in Neonatology from AKUH.
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Dr. Nighat Aijaz

PEDIATRICIAN / CHILD SPECIALIST
Degree
MBBS ,FCPS
Fees
Rs 1200
Timings
09:30 AM to 01:00 PM (Mon,Wed,Sat)
01:30 PM to 04:30 PM (Tue,Thu,Fri)
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Dr. Nighat Aijaz MBBS, FCPS, MCCEE (CPSA Canada) Consultant Paediatrician (Child Specialist) FCPS and MCPS Supervisor BLS, PALS, NRP Certified More than 20 years 2019 experience of managing Paediatrics and Neonatal Population (outpatients as well as Inpatients including the Intensive Care Units) in various Tertiary care and Teaching hospitals within the country as well as abroad.
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Prof. Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Nagi

PEDIATRICIAN / CHILD SPECIALIST
Degree
MBBS, FCPS, MCPS, (Diploma in Child Health)
Fees
Rs 1200
Timings
09:30AM to 01:00PM (Mon,Tue,Thu,Fri)
01:30PM to 04:30PM (Wed)
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Part Time

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Dr. Brig.(R) Arshad Mahmood

PEDIATRICIAN / CHILD SPECIALIST
Degree
MBBS, DCH, FCPS
Fees
Rs 1200
Timings
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM (Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat)
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Dr. Fareed uddin

PEDIATRICIAN / CHILD SPECIALIST
Degree
MBBS , DCH, MCPS, FCPS.
Fees
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Timings
05:00PM to 08:00PM (Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat)
11:00AM to 01:00PM (Sun)
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Dr. Rehan Rafat

PEDIATRICIAN / CHILD SPECIALIST
Degree
MBBS, Saudi & Arab Board in Peadiatrics, NRP & PALS Instructor.
Fees
Rs 1200
Timings
09:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Mon)
08:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Tue,Wed)
01:00 PM to 03:00 PM (Sun)
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Total 18 years Experience as doctor. 17 years experience as Paediatrition in Saudi Arab, 10 years experience in MCH hospital (NICU) in Saudi arabia, 10 years experience as NRP (neumatal resuscitation Program).
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Prof. Dr. Ghaffar Billo

PEDIATRICIAN / CHILD SPECIALIST
Degree
MBBS, DCH, MRCP, DTMH, FRCP
Fees
Rs 1700
Timings
10:00 AM to 02:00 PM (Tue)
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