• 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

The simplest and most practical solution is not to give milk to drink. Give milk in cereal such as cornflakes or oats if that is ok. As long as he...

Answered on : 21 Jan 2011

Widal 1:80 is not significantly positive and does not necessarily indicate typhoid fever. In any case typhoid is not contagious like a viral...

Answered on : 30 Nov 2010

Exposure to sunlight serves no real purpose in medical terms. Exposure to the sun for vitamin D requires prolonged exposure of the entire body for...

Answered on : 12 Nov 2010

Nasal bleeding has nothing to do with a high ASO titre. Nasal bleeding occasionally is not uncommon and needs no special treatment other than...

Answered on : 29 Mar 2010

It is normal at this age to have a slight curve in the leg. This slowly settles by the time the baby is 2 to 3 years old.

Answered on : 19 Jan 2010

His weight is not a cause for concern. If he is active he will not put on large amounts of weight. Weight gain is roughly between 1 and 1.5 Kg in...

Answered on : 13 Jan 2010

This is perfectly normal. All newborn babies sleep 23 out of 24 hours in the first 6 weeks of life and slowly become more awake and alert, as they...

Answered on : 03 Jan 2010

Babies with Down's syndrome have delayed development .They develop skills like walking and talking late and need a great deal of stimulation. If...

Answered on : 20 Oct 2009

If you substitute food with milk your child will never eat properly and matters will only get worse.

You must encourage her to eat the...

Answered on : 05 Oct 2009

A seven month old baby should be getting milk as well as weaning foods like banana, apple purée, boiled mashed potatoes, etc. Other fruits and...

Answered on : 26 Aug 2009
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