Best Pediatrician in Bahrain

November 1, 2022

What is Pediatrics?

The branch of medicine that focuses on health and medical care of infants, adolescents, and children, from birth until the age of 18 years, is called Pediatrics. The term ‘pediatrics’ is derived from two Greek words, ‘pias’ meaning child, and ‘iatros’ meaning doctor or healer, and the word means ‘healer of children’.

Who is Pediatrician?

Pediatrician is a children’s physician, responsible for providing medical care to children who are chronically or acutely ill, and preventive health services to other healthy children. They manage physical, emotional, and mental well-being of children at all stages of development, in health as well as sickness.

Pediatrics aim at reducing infant and child death rate, controlling the spread of infectious diseases, and promoting better and healthy lifestyle. They also support healthy lifestyle for long and disease-free life, while helping ease pain of children and adolescents with chronic conditions.

Several conditions can be diagnosed and treated by pediatrics, including:

  • Infections
  • Injuries
  • Cancers
  • Genetic or congenita conditions
  • Organ dysfunctions of diseases

Pediatrics are concerned with the immediate management of ill children, and at the same time, they are also focused on long-term effects of the illness on quality of life, survival, and possible disabilities in future. They are involved in early detection, prevention as well as management of disorders including:

  • Functional disabilities
  • Behavioral problems
  • Social stresses
  • Delays and disorders in development
  • Depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders

Being a collaborative specialty, pediatric are usually working closely with other medical specialists, subspecialists of pediatrics and healthcare professionals, to provide better care to children with health issues.

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Pediatrics Subspecialities

Following are the main Pediatrics Subspecialities:

  • Developmental And Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Medical Toxicology
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Hospital Medicine
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatric Pulmonology

Types of Pediatric Diseases

While there are hundreds of pediatric conditions that might affect children of different ages, the most common ones include:

  • Bronchitis and Bronchiolitis
  • Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD)
  • Common Cold- cough and cold
  • Allergic Rhinitis (Allergies)
  • Stomach Flu (Gastroenteritis)
  • Asthma
  • Constipation
  • Febrile Seizures
  • Chickenpox
  • Eczema

Who needs to see Pediatrician?

As pediatricians are specially trained to understand the unique and special needs of children, they are more suitable for providing health care facilities, as compared to general physicians. Some of the most common reasons to visit pediatrics include:

Wellness Checkup for Newborn– includes full evaluation of newborn, within first few weeks of their life

Ear Infections– according to research, children are more prone to ear infections as compared to adults

Annual Physical Exam– routine physical exams to make sure that children are growing as they should. This includes physical measurements as well.

Immunization/ vaccines– they start at birth and continue till 18 years of age

Behavioral Issues– an assessment of behavioral issues by pediatrician allows parents to access if their child is behaving normally or not

Common Cold– common colds have multiple side effects, and can sometimes even convert into some serious issue

Sore Throat– it could be due to bacterial infection, that requires antibiotic treatment

Nutritional Advice– for picky eaters, pediatricians can offer nutritional advice for healthy and normal development

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Benefits of visiting Pediatrician Regularly

Visiting Pediatric doctor on regular basis and provide the following benefits

  • Provision of preventive care- to keep illness and diseases at bay
  • Continuity of care and proper management of medical records of the child
  • Long term relationship is built, and any changes in health or behavior are immediately noticed by the pediatric
  • Developmental milestones under check- the pediatric can keep a record of social skills, speech, physical development, and response to emotional cues and see if the child is developing normally.

Al Hilal Hospital, Department of Pediatrics

At Al Hilal Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, highly qualified and experienced doctors, along with modern laboratories, state-of-the-art equipment, and professional staff, are available to provide ideal healthcare services to your children. Our professionals have expertise in the following subspecialties:

  • Allergy
  • Pediatrics Nutrition
  • Critical care
  • Cardiology
  • General Pediatrics
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Infectious diseases
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neonatology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonary medicine

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Dr. Siam Mohan, Al Hilal Hospital, Riffa

With more than 14 years of experience, Dr. Siam Mohan is a highly qualified and experienced professional. His expertise includes Neonatology, General Pediatrics, Developmental Neurology, Pediatric Asthma and Allergy Management. Dr. Siam Mohan has a proven record of accurate diagnosis and successful treatment in children and adolescents.

He is available in Al Hilal Hospital Riffa, from Saturday to Thursday, 9 AM- 12 PM and 4.30 PM- 9.30 PM.

Written By: Dr. Siam Mohan
MRCPCH(London),MRCPS(Glasgow),MRCPE(Edinburgh) MBBS,MD (American academy of pediatrics ),DCH, PGD-DN (Developmental neurology )