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Paediatrist in Lagos

A paediatrician is a children's doctor. He specializes in all aspects of children's life and health. The field of activity of paediatricians includes the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of a wide variety of diseases in children.

What does a paediatrician do?

Only a specialist with the gift of a teacher and a psychologist can be a good paediatrician. The doctor doesn't just treat babies. He communicates with the child in a special language and must become an unchanging authority for parents, because he is trusted with the most valuable thing - children.

In addition to diagnostics and treatment, the competence of a private paediatrician includes consultations for parents, practical recommendations that will improve the baby's life and reduce the threat of diseases. Pharmaceutical treatment is prescribed only in extreme cases.

The paediatrician evaluates the physical and neuropsychic development of the child, his school maturity. Also, the doctor assesses children by belonging to health groups, gives recommendations on education and feeding, and prevents chronic diseases in children.

A child specialist should know the clinical symptoms of the main diseases and borderline conditions of childhood, the causes of the onset and development of diseases of the body organs and infectious diseases, modern methods of therapy, the basics of pharmacotherapy for children, etc.

Paediatrists deal with the following diseases in children:

  • pneumonia, laryngitis, cold-related diseases;
  • rheumatism, polyarthritis;
  • diabetes and other disorders of the endocrine system;
  • convulsive syndromes;
  • adrenogenital syndrome;
  • subfebrile condition;
  • hereditary nephritis;
  • allergic reactions, diathesis;
  • hemophilia;
  • chronic bronchitis;
  • trauma, including birth;
  • rickets;
  • avitaminosis, hypervitaminosis D;
  • infections, including staphylococcal;
  • anemia and more.

When is it necessary to see a paediatrician?

An unscheduled visit to a doctor may be in cases of high fever in a child, pain (especially in the head, abdomen, bones), in case of digestive disorders, symptoms of infectious, allergic diseases (hoarseness, redness of the eyes, runny nose, cough, skin rashes), in case of doubts about the normal development of the child - both physical and psychological.

A planned visit to a paediatrician takes place during pregnancy (the expectant mother must register for pregnancy), a month after the birth of the child, then throughout a year, no more than once a month, and then, if necessary, routine vaccination.

Where can a person find a paediatrician in Lagos and read reviews about him?

You can find a good specialist at jimeds.ng and book an appointment with a doctor by calling the contact centre +234 1 227 9151. Each doctor's questionnaire contains patient reviews about his work. If you want the best paediatrician, choose one based on ratings and reviews.

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HOD, and Consultant Paediatrician
31 year
8,55
Dr Abiodun Aluko started her medical career at the College of Medicine L.U.T.H., after attending the prestigious Queens College Lagos. She graduated from medical college with distinction in 1982. As a strong believer in continuous learning she has completed several online courses in management and is currently enrolled at the Lagos Business School Executive, Executive MBA Program, she expects to graduate in 2019.
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Lagos 64, Emma Abimbola cole street, off Fola Osibo Rd, Lekki Phase I a.Eti-Osa
Paediatrics
8,55
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Lagos 1 - 5 Oba Akinjobi Road, G.R.A, Idi-Araba a.Ikeja
Paediatrics Consultant
8,55
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Paediatrics
8,10
Dr Adebukola Omisanjo qualified from the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and had her Residency training at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. She obtained her Fellowship of the West African College of Physicians in 2013.
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Lagos 8 Marine Road, Liverpool Rd a.Apapa
Paediatrics
8,10
Dr. Olubunmi Udeogu is a member of the West Africa College of Physicians. She had her undergraduate medical training at College of Medicine, University of Ilorin and her housemanship at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
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Lagos 8 Marine Road, Liverpool Rd a.Apapa
Paediatrics Consultation
8,10
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Lagos Griggs Specialist Hospital Km 43 Lekki-Epe Expressway (Opposite Abijo Gra) Abijo a.Eti-Osa
Paediatrician
8,05
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Lagos 21 Raji Oladimeji Cres, Off CMD Road, Magodo a.Ikeja
Paediatrics
8,05
She had her Post-graduate Residency Training at Department of Paediatrics, LUTH, and is an alumnus of the College of Medicine, University of Calabar. Dr. Uwe is an Associate Fellow National Post-graduate Medical College of Nigeria.
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Lagos 8 Marine Road, Liverpool Rd a.Apapa
MD/Consultant Paediatrician
8,05
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Lagos 21 Road, Z Close, Festac Town a.Amuwo-Odofin
Mentor and Founding HOD Paediatrician PSMC
36 years
8,05
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Lagos 64, Emma Abimbola cole street, off Fola Osibo Rd, Lekki Phase I a.Eti-Osa