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Dr. Sarla N. Inamdar, M.D.

Pediatrician

Dr. Sarla Inamdar is a pediatrician practicing in New York, NY. Dr. Inamdar is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Inamdar diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Inamdar can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
53 years Experience
Dr. Sarla N. Inamdar, M.D.
  • New York, NY
  • Seth G S Med College University Of Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra India
  • Accepting new patients

Is the pneumococcal vaccine important?

Yes, it is extremely important for infants as well as for senior citizens and for those who have immune deficiencies.

How long should children be allowed on the computer?

Screen time should be limited to an hour for kids . No screen time for babies and toddlers less than age 2 years. Middle and high school kids may have papers to type on the computers, READ MORE
Screen time should be limited to an hour for kids . No screen time for babies and toddlers less than age 2 years.
Middle and high school kids may have papers to type on the computers, not spend time playing games etc

My child refuses to drink milk. Will it cause any health issues for him?

There are dairy products like yogurt, cheese, cottage cheese the child can have. If the child refuses all dairy products make sure Vitamin D and calcium are prescribed by your READ MORE
There are dairy products like yogurt, cheese, cottage cheese the child can have.
If the child refuses all dairy products make sure Vitamin D and calcium are prescribed by your doc

Does excess iron intake cause constipation in children?

Iron medication for anemia should not "exceed" the recommended dose. This will not cause constipation.

Does sleeping with a bottle cause a problem?

Yes, this will cause nursing bottle dental caries. So, please do not leave a bottle of milk or juice in the baby's crib.

Are homeopathic medicines safe to be given to kids below 5 years?

We have no idea what the homeopathic medication contains, or what condition is being treated. So we cannot with certainty state the medications are safe for children.

Can I give OTC cough syrups to my 9 month old baby?

We do not recommend OTC cough syrup at this age. If your baby is coughing a lot, have your pediatrician examine your baby’s lungs.

Is it necessary for me to keep my son at home if he has pinkeye?

Yes, as you don’t want your son to expose other kids at school.

Patient privacy when it's a child being seen

Parents have to be involved when their child is being treated.

My baby blinks excessively. What's wrong?

Is the baby tearing, light-sensitive? You should consult a pediatric ophthalmologist to examine his eyes.