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Dr. Saumini Srinivasan, MD

Pulmonologist (Pediatric)

Dr. Saumini Srinivasan MD is a top Pulmonologist (Pediatric) in Memphis, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Saumini Srinivasan MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Saumini Srinivasan MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Saumini Srinivasan MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Memphis, TN, Dr. Saumini Srinivasan MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
31 years Experience
Dr. Saumini Srinivasan, MD
  • Memphis, TN
  • Univ Coll Of Med Scis- Univ Of Delhi- New Delhi- Delhi- India
  • Accepting new patients

Can frequent episodes of cough in a toddler be a cause of concern?

Cough is one of the most common symptoms of illness in childhood. It can have multiple causes, most commonly from viral respiratory infections. These are often picked up in settings READ MORE
Cough is one of the most common symptoms of illness in childhood. It can have multiple causes, most commonly from viral respiratory infections. These are often picked up in settings like day cares and schools. Cough from these infections can last for several days before it goes away completely. Concerns with cough are when it persists for weeks, or if it associated with other symptoms like wheezing. If parents are concerned about their child's cough, the first step would be a visit with the Pediatrician and complete tests recommended.

Can pneumonia be fatal?

Pneumonia is a very common infection, especially in childhood. It is usually caused by viruses and by bacteria. Most children with pneumonia are not hospitalized. It is a more READ MORE
Pneumonia is a very common infection, especially in childhood. It is usually caused by viruses and by bacteria. Most children with pneumonia are not hospitalized. It is a more serious illness in newborns and in very old people.

My son is having breathing issues after exercising. What could be wrong?

This can be one of the manifestations of asthma. However, I would recommend talking to your Pediatrician initially in detail about this. Pediatricians are excellent at the initial READ MORE
This can be one of the manifestations of asthma. However, I would recommend talking to your Pediatrician initially in detail about this. Pediatricians are excellent at the initial evaluations and are usually prompt in referring patients to a specialist, should they deem this necessary.