Dr. Kadan Sau is a pediatrician practicing in Silver Spring, Maryland. Dr. Sau is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Sau 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. Sau can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Education and Training
Calcutta Medical College
University of Calcutta / Medical College MD
University of Calcutta / Medical College 1967
Calcutta National Medical College 1967
American Board of Pediatrics
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
Dr. Kadan C. Sau M.D.'s Expert Contributions
There are/is no known definitive cause of ADHD. Many factors have been linked as associated links to ADHD, but trying to link them causally to ADHD has failed. Most young patients with the condition carry many of the same or somewhat altered manifestations in adulthood. READ MORE
There is no reason for her not to play basketball. She should be under control for her Asthma, and be possibly on an inhaled corticosteroids and may have to take a short acting beta-agonist inhaler, e.g., Albuterol (Pro-Air, Proventil, etc.) about 30 mins. before the game. If she is short of breath during the game, she should stop and seek medical advice. It all depends on the current state of severity and control of her asthma. READ MORE
What %tile is she. Is her ht. similar %tile. Have they been following the same growth chart curve line. Any recent drop in Wt. If yes to 2nd and 3rd and no to last questions, then nothing to worry, unless she is below the 3rd %tile. Also if her puberty comes as expected-somewhat dependent on your own onset-. it might give her a boost. READ MORE
Usually the scars are too many to try to get rid of. They also fade somewhat over time. If the child so desires when adult, he/she can see a dermatologist who has several modalities available for scar treatment. READ MORE
My 2 year old daughter has been detected with scabies and medication doesn't look like it's helping yet. What should I do?
Scabies treatment is simple and effective. The commonly prescribed medication usually takes one application. The bumps may continue to itch for several more days, but will quickly subside. I guess either the diagnosis or the treatment is in error. READ MORE
Polio vac. series is usually completed at 4-5 yrs. of age. A booster dose is recommended if visiting a country where the polio virus is currently circulating. READ MORE
It most definitely is of no concern. We grown ups similarly do not do all the things we are expected to do daily. READ MORE
My 1 month old baby sleeps for long hours and even doesn’t wake up for feeds unless woken up. Is it normal?
A month baby may sleep 12-18 hrs/day. He will cry when he is hungry. As he gets older, his awake/sleep ratio gets better. So, most likely, what you are experiencing is quite normal. But I would nudge him to alertness and nurse if he is sleeping more than 6 hours during daytime. READ MORE
Your statement of your son having "small eyes" can be very relative. To see if it is of concern, one must examine him personally. His pediatrician should be the first evaluator. READ MORE
Not only they are not safe, they simply do not help. They may make the child drowsy, have dry mucosa if they have pseudoephedrine(sudafed) for decongestion and camouflage certain symptoms helpful in diagnosis. Also, certain coughs are desirable as it helps expectorate or helps in diagnosis. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Brookdale Univ Hosp Med Ctr, Pediatrics; Sinai Hosp Of Baltimore, Pediatrics; St Francis Med Ctr, Flexible Or Transitional Year
- Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center Program
- Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Chittaranjan Hospital, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
- St. Francis Medical Center
- Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Pediatrics, International Society of Travel Medicine, Indian Academy of Pediatrics
What do you attribute your success to?
Hobbies / Sports
- Fishing, Skiing, and Reading
- Holy Cross Hospital of Silver Spring
Dr. Kadan C. Sau M.D.'s Practice location
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- Head Motions Offer Insight into Autism for Girls
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