Kamakshi Neelkantan, MD, FAAP, has a private practice in Edgewood, Maryland. She specializes in the care of treatment of diseases that affect children. In addition to teaching a program for nurse practitioners, Dr. Neelkantan also practices with Upper Chesapeake Medical Center.
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Education and Training
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
American Board of Pediatrics- Pediatrics\
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Teaches a Nurse's Practitioners Program -
- Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center
What do you attribute your success to?
- Attention, Compassion, Taking Time with Patients
Hobbies / Sports
- Cooking, Gardening
Favorite professional publications
- American Academy of Pediatrics Journal
Dr. Kamakshi Neelkantan M.D.'s Practice location
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ELKTON, MD 21921Get Direction
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Patient Experience with Dr. Neelkantan
- Why Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks of Circumcision?
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- Is It a Mistake to Give Melatonin to Children with Autism?
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- Allergy Reality Launches Tools for Advocating and Educating Those with Food Sensitivities
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- Are There Natural Ways to Boost the Immune System?
Herbs in small doses are proper medicines. Our ancient ancestors, knowing of the powers of herbs, collected them in a particular accordance with motions of the Moon and Sun.Today, scientists have learned almost everything about all the possible influences of herbs on our body and are aware of...
- Why Should I Breastfeed My Baby?
Whether to breastfeed or bottle-feed a baby is one of the toughest choices that any expectant mothers and new parents have to make. Although the choice is personal, it is better to know a few pros and cons of each feeding method to help parents make the best choice for their babies.It is highly...
- Chikungunya Fever: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
Introduction Chikungunya is a viral infection that is transmitted by mosquitoes. The chikungunya virus causes a sudden onset of fever along with severe joint pain. The illness is not considered as contagious, but in rare instances, the virus can get transmitted through contact with a person's...