Dr. Shanti Nair is a pediatrician practicing in Maywood, IL. Dr. Nair is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Nair 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. Nair can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Education and Training
J N M C Med Coll, Karnataka Univ, Belgaum, Karnataka, India 1988
Jawaharlal Nehru University
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
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Yes, he needs a booster and it is usually given between 4-5 years of age. This will ensure that his titers are good and he is safe from that disease. Shay READ MORE
So, did he have hypospadias and bladder defect surgeries? For hypospadias, they will only look at it with no invasive mess. Even for bladder defects they may at the most do ultrasound if bladder. I do not think they will do any invasive stuff. READ MORE
The general trend is between 18 years and 21 years. It depends on the child. Many of my patients stay on till 21 or so. READ MORE
Iron supplements like all other vitamins are essential for optimum health. If he is a picky eater, he may need a multivitamin with iron as each of those help with various aspects of our health and body. Deficiency of iron will cause anemia with feeling tired, shortness of breath and other issues. READ MORE
- Michael Reese Hosp Med Ctr, Pediatrics
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