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Paediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Sameer Desai - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune

Dr. Sameer Desai is a well-known Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune. He began his medical training in June 1995 and graduated from B J Medical College, Pune, in January 2000. During his studies, he excelled in Anatomy and Surgery, winning a Gold Medal and topping Poona University in his first year.

Inspired by his uncle, Dr. Ashok Desai, a respected Orthopedic Surgeon in Pune, Dr. Sameer pursued further studies in Orthopedics at J. J. Hospital and Grant Medical College in Mumbai. There, he was mentored by Dr. A.N. Johari, a leading Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon. His thesis focused on the causes and treatment of Recurrent Clubfoot, which led him to specialize in Pediatric Orthopedics.

After completing his MS in Orthopedics with top marks, Dr. Sameer worked as a registrar in Pediatric Orthopedics at Wadia Children’s Hospital, Mumbai. His time there made him realize the need for affordable orthopedic care for children, motivating him to provide accessible and high-quality treatment for pediatric orthopedic issues.

Pediatric Orthopedic Services

Lower Limb

  • Slipped Capital Femoral
  • Perthes Disease
  • Postero Medial Bowirig of Tibia
    Pseudoathrosis of Tibia
  • Lengthening of Bone
  • MB Cyst
  • Hallux Valgus
  • Intoe Gait
  • Syndactyly (United Finger)
  • Dislocation of Hip
  • Proximal Femoral
  • Focal Deficiency
  • Flat Feet
  • Congenital Dislocation of Knee

Upper Limb

  • Trigger Thumb
  • Upper Limb Trauma
  • Sprengel Shoulder
  • Pulled Elbow
  • Radial Clubhand
  • Obstretical Brachial
  • Cubitus Varus
  • Ganglion

Whole Body

  • Torticollis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Scoliosis and Kyphosis
  • Short Stature
  • Bone and Joint Infection
  • Osetogenesis Imperfecta
  • Osteochondroma
  • Osteoid Osteoma
  • Malunited Fractures
  • Meningo-Myelocoele
  • Botulinum Toxin A
  • Cerebral Palsy

Why Choose Dr. Sameer Desai

  • Expertise and Experience

Dr. Sameer Desai is a highly skilled Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon with extensive experience in the field. His medical journey began in 1995, and he has since dedicated his career to treating children with orthopedic conditions. With a solid educational background and training from top institutions like B J Medical College, Pune, and J. J. Hospital, Mumbai, Dr. Desai has built a reputation for excellence.

  • Specialized Pediatric Care

Dr. Sameer Desai specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics, focusing on conditions such as Recurrent Clubfoot, fractures, developmental dysplasia of the hip, and other congenital and developmental orthopedic issues. His specialized training under the guidance of renowned experts ensures that your child receives the best possible care.

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FAQ'S

What is the basic knowledge of cardiology?

Cardiology is the medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to the heart and blood vessels. Basic knowledge of cardiology includes understanding the anatomy and function of the heart, the various cardiovascular diseases, risk factors for heart disease, diagnostic techniques such as electrocardiograms (ECGs) and echocardiograms, treatment options including medications, interventions, and surgeries, and preventive measures to maintain heart health.

What are some good questions to ask a cardiologist?
  • What lifestyle changes can I make to improve my heart health?
  • What are the risk factors for heart disease, and how can I manage them?
  • What symptoms should I be aware of that might indicate a heart problem?
  • What diagnostic tests might be necessary to assess my heart health?
  • What are the treatment options available for my specific condition?
  • Are there any potential side effects or risks associated with the prescribed medications?
  • How often should I have follow-up appointments to monitor my heart health?
  • Are there any specific dietary recommendations I should follow?
  • Can you provide information on cardiac rehabilitation programs?
  • What steps can I take to prevent future heart problems?
What Type of Cardiologist Should You See for Specialized Heart Care?
  1. The type of cardiologist you should see for specialized heart care depends on your specific condition. Here are a few examples:
  • Interventional Cardiologist: Specializes in performing procedures such as angioplasty, stenting, and catheter-based treatments for coronary artery disease and other structural heart problems.
  • Electrophysiologist: Focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias) using techniques like electrophysiology studies and cardiac ablation.
  • Heart Failure/Cardiomyopathy Specialist: Specializes in managing heart failure and cardiomyopathy, including the use of advanced therapies like implantable devices or heart transplantation.
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Specialist: Deals with the diagnosis and treatment of heart conditions that were present since birth but persist into adulthood.
  • Cardiovascular Surgeon: Performs surgical procedures on the heart and blood vessels, such as coronary artery bypass grafting, heart valve repair or replacement, and heart transplantation.
What are the different types of heart disease?
  1. Coronary artery disease (CAD): This is the most common type of heart disease and occurs when the coronary arteries, which supply blood to the heart, become narrow or blocked due to a buildup of plaque.
  2. Heart failure: This refers to a condition where the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. It can result from various underlying causes such as CAD, high blood pressure, or heart valve disease.
  3. Arrhythmias: These are abnormal heart rhythms that can occur due to electrical disturbances in the heart. They can cause the heart to beat too fast, too slow, or irregularly.
  4. Heart valve disease: This condition occurs when one or more of the heart valves do not function properly. It can involve valve stenosis (narrowing) or valve regurgitation (leakage).
  5. Cardiomyopathy: This refers to diseases of the heart muscle, where the muscle becomes thick, rigid, or weak, affecting the heart’s ability to pump effectively.
  6. Congenital heart disease: This is a type of heart disease that is present at birth. It involves structural defects in the heart that affect its normal function.
  7. Pericardial disease: This involves inflammation or abnormalities of the pericardium, the sac-like membrane surrounding the heart.
What are the common symptoms of heart disease?
  1. Chest pain or discomfort (angina): This is a common symptom of coronary artery disease. It may feel like pressure, tightness, or a squeezing sensation in the chest.
  2. Shortness of breath: Difficulty breathing or feeling breathless, especially with exertion or when lying flat, can be a sign of heart disease.
  3. Fatigue: Feeling excessively tired or lacking energy, even with minimal physical activity, may be a symptom of heart disease.
  4. Heart palpitations: Sensations of a rapid, fluttering, or pounding heartbeat may occur with certain heart conditions.
  5. Dizziness or fainting: Feeling lightheaded, dizzy, or actually fainting can be a result of inadequate blood flow to the brain due to heart problems.
  6. Swelling: Fluid retention can cause swelling in the legs, ankles, feet, or abdomen.
  7. Rapid weight gain: Sudden and unexplained weight gain may be a sign of fluid buildup related to heart failure.

It is important to note that these symptoms can also be caused by other conditions, and some individuals with heart disease may not experience any symptoms until a more advanced stage. If you are experiencing any concerning symptoms, it is recommended to consult a healthcare professional for a proper evaluation.

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Dr. Sameer Desai

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