Hon. Ass. Professor in Paediatrics,
Indira Gandhi Medical College & Mayo General Hospital,
Nagpur - India.
• Paediatric Rheumatology
Dr. Nandini Sushrut Babhulkar,
a topper from Shivaji University, securing one Gold Medal
and seven prizes for securing first position in Final MBBS.
After doing her MD in pediatrics from Sangli Civil Hospital
& Miraj Medical College, she joined Sushrut Hospital as
Consultant Pediatrician and also Indira Gandhi Medical College
& mayo General Hospital as Honorary Asst. Professor in
Pediatrics. She had an opportunity of working at University
of Dundee in 2001 and gained experience in Pediatric rheumatology.
She runs a dedicated Pediatric OPD at Sushrut Hospital. She
has a keen interest in Pediatric Rheumatalogy and takes care
of Joints ailments in children.
Division of Pediatric Rheumatology
Most of the joint pains in
children are beginning but some may turn out to be chronic conditions
like Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis,systemic luous erythematosus
etc. It is essential to pick up these children early in the
course of the disease so as to minimize the damage caused to
the joints and offer them a better quality of life. If not detected
early this may lead to disastrous outcome clinically as well
as radiologically. Not only bones and Joints but also systemic
involvement is extremely common than as is usually anticipated.
It is thus not only essential but also very vital to catch them
early. The Division takes care of Joints ailments affecting
younger individuals in Paediatrics age group. Patients are clinically
examined and are posed to relevant investigations of Pathology
and Radiology available under same roof at Sushrut Hospital.
The Division aims at early diagnosis, state of the art treatment,
long term follow-up and rehabilitative services to the children.
Parent education and awareness will be one of the key functions
of this division.