Dr. Garlapati Swetha, Consultant Pediatrics

Dr Swetha Pediatrics

Dr. Garlapati Swetha

DCH, DNB (Pediatrics), Fellowship in Development and Behavioral Pediatrics

Consultant Pediatrics

Qualifications:

DCH, DNB (Pediatrics), Fellowship in Development and Behavioral Pediatrics(IAP)

Professional Synopsis:

Dr. Garlapati Swetha has done her MBBS from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belagavi, Karnataka. She has completed her DCH from Govt. Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai and DNB from NICE Hospital for Women Newborns and Children, Hyderabad. She is one of the very few Pediatricians to pursue an IAP Fellowship in Neurodevelopment and Behaviour Pediatrics at Child Development Centre, Thiruvanantapuram, Kerala. Dr. Swetha has excellence in diagnosing and managing Development Disorders and tremendous skills in planning the intervention. Her empathy towards parents and councelling skills are noteworthy.

Areas of interest:

  • Pediatric infectious diseases
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Vaccinations
  • Child Development and Development Surveillance
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders including Motor delay/ Speech and Language delay and poor scholastic performance
  • Hyperactivity
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Adolescent Health and Behavioral issues in children
  • High Risk Newborn Follow up

Memberships:

  • Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
  • Member of IAP Chapter of Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics

Presentations:

  • “Prevalence of Low Birth Weight and its Maternal Factors- A Cross-sectional Hospital based study” at UG Medical Student’s Regional Research Conference,2011.
  • “Sensory Abnormalities in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder aged between 3-10 years” at 17th Annual Conference of IAP Chapter of Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics, 2020.