Dr. Rashmi Devnekar has the following 3 specializations:
A surgeon who is dedicated in the field of neurology is called a neurologist. The neurologist treats all the disorders that are related to brain, nerves, and spinal cord including demyelinating diseases such as multiple sclerosis, cerebrovascular diseases such as stroke, disorders related to headache, infections of the brain and of peripheral nervous system, movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, disorders of seizures such as epilepsy, spinal cord disorders, speech and language disorders. Surgery is not performed by a neurologist but in case any of their patient requires surgery, they refer such patient to a neurosurgeon.
Occupational therapists are the doctors trained in treating ill, disabled or injured patients of all ages by the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help patients improve, recover, develop, as well as maintain the skills needed for working and daily living. Therapists teach these patients how to use suitable adaptive equipment, such as wheelchairs, leg braces, and eating aids, which help them perform a number of daily tasks. They also work with children in educational settings by evaluating disabled children’s abilities, adjusting classroom things to benefit children with disabilities, and also helping children engage in school activities.
A pediatrician is a doctor trained and educated in diagnosing and treating childhood conditions and illness. These conditions and illness may range from minor to serious diseases. They are trained in managing the mental, physical and behavioral health issues in children from birth until the age of 18. Duties and responsibilities of pediatrician involve conducting medical examinations, establishing treatment plans, developing diagnoses, communicating with caregivers and parents, providing referrals to specialists, and maintaining patient records. They also provide immunizations according to school or medical guidelines.