About Dr. Mahesh Janarthanan

Dr. Mahesh Janarthanan  completed his MBBS from Madras Medical College and his post-graduation  in Pediatrics (MD) from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore(Manipal Academy of Higher Education). He underwent further training in Paediatrics in the United Kingdom where he obtained his membership (MRCPCH) from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child health. He completed his training in paediatrics from the London Deanery. He has gained experience  in Paediatric Rheumatology at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London. This hospital is the largest referral centre for pediatric rheumatology in the United Kingdom and is well known worldwide.

Dr. Mahesh Janarthanan has earned a master’s degree MSc (Rheumatology) from the prestigious King’s College, London. He has also obtained Fellowhip from the Royal College of paediatrics & Child Health(FRCPCH) .

Since his return to Chennai, India, he has been involved in the care of children and adolescents with rheumatic diseases.

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My Blog

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“My greatest contribution is training doctors from all over the world that children with arthritis are not miniature adults.”

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When to seek a paediatric rheumatologist opinion?

When your child – Has swelling and or pain in joints, Complains of pain in muscles , difficulty in c…

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Who is a pediatric rheumatologist?

A pediatric rheumatologist is a doctor who has completed training in pediatrics ( child health) and …

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What is Pediatric Rheumatology?

This is a branch of medical science that deals with diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases and connective tissue disorders in children.

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What My Patients Say

According to me he is one of the best Pediatric Rheumatologist I have met in Bangalore. His treatment gave excellent results to my son, so very very happy with his treatment.

Mr. Sharon

( Bangalore )