Department of Paediatrics and Neonatology

Treating child with an illness is not the same as treating adult.It requires specialized care and a different degree of understanding our advanced Neonatal and Pediatric Tertiary Care Centre provides in patient, out patient, emergency, primary and preventive pediatric care from birth to adolescence. We have a level III Neonatal Care with 1:1 patient to nurse ratio, which has earned us the status of a referral unit in the region.Functioning in tandem with other specialities including  obstetrics and pediatric surgery, the department is fully scared to handle life threatening situation involving in-utero transfers as as neonatal and pediatric surgical emergencies .

Facilities

    • Housed in a spacious 3000 sq.feet area in our Neonatal ICU
    • Neonatal ICU (20 Bed Facility)
    • Best equipments available are ventilators, incubators, Neurosonography and Echocardiography machines, Blood Gas Analyser, Pulse Oximeters, Syringe Infusion Pumps, Blue Phototherapy, Colour Doppler, CT Scan and Central Oxygen.
    • Experienced nurses providing one-on-one care for children.
    • Services of a resident pediatrician available 24 Hours/ Day

The Neonatology unit comprises of the separate divisions based on the grading of risk.

    • Critical Care: For high risk babies needing Interventional treatment modalities including artificial ventilation, surfactant therapy, total parentral nutrition etc…and constant monitoring.
    • High Dependency: In-Utero transfer and Inborn babies-extreme preterm or babies with neonatal problems requiring close monitoring.
    • Low Dependency: Growing nursery for low birth weight babies needing careful feeding techniques; aseptic nursing care and close observation.
    • High risk Governance :  In high risk pregnancies the mother is transferred to the hospital prior to delivery to avoid preventable complications to the new born and the mother. The latter is subject to CTG Monitoring followed by timely intervention as and when indicated. Problems likely to occur while transferring a high risk baby after delivery can be thus provided.

Neonates/ Medical Emergencies

  • Extreme Premature / IUGR, Meconium Aspiration Syndrome, Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS), Neonatal Jaundice etc… requiring interventional treatment.

Regular Follow up Clinics

    • Neuro developmental assessment and intervantion
    • Growth and Nutrition
    • Screening for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) and in house laser therapy when indicated.
    • Screening for hearing.
    • Screening for congenital hypothyroidism.
    • Our Achievements during a decade of service Survival rate of babies greater than 25 weeks of gestation.
    • 25 to 28 weeks – 75%
    • 28 to 30 weeks – 94%
    • >30 weeks – 99.7%

    Other Services ” The Well Baby Clinic” provides and entire spectrum of immunization needs, growth and development monitoring including counselling on nutrition for children.

Our Doctors

  • Name
    Degree
    Timing
  • Dr. 
    B.Sc. ,MBBS.
    10:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Dr. 
    MBBS. 
    10:00 am to 1:00 pm