Paediatrics

Paediatrics

Mediheal Hospital offers state-of-the art tertiary care in various paediatric specialties. The Hospital has an outstanding team of paediatric specialties covering all major fields in Paediatrics. The team of consultants comprise of doctors who have been trained in some of the best institutions in the world. To provide comprehensive management of problems of neonates and children, excellent support is available from experts in rehabilitation and physiotherapy, dietetics and nutrition, child guidance, etc.

The hospital has well equipped Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units, Neonatology care units, state of the art Operating rooms including facility for complex cardiac surgeries, procedure rooms, laboratory services, developmental disorders and counseling services.

The electronic medical records help keep track of the child’s health history through the growing years. This ensures continuity of care which is extremely important in the case of children.

Minimal invasive surgery that includes laparoscopic, thoracoscopic, endoscopic procedures such as bronchoscopy, esophagoscopy and image guided procedures are conducted by the department. At Mediheal Hospital, the presence of a neonatal and pediatric intensive care unit (NICU and PICU) enables the surgeons to take care of children with complex surgical problems.

 

In such situations the care plan is done in consultation with the pediatric or neonatal intensivists. Most of the routine surgeries are done as day care procedures.

Treatments and Procedures

  • Some of the Paediatric treatments and procedures offered by Mediheal include:
  • All types of Vaccinations, Fevers, Metabolic Diseases, Endocrinology Diseases
  • Stomach Problems (acidity, infections like vomiting, diarrhea, jaundice)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Respiratory Conditions
  • NICU Services for Newborns
  • Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Hematology
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Oncology
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Pediatric critical care medicine
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Child psychiatry
  • Growth and developmental disorders
  • Procedural sedation

Neonatology

Neonatology is a subspecialty of pediatrics that consists of the medical care of newborn infants, especially the ill or premature newborn infant. It is a hospital-based specialty, and is usually practiced in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). The principal patients of neonatologists are newborn infants who are ill or requiring special medical care due to prematurity, low birth weight, intrauterine growth retardation, congenital malformations (birth defects), sepsis, pulmonary hypoplasia or birth asphyxias.

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