Department of Paediatrics

The department of Paediatrics is concerned with the health of infants, children and adolescents, their growth and development and then-opportunity to achieve full potential as adults. The young are often the most vulnerable in society and thus their needs require special attention. The department has a paediatric general ward with 90 beds, which is spacious and attractive, in addition to private rooms. There is also an isolation ward for children with contagious diseases. It has a well-equipped treatment and procedure room next to the ward. The department also gives children nutritious diet, to suit individual illnesses, under the supervision of a dietician.

Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

A state-of-the-art Intensive Care Unit of 12 beds with all modern facilities for monitoring and evaluation. All modes of treatment including ventilation are possible. Backed by 24 hours efficient laboratory support and trained and committed personnel, intensive care of sick children is now possible at a reasonable cost.

New Born Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

There is a level 2 NICU of 8 beds and a level 3 NICU of 16 beds. The advanced Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is temperature regulated and well equipped to handle prematurely born, newborns, very low birth weight babies, babies with jaundice requiring exchange transfusion as well as those with infection and respiratory distress. Three Bear cub ventilators are available for ventilating neonates in addition to bubble CPAP units. Our results with babies in weight as low as 1000 gms are comparable with the best in the region.

There are adequate numbers of warmers, photo therapy units and incubators together with facilities for central oxygen and suction, to cater any neonatal problems.

These babies are given special follow up through high risk infant clinic that functions on fortnightly thursdays.

Facilities

The department has 2 siemens macquet ventilators, 2 bearcub ventilators and bubble CPAP units. All beds in the ICUs have 3 channel monitors, adequate infusion and syringe pumps in addition to central oxygen and suction. The state-of -the -art level 3 and level 2 NICU are fully equipped to handle all newborn problems.

Department Of Paediatrics

S. No.
Name
Designation
1          Dr. K. Rami Reddy          Professor & HOD
2          Dr. Y. Sivaramakrishna          Associate Professor
3          Dr. M. Murali Krishna          Associate Professor
4          Dr. D. Srinivasa Rao          Assistant Professor
5          Dr. G. Jaya Sri          Assistant Professor
6          Dr. N. Tatam Naidu          Assistant Professor
7          Dr. K. Rama Devi          Assistant Professor
8          Dr. I. Ravi Teja          Assistant Professor
9          Dr. D. Raveendra Naik          Assistant Professor