About the Department

Department of Pediatric Surgery deals with surgery for all children from newborn to adolescent upto 18 years. It includes newborn surgery, urology, gasto-intestinal surgery, thoracic surgery, minimal access surgery and Oncology in Children. The department caters to daily outpatients, inpatient services, Operating theater 4 days a week and 24 hours emergency services. The department was awarded the 3rd prize for the best Institute at National level for the best Pediatric Surgical awareness week. Accreditation has been done by  JCI and NABH.

Department has performed many firsts in the state and the country

  1. Laparoscopic Neuroblastoma surgery in an 1 month old child
  2. Laparoscopic Hellers cardiomyotomy in a 5 month old child
  3. Laparoscopic diaphragmatic hernia in a New born
  4. Laparoscopic Pancreatico-jejunostomy in children with Chronic pancreatitis
  5. Rare Surgery:  Removed Bundle of Hair from the Stomach of a Teenage Mentally Challenged Girl.

Common conditions/symptoms /treatments for disease/surgery that department deals with

  • Circumcision, Hernia, Hydrocele
  • Undescended testis, Hypospadias
  • Appendicitis, Cholelithiasis
  • Anorectal malformation, Hirschsprungs disease
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia and ileal atresia in newborn
  • Pyeloplasty, Vesico-ureteric reflux