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Pediatrics

KIMSHEALTH Pediatrics department is considered to be one of the best health care centres for the treatment of neonates, children, and adolescents. With a vast number of doctors specializing in each province including cardiology, neurology, oncology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, intensive care, developmental pediatrics, and pediatric surgery, KIMSHEALTH provides you with comprehensive health care in its true sense. Quality care from primary to the tertiary level through various subdivisions is our motto.

Our Doctors

Dr. Mani Varugheese

Medical Superintendent , Senior Consultant


Pediatrics


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Asok Kumar G

Professor Emeritus and Senior Consultant


Pediatrics


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Sabarinathan K

Hon. Sr. Consultant


Pediatrics


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Saddiq M H

Senior Consultant


Pediatrics


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Sanuja Titus Santosh

Senior Consultant


Pediatrics


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Prameela Joji

Consultant


Pediatrics


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Neetu Gupta

Consultant


Pediatrics


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Jayaram Das S

Senior Consultant


Pediatrics


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. P A Mohammed Kunju

Senior Consultant


Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurology


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. P M C Nair

Specialist


Pediatrics


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Nisha Nair N U

Associate Consultant


Pediatrics


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum

Dr. Prijo Philip

Pediatric Nephrologist


Nephrology, Pediatrics


KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum


Procedures & Treatments

 

General Pediatrics

  • Expert pediatricians at your service

  • 8am to 8pm OPDs by consultants

  • Comprehensive check-ups and health for all kids concept

  • Teleconsultation facilities at your doorstep

Well Baby Clinic

  • Well organised clinic for assessment of growth, nutrition, development and vaccination for babies

  • Systematic vaccination program with perfect cold chain maintenance

  • Child friendly staff with non-threatening and playful environment

  • Protocolised home vaccination available after teleconsultation

Pediatric Emergency Services

Team - Pediatric ER and ICU team, Adult ER team, Anaesthetist, pediatric Surgeon, pediatric orthopaedics and Pediatric neurosurgery team

  • Round the clock emergency facilities for managing all critically sick children

  • State of art pediatric ER equipped with all advanced facilities like invasive and non-invasive ventilation, multichannel monitor, bedside USG, portable chest x-ray and CT facilities

  • Transport of critically sick children from in and out of city by well-trained KIMSHEALTH transport team available 24 x 7

  • Pediatric polytrauma centre with services of pediatric surgical team round the clock

Pediatric Intensive Care

1. State of art PICU with 16 beds with 3 pediatric surgical beds and 2 negative pressure isolation rooms

2. Round the clock pediatric intensivist available

3. Expert management of all critically sick children

  • Respiratory critical care

  • Neuro-critical care

  • Hemato-oncology critical care

  • Cardiac critical care

  • Polytrauma and neurosurgical care

  • Surgical and burns care

  • Poisoning and snake envenomation

4. High end services like:

  • ECMO

  • Dialysis

  • CRRT

  • Plasmapheresis

  • Organ transplantation

Pediatric Respiratory Clinic

  • Comprehensive management of children with allergy and asthma- including diagnostic workup and long term follow up

  • Services available on all week days

  • Advanced diagnostics like lung function testing and FeNO available

  • Allergy testing (skin prick and serum) for children with asthma, food allergies and other allergies

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutritional Services

  • All diagnostic and interventional procedures for children with diseases of liver and gastrointestinal system are available

  • Preventive and therapeutic counselling for nutritional disorders in children

  • Nutritional therapy for all forms of nutritional disorders and Inborn errors of metabolism

  • Facilities for investigation and management of children with malabsorption are available

Pediatric Cardiology Services

  • Expert care for acute and long term management of all congenital heart diseases

  • Round the clock emergency services for critical cardiac conditions

  • Preventive and adolescent cardiology services along with obesity clinic

  • Expert and comprehensive management of conditions like Kawasaki disease, rheumatic heart disease, childhood hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, cardiomyopathies etc

Pediatric Neurology Services

  • A “one stop” centre for comprehensive diagnosis and management of disorders affecting brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles of children

  • The facilities offered include: Neuro-critical care in children- One of the best centres with all facilities for intensive neuro-monitoring for the management of status epilepticus, meningoencephalitis, autoimmune encephalitis, neuromuscular disorders and GBS. Facility for plasmapheresis, intravenous immunoglobulin, immunomodulators like rituximab are available

  • Specialty clinics|

  • Pediatric Cerebral Palsy And Neuro Muscular Clinic

  • Epilepsy clinic – Children with seizure disorders and refractory epilepsy are evaluated and optimal care given./

  • Neuro-metabolic and neuro-genetics clinic – Evaluation, diagnosis, management and long-term follow up along with genetic counselling given/

  • Ketogenic diet clinic – Evaluation and dietary management for refractory seizures/

  • Diagnostic services facilities for EEG, video EEG, nerve conduction studies, EMG, BERA and sleep lab facilities for children with sleep disorders available

Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology Services

  • Specialist services in the diagnosis and management of children and adolescents with hormonal disorders

  • Commonest growth disorders like poor growth and short stature are assessed by screening for thyroid or growth hormone deficiency and hormone replacement therapy provided when indicated

  • Expert treatment provided for: Diabetes Mellitus, Growth disorders,Thyroid dysfunction, Early and late puberty, Obesity and weight management, Bone health and calcium metabolism, Adrenal disorders, Disorders of sexual differentiation

  • Specialty clinics

1. Diabetic clinic – Evaluation, treatment and follow up of children with juvenile or Type 1, Type 2 and other forms of diabetes. The team comprising of pediatric endocrinologist, dietitian, diabetes educator, ophthalmologist, pediatric neurologist and psychologist provides state of the art care which includes techniques such as continuous glucose monitoring and insulin pump therapy

2. Obesity clinic- offers dedicated multispecialty care involving pediatric endocrinologist, pediatric cardiologist, dietitian and nurse educator for obesity and its co-morbidities like lipid abnormality, hypertension and diabetes

We evaluate and if necessary, treat children and adolescents with early or late sexual development and other pubertal problems like breast development in boys and menstrual irregularities in girls.

Developmental Pediatrics

  • Developmental pediatrician- services available on all week days

  • Developmental therapist –Available on all week days.

  • Multidisciplinary support team – pediatric neurologist, pediatrician, neonatologist, child psychologist, pediatric orthopedician, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, ophthalmologist and dietitian

  • High risk newborn developmental screening and diagnostic assessment

  • Developmental stimulation and developmental therapy

  • Evaluation of children with developmental delay, speech or behavioural concerns

  • Comprehensive management of neuro-developmental disorders like Autism, ADHD, Cerebral palsy, Global developmental delay etcwith an individualised education plan and regular follow up

  • Cross consultation with multi-disciplinary supportive team



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