The Department of Pediatrics of the Mata Chanan Devi Hospital, Janak Puri also known as "Centre for Care of Newborn, Child and Adolescent" promotes the health of children and adolescents with a balanced program that seeks new knowledge through research, provides outstanding educational opportunities, delivers high quality comprehensive clinical care and service, advocates vigorously for children and adolescents, and is responsive to the changing needs of our community and society.
We don’t do any great things; we only do small things with great love and care
High risk neonates are referred to this centre either directly or by other hospitals or private practioner from a radius of 100 Km distances. We are managing successfully ELBW babies with neonatal hyperbillirubnemia(phototherapy and exchange transfusion), neonatal RDS(Surfactant and ventilation), congenital surgical emergencies, early intervention therapy for potentially brain damaged babies, sepsis and numerous other neonatal disorders. The neonatal care has improved over the last few years, survivals have increased and thus the referrals to this centre have also increased significantly. Services provided in the field of Newborn care are
There is a General pediatrics which consists of 30 beds including 3 beds devoted to emergency pediatrics
Well baby Clinic: for monitoring regular growth and development of the babies.
High Risk Clinic: regular follow up for growth and development of all high risk new born babies.
Immunization Clinic: comprehensive immunization service for all vaccine preventable diseases under close medical supervision
Adolescent, Psychological and behavior counseling: Psychological and behavior counseling services address emotional, behavioral and scholastic problems of children. Speech & Audiometry clinic
A separate PICU is present for the treatment of sick children. PICU is equipped with latest ventilators and monitoring equipment.
Expertise are available for correction of major congenital malformations in the neonates including pre operative and post operative cases .Highly specialzed facilities exists for management of emergencies and complex surgical problems in infants and children .
A team of qualified faculty well versed in modern teaching-learning methods is actively involved in imparting education.
Modern audiovisual aids including LCD projectors, computer, overhead projector and slide projector, lecture halls, seminar rooms, library (central and departmental), clinic rooms. However, adequate clinical material in the form of variety of pediatric and neonatal cases throughout the year is the most important teaching material available.
We aim to provide comprehensive knowledge & training of the subject to Postgraduates. Also provide an opportunity to the trainees for the developing skills and promote the strong desire to reach for the Excellency in the subject of Pediatrics.