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Pediatric Surgery

The department of Paediatric Surgery is well established, Paediatric surgeons treat the surgical problems arising in children from day 1 in life to 16 years of age. Children are best cared for in a dedicated paediatric environment by multidisciplinary staff trained and experienced in the surgical care of children

A brief synopsis of the diseases being treated in the department:

A) Diseases of gastrointestinal tract

  • Tracheoesophageal fistula, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, absence of normal anal opening (anorectal malformations ), and intestinal obstructions.
  • In infants, biliary atresia, choledochal cyst, malrotation gut, duplication cysts
  •  In older children, appendicitis, Meckel’s diverticulum, bands, gall bladder disease and stones, pancreatitis
  • Chronic constipation, anal fissures, polyp, Hirschprungs disease

 B) Paediatric urology

  • Congenital defects as Exstrophy bladder, posterior urethral valves, pelviureteric obstruction, cysts in kidney.
  • Defects of penis as hypospadias, epispadias, torsion, phimosis
  • Scrotal problems as torsion, hydrocoele, hernia, undescended  testes

C) Paediatric thoracic surgery

  • Congenital problems as sternal cleft, absence of ribs, lung cysts, congenital lobar emphysema
  • Pneumothorax, empyema, decortication, hydatid cyst, lung resections in older   children

D) Paediatric Neurosurgery

  • Congenital problems as meningocele, encephalocoele, hydrocephalus

E) Paediatric plastic surgery

  • Congenital defects as cleft lip, cleft palate, haemangiomas, cystic hygroma, poly and syndactyly

Team of Specialists:

  • Dr. Anand Singh Kushwaha

 

Dr. Anand Singh KushwahaHony.Jr. Consultant