PAEDIATRICS

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with medical care of infants, children and adolescents.

  • The department has pioneered research activity in the area of Childhood Diarrhea and work on epidemiology of rotavirus infections.
  • It organises activities like Neonatal Week, ORS Week and Adolescent Week. It also coordinates in conducting the annual Indian Academy of Pediatrics Undergraduate Quiz.
  • Undergraduate students are trained in Integrated Management and Neonatal Childhood Illness (IMNCI) as well as assessment of sick infants.
  • The department has been awarded the status of Level II Special Neonatal Care Centre by National Neonatology Forum to train Pediatricians and nurses in Neonatal Intensive Care.
  • The Fellowship Programme in Perinatal Medicine is conducted by this Department as a one-year course.
  • Apart from standard methods like bedside teaching, the department also uses role-play and model-making for training.
  • Residents work closely with the faculty, learning through OPD rounds, observation and discussions. The department also participates in various external conferences, which the PGs attend as delegates.
  • The department works closely with neurology, physiotherapy, biochemistry, pathology and microbiology.
  • It has a well-equipped Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), which is managed by a Neonatologist and Critical Care Intensivist.

FACULTY

  • Dr. Somashekar A R

    Professor & HOD

  • Dr. Chandrika Rao

    Professor

  • Dr. Karunakara B P

    Professor


  • Dr. Sunil Kumar B M

    Associate Professor

  • Dr. Sangeetha Shenoy

    Associate Professor

  • Dr. Shruthi Patil

    Associate Professor


  • Dr. Sharanabasavesh

    Assistant Professor

  • Dr. Satish Kumar K M

    Assistant Professor

  • Dr. Jyothir Manju

    Assistant Professor


  • Dr. Prarthana Karumbaiah K

    Assistant Professor

  • Dr. Nancy Jeniffer V

    Assistant Professor

  • Dr. Arun B.C

    Senior Resident


  • Dr. Amruthvarshini A.Inamadar

    Senior Resident

  • Dr.Mridula A.M

    Senior Resident

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