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Paediatric Surgery

Department of Paediatric Surgery

The Department of Pediatric Surgery at SSSMC & RC offers State-of-the-art patient care, not only in General Pediatric Surgery, but also in the field of Neonatal surgery, Pediatric Urology including Disorders of Sexual Differentiation, Thoracic surgery, Oncology, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laparoscopy, Endoscopy (Cystoscopy) and Neurosurgery in children up to 14 years of age. The Department has several follow-up clinics including antenatal counseling for congenital malformations and follow-up of the cases till they reach adolescence and even after adulthood in some selected cases where meticulous surgery is required. The Department has daily outpatient services and follow up clinics in the mornings and afternoons.

Facilities & Services

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

Research Activities

The ongoing research projects are:

1)Laparoscopy in the management of Acute Abdomen in children

2)Investigation of choice  in diagnosis of Acute Scrotm in children.

Courses

At present we train MS general surgery PG’s in pediatric surgery but in future we have plans to start super Specialty training program in the specialty.