"Neonatology Paediatric Intensive Care and General Paediatrics"
Department of pediatrics at Andhra Hospital is committed to provide comprehensive care to children below 16 years and with a total bed capacity of 70.
Dr. P.V.Rama Rao MD(Pead) FRCP(UK) FRCP CH (UK) FRCP (Edin) FRCP ( Ire ) started the department 10yrs back and in a short time he was the topmost pediatrician in Vijayawada and coastal Andhra. For few years he has been in UK as consultant and his come back is a big asset.
The department strives to be the leader in the field of child care. Andhra Hospital is the first to introduce Pediatric ventilator care, Neonatal surfactant therapy, ambulance with transport ventilators 10yrs back. And the dept of pediatrics is the most preferred choice for those who want the quality care.
Andhra Hospital is having Level III neonatal, Pediatric intensive care services, round the clock retrieval services. We have 10 bedded NICU with 6 ventilators, High frequency oscillator (HFO), Inhaled nitric oxide therapy. We have multi monitors including NIBP infusion pumps, ABG analyzer in NICU. We have a facility with total body cooling unit first in India to treat the cases of birth asphyxia.
Pediatric intensive care is 8 bedded with 4 ventilators. We have specially trained Pediatric consultants who give services round the clock. We have consultant Pediatric surgeon and we are proud to inform we did the highest number of pediatric surgeries for the last few years.
The department provides specialized care in sub-specialities apart from excellent general pediatrics. The following sub-specialities are available-Gastroenterology, Neurology, Neonatology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Hematoonchology.
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