The Department of Pediatrics promotes medical care of infants, children, and adolescents from birth up to the age 18. Our doctors provide not only medical care for children who are acutely ill but also preventive health services for well children. The department is composed of the following sections: Allergy and Immunology, Cardiology, Critical Care, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Neonatology, and Pulmonology.
The department has excellent facilities which include paediatric and neonatal intensive care facilities. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) fulfills high standard of care. It is currently equip with incubator, ventilator, and photo therapy unit (Bili Light) with the following rooms: sick baby room, septic room, and out born. The hospital has Maternal and Child Services Unit wherein newborns are immediately roomed-in with their mothers. Breastfeeding is encouraged and strictly observed in these areas. The Birthing Center is located at the second floor of the hospital where mothers identified as having non–complicated pregnancies and deliveries are admitted.
At present, the department offers active consultations and referral system with Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Dermatology, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Pediatric Urology, and Pediatric Anesthesiology.