::Departments : Clinical : Department Of Pediatric Surgery

The department  of pediatric surgery started in this institution with two assistant Professors with MCh (pediatric surgery) qualification from year 1987 onwards. The New Children Surgical ward donated by LIONS CLUB of Salem.Associate Professor post in pediatric surgery sanctioned in the year 2000. The department of pediatric surgery upgraded by PMSSY scheme with additional post of two Associate Professors and Four Assistant Professors.Full fledged department of pediatricsurgery functioning with

   1 Head of the department & Professor of pediatric surgery                            1
   2 Associate Professor                                                                                   2
   3 Assistant Professor                                                                                    5
   4 Reserved tutor                                                                                           1

          We are conducting OP services from 10 am to `12 noon on all days except Sundays at PMSSY pediatric surgery           OP block.


           We treat sick children with pediatric surgical problems in new children surgical ward, PMSSY pediatric surgical              ward, Post operative ward in PMSSY block, and new born ward. We treat new born and children with all type              of surgical problems,  trauma and also provide  intensive care for children with burns.

           We conduct elective surgeries on Tuesday , Thursday and Saturday. We do emergencies on all days. We do all              type of Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic ,Thorocoscopic, and Cystoscopic procedures in new born, infants and               children.


          We take theory classes for final year M.B.B.S  students, diploma and BSc nursing students. We give clinical                     training to MS post graduate students in our department during their postings and to MDpediatrics  students during           their ward rounds. We have presented 5 papers during last year State Pediatric Surgery conference held in Pondy.            We routinely present interesting cases during monthly surgical clinical meeting. We take part in all academic                       activities in our institution.


          Elective major surgeries                    772
          Emergency major surgeries               449
          Minor surgeries                                3218
         GRAND TOTAL                              4522
           Out patient                                               11719
           In patient                                                   1935


                                                   New                   old
Out patient                                   500                     507
 In patient                                      164     
    Surgeries                            Elective             Emergency
                                                  185                      184

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