Pediatric Department

 

The department of pediatrics in caritas hospital provide comprehensive health care service for children and adolescents below the age of 15 we offer a multidisciplinary approach to care with expert pediatric specialists as a team along with experts in other specialties The consultants here rare a vast experience in almost  every sub –specialty of pediatric medicine and provide tertiary health care to all pediatric patients

CLINICAL SERIVICES

General Paediatrics
We provide comprehensive primary care to children from birth through adolescence consultant pediatrician ,neonatologist and junior consultants are available on the clock service though out the day
Paediatric Allergy and respiratory Diseases
The department conducts allergy and respiratory clinic every Saturday(10 -2 pm)with facilities for spirometry ,PFT and allergy testing
Paediatric Developmental and Behavioural Medicine
We provide comprehensive assessments for children and adolescents who have developmental and behavioural problems along with child pscychologist and speech therapist
Pediatric nutrition clinic:
We are initiating a pediatric nutrition camp once in a month incorporating the dietary  department  and dietician
Paediatric Nephrology 
In collaboration with Nephrology Department, Department of Paediatrics provides diagnosis and management of kidney disorders .the dialysis unit in the hospital helps in the management of end stage renal failure
Pediatric neurology
An epilepsy clinic is being  planned with the help neurologist and Seizure disorder children  are followed up
Vaccination:
Almost  all newly available vaccines and the routine vaccines are given in our vaccination center .vaccinations are given daily and BCG vaccination twice a week

Facilities available

We have a 20 bedded general ward, separate isolation ward and diarrhea treatment unit in the pediatric ward .pediatic intensive care unit(PICU) is 3 bedded with a 1:1 ratio of nursing staff providing all emergency and comprehension management of side children.ICU is  equipped with one ventilator pulse oximeter,NIBP monitor ,Nebulization etc.

Consultation and appointment

Out patent consultation are given to almost 250-300 patents /day.our children patents are dealt very delicately, friendly and with compassion .our OPD waiting area have a friendly environment  for  children our pediatric patent are encouraged to take part in various competition  on children’s day , ORS day celebration and adolescents week celebration
Pediatric specialties handled by other department
Dept of pediatric surgery
Dept of Neonantology

CONSULTANTS
Dr. SUNU JOHN DCH DNB

HOD of Pediatric Department

Qualifications
MBBS from Govt.Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala University) in 1995
DCH from Govt.Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala University) in 1998
DNB from Govt.Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala University) in 2000
Specialization :
Child Health
Work Experience
Senior lecturer in paediatric oncology at Regional cancer center Trivandrum
Assistant surgeon Kerala government health services
Professional Experience:
Consultant pediatrician in department of pediatrics at Caritas Hospital since 2003
Membership :
Life member of Indian academy of pediatrics (IAP)
Areas of special interest :-
Pediatric oncology and pediatric nutrition
Email Address: sunujohn2002@yahoo.co.in

Consulting Time
Day Morning Evening
Monday 10 AM to 1 PM 4 PM to 5 PM
Tuesday 10 AM to 1 PM ———-
Wednesday 10 AM to 1 PM 4 PM to 5 PM
Thursday 10 AM to 1 PM ———-
Friday 10 AM to 1 PM ———-
Saturday 10 AM to 2 PM ———-

Available on call on all day

Dr. MAYA.S.KURUP DCH

Qualifications
MBBS from Medical College Kottayam (Kerala University) in 1984
DCH from Medical College Kottayam (M.G University) in 1987
Work Experience
25 years of experience in the field of general paediatric as consultant of which 14 years in caritas hospital and 12 yrs experience in neonatology
Email Address: harishnair1959@gmail.com

Consulting Time
Day Morning Evening
Monday 9.00 AM to 2.00 PM ———-
Tuesday 9.00 AM to 2.00 PM 3.30 PM to 5.00 PM
Wednesday 9.00 AM to 2.00 PM ———-
Thursday 9.00 AM to 2.00 PM ———-
Friday 9.00 AM to 2.00 PM 3.30 PM to 5.00 PM
Saturday 9.00 AM to 2.00 PM ———-

 

Dr. ANN JOSEPH MD

Consulting Time
Day Morning Evening
Monday 10 AM to 1 PM ———-
Tuesday 10 AM to 1 PM ———-
Wednesday 10 AM to 1 PM ———-
Thursday 10 AM to 1 PM ———-
Friday 10 AM to 1 PM ———-
Saturday 10 AM to 1 PM ———-
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