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Department of Pediatric at KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC is one of the major department. It has separate O. P. D, & Pediatric ward in the ground floor. The N. I. C. U, which is part of department of Pediatrics, is situated in G-l floor of the hospital.

O.P.D of Paediatrics

Like other O. P. D' s we also have 4 consulting chambers. One of which has assigned to Pediatric Surgery. We also have playroom, Dressing room, Immunization room, Under five clinic room and a Seminar room with a capacity of 40 people. The monthly attendance of the O. P. D is around 2500 to 3000.

Under Five Clinic & Immunization Clinic

Under Five Clinic and Immunization Clinic, are conducted every Friday in the Pediatric O. P. D. Under Five Clinic is unique in that the children between birth to five years of age are covered giving immunization. They are also monitored for growth and immunization. The mother’s are advised regarding breast feeding child rearing practices and family planning. The faculty of department of Community Medicine, OB. Gyn. coordinate with the Under Five Clinic. The treatment and drugs are given free in this clinic.

Paediatric Ward

The Paediatric ward has 90 beds spread over 2 big wards in the ground floor. The beds are manned by Staff divided in to 3 units. The Paediatric Ward also has 12 bedded Paediatric ICU with Ventilatory facilities.

The average admissions to Paediatric ward is around 1200 – 1400 per year.

All the patients admitted to Paediatric ward get free treatment including drugs and food.

The Paediatric ward offers free blood transfusion therapy to Thalassemia, who number around 40. The Paediatric ward also has 2 NICUs one the High Tech level III care NICU, with ventilatory care, and the other free NICU with level II care. The Paediatric Department also has established the Kangaroo Mother care centre, which is one of its kind in this part of Karnataka.

Dr. V. D. Patil Prof & H.O.D. of Pediatrics
Dr. Mrs. N. S. Mahanthshetti Asso. Prof.
Dr. Mrs. Roopa Bellad Asso. Prof.
Dr. Mrs. Sujata Jali Asso. Prof.
Dr. M. S. Kaddi Asso. Prof.
Dr. Mrs. Supriya Patil Asso. Prof.
Dr. Mahantesh Patil Asso. Prof.
Dr. Mrs. Vijayalaxmi Kulagod Asso. Prof.
Dr. Durgappa Asso. Prof.
Dr. R. M. Wali Medical Officer

The staff member are trained in Subspecialities like Paediatric Intensive Care, Paediatric Cardiology, Paediatric Nephrology etc.




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