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Dr. Tanmaya Metgud

The department of pediatrics at JNMC, Belagavi is housed in KLE’s Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and MRC. The department is currently functioning with a strength of 18 specialist and superspecialist doctors.

The department provides services for around 150-180 out patients daily with provision of free immunization to all pediatric age groups and caters to in-patients with a bed strength of 160. The department also has 24*7 emergency and intensive care with state of art facilities.

Along with this we also have our own Human Milk Bank and Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) for undernourished children.

The department of pediatrics at JNMC has taken a lead in promoting baby friendly hospital initiative, which is a national policy, and the department is proud to state that the hospital has been recognized as “Baby Friendly Hospital” from 1995.

Initiatives for society

In service to the patients with thalassemia, we, with the help of Sankalpa foundation are providing free blood transfusions and thalassemia medications.

Along with that department also provides transfusion of fresh frozen plasma for patients with bleeding disorders like hemophilia and von willebrand disease.

The department with help from NGOs is also providing lifelong free insulin pens and glucometers for patients with type 1 diabetes.

Our faculty is involved in various community programs like RMNCH+A, IMNCI, promotion of breast feeding, teaching about home management of diarrhea and adolescent health. Our faculty is actively involved in research projects in collaboration with global network and NIH.

Our aim is to establish a center par excellence in child health care with all sub-specialties, so as to serve the growing needs of the pediatric community.


  • Pediatric Under five clinic
  • Immunization clinic
  • Pediatric Nephrology Clinic
  • Pediatric Cardiology clinic
  • Pediatric Thalassemia clinic
  • Pediatric Hemophilia clinic
  • Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic
  • Pediatric Allergy and Asthma Clinic
  • Pediatric Adolescent Clinic
  • Pediatric High-Risk Baby follow up Clinic
  • Neonatology
  • Child development and pediatric neurology clinic
  • Pediatric Hemato-oncology clinic


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