Paediatric

Overview

At DPU Hospital, we have the department of Paediatric that is involved with medical care, teaching, quality management, and administration. It is research committed to improving children’s health. We provide the best practices in general Paediatric and promote all Paediatric super-specialties. Total bed strength for Paediatric is 160 comprising 4 units managed by the excellent professors headed by Dr. Sharad Agarkhedkar, having a lot of research work on vaccines.

We have most of the Paediatric super specialties available in house for all types of care for children.

OPD Facility

  • General Paediatric
  • Vaccination
  • Developmental and Behavioral Paediatric,
  • Child Guidance Clinic
  • Well baby Clinic
  • High risk follow up clinic
  • Neonatology
  • Paediatric Nutrition
  • Paediatric Endocrinology
  • Paediatric Neurology
  • Paediatric Pulmonology
  • Paediatric Allergy
  • Paediatric Hematology
  • Paediatric Cardiology
  • Paediatric Nephrology
  • Paediatric Gastroenterology
  • Adolescent Health
  • Lactation Clinic
  • Human Milk Bank

IPD Facilities

  • 160 beds of Paediatric include general bed, and critical care bed for NICU {20} and PICU {12}
  • The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit {NICU} has the experienced and skilled team of medical care professionals who work round the clock for ensuring optimal standards of care.20 beds are all backed up with high quality instruments ,including Air conditioned, Servo controlled warmer care, Incubator care
  • Ventilatory care HFOV,CPAP, phototherapy
  • PICU are well equipped with high quality equipment with HFOV, and 7 ventilators, HFNC and CPAP facilities.
  • In house dialysis unit for renal replacement therapy for MODS Kids.
  • We have an in-house portable SONOSITE machine for bedside USG, ECHO.
  • Our critical care is backed up with all specialties in Paediatric.
  • We have Paediatric physicians in more than 15 sub-specialties, including emergency room, anesthesia, hematology, hematology, gastroenterology, neurology, neurosurgery, oncology, etc.

Super Specialties

Paediatric SUPERSPECIALITY SERVICES

Critical care services

160 beds of Paediatric includes general bed ,and critical care bed for NICU{20 and PICU {12} 20 beds of NICU are all backed up with high quality instruments ,including Air conditioned, Servo controlled warmer care, Incubator care Ventilatory care HFOV, CPAP ,phototherapy

12 beds of PICU are well equipped with high quality equipment with HFOV, and 7 ventilators, HFNC and CPAP facilities. We also have an in house dialysis unit for renal replacement therapy for MODS Kids. We have an in-house portable SONOSITE machine for bedside USG, ECHO.

Paediatric Neurology

We have a team for Paediatric neurology, allied services, and Neuro rehabilitation. Together, we provide comprehensive care to children with developmental, behavioral, and neurological problems. Our state-of-the-art facilities, research-based testing methods and world-class doctors enable us to offer high-quality care for the most complex conditions, like Childhood epilepsy, Autism spectrum disorders, Muscle problems like muscular neuropathy or dystrophy, Behavioural disorders like tics, ADHD, sleep problems etc.

We also developed specialized center for

  1. a. Refractory Epilepsy management
  2. b. Ketogenic diet/ Epilepsy Surgery
  3. c. Sleep study
  4. d. 24 hours Video EEG

Paediatric Endocrinology

We have managed more than 50 DKA Cases in last 3 years with regular follow up. We also treated nearly 30 patient with Growth hormone deficiency, Under MPJAY Scheme

Paediatric Cardiology

We done more than 125 Device closure congenital Cardiac defect for PDA, ASD, and VSD along with a lot of cardiac catheterization for cyanotic hearts. Along with CVTS teams, department had done a lot of Paediatric complex congenital heart like TAPVC, ASD, VSD, TOF, & Rhabdomyomas etc.

Paediatric Gastroenterology

We have done a lot of endoscopies, sclera-therapies and colonoscopies since last 10 years. We are developing a transplant Programme for Paediatric liver very soon

Paediatric Pulmonology

We also offer services for Sleep apnea with State of art sleep study {polysomnography} Facilities available-Fiber Optic Bronchoscopy, Allergy testing

NRC

All Screening & rehabilitation of SAM/MAM babies is done free of cost We have screened ever 5000 children for malnutrition. We provide free of cost NRC Care.

Paediatric Hematology-oncology

Thalassemia Hemophilia Treatment Center is functional since last 12 years .We also provide the Hemophilia diagnostic and treatment services.

Developmental and Behavioral Paediatric

A child development center can help child reach their full potential. With a multidisciplinary approach, we can help in maximizing their development. We and our neuro-developmental team {Dr. Shiji, Dr.Shradha, and Dr.Rasika} provide care to a lot of developmental and behavior disorders like, autism, ADHD etc.

Adolescent medicine

Upcoming Specialty in Paediatric dealing with adolescent age group 12-18 years . Allied activities

Vaccine Research Centre –our dedicated research Centre in Vaccines had conducted more than 45 trials till the date and show still going on Covid vaccines also. Human milk bank (YASHODA)( Please add the Milk bank Link over here On The website)

Under guidance of Dr. Agarkhedkar and Mrs. Sujata Aghor ,department had developed web application for Paediatric covid task force :- http://peadstaskforce.dpu.edu.in

Our Team

Dr. S. R. Agarkhedkar

Prof & HOD
MBBS, MD

Dr. Vineeta Pande

MBBS, DCH, MD

Dr. Shailaja V. Mane

MBBS, MD, PGDPC, PG Diploma in Adolescence, PG Diploma in Psychological Counceling

Dr. Pramod Jog

MBBS, MD, FIAP, French Language cource

Dr. Sudhir Malwade

MBBS, DCH, DNB, Fellowship in Neonatology

Dr. Manoj Patil

MBBS, MD, PICU Fellowship IAP-ISCCM & Fellowship paediatric Critical Care

Dr. Shradha Salunkhe

MBBS, DNB

Dr. Shilpa Baviskar

MBBS, MD

FAQs

What is fever in paediatric? How do you measure fever in Children? And how do I treat fever?
Should I give all the vaccines?. That are optional vaccines for my child?
My child has diarrhea. How do I know when to seek medical help. ?

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