DPU - Best Pediatric Hospital in Pune


DPU - Best Pediatric Hospital in Pune



At DPU Super Specialty Hospital Pimpri, Pune, we have the Department of Paediatrics, which is involved in medical care, teaching, quality management, and administration. It is committed to conducting research to improve children's health. We provide the best practices in general Paediatrics and offer various Paediatrics super-specialties. The total bed strength for Paediatrics is 160, comprising 4 units managed by excellent professors, headed by Dr. Shailaja Mane, who has conducted extensive research work on vaccines. We offer a wide range of Paediatrics super-specialties in-house, ensuring comprehensive care for children.

OPD Facility

  • General Paediatrics
  • Vaccination
  • Developmental and Behavioral Paediatrics
  • Child Guidance Clinic
  • Well Baby Clinic
  • High Risk Follow up Clinic
  • Neonatology
  • Paediatrics Nutrition
  • Paediatrics Endocrinology
  • Paediatrics Neurology
  • Paediatrics Pulmonology
  • Paediatrics Allergy
  • Paediatrics Hematology
  • Paediatrics Cardiology
  • Paediatrics Nephrology
  • Paediatrics Gastroenterology
  • Adolescent Health
  • Lactation Clinic
  • Human Milk Bank

IPD Facilities

  • 160 Beds In The Paediatrics Department, Including General Beds And Critical Care Beds For Nicu {20} And Picu {12}.
  • The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit {Nicu} Is Staffed By An Experienced And Skilled Team Of Medical Care Professionals, Providing Round-The-Clock Optimal Care. The 20 Beds Are Equipped With High-Quality Instruments, Including Air-Conditioned, Servo-Controlled Warmer Care, Incubator Care, And Ventilator Care With Hfov, Cpap, And Phototherapy
  • The Picu Is Well-Equipped With High-Quality Equipment, Including Hfov And 7 Ventilators, As Well As Hfnc And CPAP Facilities
  • We Have an In-House Dialysis Unit For Renal Replacement Therapy For Mods Kids
  • An In-House Portable Sonosite Machine Is Available For Bedside Usg And Echo
  • We Have an In-House Portable SONOSITE Machine for Bedside USG, ECHO
  • Our Critical Care Is Supported By All Specialties In Paediatrics
  • We Have Paediatrics Physicians In More Than 15 Sub-Specialties, Including Emergency Rooms, Anesthesia, Haematology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Oncology, etc.

Scope Of Services

Paediatrics Superspeciality Services

Critical Care Services

The Pediatric unit comprises 160 beds, which are divided into General Beds and Critical Care Beds. Among the Critical Care Beds, there are 20 dedicated to Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) and 12 to Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU). The NICU is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including air-conditioning, servo-controlled infant warmers, incubators, ventilators, high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV), continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), and phototherapy equipment.

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.

Paediatrics Neurology

We have a team for Paediatrics 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

Paediatrics 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

Paediatrics 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 Paediatrics complex congenital heart like TAPVC, ASD, VSD, TOF, & Rhabdomyomas etc.

Paediatrics Gastroenterology

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

Paediatrics Pulmonology

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


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.

Paediatrics Hematology-oncology

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

Developmental and Behavioral Paediatrics

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 Paediatrics 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)

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

DPU Program for Infant and Toddler Development

Watching their child grow stronger and develop smarter is an exciting journey for the parents. The first three years is the time of most rapid brain development. Parents and family members play a pivotal role to shape the child’s body and mind during these critical years. Many new parents seek to understand how they can support development through play and routine activities at home. Developmental specialists at DPU offer a variety of services to the parents who wish to ensure the best environment for their child’s brain development. Our team of neonatal therapist, pediatric physiotherapist, special educators, lactation counselors, psychologists and developmental pediatrician are available for consultations for parents to gain information and guidance from experts before problems arise. Our services include parent education on common topics like breastfeeding, sleep, play activities, developmental milestones and more. We offer developmental services of families of high-risk infants, with an NICU or PICU stay and any other developmental delays. Make an appointment today to get the answers you are searching for, customized for your family and your child’s needs.

Services offered

  • 1. Parent education and awareness sessions
  • 2. Developmental Screening and assessments
  • 3. Diagnosis and treatment of developmental delays
  • 4. Preventive developmental care for infants discharged from the NICU


  • Dr. Shradha Salunkhe, Developmental Pediatrician
  • Dr. Puja Padbidri, Neonatal therapist (NICU and high-risk infants)
  • Dr. Saloni Raje, Pediatric Physiotherapist
  • Ms. Shubhangi Nimbalkar, Special Educator
  • Ms. Rashmi Poduval, Lactation Consultant
  • Dr. Pooja Dekhane, Clinical Psychologist
  • Mr. Ram Pawar, Clinical Psychologist

Our Team

Dr. Shailaja V Mane

Dr. Shailaja V. Mane

Prof & HOD
MBBS, MD, PGDPC, PG Diploma in Adolescence, PG Diploma in Psychological Counceling

Dr. Vineeta Pande

Dr. Vineeta Pande


Dr. Pramod Jog

Dr. Pramod Jog

MBBS, MD, FIAP, French Language cource

Dr. Sudhir Malwade

Dr. Sudhir Malwade

MBBS, DCH, DNB, Fellowship in Neonatology

Dr. Manoj Patil

Dr. Manoj Patil

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

Dr. Shradha Salunke

Dr. Shradha Salunkhe


Dr. Shilpa Baviskar

Dr. Shilpa Baviskar



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