The term Paediatric is age specific & as per the American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) and encompasses the age group – new born to 18 years.
The Department of Paediatric Surgery at Maharaja Agrasen Hospital deals with all surgical problems from the new born till they attain 12 years of age. In-fact, Obstetricians consult them for ante-natal (in Utero) detected birth defects also.
We conduct all surgeries in the new born including birth defects like Tracheo-esophageal Fistula with Esophageal atresia, Diaphragmatic Hernia, GIT obstructions in the Neonates, Hamartomas, Tumours, Cysts, Hypospadias & all other Paediatric Urologic disorders. Laparoscopic intervention where feasible is also done. Long line insertions are done on a routine basis. Preventive issues pertaining to the fetus are taken care of Surgical emergencies including trauma are also managed diligently.