Paediatric Surgery deals with the surgical care of newborn babies, infants and children to the age of 16 years. This Hospital is highly specialized, not only because one has to handle very delicate and miniature tissues, but also because it requires a great deal of patience, compassion and understanding to handle the little babies and their very anxious parents.
Children are not miniature adults and hence, require experienced and highly qualified personnel that can cater to their needs. Babies suffer from diseases and surgical conditions which are different from adults. Also, their physiology is different and they handle surgical stress differently. The principles of surgical management in children are entirely different from adults.
The Department of Paediatric Surgery at Mallya Hospital, Bengaluru, is at the forefront among centers that provide comprehensive surgical care to children, including tertiary care. The faculty comprises of very experienced surgeons in the speciality. A team of doctors including Senior Paediatric Surgeon, senior resident and the trainee resident doctors provide comprehensive surgical care to the children round the clock.
The Department of Paediatric Surgery at Mallya Hospital has been providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art surgical care in children, ranging from operations in newborns to various sub-specialties of Paediatric surgery.
The department undertakes all kinds of operations in children. These include:Common Operations - Conditions like inguinal hernia, hydrocele, and undescended testis are very common in children. These conditions require surgical intervention. The results are excellent if done by an experienced Paediatric surgeon. The operations are done as day-care cases.