Services Provided (subspecialties) - The Pediatric Department:
The department offers both inpatient and outpatient care for children aged between 0 and 13 years of age, providing a round-the-clock service every day of the week. 41366 patients are seen by the department annually.
The inpatient facilities comprise of:
One General Ward: 33 beds
One Isolation Ward: 13 beds
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: 4 beds
Emergency Department and Short Stay Ward: 5 beds
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: 34 beds
Our staff is compromised of:
Senior Consultant: 1
Specialists Senior Registrar: 11
Specialist Registrars: 24
Outpatient Pediatric Clinics are held on a regular basis allowing children whom have been referred from Primary Health Centers to be seen by the emergency department and private clinics. They are also able to have follow-up sessions with doctors if they have recently been discharged from the ward.
General and Cardiology Clinic: Twice weekly.
General and Hematology Clinic: Twice weekly.
Bronchial Asthma Clinic: Twice weekly.
Pediatric Neurology Clinic: Twice weekly.
Cerebral Palsy Clinic: Once a week.
Infant Follow-up Clinic: Once a week.
Genetic and Metabolic Clinic: Three times weekly.
The Pediatric Department regularly invites visiting expert professors, from European and American Universities, to assist with the more complicated cases by sharing their expert opinions.
The Pediatric Department holds weekly journal clubs, x-ray meetings and clinical meetings and organizes symposia and seminars throughout the year. These educational activities keep physicians in the department up-to-date with the latest information and technologies from around the world.
The Pediatric Department serves as a training and education site for pediatric residents and DMC students.
The Pediatric Department also provides the facility with in-house training courses with international programs such as PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program).
The following services are provided by the pediatric department:
- Pediatric Cardiology Services
- Pediatric Hematology Services
- Pediatric Neurology Services
- Pediatric Pulmonology Services
- Neonatology Services
- Clinical Genetics and Metabolic Services
- Emergency Services