The Department of Pediatric Surgery came into existence on 30th October 2012 after separation from the department of Surgery. The department was established with a vision to establish a center of excellence providing specialized care to the children with surgical diseases and to train post graduates of Paediatric Surgery with good clinical practices and high quality research.
The department strives to become a leader in training post graduates with the aim to provide:
1. High quality medical education and research in Paediatric Surgery
2. Best possible and affordable surgical care to the sick children
3. To develop sub specialties of Paediatric Surgery
4. To educate the community about the congenital anomalies and their prevention.
At the time of inception it had three faculty members viz. Prof. Imran Ghani, Prof R S Chana and Dr. Rizwan Ahmad Khan. Dr. Reyaz Ahmad joined in September 2013 as Assistant Professor. Currently Professor R. S. Chana is the Chairman of the department. Dr. Leonard J Ezung has joined as Senior Resident, one post of Medical officer has also been sanctioned and advertised.
We have fully functional Pediatric Surgery Operation Theater (OT 9) laced with Multichannel monitoring equipment,
Anesthesia workstation( Drager) ,Hydrolic Pediatric OT table(Technomed), LED OT light (Surgiris) , Electrosurgical unit (olympus),Harmonic Scalpel (Ethicon), State of the art HD Laparoscopy and uro-endoscopy equipment (karl Storz) and other pediatric surgical instruments. Fully functional post operative High Dependency unit (HDU) has also been commissioned.
The Departmental building is fully furnished with Chairman office & rooms for the faculty and a seminar room cum departmental library.
We are running three day OPD with an yearly load of 7165 patients in 2014. We operated 428 patients in year 2014 which included neonatal surgeries, GI surgery including emergencies, pediatric urology including laparoscopy, pediatric neurosurgery , pediatric oncological cases and pediatric thoracic surgery cases.
Recently the MCI inspection for starting the MCh in Pediatric Surgery has taken place, the MCI team has pointed out certain deficiencies which the department alongwith the support of the University administration is striving hard to rectify.