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Leading Paediatrics & Paediatric Surgeons In Kolkata

Overview

The physicians on our Ob/Gyn team are medical doctors and midwives expert diagnosticians, highly-skilled surgeons, and compassionate caregivers. Experienced physician assistants, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and other health care providers who are certified, skilled, and experienced in caring for pregnant women and their unborn and newborn babies round out the care team.Women know they are getting excellent care, and they know their babies are starting off their lives in the most caring, compassionate, and skilled hands.

In cases of obstetrical emergency or high-risk delivery, our OB Rapid Response Team, which includes obstetricians, NICU doctors (Neonatologists), neonatal nurses, and anesthesiologists, is called in to ensure the best possible outcomes for mother and baby.

Some of our top-rated services include:

  • Labor and Delivery unit
  • Electronic fetal monitoring system, allowing our caregivers to watch and monitor babies and their mothers
  • Combined spinal and epidural pain management (walking epidural) for women in labor
  • Level 3 NICU
  • Neonatologists available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • 24/7 specialist consultation in anesthesia, pediatrics, obstetrics, urogynecology, internal medicine, infectious diseases, psychiatry, neurology, and intensive care
  • We offer classes to new parents and their families on topics such as: parenting, breastfeeding, Infant Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Fortis has made a commitment to increase breastfeeding rates and is a designated �Baby Friendly� hospital.
  • Obstetrical Ultrasound
  • Prenatal MRI
  • 3-D ultrasound
  • Full range of genetic testing, including Nuchal Translucency (NT) Screening
  • Chorionic Villus Sampling
  • Minimally invasive treatment for pregnant women with indication of surgery during pregnancy, including: laparoscopic appendectomy, cystectomy and cholecystectomy
  • Donor Breast Milk
  • Kangaroo Care
  • 24-hour visitation policy for parents and family members
  • Instruction in comprehensive developmental care including infant-driven feedings, swaddle bathing and skin-to-skin �kangaroo� care

Diseases & Treatment

Fortis Hospitals offers high-quality, accessible, and comprehensive services to children, adolescents, and families. Our physicians were among the first to standardize the study of pediatric disease,.

Renowned not only for the provision of comprehensive primary care, but also for the treatment of complex medical, psychosocial, and developmental issues, using a multidisciplinary team approach in the care of children and their families. Your care team may include primary care pediatricians, paediatric cardiologist, Paediatric nephrologist pediatric surgeons, nursing support staff, specialists in child psychiatry and child development, nutritionists. All of our services are delivered by professional staff with paediatric-specific training and certification.

Outpatient Services

We offer primary, specialty, and enhanced outpatient services for children and adolescents with children play area and breast feeding area

Medical Specialties

The full spectrum of paediatric medical specialty care is provided by board-certified pediatric specialty physicians.

  • Asthma Management � multidisciplinary care is provided for children and adolescents with asthma, with an emphasis on preventing asthma attacks and optimizing health.
  • Allergy � evaluation and treatment of allergies by a physician who is board-certified in pediatrics and allergy-immunology
  • Cardiology � evaluation and management of children with congenital heart disease, heart rhythm disturbances, and other conditions affecting the heart and circulation with outpatient ECHOcardiography facility.
  • Paediatric Nephrology clinic evaluation and management of children with disorders of the kidney
  • Paediatric Dentistry � includes the full range of dental services for children, from routine preventive care to operative management of complicated dental disease
  • Dermatology �a widely recognized service for the care of children with skin disorders
  • Endocrinology � evaluation and management of disorders of growth, puberty, and sexual development, and disturbances of thyroid, pituitary, and adrenal glands
  • Neurology � evaluation and management of children with seizures and other diseases of the nervous system

Paediatric Surgical Specialties

  • Paediatric Surgery � surgical care and postoperative management for infants, children, and youth with such conditions as appendicitis, gall bladder disease, intestinal obstructions, abdominal trauma, and intra-abdominal tumors
  • Neurosurgery � paediatric patients are seen in the adult neurosurgery clinic, or in the offices of the paediatric neurosurgeons for follow-up of neurosurgical problems, such as head trauma, hydrocephalus, and craniosynostosis.
  • Orthopaedics � evaluation and management of bone and joint disorders, including hip dysplasia, foot deformity, neuromuscular diseases affecting the limbs, traumatic injuries, tumors, and infections
  • Plastic Surgery � highly specialised services available for children and adolescents
  • Urology � surgical and postoperative management of conditions such as congenital anomalies of the urinary tract and chronic urinary tract infections with obstruction to urine flow, as well as diseases of the bladder

Paediatric Inpatient Services

  • This 6-bed unit provides care to children who are hospitalized with a wide range of medical and surgical conditions, such as asthma, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, appendicitis, trauma, and infectious diseases. The full range of needed medical and surgical care, including nursing support, nutritional services, respiratory therapy, radiology is provided.
  • Newborn Nursery
    Routine newborn care is provided to mothers and infants. Special emphasis is placed on mother-infant bonding, breastfeeding support, and counselling regarding newborn care.
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
    Children who are seriously ill and require specialized monitoring, cardiac, and/or respiratory support receive highly specialized care under the supervision of board-certified paediatric intensivists, with the consultation of other paediatric specialty services as needed.
  • Radiology � the full range of imaging services including x-rays, CT scanning,.
  • Audiology, Hearing, and Speech � certified audiologists and speech pathologists with specialized paediatric training, offering audiology and speech evaluations, speech therapy, recommendations for hearing augmentation when needed, and fitting for hearing aids
  • Phlebotomy � technicians with training and experience in drawing blood from children, both in the paediatric clinics and on the inpatient units

Diseases & Treatment

Fortis Hospitals offers high-quality, accessible, and comprehensive services to children, adolescents, and families. Our physicians were among the first to standardize the study of pediatric disease,.

Renowned not only for the provision of comprehensive primary care, but also for the treatment of complex medical, psychosocial, and developmental issues, using a multidisciplinary team approach in the care of children and their families. Your care team may include primary care pediatricians, paediatric cardiologist, Paediatric nephrologist pediatric surgeons, nursing support staff, specialists in child psychiatry and child development, nutritionists. All of our services are delivered by professional staff with paediatric-specific training and certification.

Outpatient Services

We offer primary, specialty, and enhanced outpatient services for children and adolescents with children play area and breast feeding area

Medical Specialties

The full spectrum of paediatric medical specialty care is provided by board-certified pediatric specialty physicians.

  • Asthma Management � multidisciplinary care is provided for children and adolescents with asthma, with an emphasis on preventing asthma attacks and optimizing health.
  • Allergy � evaluation and treatment of allergies by a physician who is board-certified in pediatrics and allergy-immunology
  • Cardiology � evaluation and management of children with congenital heart disease, heart rhythm disturbances, and other conditions affecting the heart and circulation with outpatient ECHOcardiography facility.
  • Paediatric Nephrology clinic evaluation and management of children with disorders of the kidney
  • Paediatric Dentistry � includes the full range of dental services for children, from routine preventive care to operative management of complicated dental disease
  • Dermatology �a widely recognized service for the care of children with skin disorders
  • Endocrinology � evaluation and management of disorders of growth, puberty, and sexual development, and disturbances of thyroid, pituitary, and adrenal glands
  • Neurology � evaluation and management of children with seizures and other diseases of the nervous system

Paediatric Surgical Specialties

  • Paediatric Surgery � surgical care and postoperative management for infants, children, and youth with such conditions as appendicitis, gall bladder disease, intestinal obstructions, abdominal trauma, and intra-abdominal tumors
  • Neurosurgery � paediatric patients are seen in the adult neurosurgery clinic, or in the offices of the paediatric neurosurgeons for follow-up of neurosurgical problems, such as head trauma, hydrocephalus, and craniosynostosis.
  • Orthopaedics � evaluation and management of bone and joint disorders, including hip dysplasia, foot deformity, neuromuscular diseases affecting the limbs, traumatic injuries, tumors, and infections
  • Plastic Surgery � highly specialised services available for children and adolescents
  • Urology � surgical and postoperative management of conditions such as congenital anomalies of the urinary tract and chronic urinary tract infections with obstruction to urine flow, as well as diseases of the bladder

Paediatric Inpatient Services

  • This 6-bed unit provides care to children who are hospitalized with a wide range of medical and surgical conditions, such as asthma, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, appendicitis, trauma, and infectious diseases. The full range of needed medical and surgical care, including nursing support, nutritional services, respiratory therapy, radiology is provided.
  • Newborn Nursery
    Routine newborn care is provided to mothers and infants. Special emphasis is placed on mother-infant bonding, breastfeeding support, and counselling regarding newborn care.
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
    Children who are seriously ill and require specialized monitoring, cardiac, and/or respiratory support receive highly specialized care under the supervision of board-certified paediatric intensivists, with the consultation of other paediatric specialty services as needed.
  • Radiology � the full range of imaging services including x-rays, CT scanning,.
  • Audiology, Hearing, and Speech � certified audiologists and speech pathologists with specialized paediatric training, offering audiology and speech evaluations, speech therapy, recommendations for hearing augmentation when needed, and fitting for hearing aids
  • Phlebotomy � technicians with training and experience in drawing blood from children, both in the paediatric clinics and on the inpatient units

Areas Of Care

Our State-of-the-Art NICU

Fortis (NICU), is a state-of-the-art facility. Reduce the stress of the NICU experience and help the immediate and long-term health of premature babies and other critically ill infants.

Our state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides following services

We can manage extreme premature babies like 26 weeker and extreme low birthweight babies like only 500 gms at birth. We have latest research-based designs to nurture and enhance a premature infant�s development. In our NICU, we provide complex care for sick and premature infants and have available multiple subspecialty consults,

We can provide all sorts of respiratory support of babies with breathing difficulties including hood oxygen, CPCP, invasive ventilation with high quality neonatal ventilator, high frequency ossilation where conventional ventilation fails to work,

We can monitor blood pressure both by invasive and noninvasive way where babies are too sick and not able to maintain blood pressure.

Total parental nutrition for babies who are not able to feed for their illness or prematurity

Photo therapy and exchange transfusion for neonatal jaundice.

Provide prompt and readily available access to a full range of pediatric medical subspecialists like neurologist and endocrinologist

Peritoneal dialysis for babies with renal failure with supervision of Paediatric Nephrologist

Neonatal Echocardiography for any type of congenital cardiac problem.

All type of Neonatal surgery by experienced Paediatric surgeon and anaethesiologist. Complicated surgical birth defect like Oesophageal atresia (absent foodpipe), absent Anus(where opening for potty is absent), intestinal obstruction or malrotation (tangling of foodpipe)

Perform advanced imaging, with interpretation on an urgent basis, including computed tomography, MRI, and echocardiography laser surgery for retinopathy of prematurity, High-tech incubators,

Neonatal orthopaedic support for patients who has problem in knee or ankle.

Blood transfusion for babies with severe anaemia.

Classes are offered to NICU parents and family members interested in learning more about various topics, including: parenting, prematurity, breastfeeding, kangaroo and developmental care. We offer classes on infant CPR, SIDS friends and extended family.

24-hour Rooming for mom and baby

Skin-to-Skin Contact education for new moms and their newborns

24/7 consult with specialty services, such as: Hematology, Neurology, microbiology Infectious Diseases

24-hour visitation policy for parents and Kangaroo mother care

Breastfeeding education room and a breast milk refrigerator, swaddle bathing, and skin-to-skin .We accept high-risk neonatal transports 24/7.

NEST (Neonatal stabilisation and transport)

Neonates needing special or intensive care should preferably be transported by a skilled transport team through an organized teamwork. Appropriate equipments and vehicle customized for neonates should be available for safe transport. Pre-transport stabilization is the most vital step in the whole process of transport. We have developed an efficient transport systems for the sick or preterm babies to our center with expertise and facilities for the provision of multi-organ intensive care during the process of transport for those babies who are born in smaller center with less facilities to improve outcomes. This service is active for 24hrs.

At-Risk Newborns

We deliver round-the-clock treatment for a number of conditions, including:

  • Breathing problems
  • Premature birth
  • Conditions affecting the brain
  • Heart conditions
  • Stomach and digestive disorders
  • Jaundice
  • Anemia
  • Infections
  • Feeding difficulties
  • Failure to thrive
  • Surgical problem from Birth like gut obstruction or malrotation,
  • Kidney problem from birth

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