The Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Child and Adolescent Health at Aster CMI Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility which deals with comprehensive care and management of health problems in children and adolescents. The CoE is committed to providing safe and high quality medical care and treat our young patients with compassion. Our team of experienced Paediatricians, Neonatologists, Paediatric Intensive Care doctors and nurses work 24x7 while adhering to evidence-based treatment guidelines approached from multiple disciplines. The Department of Pediatrics at Aster CMI Hospital offers the whole spectrum of services for children and adolescents which includes Pediatric Emergency and Intensive Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, Well baby clinic, Pediatric Neurology and Child Development clinic, Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology services, Pediatric Infectious disease services, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Hepatology and Gastroenterology services, Pediatric Allergy, Pediatric Nephro-Uro and Pediatric Cardiac services. This is perhaps the largest Pediatric department in the city of Bengaluru that offers holistic care for children and helps them attain their maximum potential.

SERVICES

Pediatric Emergency

  • The Pediatric ER at Aster CMI Hospital is well equipped with all the resuscitation services (24 X 7).
  • The team is proficient in dealing with a spectrum of Medical Emergencies like Shock, Status Asthamaticus, Status Epilepticus, variety of Poisonings and Envenomation ; and Surgical Emergencies as well.
  • Advanced Trauma with fully integrated Paediatric Trauma Response Team.

Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care

  • Advanced Critical Care with a dedicated Level 3 PICU and NICU where children and neonates who require intensive care monitoring are treated
  • Care of children who are medically unstable patients,who require mechanical ventilation and those who require single or multi-organ support
  • Post-operative care for surgical procedures, emergencies and planned admissions. This CoE has expertise in Paediatric, Neonatal Critical Care and support staff who work round the clock. They are supervised closely by the Infection Control Department to prevent any possibilities of cross-infection
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic, investigation and treatment facilities with unique features like Inhaled Nitric Oxide and ECMO.
  • PICU and NICU follow internationally approved treatment protocols.

Well baby clinic

    A complete set of Super speciality services is possible under one roof in ASTER W Well baby clinic A complete set of Super speciality services is possible under one roof in ASTER Well Baby clinics and General Paediatric Services. It includes
  • Well Baby checks and Vaccination
  • Growth monitoring and Nutritional assessment
  • Seasonal Intercurrent illnesses
  • Subspeciality Pediatrics

Pediatric Neurology

Children with problems affecting their brain, education,speech or those who have seizures will benefit from Paediatric Neurology support. We have a Paediatric Neurologist supported by other Pediatric sub-specialities. Conditions that will need input from a Paediatric

Neurologist:

  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Developmental delay
  • Speech delay
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Babies born with difficulties at birth

Pediatric Pulmonology

  • Bronchoscopy with BAL
  • Bronchoscopic Lung Biopsy
  • Foreign Body Retrieval from Airway
  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Bronchoscopy including Transbronchial Biopsy, Airway Stenting
  • Pediatric Allergy Services Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial services

Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial services

  • Comprehensive Cleft Lip, Palate repair
  • Facial deformity and anomaly correction
  • Childhood Facial and Dental injuries
  • Congenital craniofacial anomalies

Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology services

    Diagnosis and management of Primary and Secondary Immune deficiency diseases. Expertise in diagnosis of Agammaglobulinemia, Chronic Granulomatous Disease, Wiskott Aldrich Syndrome, Digeorge Syndrome and several other immune deficiency states
  • Management of Pediatric HIV/AIDS
  • Diagnosis and management of juvenile onset arthritis,connective tissue diseases (SLE, Juvenile dermatomyositis etc), Pediatric Vasculitides (Kawasaki disease, Takayasu arteritis, Polyarteritis nodosa etc) and several other complex rheumatologic diseases
  • Immunology laboratory services

Pediatric Hepatology and Gastroenterology services

  • Comprehensive liver & GI care
  • Availability of advanced scopy, genetic, metabolic and Histological Diagnostics
  • Specialised procedures – Pediatric GI scopy, Liver Biopsy to Liver Transplantation

Pediatric Nephro-Uro Services

  • Critical Care Nephrology with Hemodialysis and CRRT facility
  • Advanced interventions and Diagnostics
  • Renal Transplant services

Pediatric Cardiac Services

  • Interventional and Non Interventional Cardiology
  • Complex congenital heart surgery
  • Neonatal and Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric heart transplant


OUR DOCTORS

Neonatology & Paediatrics

Pediatricians in Bangalore

Dr. Parimala V Thirumalesh

Sr. Consultant - Neonatology & Paediatrics

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Pediatric Allergy & Immunology Treatments in Bangalore

Dr. Sudheer K A

Consultant - Neonatology & Paediatrics

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Paediatrics & Pulmonary Medicine Hospital in Bangalore

Dr. Divya Srirangarajan

Consultant- Paediatrics

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Paediatrics & Pulmonary Medicine Hospital in Bangalore

Dr. Salim A Khatib

Sr. Consultant- Paediatrics & Pulmonary Medicine

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Paediatric Intensive care & Paediatrics

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Dr. Chetan Ginigeri

Consultant - Paediatrics & Paediatric Intensive Care

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Paediatric Surgeon in Bangalore

Dr. Harish Kumar

Consultant - Paediatrics & Paediatric Intensive Care

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Paediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT

Paediatric Haematology, Oncology hospital in Bangalore

Dr. Stalin Ramprakash

Consultant - Paediatric Haematology, Oncology & BMT

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Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology

Best Rheumatologist  in Bangalore

Dr. Sagar Bhattad

Consultant - Pediatric Immunology & Rheumatology

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Pediatric Pulmonology

Best Interventional Pulmonology hospital in bangalore

Dr. Sunil Kumar K

Consultant - Interventional Pulmonology

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Pedaitric Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr Mahadev dixit,Heart Specialist in Bangalore

Dr. Mahadev D Dixit

Lead Consultant - Cardiac Surgery & Chief of Cardiac Sciences

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Dr Pradeep Kumar D,Paediatric Cardiology doctor in bangalore

Dr. Pradeep Kumar D

Consultant - Interventional Cardiology

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Best Paediatric Cardiologist in India

Dr. Sweta Mohanty

Consultant - Paediatric Cardiology

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Pediatric Nephrology & Urology

Dr Ravish I R Best Urology treatment in bangalore

Dr. Ravish I R

Sr. Consultant- Urology

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Dr Vidyashankar P Kidney specialist in Bangalore

Dr. Vidyashankar P

Lead Consultant- Nephrology

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Pediatric Neurosurgery & Neurology

Parkinson's specialist in Bangalore

Dr. Ravi Gopal Varma

Lead Consultant - Neurosurgery & Chief of Neurosciences

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Paediatric Neurology Hospital in India

Dr. Ravi Kumar C P

Consultant - Paediatric Neurology

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Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Surgery Hospital in bangalore

Dr. Latha V

Consultant - Paediatric Surgery

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Paediatrician  in Bangalore

Dr. Narendra Babu M

Consultant - Paediatric Surgery

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Paediatric Surgery and Urology Specialist in Bangalore

Dr. Dhiraj K Balaji

Consultant- Paediatric Surgery and Urology

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Pediatric Gastroenterology

Dr Naresh Bhat, Gastroenterology Hospital in bangalore

Dr. Naresh Bhat

Chief of Gastroenterology

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Pediatric Hepatology

Dr Naveen Ganjoo,Hepatologist Doctors in Bangalore

Dr. Naveen Ganjoo

Consultant- Hepatology & Liver Transplantation

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Craniomaxillofacial Surgery

Best Craniomaxillofacial treatment in Bangalore

Dr. Sathish M S Vasishta

Consultant - Craniomaxillofacial Surgery

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Services

Children's hospital in bangalore

Outpatient Service - Child and Adolescent

  • Outpatient Consultation.
  • Well baby and immunisation services.
  • Follow up of the inpatients with chronic illness.
  • Services of Paediatric Phlebotomist/ Play therapist Child friendly ambience | Separate Consultation Rooms for privacy and patient confidentiality| Lab facility| Breast Feeding Room| Comfortable patient lounge with TV| Play area.
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Inpatient Services -  Child and Adolescent

Inpatient Services - Child and Adolescent

  • Paediatric Surgery, with a multi-disciplinary approach
  • Diagnostic services- ECG, EEG, CT, MRI, X-Ray
  • Care during illness
  • Continuous assessments of patient’s physical and emotional needs and corresponding therapeutic interventions by the medical team
  • Pain Management
  • Vital signs monitoring
  • Daily weight checks
  • Infection control and safety management
  • Family education
  • Emergency resuscitation
  • Pharmacological interventions
  • Blood withdrawal
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Fluid and electrolyte replacement therapy
  • Blood and Blood product administration
  • Oxygen therapy and pulse oximetry
  • Nebulisation
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Bone Marrow
  • Wound care
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Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Aster CMI Hospital offers a dedicated 10 bedded Level 3 Pediatric Intensive Unit equipped with state-of-the-art monitoring and diagnostic equipment. Manned 24/7 by a team internationally trained Pediatric Intensive Care Physicians and Nurses who stand for ethical and evidence based practices, the PICU provides advanced organ support for critically ill children and life-support services including mechanical ventilation like HFOV and Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy. The Unit, for the first time in Bangalore, offers Pediatric Intensive Care Retrieval service, where the Retrieval Team, comprising Pediatric Intensive Care Physicians and Nurses triage, stabilise and transport critically ill children in an ambulance that is a Level 3 Paediatric Intensive Care Unit by itself, from peripheral hospitals to Aster CMI Hospital.

The Unit also offers:

  • Invasive cardiovascular monitoring and support including extra corporeal life support Advanced renal support like CVVH and hemodialysis for children.
  • Post-operative care for children who have had specialised surgery at Aster CMI Hospital.
  • Multi-disciplinary in approach and works closely with other Specialities for Pediatric surgery like Oncology, Neurology, Renal, Spinal Surgery, ENT, Respiratory and Endocrinology.
  • Multi-disciplinary in approach for trauma care with support from specialist teams including Neurosurgery, Pediatric surgery, and Pediatric Orthopedics, ENT and Craniofacial surgery.
  • Round the clock triaging and pre-transport stabilisation advice to assist Retrieval.
  • Zero tolerance for error prescription policy.
  • 100 % adherence to infection control practices.
  • Dedicated team to address patient safety and risk management.
  • Allied services including Respiratory Therapists, Dietician, Clinical Pharmacists and Physiotherapists.
  • Counselling and Psychosocial services for bystanders and focus for creating a stress free environment during the most difficult period in their lives.
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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

  • Endo tracheal intubation
  • Umbilical line placement
  • Chest tube placement
  • Percutaneous (PICC) line placement
  • Ventilator support including high frequency ventilation + inhaled nitric-oxide treatment
  • Intravenous access and maintenance
  • Total Body Cooling
  • Exchange transfusion
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Total parenteral nutrition
  • Oxygen saturation monitoring
  • Surfactant therapy
  • Thermoregulation
  • Per Oral/tube feeding
  • Promotion of breast feeding and lactation assistance/advice
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Developmental interventions - Environmental and Developmental Care of Infants

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The Child Development Centre

The Child Development Centre

The Child Development Centre at Aster CMI Hospital is a dedicated clinic for differently abled children, providing customised treatment through early identification, intervention, school age and specialised services. Community based, accessible, inclusive and responsive to the needs of the child at all stages of development, these services are delivered in a culture of excellence, diversity and respect, with focus on quality, stability, innovation and positive out come for both the child and his or her family.

The treatment strategy is planned after a detailed assessment by way of “scores” based on the way the child plays with toys, interacts with friends and also information provided by parents on his or her behavioural pattern, food and sleep habits, with inputs from Developmental Paediatrics, Child Psychiatry, Child Psychology, Speech and Language, Hearing, Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy departments and also Special instructors and Play therapists. The behavioural and developmental interface addresses common conditions like Attention deficit disorder, Attention deficit hyperactive disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Autism spectrum disorder

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Adoloscent Medicine Unit

Adoloscent Medicine Unit

The Adolescent Medicine unit at the Centre of Excellence in Child and Adolescent Care provides comprehensive and personalised primary specialty care to children aged 12 to 18. The unit, which offers consultation, diagnosis and treatment for health problems that are common during this age, has a team of trained Doctors and professionals who have extensive experience in handling the physical, emotional and social needs of adolescents from puberty though young adulthood and also management of long-lasting conditions like eating disorders, obesity and chronic pain.

The unit has dedicated clinics for pediatric and adolescent gynecology, eating disorders, substance use and behavioral issues, where psychosocial and school problems that start during the teen years or have deepened due to the stress of growing up are effectively managed, through detailed diagnosis and treatment. The Biofeedback programme here teaches teens to handle chronic ailments with confidence and courage, making life more meaningful and enjoyable .The Unit would be soon staring Cyber and Digital detox therapies for young children and young adults, who are addicted to electronic and digital gadgets. Aster CMI Hospital, through Aster Foundation has initiated several programmes in the interest of children and their well being in the society.

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