SUPER-SPECIALITIES

Paediatric surgery

This department in conjunction with department of Paediatrics and Neonatology provides comprehensive care of the surgical neonate, infant and child. From the day of birth to the age of 13 years, all surgical conditions in the child are managed in this department. This includes congenital disorders (birth disorders), infective, traumatic and neoplastic conditions, which need surgery such as, anomalies of the ano-rectum, kidney, ureter and bladder, hypospadias, anomalies of the gastro intestinal system, etc. In addition to surgical treatment, the department also run an antenatal counselling clinic where pregnant mothers with abnormalities of the foetus detected before delivery are seen, investigated and counselled about their baby, its overall prognosis, management etc.

Scope of services:

  • Neonatal surgery – Antenatal counselling for Paediatric surgical problems and post-natal follow up and surgery for even high-risk neonates
  • Paediatric laparoscopic surgery- Appendicectomy, Orchidopexy etc
  • Paediatric general surgery- Herniotomy, Circumcision, Excision of swelling etc
  • Paediatric urological surgery starting from neonatal urological interventions to childhood urological surgery
  • Bronchoscopy for foreign body retrieval as well as diagnostic bronchoscopy
  • VATS for empyema and decortication
  • Diagnosis and management of intersex abnormalities
  • Urethroplasty for hypospadias
  • Paediatric trauma management
  • Surgical management of all Paediatric surgical emergencies as torsion tester, a/c appendicitis, peritonitis etc.
  • Non-surgical management of intussusception (hydrostatic reduction)
  • Management of Paediatric tumors

Doctors

JUDE JOSEPH

Senior Consultant

Dr Jude joseph has 16 years of experiences in pediatric surgery. He has experiences in working at Yenappoya Medical College, Mangalore as Consultant Paediatric surgeon and general surgeon. He was teaching undergraduate and post graduate trainees apart from independently handling all the pediatric surgical cases for a period of 4 years. Dr Jude then worked 4 years with Department of Pediatric Surgery Ibn-Sina Hospital, Ministry of Health, Kuwait as Registrar.

JUDE JOSEPH

Senior Consultant

Dr Jude joseph has 16 years of experiences in pediatric surgery. He has experiences in working at Yenappoya Medical College, Mangalore as Consultant Paediatric surgeon and general surgeon. He was teaching undergraduate and post graduate trainees apart from independently handling all the pediatric surgical cases for a period of 4 years. Dr Jude then worked 4 years with Department of Pediatric Surgery Ibn-Sina Hospital, Ministry of Health, Kuwait as Registrar.

After which he was the assistant professor in Paediatric surgery govt medical college, Alleppey Kerala. From 2014 he is part of Aster Group in Calicut as Senior Consultant in Paediatric surgeon. Doctor has being trained in pediatric urology, pediatric laparoscopic Surgery and fetal diagnostic methods, Routine general pediatric surgery work, Paediatric thoracic surgery, Endoscopic thoracic surgery, Endoscopic procedures like oesophagoscopy, bronchoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, cystourethroscopy, laproscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic) and ultrasound guided procedures especially USS guided hydrostatic saline reduction of intussusceptions, Pediatric oncosurgery, Emergency surgical management of paediatric surgical cases.

Qualifications

MBBS | MS | MCH (paediatric Surgery)

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