Paediatrics

At Narayana Health, children have a special place. Our healthcare group has experience in catering to varied medical and surgical needs from newborns and toddlers to teenagers and adolescents across the globe. Narayana Health is the most preferred destination for parents whose children are ailing with complicated medical issues. Our hospitals receive patients from over 76 countries.

Children with aliments such as heart, liver, orthopaedic and cancer have been successfully treated here and have gone on to start a new phase in their life. Our hospitals have the Largest Dedicated Paediatric Liver Transplant Program in the country. Narayana Health provides comprehensive paediatric care including a full range of clinical services, tertiary care, health promotion and prevention programmes. Our Paediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU) have suitable infrastructure and expertise to manage difficult childhood emergencies and intensive care needs.

Narayana Health has an unparalleled children's heart healthcare in the country. Children from various countries suffering from congenital heart problems come to us for treatment. These include non-invasive diagnostics, cardiac catheterisations and cardiothoracic surgeries.

Surgeons at Narayana Health have immense experience in valve repair and neonatal cardiac surgery. A collaborative effort between paediatric cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, intensivists and anaesthetists has helped us become a world-class referral centre for paediatric cardiology and surgery. Health City, Bangalore has a dedicated paediatric intensive care unit with 80 beds, making it the only hospital in India that has such a large facility for paediatric heart ailments.

For Neonates (newborns), the NICUs at Narayana Health are fully equipped to treat complex medical problems. Our paediatric wards are staffed with competent physicians, nurses and speciality consultants who are certified and trained. Special facilities include high frequency ventilation, nitric oxide delivery facilities and ECMO. Paediatric surgeons are involved in the care of babies before birth when prenatal screening detects congenital malformations that can be corrected.

Some of the procedures that are performed on newborns / children at NH include paediatric urology and reconstructive urology, paediatric minimally invasive (key hole) surgery, paediatric airway reconstruction and multi-organ transplants. We have expertise to take care of neurological & neurosurgical, oncology and kidney diseases among children.

Paediatric Neurology

Comprehensive evaluation and facilities for management of general paediatric neurology disorders, neurodevelopment disorders including autism and pervasive development disorders, cerebral palsy, neurometabolic and neurogenetic disorders are available. Multi-disciplinary management of children with neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders can be initiated and followed up at our centre.

Specialist services for paediatric epilepsy, epilepsy surgeries and neuromuscular disorders are also available. The institute has excellent support services and paediatric intensive care facilities for management of acute neurologic emergencies in children including CNS infections, GB syndrome, ADEM and status epilepticus. Paediatric services for rehabilitation, child psychology and psychiatry are also available. Paediatric Intensive Care facility for managing acute neurological emergencies in children is also available.

Child Guidance Clinic

This is a specialized service wherein children below the age of 16 years with neurological and psychological problems as well as their caretakers are provided specialized treatment by a multidisciplinary team consisting of neurologists, psychiatrists and psychologists.