DEPARTMENT OF PAEDIATRICS At SSIMS & RC, the Department of Paediatrics possess dynamic and well trained faculty from all over India and abroad to ensure that academic and research play an equal role in the development of the students and department.
It has an excellent well equipped outpatient facility for various sub-specialties which include Well baby clinic, Asthma clinic, Hematology clinic, Neuro rehabilitation Nutrition rehabilitation centre ,Iycf unit & Nephrology. One OPD day in a week is dedicated for each subspecialty clinic. Immunization facilities are also available every day.
We have well equipped departmental library which has national and international journals and also facility for accessing online journals. We also have a play area for children and inbuilt museum on nutrition which is accessible for students at all the time.
Apart from ICU’S we have well aerated 100 bedded general wards and isolation wards.
SSIMS & RC at Davangere is one of the biggest children’s referral hospital catering to the needs of nearly 20-25 surrounding villages. Also we receive referrals from PHC’s, private clinics, nursing homes and neighboring districts. We run well equipped ICU’s (PICU-15 bedded and NICU-20 bedded) this caters tertiary level of care. Our NICU gives level 3 setup care with well experienced neonatologists and nursing staff, treats approximately more than 1500 babies per year. Primarily admitting neonates with complex medical and surgical problem from other specialties along with pre term babies.
Approximately 2000 patients per year are admitted to PICU. Our PICU has equipment and facilities to allow development of new treatment and management strategies for critically ill children. including flexible Bronchoscopy facility.
We have good backup support of superspeciality (Paediatric sugery, paediatric cardiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Plastic surgery, Oncosurgery, CTVS, etc)
We give 24/7 emergency care by well trained and qualified doctors and skilled staff nurses.
We aim to excel in providing quality care for the needy & to give well structured & standardized training to Undergraduates & Postgraduates for the better feature of medical field.Our mission is to provide excellent care to critically ill children in an environment that is sensitive to the need of the child and the family.