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The Department of Pediatric Surgery at Kasturba Hospital has played a significant role in the comprehensive treatment of all operative and non-operative pediatric surgical problems. This includes common problems such as hernias, hydroceles, pyloric stenosis, intussusceptions and urological problems. Uncommon problems include congenital anomalies and tumors of head and neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis. The surgeons and nurses in the Department of Pediatric Surgery are specially trained in the surgical care of infants and children. The Department functions in conjunction with Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology to provide comprehensive care to the surgical neonate, infant and child. All surgical conditions in the children from birth are successfully managed using world class facilities.





  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Tracheo-oesophageal Fistulae
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresias
  • Malrotation & Volvolus of Intestine
  • Abdominal Wall Defects
  • Anorectal Malformations
  • Paediatric Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Spina Bifida
  • Paediatric Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hirschsprungʼs Disease
  • Intussusception
  • Intestinal obstruction from various causes
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Malrotation
  • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux
  • Paediatric Urology
  • Posterior Urethral Valves
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Vesico-uretheral Reflux
  • Exstrophy-epispadias Complex
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Hypospadias
  • Undescended Testis
  • Paediatric Solid Tumours
  • Wilmʼs Tumour
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Teratoma
  • Ewingʼs Sarcoma
  • Paediatric Thoracic Surgery
  • Decortication
  • Removal of Mediastinal Tumours
  • Lung Resection
  • Hepatobiliary Conditions
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Choledochol Cysts
  • Hepatic Cysts
  • Gallstone Disease
  • Paediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Syndactyly
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Removal of Tracheo-bronchial &
  • Oesophageal Foreign Bodies
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastro-duodenoscopy


Dr. Vijay Kumar

Professor & HOD
Pediatric Surgery
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. P Santosh Prabhu

Associate Professor
Pediatric Surgery
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. Sundeep P T

Associate Professor
Pediatric Surgery
(Kasturba Hospital)
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Dr. Harsha R Acharya

Assistant Professor
Pediatric Surgery
(Kasturba Hospital)
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