Pediatric Pulmonology

We have an experienced team of paediatric surgeons who diagnose and manage children with various congenital and acquired conditions of the lungs requiring surgery. They are well supported by our anaesthetists experienced in the management of children. Our intensivists manage sick kids admitted from the emergency room and operating theatres in the PICU.

Our support team consists of our paediatric nurses and registrars who look after the children round the clock.

Conditions managed:

We manage various medical and surgical conditions in Paediatric pulmonology and allergy including:

  • Congenital anomalies of the lung
  • Frequent colds and coughs
  • Chronic cough due to various causes
  • Acute and chronic Asthma
  • Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
  • Food allergies
  • Allergic rhinitis and sinusitis
  • Frequent infections in children
  • Immunodeficiency disorders
  • Sleep problems and snoring
  • Feeding problems
  • Foreign body aspiration
  • Complicated pneumonia (pleural effusion, empyaema)

Procedures Performed:

Our team of physicians and surgeons perform the following procedures in children:

  • Lung function testing (Spirometry)
  • Allergy testing (skin prick and blood testing)
  • Food challenges (in suspected food allergy)
  • Flexible Laryngoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic) for upper airway problems
  • Flexible bronchoscopy (diagnostic and therapeutic) for lower airway problems
  • Rigid bronchoscopy (foreign body removal)
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Paediatric Airway procedures
  • VATS (Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery)
  • Surgical management of congenital anomalies (CPAM, pulmonary sequestration, tracheoesophageal fistula)

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