40+ years experience
Around 8 out of 1000 babies are born with disorders of heart, lungs and are ailing at birth. They require special care and intervention at very early stage. The paediatric surgeons are skilled in rendering quality care and treating various disorders such as Cleft lip, Cleft palate, Paediatric Trauma Surgery and some complex surgeries of Gastrointestinal conditions, Thoracic, Paediatric Urology, Paediatric Laparoscopy, Hypospadias, Spinal Dysraphism, Hydrocephalus including some tumours of the head, chest, neck, pelvis and abdomen. The team works closely with other specialties to provide a better and healthy life to the little ones.Know More
The team of child specialists, pediatrician and pediatric surgeons specialize in the following surgeries on children and babies. They have the expertise to perform major surgeries, complex surgeries, trauma surgeries and congenital defect surgeries for children and neonates. Their areas of expertise include:
Pediatric Surgical Gastroenterology:
Exstrophy of Bladder:
DEFLUX Injection: For vesicoureteral reflux
Antenatal Counselling: For any congenital abnormalities detected antenatally
Common paediatric surgical problems:
Dr. KLN Rao is a former Professor Head, Department of Pediatric Surgery, PGIMER, Chandigarh (tenure 20 years). He has 40 years of clinical, teaching and research experience in Pediatric Surgery / Pediatric Urology and had set up the Department of Pediatric Surgery at Advanced Pediatrics Center at PGI, which serves as a tertiary child care center for the entire North India.
Dr. Rao has performed more than 300 pediatric surgeries for portal hypertension (blood vomiting) and 1,050 surgeries for hydronephrosis (kidney swelling), the highest in the world by any surgeon. He is a pioneer in Pediatric Surgery, who has performed more than 800 surgeries of children with urinary tract infection and 550 cases of the posterial urethral valve. He has received three prestigious Oration Awards and seven Awards / Gold Medals from the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons.
Best Research Award (Gold Medal) winner at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. The X-ray technique described is routinely practiced all over the world.
It is one of the seven scholarships distributed on a worldwide basis. Visited various Children's Hospitals at San Francisco, Pittsburgh, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston in U.S.A and Toronto in Canada. Participated in an exchange of knowledge and delivered guest lectures.
The Journal was indexed in PubMed during this tenure.