Pediatric and Neonatology

Major treatments offered
Pediatric and Neonatology
Department of Paediatrics in MIMS Kottakkal is a team of highly trained specialist who address the dietary, immunization and medical needs of infants through to adolescents.
Our pediatric outpatients department is for children and their families. We operate six days a week for appointments with the general paediatricians .If, following examination, your child needs to be admitted to the hospital, this can happen straight away, and we have a consultant who will be on call 24 hours a day.

Major treatments offered

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Our Level III- A NICU provides the highest level of care in a warm and nurturing environment for infants in distress at birth, those requiring close observation and those transferred from other facilities for treatment of neonatal diseases.
The NICU is staffed around the clock by a comprehensive team of specialists, including Neonatologists & Neonatal Nurses. Our unit offers advanced respiratory support for babies with breathing difficulties, including high frequency ventilation. We provide cardiac and respiratory monitoring equipment as well as laboratory and imaging facilities such as X-ray, CT. In addition, we support developmentally appropriate care including kangaroo care and breastfeeding, which are important to infants, cared for in the NICU.
Neonatal Facilities
  • Care of low birth weight and sick babies
  • Care of Preterm babies
  • Phototherapy – single, double, triple surface
  • Exchange blood transfusion
  • Surfactant therapy
  • Neonatal ventilator and Bubble CPAP
  • NIBP and multi para monitor
  • Bed side Echo and portable X-ray
  • Specially trained pediatric nurses for immunizations to specialist investigations and procedures
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at MIMS Kottakkal provides advanced care for children with a wide variety of life-threatening issues, such as severe infections, respiratory diseases, trauma, and complex post-operative care. The PICU is equipped with a wide range of equipments like cardiac and respiratory monitoring equipment as well as laboratory and imaging facilities such as X-ray, CT. Our PICU is dedicated to providing the highest level of medical care to our pediatric patients.
Pediatric Facilities
  • Outpatient consultancy
  • Well baby and immunization services
  • Asthma clinic
  • AST – Allergy Skin Test
  • Pediatric indoor admissions
  • Pediatric Intensive care Unit
  • Pediatric ventilator and monitor
  • Care of sick children
  • Facilities for lumbar puncture and central venous catheterization
  • Paediatric physiotherapist
  • Therapy team for neurological, respiratory, musculoskeletal, orthopaedic and developmental issues
List of doctors

Dr. Binesh Balachandran
MBBS, MD (Paediatrics -PGIMER),DNB (Paediatrics-PGIMER) ,DM (Neonatology-PGIMER))
Dr. Sanjeev
Dr. Naval Moidu