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The Centre of Excellence in Child & Adolescent Health at Aster Medcity is a one-of-its-kind, dedicated facility for comprehensive management of diseases, disorders and other medical conditions in neonates, children and adolescents. Design like an independent hospital, this centre has an outpatient wing, an inpatient wing, level 3 paediatric & neonatal intensive care units, dedicated paediatric surgery suites, state-of-the-art imaging facilities, a rehabilitation wing and a 24-hour emergency wing to handle all paediatric emergencies. A child-friendly facility, the warm and comforting ambience hastens the healing process.

The world-class team of doctors here comprises highly experienced Paediatricians, Neonatologists, Paediatric Intensivists and experts from various paediatric specialties. Multidisciplinary in approach, they provide high-quality, evidence-based treatment to patients, with the support of trained paediatric and neonatal Nurses, Therapists and Technicians.

Advanced Technology & Facilities

Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.

Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
Aster Medcity offers a dedicated 10 bedded Level 3 Pediatric Intensive Unit equipped with state-of-the-art monitoring and diagnostic equipment. Manned 24/7 by a team internationally trained Pediatric Intensive Care Physicians and Nurses who stand for ethical and evidence based practices, the PICU provides advanced organ support for critically ill children and life-support services including mechanical ventilation like HFOV and Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy. The Unit, for the first time in Kerala, offers Pediatric Intensive Care Retrieval service, where the Retrieval Team, comprising Pediatric Intensive Care Physicians and Nurses triage, stabilise and transport critically ill children in an ambulance that is a Level 3 Paediatric Intensive Care Unit by itself, from peripheral hospitals to Aster Medcity. The Unit also offers: Invasive cardiovascular monitoring and support including extra corporeal life support Advanced renal support like CVVH and hemodialysis for children Post-operative care for children who have had specialised surgery at Aster Medcity Multi-disciplinary in approach and works closely with other Specialities for Pediatric surgery like Oncology, Neurology, Renal, Spinal Surgery, ENT, Respiratory and Endocrinology Multi-disciplinary in approach for trauma care with support from specialist teams including Neurosurgery, Pediatric surgery, and Pediatric Orthopedics, ENT and Craniofacial surgery Round the clock triaging and pre-transport stabilisation advice to assist Retrieval Zero tolerance for error prescription policy 100 % adherence to infection control practices Dedicated team to address patient safety and risk management Allied services including Respiratory Therapists, Dietician , Clinical Pharmacists and Physiotherapists Counselling and Psychosocial services for bystanders and focus for creating a stress free environment during the most difficult period in their lives
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Procedures Endo tracheal intubation Umbilical line placement Chest tube placement Percutaneous (PICC) line placement Ventilator support including high frequency ventilation + inhaled nitric-oxide treatment Intravenous access and maintenance Total Body Cooling Exchange transfusion Hemodynamic monitoring Total parenteral nutrition Oxygen saturation monitoring Surfactant therapy Thermoregulation Per Oral/tube feeding Promotion of breast feeding and lactation assistance/advice Peritoneal dialysis Developmental interventions - Environmental and Developmental Care of Infants
The Child Development Centre
The Child Development Centre at Aster Medcity is a dedicated clinic for differently abled children, providing customised treatment through early identification, intervention, school age and specialised services. Community based, accessible, inclusive and responsive to the needs of the child at all stages of development, these services are delivered in a culture of excellence, diversity and respect, with focus on quality, stability, innovation and positive out come for both the child and his or her family. The treatment strategy is planned after a detailed assessment by way of “scores” based on the way the child plays with toys, interacts with friends and also information provided by parents on his or her behavioural pattern, food and sleep habits, with inputs from Developmental Paediatrics, Child Psychiatry, Child Psychology, Speech and Language, Hearing, Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy departments and also Special instructors and Play therapists. The behavioural and developmental interface addresses common conditions like Attention deficit disorder, Attention deficit hyperactive disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Autism spectrum disorder.


Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

What age range does pediatrics cover?

Pediatrics typically covers the age range from birth to 18 years, although the exact age range may vary depending on the country or healthcare system.

How often should I take my child for check-ups?

Regular well-child check-ups are important for monitoring your child's growth, development, and overall health. The frequency of these check-ups varies based on your child's age and specific needs, but they typically occur at regular intervals during the first year of life and then annually or biennially as your child grows.

What types of conditions do developmental pediatricians treat?

Developmental pediatricians treat a range of conditions related to child development, including autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, developmental delays, speech and language disorders, and behavioral issues.

What are common childhood illnesses?

Common childhood illnesses include the common cold, flu, ear infections, strep throat, asthma, allergies, gastrointestinal infections, and skin rashes. Pediatricians are trained to diagnose and treat these conditions.

How can I keep my child healthy?

To keep your child healthy, ensure they receive regular vaccinations, practice good hygiene (such as handwashing), provide a nutritious diet, encourage physical activity, maintain a safe environment, and promote healthy sleep habits. Regular visits to the pediatrician can also help identify and address any health concerns.


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