Child Health

A dedicated centre offering comprehensive care in the health problems of children, the Child Health centre at Aster MIMS ensures safe and high-quality medical care for infants and children. The centre offers exceptional clinical support and medical care, which is made possible by a well-trained team of paediatricians, neonatologists and paediatric intensive care doctors, ably supported by specialty trained nurses.


The Department of Paediatrics at Aster MIMS started off with a Neonatal Intensive Unit and a general paediatric department in 2002. In the year 2004, in addition to existing clinics the department started different speciality clinics like Paediatric Asthma Clinic, Paediatric Rheumatology Clinic and Child Development Clinic. The Paediatric Asthma Clinic is backed by the Pulmonology department. Patient education regarding Inhaler Therapy and Prevention of Asthma are highlighted in these clinics. The Paediatric Rheumatology Clinic started with the help of the Rheumatology department and is the first of its kind in the state. The Child Development Clinic was started with the aim to provide the best care for cases like high-risk babies and normal babies for detection of early developmental aberrations so that early help can be instituted. The clinic offers multispecialty packages which include ENT, Ophthalmology, and Physical Medicine. View Details


The department has well-equipped Neonatal intensive care units, managed by qualified nurses, duty paediatricians, backed by highly qualified consultants, neonatologists and paediatric surgeons. The department has state-of-the-art Paediatric medical and surgical intensive care units. View Details

Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology

This department of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology in conjunction with the Department of Paediatrics and Neonatology provides comprehensive care of the surgical neonate, infant and child. From the day of birth to the age of 13 years, all surgical conditions in the child are managed in this department. This includes congenital disorders (birth disorders), infective, traumatic and neoplastic conditions, which need surgery such as, cleft lip and palate, anomalies of the ano-rectum, kidney, ureter and bladder, hypospadias, anomalies of the gastrointestinal system, etc. In addition to surgical treatment, the department also run an antenatal counselling clinic where pregnant mothers with abnormalities of the foetus detected before delivery are seen, investigated and counselled about their baby, its overall prognosis, management etc. View Details

Paediatric Neurology

Subspeciality of paediatrics that specialises in the management of the diseases affecting the central and peripheral nervous system. View Details

Paediatric Neurosurgery

The department of Paediatric Neurosurgery provides Microsurgery treatment for Congenital malformations of the brain and spine, Tumour, Hydrocephalus (including endoscopic ventriculostomy, shunt surgery and endoscope/navigation guided shunt placement. View Details

Paediatric Oncology

The department of Paediatric Oncology at Aster Hospital provides treatment for Blood Cancer, Lymphoma, Tumors, Hematology, Sickle cell Anaemia, Thalassemia, Red cell, Nutrophil and Platelet disorders. View Details

Paediatric Nephrology

Paediatric Nephrology is one of the subspecialties of Paediatrics, which caters to the management of children with kidney diseases ranging from newborn period to 18 years. The various diseases that come under the speciality often require a multidisciplinary involvement from adult nephrology, paediatric surgery and urology. View Details

Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Pediatric Gastroenterology is one of the major subspecialties of Pediatrics, which specialises in the management of diseases of the gut, liver, pancreas and nutritional abnormalities. The various diseases that come under the speciality are usually chronic and evolving conditions and at times requires a multidisciplinary approach. View Details

Medical Genetics

Fetal Medicine and High-Risk Obstetrics

Child Psychology

Neurodevelopmental disorders are disabilities primarily associated with the neurological system and brain. Neurodevelopmental disorders among children include attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, conduct disorders, cerebral palsy, impairments in vision and hearing. Children with neurodevelopmental disorders can experience difficulties with language and speech, motor skills, behaviour, memory, learning, or other neurological functions. While the symptoms and behaviours of neurodevelopmental disabilities often change or evolve as a child grows older, some disabilities are permanent. Diagnosis and treatment of these disorders can be difficult; treatment often involves a combination of professional therapy, medications, and home-and school-based interventions. View Details

Paediatric Orthopaedics

Paediatric Orthopaedics which is a branch of Orthopaedic surgery deals with the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions in children. It has evolved into a highly specialized branch of Orthopaedic Surgery and has taken roots firmly as a super speciality.  The age group it caters to is from newborn to 17 years of age. In India, the 'Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India' was formally inaugurated in Mumbai in 1994, with the objective to bring together professionals who have a special interest in Paediatric Ortho onto a common platform and serve as an academic body for facilitating the exchange of knowledge and technology relevant to paediatric Ortho. It has connections with many international Paediatric Ortho. societies like UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Japan, South Korea & Singapore.  View Details


The department of Paedodontic provides treatment for tooth extraction, treatment for dental caries and surgical removal of THE impacted tooth View Details

Our Specialities

Through our 25+ specialities, we provide in-depth expertise in the spectrum of advance medical and surgical interventions. Our specialties are integrated to provide a seamless experience.


We provide comprehensive treatment for all types diseases under one roof. Our highly experienced doctors supported by especially trained clinical staff, ensure the best care for you.


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

State of the art technology

Dept of Pediatrics at MIMS has expanded by leaps and bounds; we started off with a good Neonatal Intensive Unit and a general pediatric department in 2002. In the year 2004, in addition to existing clinics The department started different speciality clinics like pediatric Asthma Clinic, Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic and Child Development Clinic. The department has conducted state level CMEs in Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatric Rheumatology. Our Pediatric Asthma Clinic is conducted with the support of Pulmonology department. Patient education regarding Inhaler Therapy and Prevention of Asthma are highlighted in these clinics. The Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic started with the help of Rheumatology department is the first of its kind in the state. The Child Development Clinic was started with the aim to follow up high risk babies and normal babies for detection of early developmental aberrations so that early help can be instituted. The clinic offers a package of multispecialities which includes ENT, Ophthalmology, Physical Medicine. In special circumstances services of Orthopaedic Surgeon, Child Psychologist, Speech Therapist, Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapists are sought. Pediatric ICU Pediatric Ventilation All Pediatric Procedures including Bone Marrow, Liver Biopsy, Bronchoscopy Pediatric Asthma Clinic Pediatric Developmental assessment IQ Testing Vaccination services Pediatric Neurology clinic Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic


Aster NICU Calicut is a state of the art 20 bedded Level III Unit designed to provide the highest level of focussed neonatal care. The facility is one of the main referral units for hospitals in Malabar, for all new borns with wide variety of complex, critical medical, cardiac and surgical problems. The unit is manned by a multidisciplinary team of experts including 4 Consultants and 4 residents, well supported by consultants from allied departments including Paediatric surgery, Paediatric cardiology, Paediatric Orthopaedics, Neurology, ophthalmology, Geneticist as well as a team of well trained neonatal nurses, dedicated to ensuring highest level of compassion and care of critically ill term and preterm babies. The Scope of NICU includes: 1. Management of all medical and surgical neonatal cases 2. Care of preterm babies ( from 24 weeks GA) and Extremely Low Birth Weight babies ( from 500 GM) 3. Perinatal Care Services - Attendance of all deliveries including high risk and potentially complicated deliveries - Prenatal family counselling of all high risk antenatal cases - Genetic counseling if indicated 4. Providing Advanced Neonatal Care including a) High Frequency Ventilation b) Conventional Mechanical Ventilation c) Non Invasive Ventilation d) Surfactant Replacement Therapy e) Parenteral Nutrition f) Therapeutic Hypothermia g)Intensive Phototherapy h) Neonatal Procedures including - Umbilical Catheterization and PICC insertion - Exchange Transfusion - ICD insertion - Lumbar Puncture - Pleural and Ascitic tapping - Peritoneal Dialysis 5. Newborn Screening Programme - Universal Hearing Screening - Universal screening for Critical CHD - Universal Metabolic Screening (TMS) for high risk cases - Preterm Screening Programme 6. Newborn Clinics - Daily Well baby & Immunisation Clinics - High Risk Follow up Clinics 7. Others - Dedicated team comprising doctors & Lactation counsellor for Lactation counselling, breast feeding support and Kangaroo Mother Care - Early intervention program for Neurorehabilitation of high risk cases, once stable


Critically ill children including those from Paediatric subspecialties are ably supported by state of the art 6 bedded PICU with 5 bedded Stepdown unit (HDU). It is manned by 2 paediatric intensivists with several years of experience. 24/7 care is provided by dedicated resident pediatric doctors and experienced nurses. It has facilities to provide support for very sick children including mechanical ventilation and ECMO.

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