HOD’s Desk







Dr. Sonawane Ravindra Sahebrao (M.D. Paediatrics)

  • Department of Pediatrics was established in 1990. This is one of the largest centre with well-equipped 21 bedded NICU where high risk newborns are taken care with minimal cost with less mortality and morbidity.
  • Over the years, the department has grown to take care of all complicated childhood illness in the community and quality child care is available at affordable cost.
  • We are conducting outreach programs and school health programs regularly to identify preventable diseases at earlier stages of life.
  • Our out-patient strength is around 100-120 per day. Our department has a 90 bedded pediatric ward with 10 bedded PICU. WE HAVE 10 VENTILATORS [MACQUET, SLE, HAMILTON], CPAP MACHINES, DEFIBRILLATOR, TRANSPORT INCUBATORS. We have transient NICU and KANGAROO MOTHER CARE facility.
  • All vaccines of National Immunization Program are freely available. Vaccine like hepatitis A, pneumococcal vaccines, varicella typhoid are provided at much lower rates than outsides institutes
  • Vaccination programmes help to overcome this burden of preventable diseases.
  • The aim is to provide good quality services at a lower cost. We have speciality OPD like pediatric asthma, pediatric cardiology, thalassemia, diarrhea, neurology, high risk newborn, endocrinology, nephrology and well-baby clinic. Since 2011, we are running postgraduate course affiliated to MUHS and recognized by MCI. At present, we are catering to 3 postgraduate students for MD Pediatrics course. Our alumni PG students are doing exceptionally well professionally and on the academic front.