Sakra World Hospital launches Institute of Pediatrics

Nearly 40% of Indian population are children, but the availability of super specialists to treat critical diseases are not enough across the nation

Clinical, Sakra world hospital, Bengaluru, Institute of Pediatrics with Pediatric Super Specialty Facilities, Speciality OPD

Sakra World Hospital has announced the launch of Institute of Pediatrics with Pediatric Super Specialty Facilities which will be spearheaded by Dr Surender Kumar Yachha, who joined the hospital recently. This newly launched centre is well equipped for performing various pediatric complex surgeries (neonatal & urology), diagnostic and therapeutic pediatric endoscopy and has the capability of performing Endoscopy on digestive system on all children including the newborns.

Nearly 40% of Indian population are children, but the availability of super specialists to treat critical diseases are not enough across the nation. The Sakra Institute of Pediatrics and Pediatric Super Specialty seeks to address this concern by providing all Super Specialty services under one roof.

Under the supervision of Dr Yachha, the newly launched dedicated pediatric super specialty department is poised to treat neonatal to pediatric cases which will focus on curing the diseases and not just the symptoms. Dr Yachha, a pioneer who introduced Pediatrics Gastroenterology as a super-specialty department in India, is the Founder-President of Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHAN).

Sakra Institute of Pediatric and Pediatric Super Speciality OPD is spread across 2,250 sq. ft. and has been built to create a child-friendly environment. Children can indulge themselves in the gaming area that can help them overcome fear of facing a doctor or visiting a hospital. The department is equipped with the most advanced facilities including high-frequency ventilators, nitric oxide delivery and ECMO.

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