Department Of
Paediatric Hepatology

The Department of Paediatric Hepatology, Gastroenterology and Nutrition provides comprehensive care for children encountering health issues pertaining to gastrointestinal system, liver, pancreas and also with various nutritional disorders. We provide an extensive care for an entire spectrum of liver diseases including acute liver failure, acute hepatitis, metabolic and genetic liver disorders, vascular disorders of the liver like Budd Chiari syndrome and end- stage liver diseases. The Department of Paediatric Hepatology is equipped with state of the art endoscopy procedure room for children coming with various acute emergencies like foreign body ingestion, caustic ingestion and variceal gastro-intestinal (GI) bleeding which requires expert interventions. We have a comprehensive approach to diagnose and treat chronic paediatric GI problems which includes constipation, chronic abdominal pain, chronic diarrhea, GERD (Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease), IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) and various other disorders related to pancreas. Several nutritional problems like acute and chronic malnutrition, severe acute malnutrition and over-nutrition diseases like childhood obesity and metabolic syndrome are handled. We cater a specialized paediatric ICU handled by proficient team of paediatricians dedicated to patients requiring intensive care.

Our Experts

Dr. Naresh Shanmugam

Dr. Naresh Shanmugam

Director- Women and Child Health & Senior Consultant- Paediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Dr. Jagadeesh Menon VR

Dr. Jagadeesh Menon VR

Associate Consultant, Paediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology
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