Department of Pediatrics


Paediatrics department at K. S. Hegde hospital which deals with comprehensive care and management of health problems in new borns, children and adolescents. The department is committed to providing safe and high quality medical care and treats our young patients with compassion. Our team of experienced Paediatricians and nurses work 24x7 while adhering to evidence-based treatment guidelines approached from multiple disciplines. The Department of Pediatrics at K.S.Hegde Hospital comprising of three units which offer the whole spectrum of services for new born,children and adolescents which includes Pediatric Emergency and Intensive Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, Well baby clinic, Pediatric Neurology and Child Development clinic, Pediatric Immunology and Rheumatology services, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Hepatology and Gastroenterology services, Pediatric Allergy, Pediatric Nephro-Uro and Pediatric Cardiac services. We also strive in providing quality education and training to budding young undergraduates with a program which has been running since 1999 and masters training program (MD PEDIATRICS) since 2006.The department is also involved in guiding students of interdisciplinary doctoral (PhD) offered by Nitte. The department is also actively involved in the field of innovation and research and has ongoing research projects with national grants.

Faculty / OPD Schedule

Outpatient Department at Justice K. S Hegde Charitable Hospital runs on all days of the week including Sundays. OPD timings are from 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM and on Sundays from 9.00 AM to 1.00 PM.

Dr.Vijaya Shenoy(Prof & HOD) Dr Sumanth Shetty B(Prof & Unit head) Dr Rathika Shenoy(Prof & Unit head)
Dr. Dr.Seema Pavaman (Assc. Prof) Dr Dhrithiman Shetty (Asst. Prof) Dr Swathi Rao (Asst. Prof)
Dr.Prijo Philip(Asst. Prof) Dr.Nithin M (Senior Resident) Dr. Smriti Sinha (Asst. Prof)
Dr Kishan Alva (Senior resident) Dr Prasahanth Shetty (Asst. Prof)

PG Residents

Sl. No. Name Designation
1 Dr.Arathay Vijay Jr.Resident
2 Dr.Arun Varghese Jr.Resident
3 Dr.Mimi Sara Kuriakose Jr.Resident
4 Dr.Teena K Thomas Jr.Resident
5 Dr.B.Balakrishna Jr.Resident
6 Dr.MufeedaAlungal Mohammed Jr.Resident
7 Dr.PelalaNayan Baba Jr.Resident
8 Dr.Soujanya B.S. Jr.Resident
9 Dr. Abhishek Sreekumar Jr.Resident
10 Dr. Ashwi R.Krishnan Jr.Resident
11 Dr. Vijay Simha Jr.Resident
12 Dr. Vipul Kolekar Jr.Resident

Speciality Clinic Schedule

Sl. No. Name of the Clinic Days Timings
1 Paed. Neurology Monday 1.30 p.m to 3.30 p.m
2 High Risk Newborn Tuesday 2.00 p.m to 4.00 p.m
3 Thalassemia Tuesday 1.00 p.m to 3.00 p.m
4 Paed. Cardiology Wednesday 9.00 p.m to 12.00 p.m
5 Immunization Thursday 2.00 p.m to 4.00 p.m
6 Genetics & Cleft Lip Thursday 12.00 p.m to 1.00 p.m
7 Paed. Endocrine Friday 2.00 p.m to 4.00 p.m
8 Paed. Endocrine Friday 2.00 p.m to 4.00 p.m
9 NITTE - SPECIAL CHILD CARE (N-SPECC) Friday 9.00 a.m to 12.00 p.m


  • In-Patient Services: NEW BORN
    • Routine Newborn Care Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
    • Neonates requiring special procedures like ventilation, phototherapy
    • Exchange transfusion and post-operative care
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity screening
    • Thyroid screening for all newborn babies Hearing Screening for all newborn babies. Developmental Screening for High Risk Newborn
    • Pediatric ward
    • High dependency unit (HDU)
    • Pediatric ICU (PICU)
    • Isolation unit
  • KSHEMA Centre for Genetic Services
  • N-SPECC (Nitte - special child care) for physically and differently challenged children