Paediatric Surgery

Paediatric Surgery

About the Department & Specialty:

Established : 2005

The Pediatric Surgery service was started by Dr Anil Halgeri in our institution in 2005. By 2009, a dedicated department of pediatric surgery was set up after the appointment of Dr Venkatesh Annigeri.

The department has emerged as one of the main referral centers for the children requiring surgical aid. We cater large region of North Karnataka as well as Southern Maharashtra. Department predominantly deals with congenital anomalies, acquired pediatric conditions, trauma etc.

It has been provided with a daily running O.P.D, state of art operating room armed with competent anesthesiologists, surgical and laparoscopic instruments, endo urological equipment, bronchoscopy and flexible endoscopy facilities. Department has exclusive beds in neonatal & pediatric ICU to take care of critical neonatal and pediatric cases. Also we have well trained and experienced pediatric surgery nursing staffs at their service. Our department was recognized for M. Ch training program, as per NMC guidelines. 

Timings & Holidays - General OPD
Outpatient (OPD) :
Monday to Saturday – 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Sundays & Public Holidays – Not Available
Emergency – 24*7
Timings & Holidays - Special OPD
  • Pediatric Urology Clinic
    Monday And Thursday – 9:00am to 11:00am
  • Git And Hepatobiliary Clinic
    Tuesday And Friday – 9:00am to 11:00am
  • Lympho Vascular Malformation Clinic / Oncology Clinic
    Wednesday – 9:00am to 11:00am
  • Incontinence & Constipation Clinic
    Saturday – 9:00am to 11:00am
  • Urodynamic Study And Neurogenic Bladder Clinic
    Monday And Thursday – 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Anorectal malformation
  • Malrotation of gut
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula
  • Neonatal Hernias
  • NEC (Neonatal Enterocolitis)
  • Bowel Atresia
  • Congenital cystic lung disease
  • Neonatal venous access
  • Management of Neonatal intestinal obstruction
  • Management of Hydroureteronephrosis in neonates
General Pediatric
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel perforation and obstruction
  • Ovarian cyst and Torsion
  • Softtissue infection
  • Complicated UTI
  • Malrotation of gut
  • Hirschsprung’s disease
  • Constipation
  • Evaluation & management
  • Hernia / Hydrocele
  • Thyroglossal cyst
  • Meckel’s diverticulum
  • Ankyloglossia (tongue tie)
  • Cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries
  • Phimosis, meatal stenosis
  • Branchial anomalies
  • Anal fissure/fistula in ano
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Trachea Bronchial anomalies
  • Abscess / cysts
  • Lymph node swelling & biopsy
Pediatric Urology
  • Undescended testis
  • Torsion testis
  • Pelvic ureteric junction obstruction
  • Management of mullerian anomalies
  • Vesicoureteral reflux/Megaureters
  • Genital reconstruction
  • Ectopic kidney and ureters
  • Neurogenic bladder management & bladder augmentation surgery
  • Management of disorder of sexual difference (Inter sex disorder)
  • Ureterocele
  • Hypospadias, Epispadias
  • Lower urinary tract symptoms evaluation
  • Bladder exstrophy
  • Endourological procedures – Urethral stricture management, Deflux injection VUR
  • Assessment of pediatric hematuria
  • Management of Pediatric Urological Trauma
Pediatric Thoracic Surgery
  • Empyema thorax (VATS)
  • Management of achalasia cardia
  • Management of chylothorax
  • Lobectomy for lung pathology (congenital pulmonary airway malformation, lung sequestration, lobar emphysema)
  • Diaphragmatic eventration
  • Antireflux surgery
  • Foreign body tracheo-bronchial tree
  • Management of esophageal corrosive injury
  • Thoracic trauma management
Pediatric Onco-surgery
  • Wilms tumor
  • Chemoport insertion
  • Teratoma/germ cell tumor
  • Soft tissue sarcomas
  • Adrenal cortical tumor
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Pleuroblastoma
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pancreatoblastoma
  • Benign tumors of Retroperitoneum, soft tissue, skin
  • Hepatoblastoma and other liver tumors
  • Neuroblastoma
Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Spina Bifida
  • Management of IVH & pediatric meningitis
  • Congenital & post meningitic hydrocephalus
Minimally invasive procedures
  • Laparoscopic Pediatric Urological procedures – pyeloplasty, ureteric reimplantation, nephrectomy, undescended testis
  • Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal procedures – Choledochal cyst, Heller’s myectomy, Anti reflux surgery, Meckel’s diverticulum excision, Appendicectomy, Duhamel pull through for Hirschsprung’s disease
  • Neonatal minimally invasive surgery – Pyloromyotomy, Tracheoesophageal fistula repair
  • Thoracoscopic surgery – Mediastinal tumor excision, VATS for empyema, Cystic Lung lesion excision, Congenital Diaphragmatic hernia repair.
  • Flexible endoscopy services – Therapeutic gastroscopy and colonoscopy
Outpatient services
General OPD 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Inpatient Services
General ward admissions
General ward is equipped with 20 beds, dedicated pediatric nursing staffs, regular & emergency drugs, Oxygen facility,2 beds in isolation rooms & monitors. All kind of uncomplicated pediatric surgeries within nominal cost.
Intensive Care Unit
Trauma cares, corrosive aero digestive tract injuries, snake bite, complicated pediatric surgery cases.
High Dependency Unit
Exclusive PICU/NICU beds are designated for pediatric surgery, which is managed along with the pediatric department.
Polytrauma, pediatric solid tumor, pediatric burns.
Trauma & wound, foreign body bronchus, intussusception, torsion testis / ovary, perforation peritonitis, acute appendicitis.
  1. 2015- Pediatric Urology CME
  2. 2016- Karnataka state chapter -IAPS – state conference
  3. 2017-Pediatric Urology CME
  4. 2018- Pediatric vascular access workshop
  5. 2020- Micro workshop on – complex spina bifida
  6. 2022- micro workshop on female genital
  7. 2022-Our department was part of National Pediatric Surgery Conference-IAPSCON-2023
  8. 2024- Scheduled for micro workshop on-Redo- surgery
  9. 2025- Scheduled for Karnataka State Conference – IAPS

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