Aster Medicity

Child & adolescent health

The Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Child & Adolescent Health at Aster Medcity is a one-of-its-kind dedicated facility for comprehensive care and management of health problems in children and adolescents. On par with the best Pediatric Hospitals in the world in terms of clinical support and medical care, the Neonatal and Pediatric treatment areas here are child friendly in design and offer a warm, comfortable and soothing ambience for babies and children to recuperate faster. Committed to the cause of providing safe and high quality medical care with compassion, the team of internationally and nationally trained Pediatricians, Neonatologists, Pediatric Intensive Care Doctors and Pediatric / Neonatal Nurses here work 24/7, adhering to evidence-based treatment guidelines with a multi-disciplinary approach.

The CoE has state-of-the-art diagnostic, investigation and treatment facilities, including unique features like Inhaled Nitric Oxide and total body cooling for HIE. It also offers advanced Critical Care with a dedicated Level 3 PICU and NICU where children and neonates who require intensive care monitoring including medically unstable patients who require mechanical ventilation and single or multi-organ support are treated. The PICU also offers post-operative care for surgical procedures, emergencies and planned admissions. Manned by PALS certified Pediatric / Neonatal Critical Care experts and support staff round the clock and supervised closely by the Infection Control Department to prevent any possibilities of cross-infection, the PICU and NICU follow internationally approved treatment protocols. Aster Medcity will also be the first in the region to introduce an independent transport and retrieval team capable of stabilising and transferring critically ill children to the hospital with the help Intensive Care Ambulance, and in the future, by way of aeromedical transfer.

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