Child Health

A dedicated centre offering comprehensive care in health problems of children, the Child Health centre at Aster MIMS ensures safe and high quality medical care for infants and children. The centre offers exceptional clinical support and medical care, which is made possible by a well-trained team of paediatricians, neonatologists and paediatric intensive care doctors, ably supported by specialty trained nurses.

Neonatology

The department has well-equipped Neonatal intensive care units, managed by qualified nurses, duty paediatricians, backed by highly qualified consultants, neonatologists and paediatric surgeons. The department has state-of-the-art Paediatric medical and surgical intensive care units.

Paediatrics

The Department of Paediatrics at Aster MIMS started off with a Neonatal Intensive Unit and a general paediatric department in 2002. In the year 2004, in addition to existing clinics the department started different speciality clinics like Paediatric Asthma Clinic, Paediatric Rheumatology Clinic and Child Development Clinic. The Paediatric Asthma Clinic is backed by the Pulmonology department. Patient education regarding Inhaler Therapy and Prevention of Asthma are highlighted in these clinics. The Paediatric Rheumatology Clinic started with the help of Rheumatology department and is the first of its kind in the state. The Child Development Clinic was started with the aim to provide best care for cases like high risk babies and normal babies for detection of early developmental aberrations so that early help can be instituted. The clinic offers multispecialty packages which include ENT, Ophthalmology, and Physical Medicine.

Paediatric Surgery

This department in conjunction with department of Paediatrics and Neonatology provides comprehensive care of the surgical neonate, infant and child. From the day of birth to the age of 13 years, all surgical conditions in the child are managed in this department. This includes congenital disorders (birth disorders), infective, traumatic and neoplastic conditions, which need surgery such as, cleft lip and palate, anomalies of the ano-rectum, kidney, ureter and bladder, hypospadias, anomalies of the gastro intestinal system, etc. In addition to surgical treatment, the department also run an antenatal counselling clinic where pregnant mothers with abnormalities of the foetus detected before delivery are seen, investigated and counselled about their baby, its overall prognosis, management etc.

Doctors

Dr. Sudha Krishnanunni

Senior Consultant

Paediatrics

Dr. Sudha obtained her MBBS from Madras University and MD as well DCH from Calicut University. She had long years experience at Calicut Medical College (IMCH), Hospitals in the United Kingdom and at the United Arab Emirates to her credit. She had extensive training at UK on Developmental Paediatrics. Her area of interest is Developmental Paediatrics and Asthma in Paediatrics.

Dr. Sudha Krishnanunni

Senior Consultant

Paediatrics

Dr. Sudha obtained her MBBS from Madras University and MD as well DCH from Calicut University. She had long years experience at Calicut Medical College (IMCH), Hospitals in the United Kingdom and at the United Arab Emirates to her credit. She had extensive training at UK on Developmental Paediatrics. Her area of interest is Developmental Paediatrics and Asthma in Paediatrics.

Qualifications MD, DCH

Dr. Abraham Mammen

Senior Consultant & HOD

Paediatric Surgery

Dr. Abraham Mammen completed his M.B.B.S. and M.S. (General Surgery) from Christian Medical College, Vellore and graduated with a gold medal in Clinical Surgery. Super-specialization in Paediatric Surgery was done at Institute of Maternal and Child health at Calicut Medical College, Kozhikode.

Dr. Abraham Mammen

Senior Consultant & HOD

Paediatric Surgery

Dr. Abraham Mammen completed his M.B.B.S. and M.S. (General Surgery) from Christian Medical College, Vellore and graduated with a gold medal in Clinical Surgery. Super-specialization in Paediatric Surgery was done at Institute of Maternal and Child health at Calicut Medical College, Kozhikode.

Following this, he underwent advanced Paediatric and Neonatal surgical training at Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. Here he gained valuable experience in Neonatal and Paediatric Surgical Laproscopic techniques including Neonatal / Paediatric Urology and Thoracic surgery, Paediatric endoscopies (esophageal, bronchial and urological), and in the non-operative management of paediatric intussusceptions. He started and developed a Department of Paediatric and Neonatal surgery at MIMS Hospital, which is a tertiary referral centre for neonatal and paediatric surgery in Malabar. He has various publications and presentations in national and international conferences to his credit

Qualifications MBBS, MS (Gen), MCh. (Paed. Surgery)

Dr. Preetha Remesh

Senior Consultant

Neonatology

Obtained her MD and DCH from IMCH Calicut. She worked in Paediatrics in the U.K. from 1994 to 1998. Obtained MRCP in Paediatrics in 1996 and MRCPCH in 1997. Post-membership training in Neonatology was at Regional referral Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich U.K. is a Provider of Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) both of which are U.K. Resuscitation Council approved. Besides above, she was also worked in Janes Paget Hospital, great Yarmouth, Queens Hospital Burton upon Trent and William Harvey Hospital kent. She heads the Neanatology unit here which has 20 beds and facilities including TPN, High frequency ventilation.

Dr. Preetha Remesh

Senior Consultant

Neonatology

Obtained her MD and DCH from IMCH Calicut. She worked in Paediatrics in the U.K. from 1994 to 1998. Obtained MRCP in Paediatrics in 1996 and MRCPCH in 1997. Post-membership training in Neonatology was at Regional referral Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich U.K. is a Provider of Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) both of which are U.K. Resuscitation Council approved. Besides above, she was also worked in Janes Paget Hospital, great Yarmouth, Queens Hospital Burton upon Trent and William Harvey Hospital kent. She heads the Neanatology unit here which has 20 beds and facilities including TPN, High frequency ventilation.

Qualifications : DCH, MD, MRCP, MRCPCH

Dr. Vijayan A P

Senior Consultant

Paediatrics

Paediatrics and Community Medicine from the same College. He was a faculty member of Kasthurba Medical College, Mangalore for two years. He has worked in various governmental hospitals of Kerala Health Services.

Dr. Vijayan A P

Senior Consultant

Paediatrics

Paediatrics and Community Medicine from the same College. He was a faculty member of Kasthurba Medical College, Mangalore for two years. He has worked in various governmental hospitals of Kerala Health Services.

He was working as project officer of a World Bank sponsored Child Health Project before joining MIMS. His areas of special interests are Epidemiology, Clinical and field research works. Dr. Vijayan has special interest and looking after pediatric Rheumatology services in MIMS. He is also the coordinator of MIMSSI(MIMS Safe School Initiative)
Qualifications
MD, DCH, DNB

Dr. Suresh Kumar E K

Consultant

Paediatrics

He obtained MBBS and DCH from Calicut Medical College. He has DNB (Paediatrics) to his credit. He has served as a Tutor in Academy of Medical Sciences, Medical College, Kannur.He was worked in Pariyaram Medical College for 3 years. His special area of interest is Pediatric pulmanology. He has underwent training is pediatric bronoscopy from Institute of child health Chennai and Manipal hospital Bangalore.

Dr. Suresh Kumar E K

Consultant

Paediatrics

He obtained MBBS and DCH from Calicut Medical College. He has DNB (Paediatrics) to his credit. He has served as a Tutor in Academy of Medical Sciences, Medical College, Kannur.He was worked in Pariyaram Medical College for 3 years. His special area of interest is Pediatric pulmanology. He has underwent training is pediatric bronoscopy from Institute of child health Chennai and Manipal hospital Bangalore.

​ He has been supervising the functioning of pediatric ICU here. Pediatric bronchoscopy also is done here under his supervisor. He has reserved in various posts of Indian Academy of Pediatrics including Secretary Calicut IPA, President Calicut IPA, Treasurer State IPA, Joint Secretary State IAP, Editorial board members of pediatric corporation journal and IAPS Infectious disease Chapters State Secretary. He has also bayed the award for best district IAP President in national level.
Qualifications
Consultant Qualifications : DCH, DNB, MNAMS

Dr. Anand M R

Senior Consultant

Neonatology

Dr. Anand Has experience of working in Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondichery as Assistant Professor and as a consultant in Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Maldives. He has obtained training in Developmental Neurology from Child development centre, Trivandrum and KEM Hospital Pune. He has reserved as secretary in Calicut branch of Indian Academy of Pediatrics He is working in MIMS as a Consultant in Pediatrics and Neonatology.

Dr. Anand M R

Senior Consultant

Neonatology

Dr. Anand Has experience of working in Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondichery as Assistant Professor and as a consultant in Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Maldives. He has obtained training in Developmental Neurology from Child development centre, Trivandrum and KEM Hospital Pune. He has reserved as secretary in Calicut branch of Indian Academy of Pediatrics He is working in MIMS as a Consultant in Pediatrics and Neonatology.

Qualifications : DCH, MD, PGD-DN

Dr. Jude Joseph

Senior Consultant

Paediatric Surgery

Dr. Jude Joseph, MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Pediatric Surgery), has joined MIMS as Senior Consultant in the Department of Pediatric Surgery. He had his graduation from Government Medical College, Trivandrum and MS (Surgery) from Government Medical College, Alleppey. He took his MCh (Pediatric Surgery) from Government Medical College, Trivandrum.

Dr. Jude Joseph

Senior Consultant

Paediatric Surgery

Dr. Jude Joseph, MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Pediatric Surgery), has joined MIMS as Senior Consultant in the Department of Pediatric Surgery. He had his graduation from Government Medical College, Trivandrum and MS (Surgery) from Government Medical College, Alleppey. He took his MCh (Pediatric Surgery) from Government Medical College, Trivandrum.

Before joining MIMS, Dr. Jude was working as an Asst. Professor in Pediatric Surgery in Alleppey Medical College and with Lifeline Hospital, Alleppey. He has more than ten years of experience in Pediatric Surgery. His areas of special interest include Neonatal Surgery, Paediatric Urology and Hypospadias Surgery (Single stage repair).

Qualifications MBBS, MS, MCh

Dr. Manjula

Consultant

Paediatrics

Dr. Manjula completed her MBBS from Government Medical College, Kottayam in the year 2002. Completed her MD Peadiatrics from JIPMER, pondichery in the year 2007. Total of 8 years Experience post as MD. She had worked in pediatric cardiology, MIMS for one and a haif years as a Registrar. Then she worked as a lecturer in Pediatrics Department at Medical College, Callicut for another one and a haif years. Then in 2010 , she rejoined MIMS as a Registrar in the Department of Pediatrics and had been in pediatric ICU since then.

Dr. Manjula

Consultant

Paediatrics

Dr. Manjula completed her MBBS from Government Medical College, Kottayam in the year 2002. Completed her MD Peadiatrics from JIPMER, pondichery in the year 2007. Total of 8 years Experience post as MD. She had worked in pediatric cardiology, MIMS for one and a haif years as a Registrar. Then she worked as a lecturer in Pediatrics Department at Medical College, Callicut for another one and a haif years. Then in 2010 , she rejoined MIMS as a Registrar in the Department of Pediatrics and had been in pediatric ICU since then.

​Subsequently she got promoted as a pediatric intensivist and later as junior consultant. During her tenure in IMCH, calicut , she was the Research Co- ordinator for a study named ” Whole body cooling in Neonatal
Qualifications
MBBS,MD

Dr. Divya Nath K. R.

Consultant

Neonatology

Dr. Divya Nath K. R.

Consultant

Neonatology

Qualifications : MBBS, DNB

Dr. Roshini Gangan

Consultant

Paediatrics

Dr. Roshini Gangan

Consultant

Paediatrics

Dr. Vishnu Mohan

Neonatologist

Neonatology

Dr. Vishnu Mohan has completed FNIC ( Fellowship in Neonatal Intensive Care) from Dr.Mehta Children's Hospital, Chennai.

Dr. Vishnu Mohan

Neonatologist

Neonatology

Dr. Vishnu Mohan has completed FNIC ( Fellowship in Neonatal Intensive Care) from Dr.Mehta Children's Hospital, Chennai.

Qualifications : MBBS, MD, FNIC

Before joining MIMS, Dr.Vishnu Mohan.P.T was working with Dr.Mehta Children’s Hospital, Chennai.

The following are his areas of special interest:-

  • Neonatal Ventilation.
  • Neonatal Resuscitation.
  • Point of care ultrasonography.
  • Focused Neonatal Echocardiography.

Dr. Mohammed Biju

Registrar

Paediatrics

Dr. Mohammed Biju serves as a Registrar in the Department of Paediatrics at Aster MIMS. He completed his graduation from Adichunagiri Institute of Medical Science, Karnataka and MD (Paediatrics) from Yerevan State Medical University.

Dr. Mohammed Biju

Registrar

Paediatrics

Dr. Mohammed Biju serves as a Registrar in the Department of Paediatrics at Aster MIMS. He completed his graduation from Adichunagiri Institute of Medical Science, Karnataka and MD (Paediatrics) from Yerevan State Medical University.

Qualifications MBBS,MD

Facilities

Services

​Dept of Pediatrics at MIMS has expanded by leaps and bounds; we started off with a good Neonatal Intensive Unit and a general pediatric department in 2002. In the year 2004, in addition to existing clinics The department started different speciality clinics like pediatric Asthma Clinic, Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic and Child Development Clinic. The department has conducted state level CMEs in Pediatric Pulmonology and Pediatric Rheumatology. Our Pediatric Asthma Clinic is conducted with the support of Pulmonology department. Patient education regarding Inhaler Therapy and Prevention of Asthma are highlighted in these clinics. The Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic started with the help of Rheumatology department is the first of its kind in the state. The Child Development Clinic was started with the aim to follow up high risk babies and normal babies for detection of early developmental aberrations so that early help can be instituted. The clinic offers a package of multispecialities which includes ENT, Ophthalmology, Physical Medicine. In special circumstances services of Orthopaedic Surgeon, Child Psychologist, Speech Therapist, Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapists are sought.

  • Pediatric ICU
  • Pediatric Ventilation
  • All Pediatric Procedures including Bone Marrow, Liver Biopsy, Bronchoscopy
  • Pediatric Asthma Clinic
  • Pediatric Developmental assessment
  • IQ Testing
  • Vaccination services
  • Pediatric Neurology clinic
  • Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic
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