Intro

The Department of Pediatrics, Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt is dedicated to improving the health of infants, children and adolescents through excellence in patient care, education, research and advocacy. This is passionately embraced by our faculty and staff who are deeply committed to the welfare of our community.

 

The department aims at achieving the following:

  • Providing state-of-the-art medical care to the dependent children
  • Providing a child-friendly milieu to the sick children
  • Providing scientific and evidence-based treatment
  • Providing regular developmental screening, growth charting, advice on immunization and anticipatory guidance to well children
  • Providing sound primary pediatric care
  • Promotion of exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life
  • Sensitivity to the service requirements in respect of parents with sick children
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The Department of Paediatrics is very active in the teaching of undergraduate medical students. The training in Paediatrics is in the form of didactic lectures of 69 hours and 25 hours of group discussions and tutorials. Besides this, they have 10 weeks of clinical rotation – 2 weeks each in IV and V terms and 3 weeks each in VIII and XI terms. They have integrated teaching at all professional levels so as to prepare the student to deliver preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative services for care of children both in the community and at hospital as part of a team. The training includes systematic instructions in growth and development, nutritional needs of a child, immunization schedules, management of common diseases of infancy and childhood, scope of Social Paediatrics and Counselling as laid down by MCI. At the end of their Clinical Posting, the undergraduate students undergo an Assessment Examination on skills especially recording of special features of Paediatric history and anthropometry. The students are also encouraged to participate in various research projects and activities like ICMR etc.

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Training

The internship programme comprises of 4 weeks of paediatric medicine training. We have 60 bedded Paediatric Ward with a plethora of challenging cases being admitted everyday providing vast clinical exposure and experience to our undergraduates. We also have a 6 bedded PICU and 15 bedded NICU providing state-of-the-art-care. There is a dedicated paediatric emergency department staffed by Paediatric Emergency Medicine-trained doctors round the clock. Our department has well-developed Paediatric subspecialties of Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology and Pulmonology which gives the medical students an insight and motivation to pursue post-graduation as well as super specialisation into these diverse fields. We give the interns ‘Hands on Training’ to deal with paediatric emergencies and also train them in NALS and PALS. Our mission – “WE CARE”, encompasses our drive to improve the health and well-being of children through excellence in family-centred care, advocacy, research and education.

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Dr (Col) RS Tomar
Dr (Col) RS Tomar
Professor
Dr (Maj) Niranjan Sahoo
Dr (Maj) Niranjan Sahoo
Junior Resident
Dr (Maj) Shilpa Jauhari
Dr (Maj) Shilpa Jauhari
Junior Resident
Dr (Maj) Dasari Varun Kumar
Dr (Maj) Dasari Varun Kumar
Junior Resident
Dr (Lt Col) Gururaja R
Dr (Lt Col) Gururaja R
Senior Resident
Dr (Sqn Ldr) Harshit Bhargava
Dr (Sqn Ldr) Harshit Bhargava
Junior Resident
Dr (Maj) Umesh Kumar Singh
Dr (Maj) Umesh Kumar Singh
Junior Resident
Dr (Sqn Ldr) Anusha Reddy
Dr (Sqn Ldr) Anusha Reddy
Junior Resident
Dr (Lt Col) Ritu Agarwal
Dr (Lt Col) Ritu Agarwal
Assistant Professor
Dr (Air Vice Marshal) Daljit Singh
Dr (Air Vice Marshal) Daljit Singh
Professor
Dr (Lt Col) Ashwin Arora
Dr (Lt Col) Ashwin Arora
Assistant Professor

Dr (Lt Col) Ashwin Arora is an alumnus of AFMC, Pune. He completed his MBBS in 2001, and MD in Pediatrics from AFMC in 2009. He further pursued his National Board Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, in 2017. His special areas of interest are Pediatric ARDS, and Sepsis. He is a dedicated intensivist, and an enthusiastic teacher.

Dr (Lt Col) Barnali Mitra
Dr (Lt Col) Barnali Mitra
Assistant Professor

Lt Col Barnali Mitra is a graduate from Armed Forces Medical College Pune. She did MD  Paediatrics from Armed Forces Medical College Pune in 2013 and has been posted as Classified Specialist in Paediatric deptt wef Sep 2016

Dr (Lt Col) Bindu T Nair (Retd)
Dr (Lt Col) Bindu T Nair (Retd)
Professor

Dr Bindu T Nair is an alumnus of Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and did MD in Pediatrics from Army Hospital (Research & Referral), New Delhi. She has over 20 years of wide and varied rich Paediatric experience including a stint of fourteen years in the Indian Army (Army Medical Corps). She was awarded “GOC-in-C Commendation” in 2014 for exemplary services as a paediatrician. She has been involved in the teaching and training of undergraduate& post graduate medical students and nursing staff throughout her career. She has a keen interest in medical education and has successfully completed the ‘Advance Course in Medical Education’. She is presently pursuing the prestigious fellowship by FAIMER (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Researchi).She has over 30 peer-reviewed publications to her credit in both national and international journals. She is a recognized supervisor & guide for post graduate candidates as well as an examiner in various universities like MUHS Nashik, GGSIPU New Delhi etc. and  National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.