Intro

The Department of Paediatrics endeavours in imparting education which promotes “Comprehensive Child Care”. The department goal being – “We care for your bundle of joy as much as you do!” We have an outstanding team of Faculty, who are dynamic and highly committed to excellence in Paediatric Medical Education and relentlessly work to prepare the next generation of doctors for clinical care as well as research. Our primary goal is to provide an academic and clinical learning experience to enable the medical student to be competent in compassionate delivery of health care to the sick children. We teach the undergraduates the clinical as well as soft skills in the diagnosis and management of basic disorders affecting the new-borns, children and adolescents. We aim to encourage the students to gain the fundamental knowledge and expertise to become the best human beings as well as doctors possible as also to prepare future leaders in medicine by offering broad-based training in general paediatrics. Concurrently, the undergraduate students are motivated and promoted to pursue their individual passion for the speciality of their choice.

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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) Vandana Negi
Dr (Col) Vandana Negi
Professor & HoD

Col Vandana Negi is alumnus of Prestigious Moti lal Nehru Medical College Allahabad. She did her MBBS and MD (Pediatrics) in year 1987 and 19191 from Moti lal Nehru Medical College Allahabad. After completing her post graduation she joined Army Medical Corps as a Pediatrician on 03 Aug 1992.   She did her DM (Neonatology) in Year 2007 from prestigious PGIMER Chandigarh. Presently she is posted as Professor and HOD Department of Pediatrics at Base Hospital Delhi Cantt. She has special interest in providing family centered care in NICU and promotion of breast feeding in newborns.

Lt Col Ashwin Arora
Lt Col Ashwin Arora
Asst Professor

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.

Lt Col Barnali Mitra
Lt Col Barnali Mitra
Sr Resident

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

Lt Col Reema Solanki
Lt Col Reema Solanki
Sr Resident

Lt Col Reema Solanki is a graduate from Armed Forces Medical College,Pune .She completed her

DNB Paediatrics from Base Hospital Delhi cantt in 2014 and has been posted as Graded Specialist in Paediatric Dept wef Sep 2016.

Dr Harpreet A Singh
Dr Harpreet A Singh
Sr Resident

Dr. Harpreet A Singh has joined as senior resident in the department of pediatrics at ACMS in July2017. She is a graduate of Guru Gobind Singh medical college, faridkot and has done her DNB pediatrics from Base Hospital Delhi cantt. In addition to more than 5 years of varied experience in clinical pediatrics, she has teaching experience of undergraduates at SGRDIMSR,Amritsar as senior resident earlier. Her main interests are general pediatrics, intensive care andteaching.s

Maj Sandeep D Paimode
Maj Sandeep D Paimode
Jr Resident
Maj Mayank Aggarwal
Maj Mayank Aggarwal
Jr Resident
Surg LT Cdr R Bhunia
Surg LT Cdr R Bhunia
Jr Resident
Maj KK Sharma
Maj KK Sharma
Jr Resident
Surg Lt Cdr Jayakrishnan VY
Surg Lt Cdr Jayakrishnan VY
Jr Resident

Surg Lt Cdr Jayakrishnan VY

MBBS  MBA ( HA)

Research : Enteric Fever – Correlation of duration of IV Ceftriaxone to mean fever clearance time in children 6 months to 12 years

Maj Anil Kumar
Maj Anil Kumar
Jr Resident
Dr Bindu T Nair
Dr Bindu T Nair
Associate Professor

Dr Bindu T Nair joined the department as Associate Professor in Dec, 2015. She completed her MBBS degree from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune in 1992 and got her post -graduate degree in MD Paediatrics from Army Hospital (Research & Referral), New Delhi in 2000. Dr Bindu has over 15 years of wide and varied rich Paediatric experience including a stint of fourteen years in the Indian Army (Army Medical Corps). Her special interests are in the field of gastroenterology. 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 several peer-reviewed publications to her credit in both national and international journals. She has also organized numerous CMEs and workshops in the department.