Paediatric Surgery

Pediatric surgery is a subspecialty of surgery involving surgery of foetuses, infants, children, adolescents,and young adults.

Common paediatric diseases that may require pediatric surgery include :

Congenital malformations

  • Lymphangioma
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula
  • Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
  • Intestinal atresia
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Meconium plugs
  • Hirschsprung's disease
  • Imperforate anus
  • Undescended testes

Congenital cases

  • Congenital diseases of the lung
  • Emphysemas, congenital cysts of the lung and mediastinum

Abdominal wall defects

  • Omphalocele
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hernias

Chest wall deformities

  • Pectus excavatum

Childhood tumours

  • Neuroblastoma
  • Wilms' tumor
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • ATRT
  • Liver tumors
  • Teratomas

 Our paediatric surgery team

Dr. Ahmed has over 14 years’ medical experience  and joined Mediclinic Welcare Hospital from Ramaiah Medical College and Research Centre, Bangalore where he was Associate Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery.

He is widely published on the subject of paediatric surgery and had undertaken several research projects.

He undertakes a wide variety of paediatric procedures including neonatal surgeries such as repair of congenital diaphragm hernia, infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, bowel atresias and malformations.  He is also experienced in laparoscopic surgeries such as appendicectomy and and cholecystectomy in children.  Other areas of interest include paediatric and neonatal hernia, undescended testis, paediatric urology, thoracotomy and video assisted thoracoscopic procedures.



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