Department of Pediatrics

 

 

Goal: 

The broad goal of the teaching of undergraduate students in Pediatrics is to acquire adequate knowledge and appropriate skills for optimally dealing with major health problems of children to ensure their optimal growth and development.

Objectives:

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

1) Describe the normal growth and development during fetal life, neonatal period, childhood and adolescence and outline deviations thereof.

2) Describe the common paediatric disorders and emergencies in terms of epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, rational therapy and rehabilitation.

3) State age related requirements of calories, nutrients, fluids, drugs etc. in health and disease.

4) Describe preventive strategies for common infectious disorders, malnutrition, genetic and metabolic disorders, poisonings, accidents and child abuse.

5) Outline national programmes relating to child health including immunization programmes.

Skills: 
At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

1) Take a detailed pediatric history, conduct an appropriate physical examination of children including neonates, make clinical diagnosis, conduct common bedside investigative procedures, interpret common laboratory investigation results and plan and institute therapy.

2) Take anthropometric measurements, resuscitate newborn infants at birth, prepare oral rehydration solution, perform tuberculin test, administer vaccines available under current national programs, perform venesection, start an intravenous saline and provide nasogastric feeding.

3) Conduct diagnostic procedures such as lumbar puncture, liver and kidney biopsy, bone marrow aspiration, pleural tap and ascitic tap.

4) Distinguish between normal newborn babies and those requiring special care and institute early care to all new born babies including care of preterm and low birth weight babies, provide correct guidance and counseling in breast feeding.

5) Provide ambulatory care to all sick children, identify indications for specialized/inpatient care and ensure timely referral of those who require hospitalization.

Integration:
The training in pediatrics should 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 in an integrated form with other disciplines, e.g. Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, Community Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Teaching Staff:

Unit : I

Sr.No

Name

Designation

Joining Date

1

Dr. Sanjay  S. Joshi

Prof.& HOD

01/01/1995

2

Dr. Vilas  P. Wadile

Associate Professor

01/11/1997

3

Dr. Abhinay  B. Darwade

Assistant Professor

01/02/2014

4

Dr. Parikshit  P. Deore

Assistant Professor

27/07/2018

5

Dr. Vinod  V. Patil

Assistant Professor

01/06/2020

6

Dr. Tushar  P. Kanade

Senior Resident

01/06/2011

7

Dr. Anusha S. Nikumbh

Senior Resident

20/09/2021

8

Dr. Aakash J. Pathak

Junior  Resident

01/09/2021

9

Dr. Sadiya Q. Shaikh

Junior  Resident

01/09/2021

 

 

Unit : II

S.N.

Name of Teachers

Designation

Joining Date

1

Dr. Jagdish  Z.  Pakhare

Professor

01/12/1994

2

Dr. Mahesh  H. Ahirrao

Professor

21/11/2005

3

Dr. Sachin  D. Dhole

Associate Professor

13/06/2007

4

Dr. Sunil  D. Pagare

Assistant Professor

07/01/2019

5

Dr. Milind  C. Saner

Senior Resident

01/03/2017

6

Dr. Prashant  A. Shinkar

Senior Resident

09/12/2019

7

Dr. Aishwarya J. Gavit

Junior  Resident

01/09/2021

8

Dr. Yash D. Varhade

Junior  Resident

01/09/2021