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The Department of Paediatrics presently headed by Prof. Dr. M.M. Patil was instituted in 1986. The PG course was started in 1996. Neonatal Fellowship Programmes accredited by NNF started in 2021. We have total bed strength of 90 beds in general ward and also have 32 beds of Level III NICU and 12 Beds of PICU. The department also runs many Specialty clinics including High risk, Immunization, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Nephrology, Thalassemia, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Gastro (Diarrhea) and Pediatric Neurology. Recently BLDE Teen clinic has been added.


Department of Paediatrics

The faculty members are actively involved in various community programmes like RCH, IMNCI, Promotion of Breast Feeding. Our faculty members are also involved in research projects in collaboration with Global Network and WHO. The Postgraduate Alumni are doing very well and are well placed with many of them doing Post-doctoral courses and Fellowships. Many of the undergraduates have taken up Paediatrics as a Speciality and have got their PG Degree from prestigious institutions in India and abroad.


Establishing a Paediatric Centre of Excellence in Academic & Patient Care facilities with all Paediatric sub-specialties.


Building State of Art infrastructure & other facilities augmenting Post Graduate and Fellowship programmes.