DEPARTMENT OF PAEDIATRIC SURGERY
This is a new super speciality Department, started to function in Government Theni Medical College Hospital from May 2011. One post in the cadre of Associate Professor was sanctioned for the Department.
It provides, Neonatal Surety, Paediatric Urology, General Paediatric Surgery services for the poor people in and around Theni, Periyakulam, Aundipatty., Usilampatty, Cumhum even up to Kumuly, Munnar in Kerala State. All types of Paediatric Surgery cases including Neonatal Surgeries, both elective and emergency cases are done here.
Weekly classes are taken for Nursing Students and Undergraduate Medical Students.
1. No.of Units in the Department — 1.
2. O.P. days and Timings - Tuesday and Thursday 10 A.M. to 12 A.M.
3. Bed strength of Department - 10
4. Average OP. — 15 — 20 / Day P
5. Average I.P. - 5/Week
6. Types of Surgeries performed —
(i) Neonatal cases
(ii) Paediatric Urology Cases
(iii) Both Elective / Emergency General Paediatric Surgery Cases.
7. Special Clinics - Anorectal Clinic/Every 2nd Tuesday