Department of Pediatrics

Pediatric is a medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders in pediatric population ( Newborn – 12 years of age).

The Department of Pediatric at KJSH brings to you some of the most experienced, highly knowledgeable and well trained pediatricians who consistently provide excellent pediatric care at affordable costs. Here you will find a multi specialty group of pediatricians in an integrated set up to provide quality care for the pediatric patients. The department runs many pediatric speciality clinics like Neurodevelopmental clinic, Hematology clinic, Asthma clinic, Endocrine clinic, Well baby clinic, High Risk clinic, Nutrition and Gastroenterology clinic,and Immunization clinic.The mission of the center is to foster cutting – edge research that improves the lives of children.The department of pediatrics is equipped with state of art NICU and PICU facilities providing efficient care to critically ill children.

We are committed to improve health and satisfaction level of our patients by ensuring thorough training of all categories of staff.

“In the year 2022,The Thalassemia Day Center was started in association with Sankalp India Foundation, providing blood transfusion facility to thalassemia patients completely free of cost. Many thalassemia patients between the age group of 4 months to 18 years have already been adopted and are being benefited by the facilities provided by the hospital.
Every Thursday of Every month, Our Pediatricians visit the Urban Health Training Centre (UHTC) which is located in the urban slum of Vidyavihar 6.5 kilometers from K.J.Somaiya Medical College. It aims to improve health by providing services, promoting healthy practices and health seeking behaviors in the poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged section of the community. The UHTC provides holistic health services within easy reach to an approximate 74150 population.”

Teaching Activity

Pediatric department conducts various clinical activities, journal clubs, CMEs, Undergraduate and Postgraduate (MD Pediatrics) training programs, workshops, conferences. Our students and staff actively participate in research projects, publications, conferences and paper & poster presentations. We conduct National programs like Pulse Polio Program, AFP surveillance program and celebrate National Immunization week, World Breastfeeding week, ORS week, World Down Syndrome day and World Thalassemia day by giving educational talks to the patient population and hence increasing awareness. Extra curricular activities like Undergraduate and Postgraduate IAP quizzes giving encouragement and opportunities to all students for participation.

Hospital Services

OPD services are provided in the morning 9:00 am to 4:00 pm everyday out of which two days – Wednesday and Friday are dedicated to Immunization as per NIP Programs

Home to multiple subspecialities, the department of Pediatrics of K J Somaiya medical college aims to be recognized as one of the leading Tertiary Care center in Mumbai. The united team of the department embodies pride in the missions of the department, with an environment build on respect, team work, learning and continuous improvement.

Our NICU is most advanced 20 Bed unit on 5th floor, we

  • Diagnose and treat sick newborns with infection and breathing problems.
  • Care of premature and low birth weight babies.
  • Stabilize newborns with life threatening conditions.
  • Coordinate infant care with surgical and other complex needs.

The PICU is 8 bedded multidisciplinary state of artunit , located on 5th floor, we provide

  • Emergency care to critically ill patients.
  • Management of Pediatric life threatening conditions.
  • Perform life saving and diagnostic procedures.

The PICU is equipped with advanced technology and provides personalized care for infants and children. The PICU team of doctors, nurses and paramedical staff work towards speedy recovery with improved survival rates.

Dr. Mukesh Agrawal

Professor & Head

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Dr. Varsha Phadke

Professor

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Dr. Priyashree Mukherjee

Associate Professor

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Dr. Priyanka Bote

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Alpa Anil Bhosale

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Merin Annam George

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Irphan Ali

Senior Resident

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Dr. Snehal Yashwant Keni

Senior Resident

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Dr. Aparanta Chandra

Senior Resident

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Dr. Shweta Bansal

Hon Con Paed Hematology

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Dr. Vaidehi Patel

Hon.Paediatric Neurodevelopment

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Dr. Nikhil Avnish Shah

Con Paed Endocrinology

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Dr. Purva Keni Karnavat

Honorary Pediatric Neurologist

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Dr. Chetana Gorawala

Occupational Therapist

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Ms. Aarti Shah

Special Educator

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Ms. Tanvi Rajesh Sanghavi

Speech Therapist

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General OPDs

Monday - Friday: 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM | Saturday: 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Dr. Mukesh Agrawal

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Dr. Priyashree Mukherjee

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Speciality OPDs

Pediatric Intensive care

All days

Round the clock

Thalassemia Day care

Monday & Thursday

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pediatric Neurology

Monday & Thursday

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Special Educator Clinic

Monday

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Child Guidance Clinic

Monday

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pediatric Endocrinology

Tuesday

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pediatric Asthma

Tuesday

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Critical-care follow-up

Tuesday & Thursday

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Occupational therapy

Tuesday & Friday

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Speech therapy clinic

Tuesday & Thursday

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Well Baby Clinic

Wednesday

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Immunization Clinic

Wednesday & Friday

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Pediatric Nephrology

Thursday

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pediatric Cardiology

Thursday

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

High-Risk Newborn Clinic

Friday

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Neuro-Development Clinic

Friday

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Special Educator Clinic

Friday

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition

Saturday

9:00 am - 12:00 pm