Doctor of Medicine (Paediatrics) | MD (Paediatrics)


Affiliating Body

The Program is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS).

Student Intake

02 students per year. (Government quota: 01, Institutional Quota: 01)

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Key Information


  • The primary teaching-learning methods employed are dedicated lectures, tutorials, case presentation with hands-on practical sessions
  • Training to recognise the health needs of infant children and Adolescents and diagnosis of different health conditions and diseases.
  • Competency gaining in the subject of Pediatrics for practicing at community level and at different level of Health system.
  • Acquire skills in effective communication with the child (Patients), family and community.
  • Awareness of contemporary advances in medical sciences in the field of Pediatrics
  • Assisting and performing procedures like IV insertion, Central Line insertion, Lumbar puncture, Bone Marrow aspiration & Biopsy, Liver Biopsy, Kidney Biopsy, Hemodialysis etc under supervision and guidance of qualified professionals.
  • Handling emergency Pediatric patients
  • Presenting seminars,case based learning,journal presentations,indoor patient rounds
  • Paper and poster presentations in state/national conferences
  • Research projects
  • Dissertations


  • The program is conducted at the K J Somaiya Medical College which is the only private medical college in the city of Mumbai
  • Course content is delivered by expert and committed faculty
  • Adequate infrastructure Facilities – (lecture halls, specialized departmental laboratories, and library) ensure student comfort and smooth delivery of course content.
  • Clinical Postings in the K J Somaiya multispecialty charitable hospital with a good number of patients, state of art PICU, NICU ensures adequate exposure and experience in treating a variety of ailments
  • A fully equipped skill lab for practicing PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training) and NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Programme)

Program Outcome

An MD (Pediatrics) Postgraduate can opt for the following career paths ahead

  • Can join a teaching institute and pursue a career in Pediatric teaching.
  • Can join private hospitals or corporate hospitals as a consultant
  • Can start their own independent private hospital
  • Pursue further education (DM or Fellowship) in various medical super specialties and related streams like Pediatric Intensive Care ,Neonatology, Pediatric cardiology, endocrinology, Hematology- Oncology, Nephrology,Neurology,medical research, hospital administration etc


The curriculum is prescribed by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. Please visit the link and go to page 2 to view the details.