Pediatric Intensive Care


Pediatric Intensive Care Units at Surya hospitals offer highly specialized care to critically ill children. Equipped with the state of the art facilities and highly specialized staff, the PICU at Surya hospitals is one of the best in the city. The PICU offers the highest level of intensive medical care for children with acute illness.

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a multidisciplinary unit, equipped with advanced technology and provides personalized care for infants, children and adolescents who become critically ill or injured.

Our Physicians and team of allied medical professionals are highly knowledgeable and well trained to handle emergencies and provide the best possible outcomes from critical illness and injury. The PICU team of doctors, nurses and para medical staff work towards improving survival rates, speedy recovery while ensuring the child is relieved of pain and discomfort.

Clinical Expertise:

The team at PICU consists of Pediatric specialists covering over sub specialties such as – Emergency medicine, General surgery, Anaesthesia, Neurology, Hematology, Oncology, Gastroenterology, Orthopedic and Neurosurgery amongst others. The staff is available around the clock on rotation basis to provide the highest standards of care.
The unit is also staffed with well trained, skilled and experienced nurses. They form the backbone of our services. The PICU team is equipped with extensive knowledge and skill besides vast amount of experience to handle the most critical of illnesses or injury.

Conditions that we treat include but not limited to Asthma, Blood cancers and other childhood cancers, Bronchitis, Blood disorders, Liver Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension, Acute or chronic infections and sepsis, gastroenterology conditions, neurological disorders, etc.

Expertise in managing complex Pediatric cases

Sickness is demanding enough when an adult is suffering. But when the patient is a child, the emotional strain is far more intense. Parents always eye for the best possible care without denying the children of the physical, emotional and intellectual development that is so much a part of their formative years. At Surya Hospitals, we specialise in dealing with complex pediatric problems utilizing evidence based clinical practical guidelines. Our experts assess not only the medical needs but pay equal importance to functional, social and emotional needs of sick children. They provide optimal treatment, along with integrated services like health education. The ICUs and operation rooms are designed to handle even the most complicated illness in medically-fragile children. The doctors and the support team are well qualified, trained from premier institutes in the country and abroad. They bring compassionate and proficient care in a nurturing and stimulating environment.

Dr. Neil Castellino

MBBS, MD(PAED), DNB (PAED), FNB (PAED INTENSIVE CARE) Area of Expertise: Management of multi organ dysfunction syndrome including renal replacement therapy, Functional bedside - echocardiography, lung USG, invasive intracranial pressure, monitoring in head injury
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Dr. Mukund Shirolkar

Dr. Mukund Shirolkar

MBBS,DNB Pediatrics,Fellowship in Pediatric intensive care (Great Ormond Street Hospital, London),PGPN, Boston,Diploma in hospital management (NIHFW, New Delhi) Area of Expertise:Management of children with multi organ dysfunction,Management of children post Traumatic brain injury & complex brain surgeries,Management of Children post complex cardiac surgeries.Functional Echocardiography in children,Point of Care Ultrasound of Lungs & Abdomen (POCUS)
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