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Medical Services
Pediatrics Department

Each patient has a Hospital Care Team with the primary physician and the residents being responsible for coordinating care. A team of nurses also works with the family to provide the best care plan for the child. In addition to physicians and nurses, other hospital staffs that may be involved in the care of the child include: respiratory therapists, physical therapists and nutritionists.
The department provides comprehensive patient care for acute and chronic conditions and is tailored to meet specific needs of each child.
The Pediatrics Department currently consists of:

  • Cardiology Division
  • Endocrinology Division
  • General Pediatrics Division
  • Genetics Division 
  • Hematology-Oncology Division 
  • Immunology Division 
  •  Infectious Diseases Division 
  •  Neonatology Division (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) ) 
  •  Nephrology Division
  •  Nursery Unit 
  •  Pediatric Gastro-Enterology Division 
  •  Pediatric Neurology 
  •  Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  •  Pulmonary Division
A- New born nursery:

This unit provides medical care for normal newborn infants offering prophylactic care, screening for congenital anomalies and screening tests for metabolic and hematologic disorders. In addition, the new born nursery ensures adequate breast feeding, detects excessive weight loss, and screens for early jaundice, etc.

B- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU):

This unit provides neonatal care for preterm or low birth weight infant (less than 2500g) needing intravenous feeding, infants with significant neonatal problems or illness e.g. jaundice, fever, suspected foeto-maternal infection, respiratory distress syndrome needing major ventilatory support or sub-ventilation care. It also provides case for infants with complex neonatal surgical conditions, before and following surgery.

C- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU):

This unit is currently in the planning phase.