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    Paediatric is the branch of medicine that deals with medical care of infants, children and adolescent. Professorial unit provides the best care for Paediatric patients in the region.

    The Paediatric unit of the hospital has ward 4, where acute medical illnesses are managed and ward 5 with several sub-units (Neonatal Unit, Nephrotic Unit, Thalassemia Unit, Dialysis Unit and Kidney Transplant Unit) where chronic illnesses are managed.

    Our unit has special interest in medical disorders of kidney (Paediatric Nephrology) such as nephrotic and end stage renal failure. It is  recognized as the only unit that provide Paediatric kidney transplant service in Sri Lanka.

    We provide both undergraduate and postgraduate training for medical candidates of Sri Lanka. In addition, we receives elective students from many parts of the world for clinical training. We take part in clinical research in many Paediatric disciplines such as Nephrology, Urology, Endocrinology, Childhood growth, Development & Nutrition, Respiratory illnesses and childhood Meningitis.

    Our Services:

    • Provision of high dependency care for acutely ill patients.
    • Management of all emergency Paediatric Medical conditions.
    • Management of all communicable diseases.
    • Transfusion of factor viii, ix and x for patients with Haemophilia
    • Vaccination of kids according to the National Immunization Programme.
    • Regular follow up of patients with Rheumatic Heart Disease and provision of Benzathine Penicillin Injection.
    • Care of Thalassemic children with regular blood transfusion and iron chelation therapy.
    • Provision of specialized care for children with Nephrotic Syndrome.
    • Kidney transplant and post-transplant follow up.
    • Provision of dialysis facility for children with renal impairment.
    • Provision of Neonatology care for acutely and chronically ill neonates.

    Clinic details:

    First floor (OPD building) – Clinic room No. 35 A
    Telephone 0812388001 (Ext) 242
    Medical clinic Monday 08.00 am – 12.00 pm Dr. R.M. Mudiyanse
    Dr. Pathum Dissanayake***
    Tuesday 01.00 pm – 04.00 pm Dr. Thushara Kudagammana
    Wednesday 08.00 am – 12.00 pm Dr. Heshan Jayaweera
    Dr. C.K. Abeysekara
    Thursday 08.00 am – 12.00 pm Dr. Thushara Kudagammana
    Immunization clinic Tuesday 08.00 am – 12.00 pm Prof. Rasnayake Mudhiyanse
    Obesity clinic Tuesday 01.00 pm – 04.00 pm Dr. Kalupahana
    Nephrotic Clinic Thursday 08.00 am – 12.00 pm Prof. Asiri Abeyegunawardana
    Premature baby clinic Friday 08.00 am – 12.00 pm
    02.00 pm – 04.00 pm
    Dr. Heshan Jayaweera/ Dr. Pathum Dissanayake Dr. (Mrs) Sandya Bandara (Pediatrician)***
    Reumatic Heart Disease Clinic Saturday 08.00 am – 12.00 pm Prof. Rathnayake Mudiyanse
    Renal Disease Clinic Monday 02.00 pm – 04.00 pm Dr. R.S. Thalgahagoda

    **** Physician will cover the clinic in rotation basis


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