Paediatrics Dapartment


Prof. Dr. Shakeel Ahmed
HOD Pediatrics

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine dealing with children and their diseases. T h e curriculum of Pediatrics is based on common health related problems of Pakistani children. A medical student should have the minimum knowledge and skills to provide comprehensive health care to children, counsel mothers and care givers on immunization, nutritional diet, and risk factors. Medical students should be sensitive to children needs and behavior. The students are taught Social and Preventive Paediatrics, Growth and Development, Nutrition, Perinatology, Neonatology, Genetics and Dysmorphology, Nephrology, Cardiology, Respiratory system, Haematology/ Oncology,Rheumatology, Infectious and Parasitic diseases, Endocrinology, Neurology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Paediatric Emergencies and Paediatric Surgery.