Almas Hospital

Pediatric Surgery

The Department of Pediatric Surgery at Almas Hospital provides comprehensive surgical care to treat congenital and acquired conditions affecting children from birth through adulthood. Our pediatric surgeons are among the most experienced in Malappuram. Each year, we perform thousands of pediatric surgical procedures, including life-saving emergency surgeries and routine procedures on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

Services We Offer

Our expert team in Kottakkal has years of experience performing a wide range of surgical procedures - both elective and semi-elective. We offer pediatric services for,

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Neurological
  • Ophthalmological
  • Orthopedic
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Plastic
  • Urologic
  • Groin

We firmly believe in a family-first approach. From daycare facilities to answer all your questions, we strive to infuse all our care with compassion and clear communication. Our pediatric surgeons emphasize using minimally-invasive techniques whenever possible. This means less discomfort, shorter healing times, and less-noticeable scarring. Our surgeons use minimal access techniques for both diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including:

  • Hernia (Bowel, Hydrocele)
  • Undescended Testes
  • Hypospadias
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
  • Branchial Cyst/ Sinus
  • Cleft lip
  • Cleft palate
  • Preauricular Sinus
  • Tongue-tie
  • Labial synechiae
  • Pediatric urology & gastro surgery
  • Anorectal malformation (ARM)
  • Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Q. How many babies are born with clefts?

Cleft lip with or without cleft palate is one of the most common birth defects in India. It can be surgically treated at Almas Hospital. We have the best pediatric surgeons and a multidisciplinary team including plastic surgeons to repair clefts.

Q. What type of anesthesia will be used? Will my child be asleep during surgery?

General anesthetic will be used, which means that your child will be completely asleep during the surgical procedure.

Q. Can I stay in the hospital with my child?

Yes. The pediatry department at Almas Hospital has a daycare facility that allows parents to stay in the room with their children.

Q. When Can My Child Eat Again?

With very few exceptions (cleft lip, cleft palate, stomach or bowel surgery) your child can eat or drink as soon as they feel like doing so.

Q. How Safe Is Anesthesia For My Child?

Anesthesia is very safe today. The anesthetic risks mostly depend on your child's medical history. We have the best anesthesiologists in Kottakkal; they will discuss the procedure with you before your child's surgery.

Q. What type of post-surgery care will my child need afterward?

Recovery time is different based on the procedure or surgery. Our staff will give verbal and written instructions for follow-up care as well as to prevent surgical site infection.

Our Doctors

Our Distinguished Team of Caring Physicians

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Dr. Muralikrishnan K.T

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon