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Paediatrics & Neonatology

Neonatology Treatments in Kochi

VPS Lakeshore’s Department of Paediatrics provides treatment of exceptional quality. in pediatric care. The doctors under this department have been trained abroad for many years and also have vast work-experience in Kerala. Children are cared for by trained intensive staff and a team managed by appropriate specialists and consultants from different specialties co-operating with the paediatricians. Effective treatment is provided for simple as well as complex diseases. The paediatricians are specially trained to treat cases of complicated health in newborns. 

The paediatrics department finely focuses on avoiding unnecessary medicines and preserving minimum medicines, which are absolutely necessary and appropriate for a particular disease.

Key Highlights

Treatment for diseases like long-standing undiagnosed Fevers, Autoimmune diseases, Bloodborne diseases, Malignancies, Endocrine problems, growth problems, pubertal problems, Asthma, and other chest problems

  • Handles bowel problems like Constipation

  • Deals with Heart diseases, Brain diseases, etc.

  • Intensive care of pediatric patients offered

  • Breastfeeding support and proper weaning advice including follow up in growth development of babies

Dr Rashmi V Nair

HOD-Paediatrics, Senior Consultant


HOD-Paediatrics, MBBS, MD (Paediatrics), EPIC (Critical Care), PG Dip (Paediatric Infectious Diseases), DAA (Allergy)


    • Started career as a resident paediatrician at an exclusive children’s hospital in Kenya.
    • Later joined the University of Nairobi - Kenya, as Lecturer and Consultant Paediatrician, in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine.
    • Established the first Paediatric Critical Care Unit at the tertiary level national hospital, the first of its kind in Kenya, which led to a tremendous impact in outcome among critically ill children who previously could not access such services.
    • Continued as the Unit Head and in-charge, Paediatric Critical Care Unit, at the National Hospital in Kenya.
    • Spearheaded development and successfully launched the Paediatric Critical Care fellowship programme in Kenya, in collaboration with University of Washington, USA.
    • Involved as a teacher and exam coordinator in undergraduate, postgraduate and fellowship training programmes.
    • Involved in the management of critically ill children as a visiting Paediatric Critical Care, ID and allergy consultant, at various private hospitals in Kenya.

Dr Rashmi V Nair

HOD-Paediatrics, Senior Consultant

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