Paediatricians in Kenya
Paediatricians are doctors who manage medical conditions affecting infants, children and young people. They look at specific health issues, diseases and disorders related to stages of growth and development. This is an area of medicine where the doctor works closely with the patient and their family. Paediatrics is a diverse, stimulating and hugely rewarding specialty.
Paediatrics is divided into four main areas
General Paediatrics– a hospital role covering children from birth to the age of 16. Most paediatricians have this generalist role
Neonatology-this role specialises in looking after newly born babies. It is usually based in an intensive care unit looking after premature babies or those with problems at birth
Community paediatrics– these doctors are based in the community and look after children with developmental, social or behavioural problems and those with a physical disability
Paediatric cardiology– this is a small area which is a specialty in its own right. These doctors diagnose and treat children with cardiac (heart) conditions
Paediatricians in Kenya – Paediatric Outpatient.
They serve outpatient care starting from the new born to the adolescents. The primary services and consultation are done and if necessary, various test and diagnostic evaluation are performed in outpatient unit. The first end care to the children’s is fulfilled in our outpatient unit as we have well trained and educated health care professionals.
Paediatricians in Kenya – Vaccination and Immunization.
Children’s who are suffering with chronic disease and requires hospital care is looked by our inpatient department. The department consists of trained and qualified doctors, nurses and other supporting staffs who strengthen the pediatric care delivered to our little patients. The department is designed colorfully to create good ambience and to make children feel happy and safe.
Paediatricians in Kenya – Paediatric Dental Services.
They offer dental services for newborns to 18 yrs. of age. It involves oral evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for several dental ailments.
Paediatricians in Kenya – Paediatric Cardiology Services.
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This unit deals with infants and children’s who have congenital and other heart disorders. The paediatric cardiologists are experienced and skillful in diagnosing the cardiac conditions. We do complete evaluation, diagnosis and treatment to the heart problems in children’s by means of surgical intervention or medical management.
Paediatricians in Kenya – Well Baby Clinic
It offers services to new parents and baby up to one year. It indulges in breast feeding, nourishment, development of the child and parenting tips.
Paediatricians in Kenya – Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
If the baby is born before the due date or prematurely, he/she will need special care due to lack of development in the mother’s womb and they will be required to taken care of in NICU. The babies will be cared by expertise and well qualified doctors and nurses. The babies will be kept in a special cot called incubator to maintain warm temperature and feeding is done through unique tube. Once they are stable, the babies will be given to their parents.
Paediatricians in Kenya – ENT Clinic.
The department of ENT delivers exclusive and customized care for children’s who have ailments in their ear, nose, throat and other associated parts. They first evaluate, diagnose and treat through surgery and interventions.
Paediatricians in Kenya – Thyroidectomy
This surgery is performed in children to remove the entire or part of the thyroid gland that is located in the neck. The gland is excised due to various reasons such as hyperthyroidism, malignancy of thyroid or distended thyroid gland.
Paediatricians in Kenya – Nasal Septum procedures
This operation is done to correct the defect in the nasal septum. The procedure is done through the nostrils and as a day care.
Paediatricians in Kenya – Endoscopic sinus surgery
If the child suffers from the nasal blockage and subsequent sinus infections. The surgery is done by means of endoscope, a tiny and flexible device that has light and camera that is inserted by making a cut or incision. Mostly it is performed as a day care procedure or may depend on the patient’s condition.
A comprehensive list of all Paediatricians in Kenya, their addresses (postal and physical), contacts (telephone and e-mail) and a link to the doctors website.