The Pediatrics department comprises of Pediatric Medicine and Pediatric Surgery. It is one of the oldest units of Fatima Memorial Hospital and one of the best in Punjab. The hospital has one of the best Neonatal and pediatric ICUs for newborns & pediatric patients in the city. FMH also has state of the art nurseries for premature babies.
It is equipped with latest incubators, overhead warmers, ventilators and phototherapy equipment.
The department is headed by highly qualified senior faculty.
Pediatric department is recognized by:
Pakistan Medical & Dental Council, Pakistan College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan to train graduates and postgraduates in the field of medicine. The department offers Outpatient services to both general and private patients at very reasonable cost.
A separate out born nursery has been established to accommodate babies referred from other hospitals of Lahore and Punjab to ensure that all the needs of the baby are well taken care off. Fatima Memorial Hospital is the only hospital in Punjab that provides prenatal Diagnostic and genetic counseling.
Fatima Memorial Hospital is the first and only internationally recognized New Born Screening Program for congenital hypothyroidism in association with INMOL. It is the only program in Pakistan applying the technology which is being used in developed countries
In Pakistan that is using the technology which is being used in developed countries Pediatric services such as Vaccination, Nutrition counseling and Growth Monitoring are also available. Today pediatric department of FMH caters health care needs of new born not only in Lahore but serves as referral center for the whole of Punjab.
FMH offers services in the following specialties in the field of Pediatric Medicine Pediatrics, Neonatology, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Specialized emergency and Thalassemia care.
Fatima Memorial Hospital boasts pioneers in the field of Pediatric Hematology who treat blood disorders in childhood, providing the best patient care and implementing the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment.
Some of the disorders treated at FMH include:
Prenatal Diagnosing And Genetic Counseling
FMH is the only hospital in Punjab that provides prenatal diagnosing and genetic counseling. This ensures that a baby is born healthy and if there are any issues they are managed prior to birth.
Some of the conditions diagnosed are:
SMA – Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Antenatal Screening – hypothyroidism to prevent mental disorders
Pediatric Nephrology And Pediatric Urology
The department has a Pediatric Nephrologist & Pediatric Urologist who are trained from leading centers around the globe and provide advanced care in this field.
The department is equipped to handle all kinds of pediatric surgery cases for infants and children form boys and girls ranging from birth to 16 years of age. It provides cosmetic and restorative/corrective surgical facilities for congenital.
List of surgeries we offer at Pediatrics Department
Pediatric General Surgery
Pediatric Clust Surgery
Congenital Anomalies of External Genitalia Reconstructive surgeries
DSD; Disorder or sexual differentiation Evaluation and management
Hypospadias, Concealed, Buried , Webbed and Malrotation of penis
Epispadias, Extrophybladder and Cloacal anomalies
Urethral valve – Cystoscopy and Valve fulguration and duplex anomalies – Cystoscopy, puncture and hemi nephrectomy
UTI Evalution and management
VUR – Endoscopic management; Sting Procedure (Deflux) and reimplantation
Neurogenic Bladder – Evaluation and management: CIC, Bladder augmentation, Mitrofanoff and bladder neck reconstruction
Perinatal urology: Management of antenataly diagnosed urinary anomalies.
PUJO – Pyeloplasty
VUJO – Ureteric reimplantation
Urethral Stricture; Urethroplasty; single and staged
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Yaqub Kazi
MBBS, MCPS FCPS, FRCP (Edin and London), FRCP.CH(UK)
Dr. Muhammad Rashid Ayub
Dr. Khalid Maqsood
MBBS, MS Pediatric Surgery
Dr. Zahid Anwar
MBBS, FCPS Paediatric & Neonatology, MRCPCH, MCPS
Dr Abid Rafique Chaudhry MD, FRCPCH(UK)
Associate Professor Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
FCPS, MCPS, MRCP(Ireland) MRCPCH (UK)
FCPS, MCPS, MRCP(Ireland) MRCPCH (UK)
FRCP, CHPE (UOL)
Fellowship Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (Philadelphia, USA)
Dr. Rafia Gul
MBBS, FCPS (Paediatric), FCPS (Neonatology)