|General Departments ( Part I )|
|"Soothing hands cure diseases"
The General Medicine Department of Valluvanad Hospital is entrusted with a team of highly skilled and service minded medical specialists composing of Dr Vijith Kumar K MBBS,MD; Dr Abdul Sathar MBBS, MD; Dr Praveen Kumar MBBS, DNB and Dr RajKumar MD(Visiting).
The highlights of our medical specialty are
|A well equipped 10 bedded Intensive Care Unit(ICU) with ventilator facilities|
|Treatment for high and low blood pressure,diabetis and rheumatic problems|
|History analysis and thorough check –up|
|Impeccable clinical investigation|
|Aptness and minimization of drugs|
|Physiotherapy Unit for helping to improve the mobility of limbs|
|Treatment with a soothing touch|
|Critical Care Medicine|
|We have a full fledged Department of Critical Care Medicine led by Dr Vinod B MBBS,DNB,IDCCM,IFCCM ; Dr Jaya Subba Reddy MBBS,MRCEM(UK),MEM-GWU(USA) and Dr Boban Varghese MBBS,MD,IDCCM. |
|This department specializes in management of : |
|ARDS - Invasive Mechanical Ventilation/Recruitment manoeuvres including Prone Ventilation|
|Respiratory failure of varied etiologies|
|Circulatory Shock of varied etiologies - Cardiogenic/Obstructive/Distributive/Hypovolumic/Septic|
|Severe Pancreatitis/Acute Liver failure|
|Severe GI bleed|
|Snake bites and all types of poisoning|
|Acute Stroke - Haemorrhagic/Thrombotic|
|Traumatic brain injury|
|The team is skilled in : |
|Invasive mechanical ventilation|
|Central Line/Arterial Line/Dialysis catheter insertion|
|Intercostal Drainage Tube insertion|
|Temporary Pacemaker insertion|
|General and Laproscopic Surgery|
|"A doctor's knife – A weapon of kindness"
We have a well established Department of Surgery guided by a team of doctors composing of Dr A Krishnankutty MBBS,MS; Dr Sreenivas MBBS MS; and Dr Guru Raj MBBS,DLO,DNB.
Facility of laproscopic or minimum access surgery is available for:
|Hernia repair –TAPP,TEP,Ventral Hernia|
|Endocrine Surgeries |
|Thyroid-Total Thyroidectomy/ Lymph Node Dissection|
|Cancer surgeries |
|Varicose Veins |
|Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|"Forget the pain of labour"
Valluvanad hospital is acclaimed for its superb Obstetrics and Gynecology Department which is managed by Dr Sarala Ramachandran MBBS,DGO;Dr Sreekrishna Rao BSc,MBBS,DGO;Dr Chandramathy MBBS,DMCH;Dr (Miss) Saji John MD,DNB,FMAS,DMAS;and Dr Maya S MBBS,MD,DNB .We stand for the happiness of mothers and exercise maximum care and caution by resorting to various methods ranging from masterly inactivity to administering painless labour.
The salient features of our O&G Department are:
|Total Laproscopic Hystrectomy|
|Laproscopic Assisted Vaginal Hystrectomy(LAVH)|
|Laproscopic management of Ectopic rupture|
|Management of high risk pregnancies|
|"Nurse the baby; protect the child"
The Department of Pediatrics is handled by Dr Achuthan C BSc,MBBS, DCH;Dr Sagul R M MBBS,MD and Dr Sutharson R MBBS,MD. Avoidance of unnecessary medication and administering minimum medicines absolutely necessary for cure is our guiding principle in pediatric treatment.
|Neonatal ICU with Incubator, Radiant Warmer and Photo therapy unit|
|Newborn and Paediatric Ventillator|
|Pediatric Intensive Care|
|This department is led by Dr Anand M MBBS,DNB,FPIC. We have a dedicated Pediatric Intensive Care Unit to treat infants, children and adolescents who are critically injured or ill. |
|We are equipped with: |
|Advanced Invasive ventilation|
|Noninvasive ventilation facilities including High Flow Nasal Canula ,bilevel ventilation|
|Multi-Channel Monitors, Invasive Haemodynamic Monitoring Systems(intraarterial blood pressure monitoring), End tidal CO2 monitoring,Arterial blood gas|
|Renal replacement therapies (eg Pediatric hemodialysis )as per patient needs|
|Point-of-care ultrasonography in pediatric intensive care unit|
|Neurological critical care for cases like status epileptics, CNS infections, traumatic brain injury|
|Insulin pump therapy for pediatric diabetes mellitus and DKA|
|Acute care for dyslectrolytemias and other metabolic abnormalities|
|Short term & Long term parentral nutrition|
|Care for snake bite & other toxin ingestions|
|Advanced pediatric Postoperative care|
|"Perfection - The goal ultimate"
The Department of ENT functions under Dr Anupam MBBS,MS.We deal with all diseases pertaining to ear nose and throat .Some of the commonly attended cases are Micro surgery of middle ear and larynx , CSF leak repair ,salvage of the frontal sinuses ,correction of voice disorders , correction of snoring and sleep apnoea , surgery for laryngeal cancer , audio -logical evaluation and speech therapy . We are well versed in micro surgery of the ear and nasal endoscopic procedures . Endoscopic surgery of the nose is also undertaken with utmost care and perfection.
The ENT department of Valluvanad Hospital has the following profiles:
|Treatment for all ENT ailments.|
|Head and Neck surgery|
|Microscopic ear surgeries|
|Microscopic laryngeal Surgery|