“A child’s smile is one of life’s greatest blessings”

This goal is what we strive to achieve from every child that walks through the doors of our paediatric unit.We are committed to easing the apprehensions of children and their parents while providing the best care and support essential to make their visit as comfortable as possible. The NICU provides comprehensive level 3 care for critically ill newborns, both term and premature infants. Our Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides very specialist services for the most vulnerable pre-term and term newborn infants who need complex, intensive medical care. The PICU is a multidisciplinary unit that provides integrated care for infants and children who become critically ill or injured. Our unit has highly skilled staff with state of art equipment and the expertise necessary to deliver the care needed for children in the unit.

Services Offered

  • Round the clock emergency services to handle children with seizures, asthma, injuries, trauma, poisoning and infectious diseases
  • Fully equipped ambulance facility to transport children from other referring clinics and hospitals
  • Intensive care Units- Paediatric and Neonatal
  • General and speciality surgery
  • Multi-speciality consultations and services under one roof.
  • Vaccination clinic
  • Evaluation and counselling for behavioral and developmental problems
  • Preventive health screening programs
  • Brightly decorated and well-stocked play area and gift store
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr R. Ezhilarasan
MD (Paediatrics), DM (Neonatology) Paediatrics & Neonatology Consultant and Neonatologist at Vijaya Hospital since December, 2016.
Over 15 years of experience in the field of neonatology and paediatrics.
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr P. Kesavan
MBBS., MS (Gen.Surgery), MCh (Paed.Surgery) Paediatric Urology Sr.Consultant Paediatric Surgery at Vijaya Hospital since 1993.
1989-1993 – Prof. of Paed.Urology ICH & HC, MMC
1986 – 1989 Worked as Professor of Paed.Surgery in Stanley Medical College Public Health Centre.
1969-1986 – Worked as Professor of Paed.Surgery in MMC
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr Kumari Menon
MBBS., DCH., Paediatrics Over 3 decades of experience in the field of Paediatrics.
Associated with Vijaya Hospital for over 25 years.
1980 – 1985 - Worked as Project Officer in ICMR.
Member of IAP, NNF, BPNI (Academic bodies)
Dr Shanthi Rangarajan
MBBS., DNB (Paed.) Paediatrics & Neonatology Over 2 decades of experience in the field of paediatrics and neonatologist.
Dr Sujatha Mohan
MBBS., DCH., Paediatrics 1994 till date associated with Vijaya Health Centre as Consultant, Paediatrics.
Dr D. V. Devi Kumari MBBS., DCH., MD (Paediatrics) Paediatrics Since 1999 – Senior Consultant Paediatrician, Dept. of Paediatrics, Vijaya Hosptial, Chennai
1991-1995 – Asst.Professor of Paediatrics – Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Centre.
1985-1990 - Consultant Paediatrician – Durga Bai Deshmuk Hospital & Research Centre, Chennai.
Dr Anil Kumar Samudrala Venkata MBBS., MD(Anaesthesia), FRCA., Paediatric Intensive Care Medicine Paediatric Intensivist and Centre In Charge of Department of Paediatrics, Vijaya Health Centre since November, 2009.
Consultant Anaesthestist /Intensivist, West Cumberland Hospital, Cumbria, UK – 2009.
Consultant Anaesthetist in Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK – 2008.
Further training in Paediatric Anaesthesia & Paediatric Intensive Care at Alderhey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, UK, 2006-2008.
FRCA (England) in 2004.
Dr Dolly Lakhani
MBBS., DCH., Paediatrics 2006 till date - Consultant paediatrician and neonatologist at Vijaya Health Centre.
2003-2006 - Consultant paediatrician at catherine booth hospital, nagerkoil and natathi nadar women and child hospital, Theni.
2002- 2003 - Consultant paediatrician at perambaloor holy cross hospital and helped in setting up the neonatal unit.
Dr Nithya Franklyn
MBBS., DNB(Paediatrics) Paediatrics Consultant Paediatrics since 2005 at Vijaya Health Centre.
From 2000-2001 – Sri Ramachandra Medical College as (Tutor) PALS, NALS Trained.
IMNCI (Trainer of Trainers) ‘Trainer of Trainers’ of Lactation Management & Kangaroo Mothercare.
Paediatric Intensive Care Trained in Tokyo.
Undergoing Training for Diplomate in Sleep Medicine .
Involved in training of DNB Post Graduates and Nurses.
Special Interests: Paediatric Sleep Medicine, Paediatric & Neonatal Intensive Care.
Dr C. Vijaya Bhaskar MBBS., MD (Derm), DCH., Paediatric Dermatology 1993-1994 – Medical Officer – Govt. Primary Health Centre – Gangavaram.
1994-1996 - D.C.H. – Postgraduate, Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore, Chennai.
1996-1998 – Medical Officer, Govt.Primary Health Centre, Avalur.
1998-2001 – M.D.(Dermatology)- Postgraduate, Madras Medical College, Chennai
2001-2002 – Tutor in Pediatrics, Govt.Kasturba Gandhi Hospital for Women and Children, Madras Medical College, Chennai .
2002-2003 – Tutor in Dermatology – Govt.Royapettah Hospital, Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai.
2003-2006 – Asst.Prof. of Dermatology, Govt. Royapettah Hospital, Kilpauk Medical College.
2006-2008 – Superintendent MSR Medical College, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria.
From 2008 – till date – Posted in Stanley Medical College, Chennai.
Special Interest : Neonatal Dermatology
Dr N. Mahesh MBBS., MD (Paed.), DM (Neurology) Paediatric Neurology Special Interest : Interested in the filed of Epilepsy and Neuromuscular diseases
Dr D. Nirmala MBBS., DCH., MD(Paed.), DM (Gastroenterology) Paediatric Gastroenterology 10 years as pediatrician in Government Service and 5 years as pediatric gastroenterologist at ICH & HC since 2004.
Specialized in all forms of therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopic procedures, Pediatric hepatology, metabolic liver disorders workup, pancreatic disorders, luminal diseases, childhood nutrition and obesity.
Over 10 years of experience in teaching for postgraduates and undergraduates.
Dr Padma Appaji
MBBS., DNB (Paediatrics) Paediatrics November, 2009 till date Consultant Paediatrics and Neonatologists at Vijaya Health Centre.
2005 -Oct 2009 Registrar in Paediatrics, Sooriya Hospital.
PALS, NALS Trained
Special Interests: Paediatrics and Neonatal Intensive Care.
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr P. Balamourougane MS., DNB., MNAMS., MCh (AIIMS), DNB (Pd Surg) Paediatric Urology & Surgery. Associated with Vijaya Health Centre since the year 2004.
2004 – 2015 worked as Associate Professor at SRMC & RI.
Special Interest : Minimally Invasive Surgery Neonatal Surgery, Paediatric Urology especially Intersex Disorders