Pediatric Department of FMH
The pediatrics department comprises of Pediatric Medicine and Pediatric Surgery. It is one of the oldest unit of Fatima Memorial Hospital and one of the best in Punjab.
The hospital has one of the best Neo-natal 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 post-graduates in the field of medicine.
The department offers Out-patient 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 pre-natal Diagnostic and genetic counseling.
Fatima Memorial Hospital is the first and only internationally recognized New Born Screening Program for congenital hypo-thyroidism 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:
Pre-natal diagnosing and genetic counseling
FMH is the only hospital in Punjab that provides pre-natal 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
Anti- Natal Screening – hypothyroidism to prevent mental disorders
Pediatric Nephrology & Pediatric Urology
The departmenthas a Pediatric Nephrologist& Pediatric Urologist who aretrained 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 anomalies.
FMH is one of the few institutions in Punjab to offer various subspecialities in Pediatrics.
The subspecialists are:
- Prof. Joveria Mannan – Pediatric hematology (blood diseases)
- Prof. Taeed Butt -pediatric endocrinology (hormonal diseases)
- Prof. Khalid Maqsood – pediatric surgery and pediatric urology (all kinds of surgery in newborns and children with special emphasis on kidney and urinary tract surgeries)
- Assoc. Prof. Tariq Zafar – Pediatric Nephrology ( kidney diseases)& head of department of Pediatrics
- Asst. Prof. Rashid Khawar–Pediatric Nephrology ( kidney diseases)
- Dr. Shahzad Naseem – Pediatric Infectious Diseases
- Dr. Asif-ur-Rehman (Visiting Consultant) – Pediatric Cardiology
- Dr. Tariq Zafar-Associate Professor
- Prof. Jovaria Mannan-Professor
- Prof. Taeed Ahmad Butt-Professor
- Dr. Muhammad Rashid Ayub-Professor
- Dr.Muhammad Usman-Assistant Professor
- Dr. Tanya Soomro-Assistant Professor
- Dr. M. Rashid Khawar-Assistant Professor
- Dr. Khalid Maqsood-Professor
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