Paediatric Surgery


The Division of Paediatric Surgery at Fortis Memorial Research Institute offers general and specialized surgical services to infants, children and adolescents with a broad range of congenital and acquired conditions. Gastrointestinal problems, thoracic diseases, urological problems, birth defects and solid tumors in children are dealt by the department of Pediatric surgery. The department also provides round the clock emergency services and post-surgical intensive care as well.

There a long list of surgeries performed by pediatric surgeons including surgery for esophageal atresia, diaphragmatic hernia, omphalocele, meningomyelocele, absent anus, chronic constipation and Hirschprung disease, malrotation, appendicitis, gall stones, inguinal hernia, hydrocele, hypospadias, posterior urethral valves, vesio-uretric reflux, pelvi-uretric junction obstruction, foreign body in windpipe or food pipe, various cysts and sinuses, Wilms’tumor, Neuroblastoma, liver tumors, empyema and lung infection and tumors, cleft lip and palate, extra fingers and fused fingers.

Various invasive investigations in children are performed by pediatric surgeons themselves like micturating cysto-urethrogram (MCU), fluoroscopic reduction of intussusception, barium enemas and swallows, urodynamics, cystoscopy, rigid bronchoscopy and esophagoscopy.


In the department of Paediatric Surgery at FMRI, our team of surgeons put to use their expertise in providing surgical care for all problems or conditions affecting children and newborns that require surgical intervention. They actively perform complex reconstructive surgeries, laparoscopic and robotic procedures and endoscopic urologic interventions for a wide range of conditions affecting children.

Backed by world-class technology, the department continues to set benchmarks in the healthcare domain. Our service covers the surgical needs of children of all age groups for care with congenital malformations, endocrine disorders, tumours, injuries and various learnt conditions.

The department has performed over 2000 complex, major and minor procedures in the last 3 years. With high-end technology at FMRI the department has achieved a very high success rate with low complication rate and negligible mortality even in high risk and emergency cases. The outcomes are comparable to any world class centre across the globe. The pediatric surgeons have also successfully treated various rare and referred cases from India and abroad.

Our technological excellence features:

  • Paediatric Robotic Surgery
  • Paediatric minimally invasive (Laparoscopic) surgery
  • Paediatric Endoscopic Urology
  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Surgery for conjoint twins
  • Surgery for cancers in children
  • Paediatric reconstructive and plastic surgery