Department of Pediatrics was established since the beginning of D.H.Q hospital. Department is headed by Dr. Muhammad Hafeez. The services available in the department are outpatient, inpatient, neonatal intensive care unit and pediatric intensive care unit. Up to 3000 children are born every year in the hospital. 20 percent of all the newborns are at high risk and need level-II or level-III care during their stay in the hospital. The department has eleven faculty members; all of them hold post-graduate degrees from best medical colleges of Pakistan. Two surgeons on board provide pediatric/neonatal surgeries and pediatric cardio thoracic surgery. Department of pediatrics provides primary care facility that includes well-child clinic, vaccinations, developmental assessment and provide round the clock service through Emergency Department.

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