Gertrude’s has been performing surgeries since 1947, started as a children’s home for the sick but gradually has expanded to a big pediatric institution The main theaters were established in 1995,they are spacious well lit modern operating rooms with modern equipment and instruments
All surgeries except open heart and organ transplant are done in there. The following are some surgeries done.
Probing and syringing of eye
Squint correction etc
Open reduction and internal fixation broken jaws
Cleft lip and palate repairs etc
Full mouth restoration.
Root canal treatment
Enucleation of dental oral tumours .etc
Ear Nose and Throat surgery
Tonsilectomy, Adenoidectomy, Submucus Diathermy
Bilateral antrum washout.
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.
Release of Tongue tie
Myringotomy and grommets
Choanal Atresia dilatation etc
Patent ductus arteriosus ligation
Chest tube insertion
Insertion of portal catheter etc
Correction malposition of the gut
Anorectal malformation reconstruction
Incision and drainage of abscess
Surgical toilet and minor and major etc
Excision of keloids
Cystoscopy- resection of posterior urethral valves
Closed reduction/internal fixation under image intensifier.
Open reduction internal fixation.
Removal of orthopedic implants
Hip Spica application etc
Esophago gastro duodenoscopy
Foreign body removal from any part of the body.
Change of dressings etc
For more clarification on the general/minor general surgery do not hesitate to contact the theatre department
We have modern equipment e.g. Anesthetic machines, remote controlled operation beds, image intensifier, Endoscope, baby warmer (warm air hypothermia system) etc.
Staffs are child friendly perioperatively trained well exposed and experienced .
Over the school holidays theatre has package promotions for surgery which will enable you to plan with your doctor to have your child’s surgery at discount fee. This is applicable to self payers only and you are advised to discuss and agree with your doctor. Book for the next special Theatre package Promotion.