Paediatric Surgical Clinic

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.

1. Neurosurgery-

  • Craniotomies.
  • V.P Shunting
  • Laminectomy
  • Excision menigocele
  • Burr hole


2. Ophthalmology

  • Probing and syringing of eye
  • Excision Chalazion
  • Enucleation
  • Squint correction


3. Maxillofacial surgery

  • Open reduction and internal fixation broken jaws
  • Cleft lip and palate repairs etc
  • Dental surgery
  • Full mouth restoration.
  • Root canal treatment
  • Enucleation of dental oral tumours .etc
  • Ear Nose and Throat surgery
  • Tonsilectomy, Adenoidectomy, Submucus Diathermy
  • Bilateral antrum washout.
  • Turbinoplasty
  • Typanoplasty
  • Septoplasty
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.
  • Brochoscopy
  • Release of Tongue tie
  • Myringotomy and grommets
  • Tracheostomy
  • Choanal Atresia dilatation


4. Cardiovascular Surgery

  • Patent ductus arteriosus ligation
  • Decortation
  • Chest tube insertion
  • Insertion of portal catheter


5. General Surgery

  • Fundoplication
  • Correction malposition of the gut
  • Hernia repairs
  • Orchidopexy
  • Hydrocelectomy
  • Anorectal malformation reconstruction
  • Circumcision
  • Laparatomy
  • Appendicectomy
  • Fistula repairs
  • Incision and drainage of abscess
  • Surgical toilet and minor and major


6. Plastic Surgery

  • Flap Rotation
  • Skin grafting
  • Excision of keloids
  • Cryotheraphy
  • Escarotomy


7. Urology.

  • Cystoscopy- resection of posterior urethral valves
  • Urethral dilatation
  • Urethraplasty/meatoplasty
  • Nephrectomy
  • Ureter implantation
  • Pyeloplasty


8. Orthopedics

  • Closed reduction/internal fixation under image intensifier.
  • Open reduction internal fixation.
  • Osteotomy.
  • Removal of orthopedic implants
  • Hip Spica application


9. Endoscopy

  • Flexible
  • Esophago gastro duodenoscopy
  • Flexible Colonoscopy


10. Others

  • Foreign body removal from any part of the body.
  • Suturings
  • Change of dressings etc

For more clarification on the general/minor general surgery do not hesitate to contact the theatre department by calling 0207206311, 0730645311, 0709529311

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 .

Theatre Packages

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.