Athena Pedi Group

Athena Pedi Group is a modern pediatric group practice conveniently located inside Athena Hospital. We offer care for children from birth through school graduation. We believe in high quality care and excellent service for our families. We maintain that pediatric medical care is best practiced by caring, well trained pediatricians who have the freedom to select the best options available for the needs of children.

This has been set up for the first time in Dakshina Kannada, Mangalore to give intensive Care only to Children, This facility is not available anywhere.

Examinations:

Complete physical and comprehensive health maintenance review, including growth, nutrition, sports, and psychosocial, safety and educational issues from birth through college age

Sick child visits:

Acute and follow up visits for problems are available on a same day basis with flexible scheduling

Lactation Consultations:

Private and small group Lactation Consultations can be arranged through The Pediatric group. This valuable service can be utilized either for prenatal education or for help with lactation issues after delivery.

Inpatient care:

Hospital has a Special Care Nursery and pediatric beds on a well designed, attractive, comfortable family unit where parents may stay with their children around the clock and where the pediatric nursing staff is specifically trained to care for sick children and adolescents.

Immunizations:

Routine and special immunizations are given. Pre-immunization counseling and informational brochures are provided to assure complete awareness of the diseases we are attempting to prevent and the vaccines we are administering. Ample time is scheduled for questions on these issues.

Ancillary services:

In-house laboratory and x-ray services (performed by our licensed technicians) allow us to obtain rapid and accurate diagnostic testing.

Cardio-pulmonary monitoring:

Complete pulmonary function testing, respiratory inhalation therapy and transcutaneous oxygen monitoring are available to assist in the management of cardiac and pulmonary diseases.

Intravenous fluid therapy:

We have the capability of administering intravenous fluids and medication. This therapy is often administerred in dehydrated children.

Skeletal injuries:

We are equipped to diagnose, x-ray and stabilized orthopedic injuries. Those injuries requiring casting are treated by qualified specialists.

Lacerations:

We are equipped to repair minor lacerations.

Hearing and vision screening:

Beginning at age 3 years, all children routinely undergo hearing and vision screening at yearly examinations. There is no fee for this service.

Tympanometry:

Our unit is equipped with modern ear pressure technology to assist in the management of otitis media.

Wart removal:

Several different methods of wart ablation are available for those with functionally impairing lesions.