The Pediatrics and Neonatology Department:
Family Care Hospital’s Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology is renowned by its group of experienced, dedicated and caring physicians who practice comprehensive state of the art of pediatric medicine. They are committed to provide the best in Pediatric Health Care to our youngsters and ensure that the highest quality medicine is applied to manage their acute and chronic medical needs.
Our Team of Pediatricians is unique in their comprehensive understanding of the latest developments in pediatric medicine to provide the many facets of primary infant care, child and adolescent care up to 14 years of age and to improve the overall health status of children by providing a high level of child health care and educating their parents under the supervision of highly experienced and competent consultants and specialists.
Our Mission is to provide the highest exemplary standard of medical care to all the children and adolescents that we serve.
The Family Care Hospital’s Pediatrics and Neonatology Department’s sub-units provides a unique 24 hours healthcare services which suits the needs of different babies.
The Pediatrics and Neonatology department
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is equipped with the latest ventilators and equipment required for full care of critically ill newborns and premature babies. It has a unit designated for the FCH newborns and the other unit for the external babies. It is equipped with 26 incubators including two isolation rooms.
⊳ Neonatal Intensive Care Unit:
The neonatal intensive care unit equipped with the latest ventilators and equipment required for full care of sick newborns and premature babies.
The Nursery has a bed capacity of 20 cribs. An individualized, specialized and cutting edge care of newborns at FCH Nursery is available, taking a family focused approach to the care of the infants.
⊳ Out-patient Clinics:
The Pediatric Clinics are well equipped in a modern way that provides special care for children and newborn. It has a vaccination clinic which provides the vaccines for children and a clinic for pediatric pulmonary diseases specialized for the treatment of children with asthma and other pulmonary diseases.
⊳ In-patient Ward:
The in-patient ward provides hospital services for admitted children and adolescents who are in need of general pediatric care.
⊳ Pediatric Emergency:
Well equipped to deal with all pediatric emergency cases. Furthermore, the pediatric emergency is staffed with specialized pediatrician and pediatric nurses all the time.
DOCTOR OF PEDIATRICS & NEONATOLOGY
Dr. Adel Al Haidary - Acting Consultant, Pediatrics
Dr. Ibrahim Haj Musa - Acting Consultant, Pediatrics
Dr. Mahmoud Elbanby - Acting Consultant, Pediatrics
Dr. Misbah Zafar Nawaz – Registrar, Pediatrics
Dr. Salmeen Almaari – Registrar, Pediatrics
Dr. Amro Alsayed Osman – Resident Pediatrics
Dr. Sajida Sajjad – Resident Pediatrics
Dr. Noof Alburaiki - Resident, General Pediatrics
Breastfeeding has many advantages for the baby and the mother.
The routine vaccines must be given on time to prevent the disease.
The child need regular follow up visits in pediatric clinic even if he/she is healthy.
The healthy nutrition is important for child growth.
Early sleep is important for child health.
Cleaning the teeth after eating and before sleep is important to avoid dental caries.
For mental and physical health try to control screen use.