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Department Of Neonatology



We at Sahyadri Hospitals have one of the leading super specialty neonatology departments in the country and across the globe. Our department has world-class facilities to provide complete care and highly specialized treatments for newborns with illnesses or premature babies in a gentle and nurturing environment.

Our highly trained neonatologists aim to provide the best care for babies requiring intensive care and monitoring after birth. Our NICU and neonatal care unit has groundbreaking technology and ultra-modern facilities to ensure optimal care. Our team coordinates with pediatric intensive care specialists to provide a high-end approach. We work round the clock to give the best services to the neonates and bring back the joy in their families.

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Why might your newborn need the NICU?

There may be various reasons that can place a baby at high risk of several diseases. Even in many healthy, full-term pregnancies, unexpected complications can occur. Therefore, newborns are often transferred to the intensive care unit under such circumstances. Our Neonatology team of experts is qualified and well-equipped to diagnose these conditions and determine if NICU care is required.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Sahyadri Hospitals

Our NICU provides family-centered care for the most critically ill newborns with complex, critical care needs. It is also equipped to care for newborns who require the most high-tech and up-to-date assisted ventilation, neonatal surgery, neonatal cardiovascular surgery, nitric oxide therapy, subspecialty diagnosis, consultation, and treatment for complex congenital anomalies. Our NICU also cares for infants requiring more complex therapies, such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and hypothermia.

Because of the presence of the NICU in our department and the availability of the best pediatric subspecialists in every discipline, this unit serves as one of the largest referral centers for many high-risk neonates.

Our services include:

  • Neonatologists in the NICU are Available 24/7 to attend to high-risk deliveries and emergencies in the NICU and elsewhere in the hospital.
  • Facilities to transport sick neonates (trained staff and ambulance with all required equipment).
  • Perinatology services and fetal therapy unit.
  • Pediatric subspecialty support: Pediatric Surgery, Cardiology, Neurology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Hematology, and Radiology.
  • Neurodevelopmental and early intervention clinic.
  • Complete pre and post-operative care.

Our neonatal care unit treats all neonatal diseases, some of them include:

  • Neonatal jaundice (hyperbilirubinemia): This occurs when too much bilirubin builds up in the baby’s blood, which makes their skin & eyes appear yellow. The treatment includes phototherapy and exchange transfusion.
  • Infant respiratory distress syndrome is caused by the immature development of the infant’s lungs. Its treatment includes oxygen therapy with intravenous medications.
  • Neonatal sepsis is a blood infection that occurs in infants younger than 90 days. It is usually treated with antibiotics such as ampicillin, gentamicin, cefotaxime, vancomycin, erythromycin, and piperacillin.
  • Neonatal bowel obstruction: It is a common medical emergency for newborns because of intestinal obstruction that causes vomiting and bloating of the stomach. It can only be treated with surgery.
  • Benign neonatal seizures: A condition characterized by recurrent seizures (uncontrolled movements) in newborn babies. Treatment includes anticonvulsant therapy in the neonatal period, which is continued for 6-12 months of life or even more.  
  • Neonatal hepatitis is a type of viral infection that causes inflammation and dysfunction of the liver in neonates. Although it has no specific treatment, vitamin supplements with antiviral medications are usually prescribed to improve the baby’s condition.  
  • Neonatal hypoglycemia occurs when the sugar (glucose) level in the baby’s blood is too low. This can cause shakiness, a blue tint to the skin, and breathing and feeding problems. It is treated with bottle-fed milk or intravenous administration of glucose.
  • Perinatal asphyxia: It is an emergency condition that results from oxygen deprivation to a newborn that lasts during the birth process and causes physical harm, especially to the brain. Treatment involves all necessary procedures to maintain the airway and ensure the baby’s normal breathing.

Highlights :

  • We provide comprehensive care for all our patients.
  • We have modern medical facilities with groundbreaking technology to provide specialized care to newborns.
  • Our well-trained and highly experienced neonatologists provide worldwide accepted neonatal management at an affordable cost for everyone.

Why Sahyadri Hospital?

As an expectant mother, selecting the hospital where you’ll deliver your baby is the most crucial decision that you need to make. Sahyadri Hospital makes that decision easy by providing unmatched newborn care with the most advanced, reliable, and comfortable care for mothers and their newborns, all under one roof. This unique combination of maternal and newborn care in one location is the hallmark of our hospital.

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Pune - 411028

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Deccan Gymkhana, Pune

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Nagar Road, Pune

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Kasba Peth, Pune

1317, Kasba Peth, Near Shanirwar Wada,
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Kothrud, Pune

Neena Co-op. Housing Society, Plot No. 9-B, Lokmanya Colony, Kothrud, Pune - 411038

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Bibwewadi, Pune

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Karad City

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Nashik City

Mumbai-Agra Road, Near Dwarka Circle, Wadala Road, Nashik - 422001

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