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Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital

KKCTH is the leading tertiary care hospital in chennai, exclusively catering to children’s health needs in South India. The hospital prides itself on having multiple specialities and facilities, 24/7 lab and emergency services at affordable cost. We focus on providing a healing touch to every sick child on our premises, extending aid in every possible way.

Our MISSION

Children are God’s gift to Mankind & we believe that it is imperative to provide quality healthcare for their growth as good and useful citizens. Our Mission is to ensure care and attention to the children entrusted to us for treatment through deployment of competent medical personnel, up-to-date technology and modern equipment at a fair and affordable cost.

Our VISION

We have embarked on our journey with a vision to provide a healing touch to our precious future generation, irrespective of their economic status, caste or religion as well as to excel in academic activities and pediatric research.

47
+ Years of Experience

We offer a wide range of care and support to our patients, from diagnosis to rehabilitation.

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30

Departments

50

Doctors

200

Beds

42154

Surgeries from
2012 to 2023...

specialities

Delivering world class medical care
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General Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatric Medicine at KKCTH forms the backbone of the hospital. The department is managed by 9 full time Senior Consultants. All children who walk in to the hospital for routine consultation apart from Emergencies are seen by the Medical consultants.

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Pediatric Surgery and Urology

The department was started in the hospital by the founder Prof. Dr. M.S. Ramakrishnan, who was a pioneer in the field of Pediatric surgery.

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Pediatric Emergency Care

At the Emergency Department, we care for children aged one month to 18 years. Children up to one month old are taken care of in the Neonatology department. Of the total admissions in any time period, approximately 40-50% need emergency care. Sick children are stabilized in the Emergency room and then shifted to the appropriate wards .

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Pediatric Intensive Care

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) here, started in 1991, was the first separate PICU in the private sector in Madras. It was completely renovated in 2004 and currently has 17 beds (10 ICU and 7 High Dependency). It is a purpose built, state-of-the art facility and every effort has been taken to meet the current guidelines for ICU’s, especially with reference to bed space, air conditioning, and infection control. There are two isolation suites equipped with High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters.

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Neonatology & Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital has a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) which caters to nearly 1000 high risk newborns every year. Established in 1990, the NICU is a 35 bedded tertiary care unit with provisions and facilities for routine care and high-risk neonates. The NICU has 2 intensive care bays, having a capacity of 16 beds in addition to a 15 bedded step down unit, a 4 bedded isolation area and a procedure room.

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Pediatric radiology

The Department of Radiology at KKCTH has been recently renovated and is one of the best in the country. We are one among the few who provide radiology services exclusive to children.

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Laboratory Services

The department of laboratory services at Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital provides accurate and precise results on clinical material within the shortest turnaround time. The laboratory offers round the clock service and the tests are performed by qualified and highly experienced technical staff using state of the art diagnostic equipment.

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Pediatric Anesthesiology

Administering anesthetics to babies and small children is not the same as anaesthetizing adults. Special training, techniques, vigilance, equipment and approach are required. 

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Why Choose KKCTH

A positive, Safe, Child Friendly Hospital

KKCTH is the leading tertiary care hospital in chennai, exclusively catering to children’s health needs in South India. The hospital prides itself on having multiple specialities and facilities, 24/7 lab and emergency services at affordable cost. We focus on providing a healing touch to every sick child on our premises, extending aid in every possible way.

  • Exclusive children hospital with high risk maternity and neonatal unit
  • 24hours Pediatric emergency and lab services
  • All pediatric subspecialities under one roof
  • Rational, ethical and state of the art care for children
  • Competent doctors
  • Cutting edge technology
  • Quality treatment
News and events
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Certificate Course in Flexible Bronchoscopy

Inauguration of Week long Bronchoscopy Workshop by our dear President Dr. Basavaraj. Overwhelming response from Pediatric Intensivists from all parts of India.

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A2B donates special medical equipment to Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital

Adyar Ananda Bhavan, also known as A2B, on Friday donated medical equipment worth ₹50 lakh to the Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital. It will benefit critically ill children in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Room, a release said.Bala Ramachandran, Head of the Department of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital, said that the hospital treats about 10,000 in-patients every year, including 1,400 in the Intensive Care Unit, and the equipment...

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Centre of Excellence in Pediatric Airway Surgeries inaugurated at Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital

Health Minister Ma. Subramanian inaugurated a Centre of Excellence in Paediatric Airway Surgeries (CEPAS) at the Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital here on Wednesday.The aim is to provide medical and surgical treatment to children with complex airway problems. The Chennai Airway Team of the hospital will collaborate with a team from the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), London.Nagarajan Muthialu, pediatric cardiothoracic and lead tracheal surgeon, GOSH, London and CEPAS International Lead,...

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Awards
Best Child Care Hospital Award

KKCTH was awarded ‘BEST CHILD CARE HOSPITAL AWARD’ by NEWS7 Tamil Channel on 11th May 2019 at Taj Coromandal Hotel in a award ceremony.

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