• The department of Paediatrics at Vinayaka missions Kirupananda Variyar medical college and Hospitals, Salem, provides state-of-the-art paediatric and neonatal care at individual and community levels.
  • UG teaching programme started at 1995
  • PG teaching programme started at 2009
  • We provide preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative health care services for neonates, infants , children and adolescents .
  • We provide round-the-clock, fully equipped Pediatric intensive care unit and Neonatal intensive care services by highly qualified paediatric and neonatal intensivists.
  • Advanced diagnostic modalities support our services.
  • Immunization services are provided on all days. All vaccines are stored and maintained in WHO-approved cold storage systems.
  • Weekly camps are conducted in rural health centres.
  • Regular outreach camps are conducted with other departments in and around Salem.
  • All our faculties are pursuing research activities in addition to teaching and therapeutics.
  • Clinical trials are also carried out.
  • 24×7 Tele consultation / paediatric helpline services are provided.

Subspeciality services offered

Paediatric Hematology

Paediatric Endocrinology

Paediatric Cardiology

Paediatric Neurology

Paediatric Nephrology

Paediatric Pulmonology

Paediatric child guidance clinic

Paediatric Rehabilitation Nutrition

 Well baby and high-risk newborn


Faculty Contact
Dr. K. Rangasamy (Professor and HOD) 94867 67266
Dr. K. V. Pugalendhi Raja (Associate Professor) 94434 10893
Dr. R. Saranya (Associate Professor) 97899 84683
Dr. K. Dinesh (Assistant Professor) 99949 34050
Dr. L. R. Saranya (Assistant Professor) 97109 01337
Dr. Ramya Srinivasa Rangan (Assistant Professor) 63625 97384
Dr. M. Prathiba (Senior Resident) 99444 71520
Dr. B. Pradeep Raj (Senior Resident) 88389 87828