Pediatrics offers a career in a stimulating, challenging and rewarding area of medicine. It embraces a rich scope and variety ranging from high technology neonatal and pediatric intensive care to the management of the disabled child; the organization of preventative services in the community to the intensive treatment of the child with cancer. It is a holistic specialty, which focuses on the child within a family, working to minimize the adverse effect of disease and to allow children to live as normal a life as possible. The concept of multi-disciplinary team working is advanced, providing integrated packages of care.

There are opportunities to develop skills in specialty areas including community pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. General paediatrics remains the bedrock of the service, but opportunities to develop close links with primary care,

child and adolescent psychiatry and public health, as well as other medical specialties e.g. diabetes, cystic fibrosis and epilepsy exist

Personal qualities should include :
  •  an ability to work with and understand children and their families
  •  excellent communication skills including listening
  •  an ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team an ability to learn from your patients a sense of humour

The department is headed by our eminent specialist Dr. Shashi Bhushan Kumar, one of the leading Pediatrics in Bihar.


Pediatrics : Our Department at Ford provides rationale evaluation and treatment for children of all ages. Aimed at promoting optimal wellness from birth to mid-adolescence, top leading and of national repute Paediatricians and well trained nursing staff share a sense of duty and enthusiasm towards our goal to keep our children healthy and happy within a caring and friendly atmosphere.Paediatrics department at Ford provides good care and management to the child with developmental disorders.The department is equipped with best of equipments required to treat Pre term babies.

The NICU at “Ford Hospital”, is one of the most up-to-date, state-of-the-art units in the whole of the region. It provides unique and sophisticated services in the region, such as High end Ventilators through a highly trained staff. The subspecialists work closely as a team to provide a very comprehensive multi-speciality care. The department is very well supported by state of the art Diagnostics, Blood bank and other facilities of the Hospital.

The department deals with children from the newborn period right up to adolescence. The child patients with their distinctive needs are catered easily and pediatricians are always available at hand for emergencies. The oor is manned by nurses who are specially trained to look after children.