Pediatric Surgeon in Jabalpur

Pediatric Surgeon in Jabalpur – Dr. Advait Prakash

Dr. Advait Prakash is a practicing Pediatric Surgeon in Jabalpur for more than 15 years. He was one of the few pediatric surgeons at the time who limited his practice to the surgical treatment of children and newborns. At a time when the facilities for successful surgery in newborns were rare in private and small hospitals, he improvised methods of care to achieve a high success rate for surgery in newborns. He successfully conducted a range of complex procedures on infants and youngsters. He is also one of the pioneers in the country to have brought the benefits of laparoscopic surgery to the care of children and newborns. Dr. Advait Prakash is a pediatric surgeon in Jabalpur who specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgery. He specialized in this area to provide the advantages of limited access surgery in the surgical treatment of children.

He received his basic medical training at the G R MEDICAL COLLEGE, GWALIOR, in 2002, and his MS – General Surgery – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, where he completed his postgraduate surgical training and super-specialization in pediatric surgery. He has also regularly updated himself with the various developments in the field of pediatric surgery. Pediatric Surgeon in Jabalpur has presented several talks on different parts of pediatric surgery and has been active in pediatric surgeon training, particularly in pediatric laparoscopy.

Surgical expertise

Neonatal Surgery (Surgery on the New-born- usually for congenital anomalies), Pediatric Urology (Kidney, Ureter, Bladder Anomalies & Hypospadias Surgery), Corrective surgery for congenital deformities, General Pediatric Surgery (Common Operations – Hernia, Hydrocele, UDT), Antenatal Counseling, Plastic Surgery (Cleft lip and palate surgery), Oncology (Childhood Cancers – Wilms, Neuroblastoma, Hepatoblastoma), Pediatric Gastrointestinal Surgery (GIT, Liver and Bile Ducts), Pediatric Colorectal Surgery (Hirschsprung’s & Imperforate Anus) and Pediatric Thoracic Surgery (Lung operations & Foreign bodies in Airways).

  • General Pediatric Surgery – (Common Operations) – Conditions like a hernia, hydrocele, and undescended testis are very common in children.
  • Neonatal surgery – These surgeries are performed to treat conditions such as congenital diaphragmatic hernia, esophageal atresia with tracheo-esophageal fistula, and anorectal malformations (imperforate anus), abdominal wall deformities, spina bifida, and hydrocephalus.
  • Pediatric Urology – Kidney and bladder abnormalities account for 40% of all surgical cases in children. These procedures are used to treat disorders such as hydronephrosis, vesicoureteral reflux, and posterior urethral valves. Some of these procedures are performed endoscopically with the use of a cystoscope.
  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal Surgery entails complex surgeries on the gastrointestinal system, liver, and bile ducts. These procedures are used to treat disorders such as imperforate anus, Hirschsprung’s disease, biliary atresia, and choledochal cysts, among others.
  • Pediatric Thoracic Surgery – Procedures on the lungs are regularly performed, mostly for congenital defects. Bronchoscopies are also performed on children to remove inhaled foreign bodies from the airways.
  • Plastic restoration of juvenile malformations such as cleft lip, cleft palate, and hypospadias correction is frequently performed with outstanding outcomes.
  • Oncology (Pediatric Malignancies) – The surgical treatment of childhood cancers such as Wilms’ tumor (kidney tumor), neuroblastoma, and rhabdomyosarcoma.
  • Minimally invasive surgery – Instrumentation is improving and the skills need to be acquired and augmented to enable safe surgery through a laparoscope in smaller babies, even neonates.
  • Antenatal Counseling – Assist parents who are expecting a baby who has been diagnosed with a surgical problem before delivery.

For an appointment with Dr. Adwait Prakash contact – 8889588832