Department Details :

Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation’s Medical College had been established at Ahmednagar in 2004 under the great leadership of Late Dr. Balasaheb Vikhe Patil (Padmabhushan Awardee). Presently institute has world-class infrastructure and providing high-quality medical education to students with the constant guidance and support of Hon. Namdar  Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, Chairman, Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation, Ahmednagar and Hon. Dr. Sujay Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, CEO, Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation, Ahmednagar. The institute is recognized by Medical Council of India, New Delhi and is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik. 
Our Paediatric Department runs speciality O.P.D.s in Nephrology, Haematology, Cardiology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Paediatric Surgery, Asthma Clinic, Under 5 Clinic, Well Baby Clinic, High-risk Clinic, Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) Clinic, Adolescence Clinic and Immunization programmes. We also arrange health camps for schools, various charitable trusts and underprivileged sections of society.
I.P.D. services: - We run a 120 bedded ward with 4 units with an average of 5500 admissions every year which meets the needs of sick children primarily from rural areas and thus serving as a point of care for all classes of society with affordable services. Our department also provides neurological rehabilitation services and treatment for various malignancies.
Our 15 bedded Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) serves as a Centre for complete care from routine to Tertiary Care Unit for premature, sick neonatal as well as surgical cases with CPAP and mechanical ventilation services.
Our 15 bedded Paediatric Intensive Care unit (PICU) serves as a Centre for critical care for all emergencies and paediatric illnesses and postoperative care after various surgical procedures needing monitoring and treatment.
To provide free services we are having schemes like Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Janarogya  Yojana and Indigent Patient Fund and Pradhanmantri Janarogya Yojana.
We conduct the following procedures in N.I.C.U., P.I.C.U. & Ward: 
1.Surfactant delivery by INSURE technique
2.Peripherally inserted central line catheter
3.Umbilical catheterisation
4.Lumbar puncture
5.Bone marrow aspiration 
6.Partial exchange
7.Intercostal Drainage tube
8.Liver Biopsy
We are continuously working towards improvement in the delivery of health-care and increasing the scope of facilities available.

Vision & Mission

Our mission will be accomplished through the following practices:
1.Comprehensive and complex clinical care at the highest level
2.Dynamic education of professionals involved in pediatric health that puts the needs of learners first
3.Innovative and transformative research in paediatric health at the bench, at the bedside, in the clinics, and in the population at large
4.Effective advocacy on behalf of vulnerable paediatric populations as an engaged partner with the communities we serve
5.Commitment to an effective, efficient, transparent, and accountable organization that encourages professional growth


To achieve our mission, we seek to weave the following into all our ongoing activities:
1.Compassionate caring that is at all times in partnership with the children and families we serve; culturally sensitive in its orientation; and shared between disciplines, professions, and allied community-based partners
2.Dedication to knowledge translation that improves paediatric health care practice and outcomes, that is evidence-based in its choices, that is innovative, and that provides objective rationale for policy makers
3.Professionals who are invariably respectful, honest, tolerant, open to change, passionate, transparent, collegial, communicative, inquisitive, and committed to excellence
4.Teamwork and partnerships across disciplines and locales as the best model to provide comprehensive pediatric health care

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