Pediatric Intensive care unit (PICU)

Specialized care for critically ill children

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Balgopal Children’s Hospital is one of Chhattisgarh’s largest pediatric intensive care.

You can have complete peace of mind knowing that our intensivist is an expert in delivering exceptional care to critically ill infants and children. Their use of advanced technology guarantees round-the-clock medical attention, and you can trust that they consistently meet the highest treatment standards.

Our team of healthcare professionals, including pediatric intensive care specialists, nurses, respiratory therapists, social workers, clinical psychologists, and nutritionists, are highly skilled in critical care for children. To create individualized treatment plans for each child we treat, we work with pediatric sub-specialists, including pediatric surgeons, neurologists, haematologists, hemato-oncologists, gastroenterologists, and anesthesiologists.

Our highly skilled healthcare professionals collaborate with parents to promptly address concerns and comprehensively explain all treatment options. Our facility believes in open communication with our patients to ensure we meet their needs during treatment. Our skilled and experienced nurses are the backbone of our services.

The healthcare team working in the PICU consists of highly qualified physicians, nurses, and medical professionals who possess extensive knowledge, skills, expertise, experience, and judgment to evaluate and treat patients promptly. They aim to provide specialized care to critically ill or injured children, ensuring the best possible outcomes.

Facilities at Balgopal Children Hospital PICU :

  •  Our state-of-the-art equipment allows us to monitor and manage sick children at the point of care.
  •  Our medical facility provides access to cutting-edge equipment, including state-of-the-art multi-channel cardiac monitors, in-house 2D echo and ultrasound machines, portable X-ray machines, and a continuous EEG monitoring facility. These tools ensure that our patients receive the highest quality care possible.
  •  Our inventory includes the latest generation of ventilators and High-Frequency Oscillators (HFO).
  •  We provide the service of bronchoscopy with the assistance of video technology.
  •  Our medical equipment inventory includes a cardiac defibrillator and a 12-lead ECG machine.
  • We confidently carry out necessary medical procedures, including peritoneal dialysis, central line insertion, endoscopic foreign body removal, invasive blood pressure monitoring, pericardiocentesis, and ICD (chest tube) insertion.

We highly recommend our informative blog post, “PICU at a Glance” for those seeking comprehensive knowledge on PICU.  It covers all the essential details you need to know.

Facilities :

  • Equipped with state of the art gadgets for point of care monitoring and management of sick children.
  • Latest generation multi channel cardiac monitors, in-house 2D echo and ultrasound machines, portable Xray, continuous EEG monitoring facility etc
  • We have the latest generation ventilators and High Frequency Oscillators (HFO)
  • Video asisted Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac defibrillator and 12 lead ECG machine
  • Critical procedures like peritoneal dialysis, central line insertion, endoscopic foreign body removal, invasive BP monitoring, Pericardiocentesis, ICD (Chest tube) insertion are performed

Dr. Arun Rathod


Dr. Prashant Kedia


Dr. S Naidu


Dr. Gopal Dhabaliya


Dr. Ashish Mishra


Dr. Jagdish Meghani

MD (Gold Medalist)

Dr. Rubina Saify


Dr. Prashant Kadhi


Dr. Ajay Tharani


Dr. Kavita Meghani


Dr. Virendra Kurrey