An Autonomous Institute under Government of Bihar & Statutory University created by an Act of State Legislature and recognized by UGC
Pediatric Surgery.

Department of Pediatric Surgery 

The department of Pediatric Surgery, I.G.I.M.S. – Patna was the first department in the government sector of Bihar started way back in 1996. All the surgical problems of babies starting from new born to fifteen years are treated including neonatal emergencies. The department of pediatric surgery caters the need of children of Bihar, Jharkhand and adjoining Nepal. Many innovative and complex surgeries had been performed in the past and published in the various journals. The department is currently located in the first floor of family ward having twenty four beds including post operative recovery ward .The department has recently started five bedded neonatal intensive surgical care (NISCU) for the sick post operative babies having round the clock availability of senior resident and nursing staff. This care has drastically reduced post operative mortality in neonatal patients. The present department is headed by Prof Vijayendra Kumar an academician and scholar having more than sixty publications in reputed journals.






Dr. Vijayendra Kumar 

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M. Ch. (Pediatric Surgery)


Professor & Head

Dr. Zaheer Hasan

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M. Ch. (Pediatric Surgery)


E-Mail: drzaheerhasan@yahoo.com


Associate Professor


Dr. Vinit Thakur 

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M. Ch. (Pediatric Surgery)



Associate Professor

Dr. Ramdhani Yadav

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M. Ch. (Pediatric Surgery)


Assistant Professor


 Senoir Residents: 

  1. Dr Rakesh kumar
  2. Dr Pankaj kumar
  3. Dr Zafar Niyazi
  4. Dr Sanjay kumar Paswan

 Various clinical activities of Department: 

  1. Six days OPD in a week
  2. Round the clock access to surgical emergencies
  3. Care of indoor patients with morning and evening round by senior resident and consultant on duty
  4.  O. T. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and  Friday
  5. Weekly case discussion , journal club  and common academic programme and interdepartmental discussion.


  • It is the only centre in Government sector in Bihar with facilities for handling neonatal emergency surgeries. 
  • We are performing single stage operation of anorectal malformation in neonates. More than fifty cases had been performed successfully in the last one year.

List of operations commonly performed in our department:

Neonatal Surgery



  • Tracheoesophageal fistula
  • Anorectal malformation
  • Lung cyst
  • Intestinal obstruction and perforation
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia & Eventration
  • Meningomyelocele
  • Encephalocoele
  • Congenital hydrocephalus


  • Hirschsprung disease
  • Anorectal malformation
  • Malrotation with Volvulus
  • Jejuno ileal atresia




  • PUJ obstruction
  • Posterior urethral valve
  • Hypospadias
  • Extrophy epispadias complex
  • Vesicoureteric reflux disease
  • Renal stone
  • Undescended testis


  • Sacrococcygeal teratoma
  • Wilms’ tumour
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma



  •  Intersex Disorder
  •  Hemangioma
  • Cystic Hygroma


List of Publications by Dr. Vijayendra Kumar: