The Paediatrics Department at VMU caters diligently to the promotion of health and the cure of the diseases of infants and children belonging to the financially inadequate communities of the rural and semi urban areas situated around the campus. The department has well-laid patient services and a spacious beds‛ ward comprising two units, available for inpatient services. It offers excellent services round-the-clock through the NICU. Extra care is given to high risk, newborn babies through the well bay clinical and child guidance clinic. Special health education and rehabilitation services are dispersed to malnourished children.
The Paediatrics Department faculty have a high degree of involvement in imparting intensive teaching and special coaching to the students during the clinical years through lectures, case presentations and monthly clinical discussions.