Pediatric Hospital & Pediatric Specialties
Providing a Full Spectrum of Compassionate World-Class Pediatric Care
When it comes to your child’s health and well-being, you should seek out the best physicians in the world who have the expertise to deliver the highest standards of pediatric care. From renowned pediatric heart surgeons to world-class pediatric endocrinologists, the physicians at Health City Cayman Islands are committed to delivering the highest quality, compassionate care to your child. Health City Cayman Islands has a successful track record treating thousands of international patients, ranging from infants to adolescents. This is not surprising, considering our founder, world-renowned cardiac surgeon and humanitarian Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty has performed more than 4,000 pediatric cardiac surgeries. In step with his philosophy, we are committed to helping children from all over the world – from the smallest infants who would not survive more than a few days without lifesaving heart surgery – to teenagers suffering from chronic illness.
The youngest cardiac patients, from newborn infants to adolescents, require expert pediatric cardiologists and an experienced pediatric support team. Our pediatric cardiology team is committed to delivering the most compassionate care to children and support to parents. Our state-of-the-art Hybrid Cath Lab enables us to offer the latest minimally invasive procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric cardiac conditions. We utilize cutting-edge diagnostic tools to detect congenital heart disease, heart valve problems, structural and functional heart disease, and to conduct check-ups after heart surgery. Our pediatric cardiologists treat congenital heart defects with minimally invasive methods and specialised devices, balloons, and stents.
The various heart conditions that we diagnose and treat in children include:
- Congenital heart diseases with left to right shunt (VSD, ASD, AVSD, PDA, Coronary fistula, Ruptured sinus of Valsalva, etc.)
- Cyanotic Congenital Heart diseases (Tetralogy of Fallot, Transposition of Great arteries, TAPVC, DORV, etc.)
- Congenital valvular lesions in children (Pulmonary stenosis, Aortic stenosis)
- Acquired heart diseases in children (Rheumatic heart disease, Myocarditis, Kawaski disease, etc.)
- Tachy and brady arrhythmias in children (Congenital heart block, AVRT, AVNRT, etc.)
- Diagnosis and management of childhood heart failure and cardiomyopathies
- Adult Congenital heart disease (ASD, PFO, Coarctation, Ebstein's anomaly, etc.)
- Assessment and treatment of Pulmonary hypertension in children and adolescents
- Fetal cardiac screening
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Infants who are born with congenital heart defects and disease require the highest standard of surgical care delivered by cardiovascular surgeons with international reputations of excellence. Our team of pediatric cardiovascular surgeons are supported by pediatric physicians, pediatric intensivists, nurses, and anaesthesiologists. Together they provide children with the most effective, state-of-the-art cardiovascular care in the world.
Our head pediatric cardiac surgeon has performed more than 1,000 diagnostic catheterization procedures for the evaluation of simple and complex congenital heart disease and pulmonary hypertension. We are proud to be the “Best in Class” in the Caribbean, delivering cardiovascular surgery to very ill children, ranging from infants to adolescents – in technologically advanced operating suites. We offer a full range of pediatric heart surgeries and whenever possible, use the most advanced, minimally invasive procedures. Click here to read more about the cardiac procedures we perform at Health City.
The endocrine system plays a role in regulating mood, growth and development, tissue function, metabolism, sexual function, and reproductive processes. We offer comprehensive diagnostic tests and treatment for a wide range of endocrine system disease that affects children, including acquired genetic disorders, metabolic and hormonal disorders, and endocrine system tumours. Our pediatric endocrinology team treats many conditions including obesity, diabetes type 1 and 2, polycystic ovarian syndrome, adrenal gland disorders, premature and delayed puberty, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroid nodules, pituitary gland tumours, and rare congenital disorders such as Turner syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, and more.
Other Clinical Areas
Pulmonology – Health City Cayman Islands offers high quality, affordable inpatient and outpatient pulmonary treatment plans designed to help children breathe easier and enjoy normal childhood activities such as recreation and sports. Our pulmonary specialists are committed to diagnosing and treating a wide range of chronic and acute pulmonary conditions using the latest diagnostic technology. We offer pulmonology clinics for the treatment of asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and other conditions affecting children – from infants to adolescents. Our state-of-the-art sleep laboratory offers diagnosis and treatment for sleep disorders, in adolescents ages 12 and older.
Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery – Whether your child broke his or her arm or incurred a sports-related knee injury, Healthy City Cayman Islands is committed to providing comprehensive and compassionate orthopedic care. We have successfully treated pediatric patients with orthopedic-related conditions and injuries, ranging from ankle fracture fixation – to long-term treatment for osteogenesis imperfecta – to physiotherapy for teenage athletes with tendinitis and minor sprains. Our surgical suites are equipped with the latest medical technology, digital, and state-of-the-art equipment, enabling our orthopedic surgeons to perform delicate microsurgery and minimally invasive surgical procedures.
Medical Oncology / Chemotherapy –There is perhaps nothing more devastating for parents than their child being diagnosed with cancer. Our medical oncology team has international expertise, providing cancer care with skill and compassion. Our team delivers world-class, nonsurgical medical care and support to patients through all phases of their chemotherapy cycle and supportive care regime – from diagnosis and treatment – to management and recovery. Among the childhood cancers we treat are leukaemia and endocrine system tumours.
Health City Cayman Islands provides affordable, compassionate medical services to children in its state-of-the-art medical facility accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI). We deliver the highest calibre of care with a team of internationally trained physicians and surgeons.