1. The Department  of paediatrics,Assam Medical college & hospital  was established  on 1st  of April, 1961, headed by Professor Dr. Sankhadhar Baruah. It was  the  only  Children hospital  in the   undivided assam, caring the  sick children  of  neigh bouring Nagaland  & Arunachal. Since  then the  Department  is   providing service  to the  society   with  all  possible    facilities . Now  the  department is  equipped  with   all  modern  infrastructures required  for   Paediatric emergency care.


Number of Beds & Units:
Paediatric General ward: 96 beds & 7 units
PICU: 08 beds
NICU: 85 beds

Number of ICU: 03  (1 PICU , 1 NICU , 1 OUTBORN ICU )

Services providing to  patients:

Outdoor, Indoor patient management, Immunisation, ICU care, Newborn management in Neonatology unit. Chemotherapy Unit.

Special clinics:

 Neonatal follow up clinic, Hemophilia clinic, Genetic OPD

Govt. Schemes avilable  in the  department :

1. Atal Amrit Abhiyan
2. Ayushman Bharat
3. Sneha Sparsh scheme
4. MLA fund for cancer patient


Dr. Pranoy Dey
Professo r& HOD
Dr. Pritikar Dowerah
Dr. Arpita Gogoi
Associate Professor
Dr. Aditi Baruah
Associate Professor
Dr.( Mrs) Rita Panyang Kataki
Associate Professor
Dr.(Mrs) Aukifa K.S Islam
Assistant Professor
Dr. Abhijit Dutta
Assistant Professor
Dr.(Mrs) Jolly Rabha
Assistant Professor
Dr. (Mrs) Caroline D. Shira
Assistant Professor
Dr. Taniya Sarkar Dutta
Assistant Professor

Grade III

Shri Nijut Baruah(C)

Grade IV

Shri Sadananda Borgohain(H)
Shri Mintu Phukan(H)
Shri Rishiram Joshi(H)
Shri Bijoy Kr Shah(H)
Shri Babul Sonar(H)
Shri Pradip Ronghpi(H)
Smti Purnima Kalita(H)
Smti Dhanada Gogoi(H)
Smti Anita Sonowal(H)
Smti Bolbir Kaur(H)
Smti Bijayanti Doom(H)
Ramesh Basfor(H)
Rajen Doom(H)
CPAP (NEONATAL) workshop organised by Neonatology unit, Department of Paediatrics under aegis of NNF, NHM, UNICEF ON 1st and 2nd November, 2019
Dr Pritikar Dowerah

1. Sonowal R, Dowerah P, Saikia L, Clinico-aetiological studu of acute bacteriual meningitis in children including neonates-- a hospital based study, IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Science (IOSR-IDMS) e ISSN: 2279-0853, p -ISSN:2279-0861: Vol 15. Issue 6, Ver. IX (jUNE 2016), PP-46-50

2. Khound M,  Dowerah P-- A hospital based observational study  to find the correlation of the demographic profile and clinical featureswith the outcome in patients with acute encephalitis syndrome and to study the disease pattern in the population, IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Science ( IOSR-JDMS) e – ISSN: 2279-0853, p ISSN: 2279-0861. Vol 16, Issue 12 vVer VII, Dec. 2017, pp 22-26

Dr Pronoy Dey

1. Dey P, Hussain Manowar Anjamul Sikdar-- Etiological evaluation of neonatal mortality, Journal of evolution pof Med and Dent Sci/e ISSN-2278-4802, p ISSN-2278-4748/vOL. 4/issue 73/Sept . 10, 2015

2. Dey P, Thakuria K, Hussain Manowar Anjamul Sikdar-- Evaluation of indication of exchange transfusion in neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia, Journal of Rvoi;lution of Med and Dent Sci/ e ISSN- 2278-4802, p ISSN-2278-4748/ Vol. 4/ Issue 74/Sept 14, 2015.

3. Dey P, Zahir F, Jha RK et al, Maternal antenatal profile in VLBW and ELBW  babies , J. Evolution . Med. Dent. Sci 2019; 8(15): 1237-1239, DOI:10.14260/JEMDS/2019/274.

4. Dey P, Biswas H, Kidney size in malnouriushed chiuldren, J. Evolution Med. Dent. Sci. 2019:8(31):2494-2498, DOI:10. 14260/JEMDS/2019/545.

Dr Reeta Borah

1. Rao R, Bora R. Timing of umbilical cord clamping and Infant Brain Development.The Journal of Pediatrics. Sept 2018. https:// doi.org 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.07.0803.

2. Devi U, Bora R, Das JK, Mahanta J. Extended – Spectrum B lactamase &carbapenemase – producing gram – negative bacilli in neonates from a tertiarycare center in Dibrugarh, Assam, India. Indian J. Med rese. Jan 2018 pp 110-114.doi : 10.4103/ijmr/JMR_1288_16.

3.Bora R, Baro L, Medhi M, Saikia L. Assessment of Serum Procalcitonin Level in Children with Community Acquired Pneumonia. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), e-ISSN:2279-0853,p-ISSN:2279-

4.Bora R, Islam AKS, Paul N, Ramasamy S. Pattern of Respiratory Problems inneonates in a Level III unit with Special Reference to Pneumonia. Indian Journalof Neonatal Medicine and research. 2016; 4 : 01-053.

5.Bora R, Murthy NB. In resource limited areas complete enteral feed instable verylow birth weight infants (1000–1500 g) started within 24 h of life can improvenutritional outcome. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2017;30(21): 2572-2577.4. Devi U,

6.Bora R, Mallik V, Devi R, Gogoi B, Das JK, Mahanta J. Bacterialetiology of neonatal meningitis from North east India A study from North eastIndia. Indian J Med Res 2017 Jan; 145(1): 138-143.5.

7. Bassetty KC, Phukan P, Ahmed R, Bora R. Outcomes of Neonates in Pregnancies with Intrauterine Growth Restriction in Developing Countries. A Cross sectional Study over a Period of 6 Months. Gynecol Obstet (Sunnyvale). 2017; 7(4)

8. Bora R, Paul N. Time taken to reach target saturation and colour change of trunk and trunk in determining supplemental oxygen requirement. Perinatology. Jan2017;17(4):133-1380861,Volume 17,Issue 8Ver. 13(August 2018),PP 17-22

Dr Aditi Baruah

1. Baruah A, Gogoi A, Rahman H. Microbiological Profile And Their Resistance Pattern Among Children with Community Acquired Pneumonia in  A Tertiary Care Hospital in North-East India. IOSR Journal of  Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) e-ISSN: 2279-0853, p-ISSN: 2279-0861.Volume 15, Issue 10 Ver. XI(October. 2016), PP 01-05. DOI: 10.9790/0853-1510110105.

2. Baruah A, Saikia H. Effect of zinc supplementation in Children with Severe Pneumonia: A Randomised controlled study. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research. 2018, Nov. vol-12)11) sc08-sc11.DOI: 7860/JCDR/2018/37215.12277

3. Baruah A, Teli AB. Serum Zinc Level in Children with Protein Energy Malnutrition and its Correlation with Serum Albumin,International Journal of Sciences & Applied Research, 3(2),2016; 29-34.

4. Gogoi A, Panyang R, Baro L, Baruah A, Dowerah P. Acute Encephalitis Syndrome In Children With Special Refewrence To Japanese Encephalitis: A Retrospective Analysis. J. Evolution Med. Dent. Sci./eISSN- 2278-4748/ Vol.5/ Issue 51/June 27, 2016

5. Baruah MK, Saikia M, Baruah A. Pattern of hemoglobinopathies and thalassemias in Upper Assam region of North Eastern India : High Performance Liquid Chromatography studies in 9000 patients, Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2014:57:236-243.

6. Baruah A, Baruah MK. Phenotypic Diversity and Clinico-Hematological Profile of Hb E-Beta Thalassemic Children. Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus 36, 117–122 (2020).  http://doi.org/10.1007/s12288-019-01150-5. Published online:04 July 2019.

Dr Rita Panyang Kataki

1. β-Thalassaemia and its Co-existence with Haemoglobin E and Haemoglobin S in Upper Assam Region of North Eastern India: A Hospital Based Study. Anju Barhai Teli1, Rumi Deori2, Sidhartha Protim Saikia3, Kalyani Pathak4, Rita Panyang5, Rashmi Rajkakati6Year : 2016 | Month : Apr | Volume : 10 | Issue : 04 Page : GC01 - GC04

2. Prevalence of anemia among the women of childbearing age belonging to the tea garden community of Assam, India: A community-based study. Rita Panyang, Anju Barhai Teli, and Sidhartha Protim Saikia, J Family Med Prim Care. 2018 Jul-Aug; 7(4): 734–738.

3. Nirmolia Nabanita, Mahanta Tulika G, Boruah Manjit, Rasaily Reeta, Kotoky Rita P., Bora Rituparna. Prevalence and risk factors of pneumonia in under five children living in slums of
Dibrugarh town. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health:

4. Study of the frequency of down syndrome in a north east Indian Population;Hirak Das,Giriraj Kusre, Priyanka Shankarishan,Tulika Nirmolia, Rita Panyang,Arpita Gogoi;International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences
Year : 2015, Volume : 4, Issue : 4( 799-802)

5. Baro L, Paul T, Chaliha MS, Gogoi A, Panyang KR,  Dowerah P ,Clinical spectrum of ventricular septal defect in children in a

tertiary care hospital. J. Evolution Med. Dent. Sci. 2016;5(52):3512-3515, DOI: 10.14260/jemds/2016/788

6. Kataki RP, Gogoi A, Bora CJ, et al. Mortality pattern of hospitalized children in a referral hospital from Upper Assam, North East India: a record based retrospective analysis. J. Evolution Med. Dent. Sci. 2016;5(31):1622-1625,DOI: 10.14260/jemds/2016/382.

7. Das H,Kusre G,Panyang R, Gogoi A Shankarishan P, Nirmolia T Study of the Relation of Maternal Age with Down Syndrome ,International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences
Year : 2015, Volume : 2, Issue : 2

8. Gogoi A, Panyang R, Baro L, et al. Acute encephalitis syndrome in children with special reference to Japanese encephalitis: a retrospective analysis. J. Evolution Med. Dent. Sci. 2016;5(51):3289-3294, DOI: 10.14260/jemds/2016/762

9. Arpita Gogoi,  Aukifa Khamim  Sabibahul Islam, Rita  Panyang,  Pritikar  Dowerah,  Sutharson  Ramasamy,  Manjit Boruah.  A  Prospective  Hospital-Based  Study  on  the  Clinico-Etiological Profile of First Episode Seizures in Children. Int J Med Res Prof. 2016; 2(3):108-14

Dr A. K. S. Islam

1. Aukifa Khamim Sabibahul Islam, Reeta Bora, Sutharson Ramasamy,Manjit Boruah ;Study of Glucose 6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficiency In Jaundiced Neonates of A Tertiary Care Centre Of North- East India. Journal of Evolution of Medical and  Dental Sciences. 2016;5 (38): 2271-2275.

2. Arpita Gogoi, Aukifa khamim Sabibahul Islam, Rita Panyang, Pritikar Dowerah, Sutharson Ramasamy, Manjit  Boruah: A Prospective Hospital –Based Study on Clinico-Etiological Profile of first Episode Seizures in Children. International Journal of Medical Research Professionals.2016;2(3):108-14.

3. Aukifa Khamim Sabibahul Islam,Reeta Bora, Nibedita Paul, Sutharson Ramasamy: Pattern of Respiratory Problems in Neonates in a Level III Neonatal Care Unit with Special Reference to Pneuonia. Indian Journal of Neonatal Medicine and Research. 2016 Oct, Vol, -4(4) P001-P005.

4. Aukifa Khamim Sabibahul Islam, Reeta Bora : Double Volume Exchange Transfusion in Newborn--- Peripheral Vessel(PVET) Vs Umbilical Venous Catheterization(UVET)---A Randomized Trial. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences(IOSR-JDMS) Vol-18, Issue 6Ser.9(June 2019), PP 01-06.

Dr Jolly Rabha

1.    Utpala Devi, Beauty Mahanta, Prasanta Kumar Borah, Jayanta Kumar Das, Nabanita Barman, Jolly Rabha, Amrit Borah, Jagadish Mahanta. Menstrual hygiene practices among adolescent girls in rural areas of Dibrugarh: an exploration into the need for health promotion activity. Int. J. Exp. Res. Rev., Vol. 13: 1-9 (2017)

2.    Gayatri Gogoi, Mondita Borgohain, Projnan Saikia, Brinkal Patel, RK Hazarika, RC Brahma, Bidit Gogoi, Nabajyoti Saikia, Jolly Rabha. Histomorphological study of soft tissue tumors and review of literature of rarer types. 2017; Vol 4 Issue 6 , p150-161

Dr Caroline D Shira 

1. D Shira Caroline, Deka Anupama, Das Himadri, Deori Pranjal. Knowledge and Awareness Regarding HIV/AIDS in School Children of Guwahati City of India. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS). Volume 15, Issue 5 Ver. IV (May. 2016), Page 55-59.

2. Das Himadri, Begum Rukeya, Medhi Gautam, D Shira Caroline. A study of growth pattern of school going children of Guwahati city of India. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS). Volume 15, Issue 1 Ver. I (Jan. 2016), Page 33-37.

3. D Shira Caroline, Sharma D J. Anaphylaxis: what is new?. Journal of Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Meghalaya State Branch Special issue: Paediatric Intensive Care. December 2016, Volume 9, Page 2-4.

4. D Shira Caroline. Care of  Newborn skin : An overview. Cherry Blossoms by IAP Meghalaya state branch, Year 2016. Page 14-17.

Pathological Side Laboratory for some basic investigations like Hb%, TLC & RE urine.


"Access India Study” a multicebtric national project on pediatric cencer. An ICMR registered Project. Name of PI: Dr. Jolly Rabha
Date of Starting: July 2019
Burden of multidrug- resistant neonatal sepsis in district hospital settings in india. Name of PI: Dr. Reeta Bora
Date of Starting: September 2019
Name of Project: Fetal growth, neonatal size and its relation to body composition and insulin resistance at 6 to 10 yrs of age- A feasibility study. Name of PI: Dr Reeta Bora
Date of Starting: October 2017


Multicenter Active AEFI Sentinel Surveillance( MAASS) in india. Name of PI: Dr. Aditi Baruah
Date of Starting: 13/02/2018
Date of Completion: 20/04/2020
Blood Zinc lavel in children with severe pneumonia and effect of Zinc supplementation. Name of PI: Dr. Aditi Baruah
Date of Starting: 31/09/2013
Date of Completion: 31/10/2016
Dr. Nahim
3dr prize in paper  presentation,  ASPEDICON (30/11/2019)
Dr. Jyotibikash Sharma
3rd prize in paper  presentation,  ASPEDICON (2018)
Dr. Dilip M chowdhary
2nd prize  in poster presentation, 34th IAP annual conference of Assam  state branch. (November 2019)
Dr. Dilip M chowdhary
1st  prize  in poster presentation, university Annual Day, SSUHS (February, 2020)
Dr. Subhamitra Laskar
1st  prize  in paper presentation (ASPEDICON 2018)
Dr. Banani Thakuria
2nd   prize  in paper presentation (ASPEDICON 2018)