St John's Medical College

Overview - Neonatology

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. John’s Hospital, the first unit to be established in the state of Karnataka under the stewardship of Dr.Swarnarekha Bhat completed its Silver Jubilee in the year 2015. It is recognized as a tertiary referral centre for high risk newborn care. It is a 30 bedded unit with 12 high dependency beds catering to both intramural and extramural babies.The department caters to about 2500 annual deliveries. We have achieved single digit Neonatal Mortality Rate and have a good multidisciplinary neonatal follow up services for the high risk NICU graduates.