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Gangnam Severance Hospital Pediatrics cares new born babies (less than 1 month old), premature babies (less than 36 weeks gestational age), infants (less than 1 year old), school age children, and adolescents (until 18 years old). The division manages their developments, be proactive diseases through vaccination, and offers various treatments for many diseases. Special clinics for each disease and treatment systems for emergency and critical patients are well prepared. As a tertiary hospital, it takes high-leveled final treatments for the patients who came from local hospitals as well as all over the country. Professors, full-timers, majors, nurses, and nutritionists of Gangnam Severance Hospital Pediatrics built diverse cooperation systems with Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Urology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, and Pediatric Radiology to offer the best and the fastest treatment.
Renowned specialists in different fields of pediatrics including allergy, respiration, endocrinology, renal system, infection, hemotologic oncology, cardiology, genetics, and newborn/premature baby care are working diligently to care for children at the department of pediatrics. The department also operates special clinics for specific pediatric diseases and conditions. The allergic disease clinic was opened for the first time in the Gangnam region. It currently serves the most patients and is recognized as the best allergic disease clinic. Furthermore, the childhood diabetes and short stature clinic, immature baby clinic, glomerular disease and enuresis clinic, childhood development and mitochondrial disease clinic are recognized as the best clinics in their fields in Korea with their achievements well known through the media. These special clinics are very competitive in their fields in which excellent records are seen in the number of outpatient pediatric patients, admitted patients, and intensive care services and treatment for premature babies, and treatment for premature babies (less than 1,000g).