Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Kosice - Faculty of Medicine


Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Trieda SNP 1, 040 11 Košice, tel.: (+421 55) 235 4132, VoIP: (+421 55) 234 3414-5, fax: (+421 55) 642 8935
clack (*75) 4132 Slovenská verzia

Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent medicine represents teaching base of Medical faculty of P.J.Š.University in the field of Paediatrics. The department provides practical teaching and lectures for students of general and dental medicine in slovak and english language. It further provides teaching in subject fields: Public health and medicine, Nursing, Physiotherapy in Bachelor´s and Magister´s study programmes. Department is ensuring post-graduate training of health professionals, including specialized postgradual education in subjects Paediatrics and Pediatric rheumatology. It participates on continuous education of paediatricians, organization of national and international scientific events.

Pediatric clinic with its unique position among health care institutions accomplishes wide range of diferential diagnosis in paediatrics and adolescent medicine. Main subjects of interest are child endocrinology and diabetology, pediatric gastroenterology including endoscopy, chronic disorders of nutrition, immulogy, cardiology, clinical genetics, nephrology, inherited disorders of metabolism, pneumology and phtiseology, rheumatology and social paediatrics.

Department of Paediatrics and Adolescents provides 100 beds and an intensive care unit with 6 beds (especially for patients after surgical interventions, in severe acute clinical conditions and metabolic disorders). Pediatric clinic is devided into parts A-E, where professional care for infants, toddlers, children in prescholl and scholl age, adolescents is provided.

Dialysis and specialised outpatient´s care departments for treatment of diabetes and insulin pump treatment managment, preventive cardiology, center for diagnosis and treatment of chronic hepatitis, follow up of patients with phenylketonuria, center for diagnosis and treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), congenital hypothyreosis, treatment with growth hormon, care for children with cystic fibrosis represent other areas of healthcare for children and adolescents provided at our clinic. Specialised outpatient´s department care for patients with disorders of lipid metabolism and inherited disorders of metabolism are situated at the Pediatric clinic.

Main areas of interest in the field of scientific research are atributes of metabolic syndrome, atherosclerosis and dyslipidemias, chronic kidney diseases, effects of probiotics and prebiotics on child organism, sleeping breath disorders.

Last update: 11.07.2018