Pediatric and Neonatal Surgery



  1. Name of the department: Department of Pediatric and Neonatal Surgery
  2. Hotline: 0964917337

          Address: 5th, Building D, Room: 502, Tel: ext. 262

          Clinic: Room 258 – Building C2, Tel: ext. 591


  1. History

          Department of Pediatric and Neonatal Surgery – Viet Duc University Hospital was established by the end of 1957. If Viet Duc Hospital is considered as the cradle of surgery field, the Department of Pediatric and Neonatal Surgery is thought to be a cradle of pediatric surgerywhere many leading doctors specializing in the pediatric surgery who have been worked and developed their careers such as: Dr. Hoang Tich To, late Prof. Nguyen Van Duc, late Prof. Nguyen Xuan Thu, Prof. Ngo Dinh Mac, Prof. Thai Lan Thu, Dr. Pham Dinh Chau, and Prof – PhD. Tran Ngoc Bich, etc.

          During the first years of establishment, in spite of there were a lot of difficulties and the shortages of necessities, the doctors has kept learning, improving surgical skilland scientific researchcontinuously. The Department not only excellently accomplished its duty which has contributed to the achievements of Viet Duc Hospital but also marked an important milestone in the development of Vietnamese pediatric surgery.

  1. Functions

          Giving health consultations and examinations; perform operations for treating surgical diseases of infants and children such as: digestive tract defects, disease of urinary system, musculoskeletal system, tumors, injuries and plastic surgery, etc.;

          Training medical students, residents, post-graduate and foreign students consecutively according to the programs, schemes and projects of the Ministry of Public Health;

          Introducing about the pediatric surgery in provinces in the North;

          Studying science; and Cooperating internationally.

  1. Personnel structure

5.1 Board of Manager

          Head of department: M.DNguyen Viet Hoa

          Deputy head of department : MSc. Hong Quy Quan

          Head of nurse:Ms. Nguyen Thi Anh Tuyet

5.2 Previous board of manager

          Head of Department:

          Dr. Hoang Tich To (1957-1960)

          Late PhD Nguyen Xuan Thu (1960-1968 and 1973-1974)

          Late PhD Nguyen Viet Duc (1968-1973)

          Associate Pro. Thai Lan Thu (1975-1976 and 1984-1995) 

          Associate ProNgo Dinh Mac (1977-1983)

          MSc. Loi Hong Son (1995 - 2005)

          Associate Pro - PhD Tran Ngoc Bich (2005 -2013)

5.3 Head of nurse:

          Nguyen Thi Hong Van (1982 -2006)

          Nguyen Thi Nhan (before 1968)

          Nguyen Thi Tho (1968-1970)

          Nguyen Thi Mui (1970-1974)

          Phan Tu Hat (1982 -2006)

5.4 Staff’s academic qualification:

          Doctorate: 01

          Master: 05

          Bachelor from universities: 02

          Bachelor from colleges: 06

          Junior colleges graduates: 13

          Assistant: 01

  1. Achievements

          Infrastructure: From the beginning of 2015, the department has moved to the high-tech building equipped with modern outlook. Curing room met the quality standard which has equipped with oxygen systems and central compressing air.

          Professional achievements: Performover 2000 operations each year, in which 58 procedures are performed on infants and major cases make up to 1000 operations. Prominently, we have used the 3-milimetre-endoscopic instruments to perform surgeries for many kinds of particular surgical diseases such as Hirschsprung, choledochal cyst, intestinal obstruction in infants, etc., at the same time cooperated with other faculties to treat successfully many difficult circumstances like patients with peripheral cancer or multiple injuries.

          Education: training post-graduate doctors, residents, or the general practitioners of Hanoi Medical University and Hanoi National University, and advising many Masters of Pediatrics to help them complete their thesis of scientific research.

          Researching: We have done many researches on the Ministerial and National level. Our target is applying new technologies and modern methods in surgery in order to provide the best results for all of our patients.

          International relations: We have cooperated with Asia Pacific Pediatric Association, with the Strasbourg and Limose Hospital from France, and many other hospitals from the US or Australia, as well as helped to train Laotian medical students. There are approximately 20 - 30 foreign exchange students coming to our department for studying.


          The group of excellent women rewarded byVietnam General Confederation of Lab ourin 2015.

          Excellent group in 2012, 2013.

          Certificate of the Minister of Ministry of Health in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

          Merit fromthe Prime Minister (Decision No. 1637 – QDTTG dated 21/09/2011).

  1. Development orientation

          Being one of the largest pediatric surgery center in Hanoi and Vietnam, we are always aware of our responsibility of pediatric health care because children are indeed our future. Doctors and staffs of the Department, promise to keep on fighting together, complete ourselves together, and improve the quality of treatments to become one of the most reliable destinations for all the people and our colleagues.

  1. Examination schedule

          Monday – Friday: s7:30A.M – 12:00 A.M., 13:00 P.M. – 16:00P.M at Room 258 – Examination department

          Thursday afternoon: Holding a consultation and examination at Room 512 – 5th Floor, Building D