Dr. Joy P Chungath M D (Paed.), PGDHA., FICA (USA), FIAM (New Delhi), MRSH (London), heads the Pediatrics (Child Care) section of Royal City Clinic, Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh. Dr. Joy is well experienced and highly qualified pediatric physician with 45 years of clinical practice in India and the Middle East. A medical graduate (MBBS) from Calicut Medical College and M.D – Pediatrics from Punjab (Gold Medalist, Guru Nanak University), he started his career at Christian Medical College, Vellore in 1970. He took up teaching pediatrics at Govt. medical colleges at Calicut, Kottayam and Amritsar. He was the Pediatrician of Govt. Hospitals at Ernakulam and Fort Cochin. He worked as the head of Pediatrics of hospitals like : Medical Trust Hospital (Cochin), Cochin Port Trust Hospital (Willingdon Island), Tharakan’s Hospital (Aluva), St.Thomas Hospital (Changanassery), Holy Family Hospital Thodupuzha), Menathottam Hospital (Ranni), APV Mission Hospital (Arakkunnam), RCM Hospital (Tripunithura), Tiruvalla Medical Mission Hospital (Tiruvalla) & Lisie Hospital (Ernakulam, Kochi). At Bangalore, he was the Medical Superintendent of Jindal (Manav) Charitable Hospital and Executive Director of Futuristic Medical Techniques. Dr. Joy was appointed as the Director (Medical) of Hospital Services Corp. under Min. of H & FW. He served as the Director of Childcare Centre at Doha, Qatar (2002-03).
Areas of Expertise
Routine checkups from, 0 – 14 years.
Basics of Infant care, Infant feeding, Growth & Development. Physical/Mental Milestones
Congenital Defects/ Diseases
Heart, Liver, Kidneys, Hernias, Urinary tract
Birth Marks, Dry Skin, Rashes, Urticaria, Allergies, Dermatitis, Eczema.
Food allergy, Vomiting, Colic, Constipation, Diarrhoea, not gaining weight, Obesity, Liver – Jaundice, Fatty liver, NAFLD
Congenital Heart Diseases – P D A., Septal defects (VSD/ASD), Valvular defects
Respiratory Infections / Allergies
Common Cold, Cough, Bronchitis, Bronchiolitis, Wheeze, Asthma, Bronchopneumonia, Pneumonia
Brain & Nervous System
Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders, Behavioral disorders, Nocturnal Enuresis.