Pathankot: Major Adil Abdul Kalam, Surgical Specialist of Pathankot Military Hospital with the baby and his mother. Doctors at the Pathankot Military Hospital amidst fighting in the frontline against COVID-19 Pandemic have performed an emergency lifesaving operation on a newborn baby. Major Adil Abdul Kalam, Surgical Specialist of Pathankot Military Hospital performed the intricate and challenging operation of opening up the abdomen of the new born baby who was on a ventilator, repairing of the tears in intestine and creation of stoma for diverting the stools.This is for the first time in the Armed Forces Medical Services wherein such an intricate operation on a newborn is done at a zonal hospital with no Pediatric Surgeon, Pediatric Anesthesiologist or Neonatologist available.
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