Department of Pediatrics

Background History

The Department of Child Health became an independent major clinical department in the academic year 1964-65. The staff, at that time, consisted of one part-time lecturer and head, and one full-time assistant lecturer. The Head of the Department was Dr.U Tin U.
In 1966-67, two full-time assistant lecturer posts and three part time lecturer posts were created in addition to three part-time clinical tutors. In 1971-72, Chair for Department of Child Health was created and Dr.U Tin U was appointed as Professor and continued to be the Head of the Department. The current set-up for the department since 2003 consists of one professor and head, two clinical professors, six associate professors, twelve lecturers and twenty four assistant lecturers.
The first post-graduate course in Pediatrics, Diploma in Child Health, was inaugurated in May, 1971. School of Child Health was founded as one of the five postgraduate schools directly under the charge of the Director-General of Medical Education and it continued to offer Diploma course up to 1988. The first Master of Medical Science (Pediatrics) course was inaugurated in 1976. It was a two year course with an additional one year clinical training after graduation when it was started. However, this was modified to a three year programme in 1998 to have structured and comprehensive training. The first Doctorate of Medical Science (General Pediatrics) course was initiated in 1997.Diploma in Child Health Course was initiated in 2014.

Department Heads

No Name Graduate From - To
1 Prof. Tin U M.B.,B.S., DCH (Lond) , MRCP (Edin), FRCP (Edin) (1963-1983)
2 Prof. Myo Min Aung M.B.,B.S., DCH (Lond) , MRCP (Edin), FRCP (Edin) (1983-1988)
3 Prof. Thein Thein Myint M.B.,B.S., DCH (Lond) , MRCP (Edin), FRCP (Edin),
FRCP (Lond), FRCPCH, Dr.Med.Sc. (Hon)
(1988-2002)
4 Prof. Thein Aung M.B.,B.S., DCH (Lond) , MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin),
FRCPCH, Dr.Med.Sc. (Hon)
(2003-2005)
5 Prof.Aye Maung Han M.B.,B.S., DCH , M.Med.Sc.(Paed.), MRCP (UK),
FRCP (Edin), FRCPCH, Dr.Med.Sc.(Paed.)
(2005-2007)
6 Prof. Khin Htwe M.B.,B.S., DCH , M.Med.Sc.(Paed.), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin), MRCPCH,
Dr.Med.Sc.(Paed.)
(2007-2008)
7 Prof. Kyu Kyu Khin M.B.,B.S., DCH , M.Med.Sc.(Paed.), MRCP (UK),
MRCPCH, Dip.Med.Ed., FRCP (Edin)
(2009-2011)
8 Prof. Saw Win M.B.,B.S., DCH , M.Med.Sc.(Paed.), MRCP (UK),
MRCPCH, DCH (Glasgow),DTM&H, Dip.Med.Ed., FRCP (Edin)
(2011-2013)
9 Prof. Ye Myint Kyaw M.B.,B.S.,M.Med.Sc.(Paed.), MRCP (UK), MRCPCH(UK),
DCH(Glasgow), Dr.M.Med.Sc.(Paed.)FRCP (Edin), Dip.Med.Ed., FRCPCH
(2013- to date)

Contact Ph. No and Email

No Name Rank Phone Number Email
1 Professor Ye Myint Kyaw 01- 218426
09-5102483
drymkyaw@gmail.com
2 Professor May Lwin 09-5009743 maylwindr@gmail.com
3 Professor Ei Phyu Lwin 09-5020908 ephyulwin@gmail.com
4 A P Dr Tin Tin Aye 09- 5014046 drtintinaye@gmail.com
5 AP Dr.Kyu Kyu Win 09- 5161991 drcindysaw@gmail.com
6 AP Dr.Naing Oo 09-5006158 drnaingoo@gmail.com
7 AP Dr.Khin Swe Aye 09-5145070 ksahlyt@gmail.com
8 AP Dr.Tin Moe Phyu 09-5003364 tmphyu@gmail.com

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