Pediatric Surgery is committed to providing comprehensive general and thoracic surgical care for infants, children and adolescents. Developing a coordinated program with healthcare systems within the region has been a longtime goal. The focus of the division has been on clinical patient care and surgical education.

Members of the pediatric specialty group have a long and broad experience in treating problems ranging from basic to complex using conventional and minimally invasive techniques.  Range of services provided include:

Pediatric general surgery

  • hernias, hydroceles, undescended testes, scrotal problems, circumcision
  • appendectomy, intussusception, pyloric stenosis, malrotation
  • anorectal surgery, pilonidal disease
  • Hirschsprung's disease
  • hepatobiliary surgery
  • pancreatic surgery
  • thyroid, thyroglossal duct cyst, branchial cleft anomalies
  • breast masses

Neonatal surgery

  • gastroschisis, omphalocele
  • tracheoesophageal anomalies
  • intestinal anomalies, imperforate anus
  • necrotizing enterocolitis
  • patent ductus arteriosus ligation
  • congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation)

Pediatric thoracic surgery

  • pulmonary, esophageal, mediastinal
  • airway and esophageal foreign bodies
  • pectus excavatum, carinatum

Pediatric surgical oncology

  • long-term venous access
  • Wilms tumor
  • neuroblastoma
  • hepatic tumors
  • Spina bifida (myelomeningocele)
  • Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
  • Congenital pulmonary airway malformation (CPAM/CCAM)
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Congenital high airway obstruction (CHAOS)
  • Neck masses
  • Lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO)
  • Ex-utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) procedure
  • Gastroschisis
  • Sacrococcygeal teratoma
  • Twin reversed arterial perfusion syndrome
  • Amniotic band syndrome
  • Hemangiomas (complex, congenital, infantile)
  • Capillary malformations
  • Venous malformations
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Vascular malformations
  • Lymphatic malformations
  • Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
  • Kasabach-Merritt syndrome/phenomenon
  • Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma
  • PHACE syndrome