Conditions Treated

Pediatric Surgeons are specially trained in surgical diseases of infants, toddlers, children and teenagers. Many of the surgical problems we see in pediatric patients are very different from those in adults. The list of surgical conditions we care for is long - below is a list of commonly encountered problems:

Neonatal Surgical Problems

  • Congenital Anomalies:
    • Abdominal Wall Defects (Gastroschisis, Omphalocele)
    • Anorectal Malformations
    • Bowel Atresias
    • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
    • Congenital Lung Anomalies (Cysts, Sequestration, Lobar Emphysema)
    • Esophageal Atresia and Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula
    • Hirschsprung's Disease
    • Meconium Ileus
  • Inguinal hernias in premature babies

Surgical Problems in Infants and Toddlers

  • Branchial Cleft Remnants
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intussusception
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Undescended Testicle

Surgical Problems in Children

  • Appendicitis
  • Benign and Malignant Tumors
  • Inguinal and Umbilical Hernia
  • Trauma

Surgical Problems in Teenagers

  • Appendicitis
  • Chest Wall Deformities (Pectus excavatum and carinatum)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease