Pediatric General Surgery
The department of pediatric surgery at Children’s Health provides care for children ranging in age from neonates to adolescents for congenital and acquired conditions. Specific areas of focus include head and neck surgery, non-cardiac thoracic surgery, abdominal and gastrointestinal surgery as well as genitourinary surgery.
Our staff is comprised of 10 full time faculty members, all of whom are specialty trained and board certified in pediatric surgery.
Why Children's Health℠?
For more than a century, Children’s Medical Center Dallas has been at the forefront of making life better for children. Today it is the eighth largest pediatric hospital in the country, and is consistently ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report. A 490-bed full-service hospital, offering tertiary and quaternary expertise in more than 50 pediatric specialties and the highest level of trauma care in North Texas as a Level I Trauma Center.
Our surgeons have extensive, specialized experience, having performed thousands of pediatric surgeries. Each member of our team is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in Pediatric Surgery.
To help alleviate the fear of surgery, our child life specialists conduct medical child play therapy with patients before surgery and provide parents and patients an opportunity to ask questions about the surgery.
We are committed to finding better ways to treat our patients before, during, and after surgery. We strive to implement the newest, proven advances in pediatric surgery, improving outcomes and care.