Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

As one of the only facilities in the region offering pediatric general and thoracic surgery, we are able to treat the most complex surgical cases.

The department of pediatric general and thoracic surgery at Children's Health℠ provides a streamlined approach when caring for children who range in age from neonates including micro-preemies to adolescents.

From appendicitis to chest wall tumors to trauma, our pediatric surgeons are the leading experts in their field in highly specialized areas of focus that include head and neck surgery, non-cardiac thoracic surgery, abdominal and gastrointestinal surgery, ontological surgery as well as genitourinary surgery. Many of these procedures are now performed with a minimally invasive approach.

Dallas

214-456-6040
Fax: 214-456-6320
Suite F5200

Plano

469-303-4200
Fax: 469-303-4225
Suite P1100

Park Cities

469-488-7000
Fax: 469-488-7001
Suite 106

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Treatments and Services

  • Anti-reflux operations
  • Adrenal operations
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Diaphragmatic hernia repair 
  • Feeding tube placement
  • Intestinal resection
  • Lung biopsy/resection
  • Mediastinal mass removal/biopsy
  • Ovarian cystectomy
  • Pectus Repair
  • Pull-through for Hirschsprung’s disease
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Treatment for pneumothorax

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Level 1 Trauma Center

Children’s Medical Center Dallas is the only pediatric Level I Trauma Center in North Texas. As a comprehensive regional resource for injuries, our Level I Trauma Center:

  • Has 24-hour, in-house general surgeons, and prompt availability of other specialists
  • Offers leadership in injury prevention
  • Provides continuing education to trauma team members
  • Assesses quality of care on a regular basis
  • Works with UT Southwestern faculty to research new innovations in trauma care

Streamlined and Comprehensive Approach

Everything we do is geared towards children and their families with a goal of attending to each child’s unique needs with the most advanced and reliable surgical care available today. Our team provides the most up-to-date, proven and advanced care available. Working closely with other departments and programs allows us to streamline care and create a less stressful environment for our patients. As one of the only facilities in the region to offer pediatric surgical services for children’s head, neck and thyroid conditions, we are able to treat the the most complex surgical cases.

An Integral part of the care team

Our pediatric surgeons are important members of your child’s care team working closely with other programs and departments across the system. Through detailed coordination, our patients are cared for and treated by multidisciplinary teams with the ability to offer expertise in multiple fields. Additionally, our surgeons participate in a number of clinical trials and regularly contribute to ongoing research setting the standard for excellence in pediatric general and thoracic surgery.

As a physician myself, I am familiar with all that can occur during and after an operation. The team at Children’s Health was so kind, answered all our questions and provided safe and thorough care for my son. We know it was the right decision.
Jim, patient parent

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