A young child sits in a hospital bed holding a stuffed rabbit
A young child sits in a hospital bed holding a stuffed rabbit
A young child sits in a hospital bed holding a stuffed rabbit

General Pediatric Surgery Treatments and Doctors at Johns Hopkins Medicine  

Diagnosing and treating children with world-renowned surgical expertise and patient and family-centered care
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If your baby, child or teen has a condition that requires surgery, you need expertise you can trust. Our pediatric surgeons take special care to treat our you patients with compassion and gentleness through the most complex diseases and conditions.

Consultations are available in Baltimore, Annapolis, Frederick, Washington, D.C., and York, Pennsylvania.

Why choose Johns Hopkins for your child’s treatment?

Our Approach to Care

We use a gentle, child-appropriate approach to our surgical techniques. After assessing your child’s condition, we meet as a team and with other pediatric specialists to determine the right treatment for your child.

Care for the Whole Family

If your child need surgery, you probably have lots of questions. Our care for your child includes clear communication and support for you and your family. We help you understand every step, so you know what’s happening, when and why.

Pediatric Surgery Research

Many of our doctors and specialists conduct research that helps discover new, effective therapies for many pediatric conditions. This insight ensures your child has the chance to benefit from the most innovative treatments available.

Conditions We Treat

Our pediatric specialists perform surgical procedures that help treat conditions including:

  • Appendicitis
  • Biliary atresia
  • Branchial cleft cyst
  • Chest wall malformations
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Cystic hygroma
  • Esophageal atresia
  • Esophageal reflux
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hemangioma
  • Hirschsprung’s disease
  • Imperforate anus
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Inguinal and Umbilical hernia
  • Liver disorders and diseases
  • Malrotation
  • Omphalocele
  • Pilonidal disease
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pectus carinatum
  • Pectus excavatum

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