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Pediatric Surgery

Child in Doctor's Office

The Division of Pediatric General Surgery is committed to providing the highest quality patient care, conducting innovative medical research, and providing the best training to our surgeons and physicians. Surgical faculty members have a long tradition of excellence, are world-renowned for their unique surgical expertise and skills. Additionally, they are also known for their research, which is targeted at developing techniques and medicines that make surgery both safer and more effective.

Clinical Expertise

The Division consists of six pediatric surgeons and five nurse practitioners, four nurses and a team of research scientist lead by a molecular biologist. We provide high quality and family-centered care for the diagnosis and treatment of congenital malformation, childhood illness, and injury. The Pediatric General Surgery program currently offers a wide range of clinical expertise with surgical interventions, including:

  • Advanced laparoscopy
  • Thoracic
  • Digestive disorders & gastrointestinal disease
  • Vascular, airway, and oncologic surgery
  • Specialized treatment of trauma and burns
  • Transplantation of heart, lung, kidney and liver

Learn more about pediatric surgery at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.