Many children face surgery every year. Some operations are elective procedures, others are required procedures and, in some cases, surgery is an emergency response to an urgent medical condition.
The entire family should expect to go through four phases:
UT Southwestern Medical Center hosts a robust division of pediatric surgery. Our skilled physicians use the latest surgical techniques to treat newborns, children, and adolescents and return them to a renewed state of health. Our caring staff provides even our smallest patients with an attentive, personalized approach to their medical treatment.
Our team includes specialists in:
Our goal is to make the lives of children better through clinical care, prevention, and advocacy programs and to further new knowledge in pediatric surgery through research.