Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Sometimes children are born with medical conditions that need surgical care. Other times, it’s an illness or injury that requires a planned or immediate surgical treatment. At Boys Town National Research Hospital, children get the care and treatment they need, when they need it, from team of board-certified pediatric surgeons, trained pediatric nurses and medical staff who focus on the unique needs of infants, children and adolescents.
Our pediatric general and thoracic surgeons specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and management of conditions in the esophagus, stomach, intestine, appendix, colon, bile ducts, liver, pancreas, spleen, lungs, mediastinum and other common procedures. Our team provides surgeries and procedures related to:
Your Child's Surgical Stay
Pediatric general surgery includes a variety of common to complex treatments ranging from minimally invasive outpatient procedures to surgeries that require an inpatient stay. Whether your child has a temporary or extended stay at Boys Town Hospital, you will find comfort in a private family-friendly room with access to portable gaming stations and a playroom. Family and friends may visit before and after your child's surgery, as well as wait in the comfort and privacy of your child's room during surgery.
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