Our Services

Pediatric Surgery

Description of Services

Colorectal Center for Children

The Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC provides comprehensive care to infants, children, adolescents and young adults with surgical problems. We are leaders in minimally invasive surgery techniques, which mean less pain and quicker recoveries for our young patients.

Service is provided 24-hours a day and includes diagnosis, consultation, management and follow-up care administered by a highly-experienced team of pediatric surgeons, nurses and other specialists such as pediatric anesthesiologists.

Our pediatric surgical services include:

Referral Requirements

Referrals are required from primary care physicians or other Children’s Hospital specialty services. Consultations and appointments can be made by calling the Pediatric Surgery office at 412-692-7280. Referrals for patients enrolled in managed care insurance plans also may require authorization from the insurance provider and a primary care physician. All necessary referral and authorization forms must be received before the patient’s visit.

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Last Update
July 22, 2015