Pediatric Surgery Clinical Studies

Some of the many research opportunities available in Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery are listed below. Select a study to review a brief description and requirements. Parents or guardians of children who might be eligible are encouraged to inquire about enrollment. Contact information is listed at the end of each study.

Thank you for exploring these opportunities and helping us to find cures and prevent childhood disease.

Clinical Studies


"DHREAMS" Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study

Diaphragmatic Hernia Research & Exploration, Advancing Molecular Science (DHREAMS) Read more

Pediatric Traumatic Injury Study

Trauma Recidivism in the Pediatric Population Read more

Ultrasound/CT Scan Comparison in Abdomen Injury

P.A.S.S. – Pediatric Abdominal Sonogram Study Read more

George Gittes, MD

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Kelly Austin, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP

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Farzad Esni, PhD

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Barbara Gaines, MD

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Aviva Katz, MD, MA, FACS, FAAP

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Michael Morowitz, MD

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Douglas Potoka, MD, FACS, FAAP

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Stefan Scholz, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP

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