Pediatric Surgery

The Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh 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:

Make an appointment with a pediatric surgeon at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Referral Requirements

Referrals are encouraged from primary care physicians or other Children’s Hospital specialty services, however self-referrals are accepted. In any situation in which patients are enrolled in managed care insurance plan, please be aware they 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. For accurate provider numbers or more information, please call the office directly at 412-692-7280.

**In some situations, you may be asked to review patient information with a nurse or other medical professional prior to making any new appointment.



Clinical Studies

  • General and Thoracic Surgery

    UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
  • Children's North

    2599 Wexford Bayne Rd.
    Sewickley, PA 15143
  • Children's South

    205 Millers Run Rd.
    Bridgeville, PA 15017
  • Children's East

    4055 Monroeville Blvd.
    Building One
    Monroeville, PA 15146
  • UPMC Children's Specialty Care Center Erie at Magee–Womens, UPMC Hamot

    Magee–Womens, UPMC Hamot
    118 East 2nd Street
    Erie, PA 16507
  • Children's Specialty Care Center Johnstown

    Pediatric Telemedicine
    865 Eisenhower Blvd.
    Johnstown, PA 15904
  • UPMC Children's Specialty Services in Lemoyne

    3 Walnut Street
    Suite 205
    Lemoyne, PA 17043
  • UPMC Altoona Station Medical Center

    UPMC Teleconsult Center
    1516 9th Ave.
    Altoona, PA 16602
  • "DHREAMS" Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study

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

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    Pediatric Traumatic Injury Study

    Trauma Recidivism in the Pediatric Population

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