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.

Research and Clinical Studies

As a nationally recognized research center, UPMC Children’s Hospital’s Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery participates in the latest clinical studies, which involve human volunteers and are intended to add to our medical understanding.

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.