Surgical Specialists

Our Surgeons

(757) 668-7000

Our surgeons at CHKD provide outstanding surgical services for children who come to our main hospital as well as those who come to our surgery centers. We are committed to innovation and emphasize the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques whenever possible to reduce discomfort and to speed recovery time. CHKD is a world leader in thoracic surgery and home to the Nuss procedure to correct pectus excavatum.

At CHKD, we treat the big things, the little things, and everything in between. Our surgical specialists treat children for a wide variety of conditions, from congenital to infectious to traumatic.

All 21 members of CHKD Surgical Group have met stringent requirements and received certifications in their specific area of pediatric surgery. 

We are dedicated to treating your child and your family with care, compassion and respect. Our multidisciplinary surgical care team includes pediatric anesthesiologists, critical care doctors, emergency medicine specialists, radiologists and a vast support staff including child life specialists and therapists. CHKD's network of specialists exists to give your child the best possible care.

Our Surgeons and Surgical Programs

CHKD Surgical Centers

(757) 668-7000

Nick of Time

Braden Hennis (left) can thank neurosurgeon Joseph Dilustro and the quick-thinking response team at CHKD for saving his life.

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