CHKD's team of pediatric surgeons provides diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical care for a wide range of diseases and conditions in children from birth to age 21.

Prenatal consultations are also provided for expectant parents regarding conditions diagnosed in a unborn child. All services are provided in a child-friendly atmosphere that eases worries and anxieties of both children and their parents.

Each of our physicians has completed a full residency in general surgery and pediatric surgery. Each is board-certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery by the American Board of Surgery.

Conditions We Treat 

Level 1 Surgery Center

CHKD is one of 15 pediatric surgical centers nationwide – and one of five in the East Coast region – to attain Level 1 Children’s Surgery Verification from the American College of Surgeons, an organization dedicated to raising the standards of surgical care in the United States. Read more.

Home of the Nuss Procedure

Pectus excavatum refers to a deformity of the sternum and anterior chest that appears as a depression in the chest. It is also called sunken or funnel chest. In severe cases, corrective surgery may be necessary. Learn more about pectus excavatum and the Nuss Procedure.