Children

As pediatric surgeons, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of elective and urgent surgical problems seen in patients from birth into young adulthood.

These Pediatric Surgical problems and areas of expertise include:

  • Hernias (inguinal and abdominal)
  • Hydroceles
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Abdominal Surgery (including surgery of the liver, gallbladder, biliary tract, pancreas, spleen, kidney, intestine, colon, anus, and retroperitoneum)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux/Feeding Tube Placements
  • Chest Wall Reconstruction for Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum (including minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum)
  • Thoracic Surgery (including thoracoscopy and bronchoscopy)
  • Children's Cancer Surgery (including Wilms tumors and tumors of the neck, chest, and abdomen)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery (including Laparoscopy, Endoscopy, and Thoracoscopy)
  • Head and Neck Surgery (including thyroglossal duct and branchial cleft cysts)
  • Pediatric Gynecology

Urgent or Emergent Pediatric Surgical Problems include:

  • Evaluation of Acute Abdominal Pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel Obstructions (including pyloric stenosis and intussusception)
  • Foreign Body Obstructions (both airway and esophagus)
  • Newborn Surgery (for congenital bowel obstructions, diaphragmatic hernia, and abdominal wall defects)
  • Respiratory Distress in Newborns and Children requiring ECMO (extracorporeal life support)
  • Management of Pediatric Trauma

Contact Us

(616) 458-1722

330 Barclay Ave NE, Suite 202
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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