The Division of Pediatric Surgery carries out all types of general surgical, thoracic and urologic procedures in infants, children and adolescents. We have particular expertise in laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery and also in the management of children with congenital abnormalities. We specialize in meeting with pregnant mothers carrying a child with a suspected birth defect.
Our pediatric surgery team is sensitive to the concerns and care of each child and treat the family as a whole. Our practice extends over several hospitals in Chicago-land and we see over 3,000 patients in our offices and carry out more than 2,000 surgical procedures a year. The Division is staffed by 5 Pediatric Surgeons and 3 Nurse Practitioners. We see patients at the following hospitals under the support of the UIC Department of Surgery: University of Illinois Medical Center, Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center,Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center