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Division of Pediatric General Surgery

The Penn Division of Pediatric General Surgery, located at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, treats children of all ages from newborns to 19 years. Our skilled surgical team performs more than 3,500 general and thoracic surgical procedures each year, and is actively involved in designing the best course of care for all our patients.

Our comprehensive services meet the surgical needs of children with various health issues, including congenital malformations, endocrine disorders, tumors, vascular disorders and even liver and kidney transplants.

To help your child and your family, we provide:

  • Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Pediatric Trauma Care
  • Pediatric Surgical Clinical Care
  • Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgical Oncology
  • Pediatric Transplant Surgery

A Team Approach
The staff at Penn's Division of Pediatric General Surgery has a diverse background and is specially trained to meet the needs of young patients. Our specialists are skilled in various disciplines, such as anesthesiology and critical care medicine, neonatology, nursing, emergency medicine and various other surgical and medical subspecialties. Our team includes:

  • pediatric general surgeons
  • pediatric transplant surgeons
  • advanced practice nurses, skilled in surgical and post-operative care

Convenient for You
In addition to our main location in Philadelphia's University City neighborhood, you can also visit any of our four Specialty Care Centers for consultations, testing and follow-up care. These centers are located in:

  • Exton, PA
  • King of Prussia, PA
  • Chalfont, PA
  • Voorhees, NJ

An Impressive History
Penn's Division of Pediatric General Surgery was founded in 1946 as the first pediatric surgical specialty in the city of Philadelphia. We pride ourselves on a long and distinguished history of helping children and their families through even the most complicated medical procedures.

To Make An Appointment
For more information, visit The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia website, www.chop.edu.

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