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Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery


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Sometimes children are born with medical conditions that need surgical care. Other times, it’s an illness or injury that requires a planned or immediate surgical treatment. At Boys Town National Research Hospital, children get the care and treatment they need, when they need it, from the state’s largest, most experienced team of board-certified pediatric surgeons, trained pediatric nurses and medical staff who focus on the unique needs of infants, children and adolescents.

Pediatric general surgery includes minimally invasive procedures to more complex surgeries that require an inpatient stay. Your child will receive highly specialized care from a team of board certified surgeons and specially trained pediatric nurses and medical staff who focus on the unique needs of children.

Pediatric Surgeries

Our pediatric general and thoracic surgeons specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and management of conditions in the esophagus, stomach, intestine, appendix, colon, bile ducts, liver, pancreas, spleen, lungs, mediastinum, and other common procedures. Our team provides surgeries and procedures related to:

Your Child's Surgical Stay

Pediatric general surgery includes a variety of common to complex treatments ranging from minimally invasive, outpatient procedures to surgeries that require an inpatient stay. Whether your child has a temporary or extended stay at Boys Town Hospital, you will find comfort in a private family-friendly room with access to portable gaming stations and a playroom. Family and friends may visit before and after your child's surgery, as well as wait in the comfort and privacy of your child's room during surgery.

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Why Choose Boys Town Hospital?

At Boys Town Hospital, you’ll find a long-standing, highly experienced team of surgeons who specialize in specific areas of pediatric surgical care. Here, you’ll find leading pediatric colorectal, surgical​ oncology and critical care, as well as the state’s only pediatric thyroid surgical team that follows the American Thyroid Association’s surgical guidelines.

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