Wayne State | Department of Surgery (313) 745-8778

Pediatric Surgery Patient Care

Operations Performed by Pediatric Surgery

Our Pediatric Surgeons specialize in the diseases and conditions affecting infants, children, and adolescents. Conditions such as neonatal intestinal anomalies, abdominal wall and thoracic anomalies, hernias, undescended testes, appendicitis, tumors, intestinal obstruction, Hirschsprung’s disease, anorectal anomalies, gastroesophageal reflux, and disorders of the lungs and chest wall are commonly treated through our offices.

A LIST OF CONDITIONS AND TREATMENTS THAT THE DMC/WSUSOM PEDIATRIC SPECIALISTS TREAT:

  • Congenital anomalies
    • Abdominal Wall Defects (oomphalocele, gastroschisis)
    • Esophageal atresia
    • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    • Imperforate anus
    • Hirchsprung’s Disease
    • Intestinal obstruction
    • Thoracic, esophageal, and pulmonary
    • And many others
  • Trauma
  • Solid tumors
    • WIlms
    • Neuroblastoma
    • Hepatoblastoma
    • And many others
  • Extracorporeal Life Support (ECMO) and other aspects of critical care
  • Common conditions of childhood
    • Pyloric stenosis
    • Intussusception
    • Appendicitis and other causes of abdominal pain
    • Hernia and hydrocele
    • Circumcision
    • Undescended testicle
    • Lumps and bumps
    • Foreign bodies of the esophagus and airway
    • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease
    • Gastroesophageal reflux