PEDIATRIC GENERAL SURGERY

Focus on the diseases and conditions affecting fetuses, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.


Diagnosis and Treatment of:

Abdominal Cavity
Appendicitis  (Laparoscopic approach)
Bowel malrotations
Chronic abdominal pain
Diseases of the navel (i.e. wet navel)
Congenital tumors
- Mesenteric cysts
- Omental cysts
- Bowel duplicatures
Meckel’s diverticulum (Laparoscopic approach)
Spleen resection / partial resection(Laparoscopy)

Adrenal
Various adrenal tumors
Insulinoma

Anal diseases 
Polyps
Hemorrhoids
Rectal prolapse
Anal Fissure 
Anal Fistula

Biliary Tract
Cholelithiasis (Laparoscopic stone extraction or gallbladder extraction)
Biliary atresia

Breast
Gynaecomastia in boys

Colon (large bowel)
Inflammatory Disease
-Ulcerative Colitis
-Crohn’s Colitis
Hirschsprungs Disease, Megacolon (Trans-anal approach)

Esophagus
Achalasia of the esophagus
Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (laparoscopic approach)
Hiatal Hernia
Para-Esophageal Hernia

Gynecology in adolescent girls
Ovarian cysts
Labia synechia
Hymenal Atresia
Hernia
Inguinal  (laparoscopic Approach)
Umbilical
Epigastric
Incisional

Liver 
Tumors 
- Metastatic
- Primary

Malformations
Prominent Ears 
Polydactyly
Syndactyly
Scar correction

Neck-Nose-Ear 
Preauricular defects
Ear skin tags
Thyroglossal cyst
Tongue Tie

Pancreas
Cysts
Tumors 

Skin and Soft tissue diseases

Pilonidal Cyst (ingrowing hair)
Hemangiomas
Lymphangiomas
Mother marks
Benign soft-tissue tumors (Dermoids, Lipoma, etc.)
Congenital torticollis

Small Bowel

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s disease)
Intestinal Fistulas
Bowel stenosis
Stoma closure

Spleen
Splenic Disorders 

Stomach
Pyloric stenosis

Thoracic 
Pigeon breast 
Funnel chest
Breast enlargement in boys (Gynecomastia)
Spontaneous pneumothorax 
Mediastinal masses
Thymomas

Trauma
Simple upper and lower limp fractures
Soft tissue injuries
Burns

Tumors in children
Kidney tumors (Wilms tumor)
Neuroblastoma
Sacrococcygeal teratoma

Urology
Kidney malformations
Bladder malformations
Ureter malformations
Urethral malformations
Hypospadias
Undescended testis
Hydrocele
Phimosis
Circumcisions on request
Varicocele (Laparoscopy)
Urethral valves (Cystoscopy with Laser)
Vesico-urinary reflux ( Deflux injection)
Tests and Procedures:

Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic adhesiolysis

Biliary Surgery
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Kasai Procedure (for Biliary atresia)

Bowel (small) Surgery
Laparoscopic/open Resection of small bowel

Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic/open colectomies
Laparoscopic/open anterior resection of the rectum
Laparoscopic/open abdominoperineal resection of the rectum
Transanal excision of rectal tumors
Trnasanal colon resection (Hirschsprungs Disease)
Total colectomy & ileoanal anastomosis with J-pouch formation
Laparoscopic/open rectopexy (for rectal prolapse)
Open/stapled hemorrhoidectomy
Lateral internal sphincterotomy/botox injection 
Laparoscopic Appendectomy 

Endocrine Surgery
Total thymectomy
Laparoscopic/open adrenalectomy
75% Pancreas resection (for insulinoma)

Fracture surgery for children
Flexible nailing
-Femur
-Forearm
Bone cysts

Gastrointestinal (upper) Surgery
Laparoscopic Heller’s myotomy (for achalasia)
Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
Laparoscopic Hiatal/Intra-thoracic hernia repair
Laparoscopic Gastrostomy

General Surgery
- Laparoscopic splenectomy 
- Laparoscopic lysis of adhesions 
- Diagnostic laparoscopy
- Laparoscopic oncologic staging surgery

Hernia Surgery
Laparoscopic Hernia repair (any hernia)

Liver Surgery
Right/Left hepatectomy
Laparoscopic/open wedge liver resections

Skin and Soft tissue Surgery
Intestitial/transcutaneous Laser
Excisions of Hemangiomas
Excisions of benign subcutaneous tumors

Thoracic Surgery
Nuss procedure (for funnel chest)
External Brace (for pigeon chest)
Laparoscopic thymectomy

Tumor Surgery
Tumor excisions or partial excisions

Urologic Surgery
Laparoscopic/open Nephrectomy
Bladder reconstruction
Ureter reconstruction
Urethral reconstruction
Hypospadias surgery
Undescended testis
Hydrocelectomy
Circumcisions (medically indicated and on request)
Varicocelectomy (Laparoscopic approach)
Urethral valve resection (Cystoscopy with Laser)
Deflux injection (Vesico-urinary reflux)