Welcome to the division of pediatric surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. The division of pediatric surgery includes a team of physicians and healthcare providers that dedicate their professional knowledge to the care of infants and children at the MUSC Children's Hospital. Our staff of surgeons, residents, physician assistants, nurses, anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, and child life specialists provide expert care and they work in collaboration with the members of the department of pediatrics to ensure optimal care and to promote the research mission of the institution.
Learn more about the division of pediatric surgery's history at MUSC.
Neonatal congenital anomalies (congenital diaphragmatic hernia, congenital cystic adenomatoid of the lung (CCAM), pulmonary sequestration, intestinal, esophageal and duodenal atresia, tracheo-esophageal fistula, abdominal wall defects (gastroschisis and omphalocele), imperforate anus, meconium ileus, Hirschsprung disease, etc.)
Pectus Excavatum and Pectus Carinatum
Hernias - Inguinal, umbilical, epigastric and abdominal wall
Liver tumors (hepatoblastoma and hepatocellular carcinoma)
Pediatric burn injury
Minimally invasive, laparoscopic, thoracoscopic, and robotic pediatric surgery
Neonatal surgery including the correction of congenital gastrointestinal and thoracic anomalies
Outpatient surgery for treatment of common pediatric surgical problems, such as inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia, circumcision, and treatment of undescended testicles
Management of Pediatric Trauma and Burns
Pediatric surgical oncology
Vascular access procedures in children
The division of pediatric surgery is active in the training of general surgery residents at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Outcome analysis of Laparoscopic splenectomy in sickle cell disease patients less than 4 years of age (IRB#17993)
Management of omental torsion (17986)
Review of patients with pectus excavatum & carinatum (17984)
Management of children with ruptured appendicitis (17981)
Review of the occurrence of volvulus after Ladd's procedure for malrotation (17978)
Outcome analysis of children treated for inguinal hernia with laparoscopic technique (18625)
Division of Pediatric Surgery
96 Jonathan Lucas Street - CSB 417
Charleston, SC 29425